The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 88 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 0.090% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.095% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate £393 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £270
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +21.95%
Infrastructure Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1400 1048 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.85% 93.82% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 752 567
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Leeds region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Leeds region.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (70.00%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (26.67%) IIS
5 7 (23.33%) Linux
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (23.33%) EMC
5 7 (23.33%) MCITP
6 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (20.00%) MCSE
7 5 (16.67%) Perl
7 5 (16.67%) SAN
7 5 (16.67%) Unix
7 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (13.33%) vSphere
8 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
8 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (13.33%) Finance
8 4 (13.33%) Cisco
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
8 4 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (10.00%) Private Cloud
9 3 (10.00%) Line Management
9 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (10.00%) Python

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (26.67%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) NAS
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) BGP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.33%) FWSM
4 1 (3.33%) HSRP
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) MPLS
4 1 (3.33%) OSPF
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.00%) SUSE
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (10.00%) Line Management
2 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (10.00%) Time Management
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.67%) Information Security
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 5 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) MCITP
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCSE
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) KVM
4 2 (6.67%) Xen
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.67%) Opsview
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Cacti
3 1 (3.33%) Graphite
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.33%) ThinApp
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) EMC
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas