The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 76 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 0.26% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.28% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate £313 £350 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +52.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -10.71%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 726 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.44% 94.90% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 372 462
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Infrastructure Engineer
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (45.45%) SAN
7 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) Firewall
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) Clustering
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (36.36%) vSphere
7 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 3 (27.27%) NAS
8 3 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (27.27%) UNIX
8 3 (27.27%) IIS
8 3 (27.27%) VPN
8 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) MCSE
8 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) NAS
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) LDAP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Xen
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
2 1 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) IBM