The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 115 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.17% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.18% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Average daily rate £400 £250 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £210 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-13.40% -6.73%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2533 2196 2633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.99% 93.09% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 1083 1323
Average daily rate £372 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 55 105
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 6 £393 - 1
Aberdeen +13 3 - - 3
Glasgow +12 3 £471 +34.64% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £335 -
Inverclyde - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) DNS
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) DHCP
5 6 (35.29%) HTTP
5 6 (35.29%) SSL
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (35.29%) SCCM
5 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) WSUS
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) MS Office
6 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) SAN
7 4 (23.53%) XenApp
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (17.65%) CA
8 3 (17.65%) CommVault
8 3 (17.65%) Veritas

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
1 2 (11.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
2 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 6 (35.29%) DHCP
3 6 (35.29%) HTTP
3 6 (35.29%) SSL
3 6 (35.29%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) WinRunner
1 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
1 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.76%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) FMCG
2 1 (5.88%) PDA
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
2 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
4 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.76%) vSphere
6 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 5 (29.41%) WSUS
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.88%) Ganglia
5 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
5 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) StatsD
5 1 (5.88%) Puppet
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (5.88%) Netcool
5 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) CA
5 3 (17.65%) CommVault
5 3 (17.65%) Veritas
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Dell
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) McAfee