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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 64 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.29% 1.51% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.67% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
Average daily rate
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£384 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.45% +22.22%
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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
906 778 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.24% 90.15% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 388 419
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £221 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) SCCM
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) HTTP
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) SCOM
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) XenApp
7 2 (13.33%) vSphere
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Lync
7 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Lync
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) SMTP
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (6.67%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) IPv4
4 1 (6.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) HP Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) SUSE
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Product Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) AppSense
4 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat