The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 94 122 119
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 32 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.42% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 10
Median daily rate £390 £320 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £454 £427
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 - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.69 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +27.27%
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2075 3067 2593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.28% 95.07% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1587 1396
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 66
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
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 Scotland

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

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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 10 £394 -12.50% 1
Renfrewshire -14 10 £388 +13.97%
Glasgow +11 9 £393 +33.61% 2
Stirling - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £325 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (42.19%) Security Cleared
2 24 (37.50%) Windows
3 20 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
5 17 (26.56%) HP
5 17 (26.56%) ITIL
5 17 (26.56%) OpenStack
6 16 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 16 (25.00%) Six Sigma
7 14 (21.88%) DNS
7 14 (21.88%) VMware
8 13 (20.31%) Project Management
8 13 (20.31%) Linux
9 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 12 (18.75%) JSP 440
10 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
11 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (14.06%) SCCM
11 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
12 8 (12.50%) Citrix
12 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (10.94%) SSL
13 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (10.94%) DHCP
14 6 (9.38%) Apache
14 6 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 17 (26.56%) OpenStack
2 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.38%) Apache
4 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.25%) IIS
6 3 (4.69%) JBoss
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.13%) Jetty
7 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.25%) Office 365
3 3 (4.69%) IaaS
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) PaaS
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.13%) Route 53
4 2 (3.13%) SaaS
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) DNS
2 7 (10.94%) DHCP
2 7 (10.94%) SSL
3 5 (7.81%) Firewall
4 4 (6.25%) BIG-IP
4 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.69%) SNMP
6 2 (3.13%) LAN
6 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (3.13%) SAN
6 2 (3.13%) Skype
6 2 (3.13%) VLAN
6 2 (3.13%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.56%) Network Security
7 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.13%) MySQL
1 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) ObjectStore
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (9.38%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) Middleware
2 2 (3.13%) RESTful
3 1 (1.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) Replication
3 3 (4.69%) Clustering
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.56%) PDA
5 1 (1.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.31%) Linux
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.25%) Unix
8 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.13%) CentOS
9 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.56%) AIX
10 1 (1.56%) Android
10 1 (1.56%) HPUX
10 1 (1.56%) Solaris
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 16 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 13 (20.31%) Project Management
4 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.38%) Migration
5 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.25%) DevOps
7 4 (6.25%) Server Building
8 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.69%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (3.13%) Change Management
9 2 (3.13%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (3.13%) Data Security
9 2 (3.13%) Quality Management
9 2 (3.13%) Release Management
9 2 (3.13%) Service Management
9 2 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.25%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) Security Cleared
2 20 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.56%) CISSP
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.25%) XenApp
4 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.13%) DFS Replication
5 2 (3.13%) Dovecot
5 2 (3.13%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
6 1 (1.56%) KVM
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.56%) RHEV
6 1 (1.56%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) SCCM
2 6 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.69%) PowerCLI
4 2 (3.13%) Ansible
4 2 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) HP
2 14 (21.88%) VMware
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.50%) Citrix
5 6 (9.38%) Altiris
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco
6 5 (7.81%) F5
7 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.13%) AppSense
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.56%) CommVault
9 1 (1.56%) Dell
9 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.56%) Sophos
9 1 (1.56%) Veritas
9 1 (1.56%) WebSpy