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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 86 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 0.51% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.53% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £225 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -22.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £263 £310
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £19.69
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.68%
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
1139 937 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.45% 94.74% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 572 497
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 44
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £24.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) MCSE
7 3 (25.00%) MCSA
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (25.00%) vSphere
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (16.67%) HP
8 2 (16.67%) NetApp
8 2 (16.67%) Service Management
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
8 2 (16.67%) XenApp
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) WorkSite
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) S/MIME
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Service Management
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Reuters
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) CommVault
5 1 (8.33%) Google
5 1 (8.33%) Postini
5 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow