The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 117 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.089% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.096% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£340 - £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £261 £300
% change year-on-year
+34.16% -12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -2.38%
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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 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
2525 2084 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.22% 93.12% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1015 1000
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 58 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £15.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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 30 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 1 - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) SCCM
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) Clustering
5 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Puppet
5 3 (16.67%) vCloud
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
6 2 (11.11%) SCOM
6 2 (11.11%) Lync
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Veritas
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (11.11%) Lync
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Heroku
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) X.500
3 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
2 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
2 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) PDA
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
1 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
1 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Validation
2 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.56%) Network Design
2 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
2 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
2 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
2 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) MCTS
5 1 (5.56%) MCITP
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) vCloud
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 2 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.56%) Ganglia
4 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) StatsD
4 1 (5.56%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Veritas
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Brocade
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Apple