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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 86 117 114
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 39 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.55% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 2
Average daily rate £405 £340 £471
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -27.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £454
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +17.07%
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
2363 2540 2257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.92% 95.78% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1415 1083
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 66
Average hourly rate £19.02 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Renfrewshire +11 16 £416 +22.20%
Edinburgh +3 12 £375 - 2
Glasgow - 9 £325 - 7
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 35 (55.56%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) Active Directory
2 26 (41.27%) Security Cleared
3 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (36.51%) VMware
4 23 (36.51%) ITIL
5 22 (34.92%) SC Cleared
6 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
7 19 (30.16%) Citrix
8 15 (23.81%) Six Sigma
8 15 (23.81%) Project Management
8 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 15 (23.81%) ITIL V3
9 14 (22.22%) Cisco
10 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (20.63%) Clustering
11 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
11 12 (19.05%) JSP 440
11 12 (19.05%) HP
11 12 (19.05%) DNS
12 11 (17.46%) OpenStack
13 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (15.87%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
13 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
13 10 (15.87%) Windows XP
13 10 (15.87%) WinRunner
13 10 (15.87%) HP UFT
13 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
13 10 (15.87%) VMware ESX

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (17.46%) OpenStack
2 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.35%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.76%) IIS
6 2 (3.17%) JBoss
6 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 4 (6.35%) Office 365
4 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) DNS
2 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.52%) SSL
4 5 (7.94%) DHCP
4 5 (7.94%) HTTP
4 5 (7.94%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (7.94%) SAN
5 3 (4.76%) LDAP
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.59%) LAN
6 1 (1.59%) NAS
6 1 (1.59%) Network Security
6 1 (1.59%) SNMP
6 1 (1.59%) VPN
6 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) HP UFT
1 10 (15.87%) WinRunner
2 8 (12.70%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.59%) Ant
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) Maven
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Clustering
2 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
3 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
4 7 (11.11%) PDA
5 4 (6.35%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.59%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.59%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.59%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 35 (55.56%) Windows
2 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
4 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.87%) Windows XP
7 9 (14.29%) Linux
8 8 (12.70%) AIX
8 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.17%) Unix
10 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) ITIL V3
2 15 (23.81%) Project Management
2 15 (23.81%) Six Sigma
3 10 (15.87%) Software Testing
3 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
4 8 (12.70%) Change Management
5 7 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.76%) Migration
7 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.17%) DevOps
8 2 (3.17%) High Availability
8 2 (3.17%) Records Management
8 2 (3.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) Perl
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) Security Cleared
2 22 (34.92%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) MCTS
3 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.70%) Degree
4 8 (12.70%) MCITP
4 8 (12.70%) MCSA
4 8 (12.70%) MCSE
5 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.17%) IISP
6 2 (3.17%) ISEB
7 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) JSP 440
2 9 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (41.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.87%) VMware ESX
2 10 (15.87%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.52%) XenApp
5 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.94%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.17%) vSphere
7 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (12.70%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (12.70%) Netcool
1 8 (12.70%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.59%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) VMware
2 19 (30.16%) Citrix
3 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.22%) Cisco
5 12 (19.05%) HP
6 9 (14.29%) Veritas
7 8 (12.70%) Intel Security
8 5 (7.94%) EMC
9 3 (4.76%) SAP
10 2 (3.17%) Apple
11 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.59%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.59%) IBM
11 1 (1.59%) Meraki
11 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.59%) Symantec
11 1 (1.59%) Veeam
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