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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 97 99 122
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 37 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 1.44% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.53% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 1
Median daily rate £350 £403 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +18.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.24%

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
1639 2422 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.18% 94.02% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 1296 1475
Median daily rate £370 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 32 61
Median hourly rate £17.32 £33.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.51% +109.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +9 6 £375 -3.22% 1
Glasgow -9 3 £300 -7.69% 3
West Lothian - 2 £350 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £325 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 23 (44.23%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) VMware
3 19 (36.54%) Linux
4 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
5 16 (30.77%) DNS
6 13 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 12 (23.08%) vSphere
7 12 (23.08%) Cisco
7 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (21.15%) HP
9 10 (19.23%) DHCP
9 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (19.23%) OpenStack
9 10 (19.23%) DevOps
10 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
10 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
11 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
11 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
11 8 (15.38%) Firewall
12 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (13.46%) WAN
12 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.46%) SQL
12 7 (13.46%) ITIL
12 7 (13.46%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (11.54%) SCCM
13 6 (11.54%) Project Management
13 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS

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 (19.23%) OpenStack
2 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.77%) IaaS
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.77%) PaaS
4 3 (5.77%) SaaS
5 2 (3.85%) Route 53
5 2 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) DNS
2 10 (19.23%) DHCP
3 8 (15.38%) Firewall
4 7 (13.46%) WAN
5 5 (9.62%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (9.62%) SAN
6 4 (7.69%) VXLAN
7 3 (5.77%) LAN
7 3 (5.77%) SSL
7 3 (5.77%) VLAN
8 2 (3.85%) BIG-IP
8 2 (3.85%) HTTP
8 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.92%) Skype
9 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.92%) Ant
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Maven
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) EMC VNX
4 3 (5.77%) Replication
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) PDA
5 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Linux
3 13 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) DevOps
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 7 (13.46%) ITIL
5 6 (11.54%) Project Management
6 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.77%) Change Management
7 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.77%) Release Management
7 3 (5.77%) SDLC
7 3 (5.77%) Six Sigma
7 3 (5.77%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Java
3 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) Perl
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) MCSE
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) MCSA
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.92%) CISSP
5 1 (1.92%) IISP
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.77%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.08%) vSphere
3 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.77%) XenApp
3 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) vRealize
3 3 (5.77%) Ansible
3 3 (5.77%) WSUS
4 2 (3.85%) Puppet
4 2 (3.85%) SnapMirror
5 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) VMware
2 12 (23.08%) Cisco
3 11 (21.15%) HP
4 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.62%) Citrix
5 5 (9.62%) Dell
5 5 (9.62%) NetApp
6 4 (7.69%) EMC
6 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.77%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.77%) Veeam
8 2 (3.85%) Avaya
8 2 (3.85%) F5
8 2 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.85%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.92%) Lotus
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle
9 1 (1.92%) WebSpy