The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 112 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 20 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.24% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.26% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 11
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £315 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £435 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £288 £301
% change year-on-year
+2.60% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.74%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2542 2316 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.20% 93.96% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1122 1141
Average daily rate £365 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 112
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.20 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 13 £393 - 1
Aberdeen +6 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Glasgow -8 2 £275 -38.88% 4
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Linux
3 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
3 13 (39.39%) DNS
4 12 (36.36%) SSL
4 12 (36.36%) HTTP
4 12 (36.36%) VMware
4 12 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 8 (24.24%) Project Management
6 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
6 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
7 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (21.21%) Citrix
8 6 (18.18%) Release Management
9 5 (15.15%) SCCM
9 5 (15.15%) HP
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.12%) Firewall
10 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.12%) MCTS
10 4 (12.12%) Business Transformation
10 4 (12.12%) XenApp

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (12.12%) PaaS
1 4 (12.12%) Heroku
2 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
1 13 (39.39%) DNS
2 12 (36.36%) SSL
2 12 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
2 12 (36.36%) HTTP
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) WLAN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) X.500
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) WinRunner
1 2 (6.06%) TestDirector
1 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) SOAP
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) PDA
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.06%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Project Management
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
2 6 (18.18%) Release Management
3 4 (12.12%) Business Transformation
3 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
3 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.06%) Data Mapping
4 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) Workflow
5 1 (3.03%) Scrum
5 1 (3.03%) DSDM
5 1 (3.03%) OOD
5 1 (3.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) MCTS
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) MCITP
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) XenApp
4 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
3 2 (6.06%) Netcool
3 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) StatsD
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) VMware
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) CA
7 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 2 (6.06%) Veritas
7 2 (6.06%) McAfee
7 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.03%) Altiris
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) CommVault
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) EMC