The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 16 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 22 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.48% - 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.68% - 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 5
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +4.65%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
206 86 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 98.10% 95.56% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 48 85
Average daily rate £425 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.65% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £13.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Luton region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (91.67%) SCCM
2 22 (91.67%) SCOM
3 18 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 16 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 16 (66.67%) ITIL
4 16 (66.67%) Windows
5 15 (62.50%) DHCP
5 15 (62.50%) DNS
6 12 (50.00%) IIS
7 11 (45.83%) FTP
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco
9 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.67%) SLA
9 4 (16.67%) SAN
9 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (16.67%) Publishing
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (16.67%) vSphere
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (16.67%) DevOps
10 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (12.50%) WSUS

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 12 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) DHCP
1 15 (62.50%) DNS
2 11 (45.83%) FTP
3 4 (16.67%) SAN
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.67%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) VCP5
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.17%) VMFS
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (91.67%) SCCM
1 22 (91.67%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) CommVault
3 3 (12.50%) Wyse
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Akamai
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix