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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 105 129 111
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 18 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.29% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 10
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £435 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -
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
2150 3104 2629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.84% 94.98% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1610 1349
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 76 52
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £41.00 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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
Glasgow +14 6 £393 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £330 -
Edinburgh +6 4 £388 -8.82% 1
Stirling - 1 £425 -
West Lothian - 1 £325 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 26 (47.27%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Security Cleared
3 18 (32.73%) SC Cleared
3 18 (32.73%) VMware
4 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
5 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.27%) ITIL
5 15 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 14 (25.45%) ITIL V3
6 14 (25.45%) Six Sigma
7 13 (23.64%) HP
7 13 (23.64%) DNS
8 11 (20.00%) Linux
8 11 (20.00%) SCCM
8 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (18.18%) JSP 440
9 10 (18.18%) OpenStack
10 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
10 9 (16.36%) DHCP
10 9 (16.36%) Citrix
10 9 (16.36%) Project Management
11 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
11 8 (14.55%) Cisco
11 8 (14.55%) Firewall
12 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
12 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V

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 10 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.09%) Apache
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) Jetty
5 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.45%) Office 365
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
5 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) DNS
2 9 (16.36%) DHCP
3 8 (14.55%) Firewall
4 5 (9.09%) SSL
5 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.45%) LAN
6 3 (5.45%) SNMP
6 3 (5.45%) WAN
7 2 (3.64%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.64%) SAN
7 2 (3.64%) Skype
8 1 (1.82%) Network Security
8 1 (1.82%) PABX
8 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.82%) Symposium
8 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) ObjectStore
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.27%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) RESTful
2 2 (3.64%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Clustering
2 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Replication
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.82%) Informatics
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Statistics
5 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.00%) Linux
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.27%) Unix
7 3 (5.45%) CentOS
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.64%) Android
9 1 (1.82%) AIX
9 1 (1.82%) HPUX
9 1 (1.82%) Solaris
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) ITIL
2 14 (25.45%) ITIL V3
2 14 (25.45%) Six Sigma
3 9 (16.36%) Project Management
4 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.91%) Migration
5 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Server Building
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.45%) Analytics
7 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.64%) Change Management
8 2 (3.64%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (3.64%) Data Security
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps
8 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.64%) Open Source
8 2 (3.64%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.64%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.64%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.27%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.64%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) Security Cleared
2 18 (32.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.09%) XenApp
4 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.64%) DFS Replication
5 2 (3.64%) Dovecot
5 2 (3.64%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (3.64%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.82%) KVM
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.82%) RHEV
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (10.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (10.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.45%) Puppet
4 2 (3.64%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.64%) Ansible
4 2 (3.64%) vRealize
5 1 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) VMware
2 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.64%) HP
4 9 (16.36%) Citrix
5 8 (14.55%) Cisco
6 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.91%) Altiris
8 3 (5.45%) F5
9 2 (3.64%) AppSense
9 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.64%) CommVault
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle
9 2 (3.64%) Sophos
9 2 (3.64%) Veritas
10 1 (1.82%) EMC
10 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.82%) Verint