The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 43 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.34% 1.47% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.54% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £270
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +21.95%
Infrastructure Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 260 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.59% 95.59% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 171 120
Average daily rate £288 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £81 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 39
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Meraki
3 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) BCP
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Meraki
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft