The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 58 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 4 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 1.56% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.66% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 9
Median daily rate £225 £384 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.36% -14.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +27.27%
Infrastructure Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 966 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.48% 94.34% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 618 447
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.72 £34.61 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (40.91%) DNS
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco
5 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
6 8 (36.36%) DHCP
6 8 (36.36%) Citrix
6 8 (36.36%) Firewall
6 8 (36.36%) VLAN
6 8 (36.36%) Network Security
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (31.82%) IPsec
7 7 (31.82%) CCNA
7 7 (31.82%) VPN
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (27.27%) MPLS
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 6 (27.27%) WAN
8 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (22.73%) SLA
9 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
10 4 (18.18%) CCNP
10 4 (18.18%) LAN
10 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 3 (13.64%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 3 (13.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
1 3 (13.64%) PaaS
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) DHCP
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) Network Security
2 8 (36.36%) VLAN
3 7 (31.82%) IPsec
3 7 (31.82%) VPN
4 6 (27.27%) MPLS
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.55%) Internet
7 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Change Management
1 3 (13.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (13.64%) Network Design
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
1 3 (13.64%) SIEM
1 3 (13.64%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 2 (9.09%) High Availability
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.09%) Server Patching
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Email Management
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) Python
1 2 (9.09%) Ruby
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CCNA
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNP
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) CCA
3 3 (13.64%) CCIE
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) NFS
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Huawei
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) Apple
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) Lumension
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) Samsung
7 1 (4.55%) SAP