The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 55 68 81
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.49% 0.90% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.98% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
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£400 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £340 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.27%
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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 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
788 918 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.16% 91.43% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 418 361
Average daily rate £376 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 38 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) WAN
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco
7 4 (19.05%) CCNA
7 4 (19.05%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) VPN
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) SAN
8 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) Wireless
5 2 (9.52%) HTTP
5 2 (9.52%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) CDMA
6 1 (4.76%) GPRS
6 1 (4.76%) GSM
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) WCDMA
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) VMS
7 1 (4.76%) UNIX
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V2
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) MCSE
4 2 (9.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) KVM
5 1 (4.76%) NFS
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.76%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) McAfee
5 2 (9.52%) Lumension
6 1 (4.76%) Serena
6 1 (4.76%) Altiris
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas
6 1 (4.76%) EMC