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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 80 95 114
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 41 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.05% 1.23% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.31% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 9
Median daily rate £348 £340 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -13.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £264 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.14% +50.00%
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
1903 2666 2711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.96% 93.54% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1376 1462
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 52
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +25.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Edinburgh +26 16 £388 -8.82% 2
Glasgow +12 14 £254 -18.80%
Renfrewshire -16 6 £413 +3.12%
Stirling - 3 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) Linux
2 17 (28.81%) VMware
3 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
4 15 (25.42%) HP
5 14 (23.73%) ITIL
5 14 (23.73%) DNS
6 12 (20.34%) OpenStack
6 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
7 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
7 10 (16.95%) ITIL V3
7 10 (16.95%) Six Sigma
7 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
8 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
8 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.25%) vSphere
9 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (13.56%) Cisco
9 8 (13.56%) Project Management
9 8 (13.56%) SSL
9 8 (13.56%) DHCP
9 8 (13.56%) JSP 440
10 7 (11.86%) Firewall
10 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
10 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
10 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (10.17%) MCSA

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 12 (20.34%) OpenStack
2 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.47%) IIS
5 4 (6.78%) Apache
5 4 (6.78%) JBoss
5 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon S3
2 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.78%) IaaS
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.78%) PaaS
4 3 (5.08%) SaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Office 365
5 2 (3.39%) Route 53
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) DNS
2 8 (13.56%) DHCP
2 8 (13.56%) SSL
3 7 (11.86%) Firewall
4 6 (10.17%) WAN
5 5 (8.47%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (8.47%) SAN
5 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.78%) BIG-IP
7 3 (5.08%) LAN
7 3 (5.08%) SNMP
7 3 (5.08%) VLAN
8 2 (3.39%) HTTP
8 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.69%) Network Security
9 1 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.69%) VXLAN
9 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.69%) ObjectStore
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.69%) Ant
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) Maven
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.47%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) EMC VNX
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) PDA
4 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) Linux
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.69%) CentOS
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) ITIL V3
2 10 (16.95%) Six Sigma
3 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
4 8 (13.56%) Project Management
5 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.17%) DevOps
7 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.78%) Change Management
8 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (5.08%) Migration
9 3 (5.08%) Process Improvement
9 3 (5.08%) Release Management
9 3 (5.08%) Supplier Management
9 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) Java
1 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.78%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.17%) MCSA
3 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) MCSE
5 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.69%) CISSP
7 1 (1.69%) IISP
7 1 (1.69%) ISEB
7 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) JSP 440
2 3 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.25%) vSphere
3 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.69%) XenApp
5 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (5.08%) PowerCLI
2 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (5.08%) WSUS
3 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) SnapMirror
4 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) VMware
2 15 (25.42%) HP
3 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco
5 5 (8.47%) Dell
5 5 (8.47%) EMC
5 5 (8.47%) F5
5 5 (8.47%) NetApp
6 3 (5.08%) Altiris
6 3 (5.08%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.08%) Veeam
7 2 (3.39%) Avaya
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle
7 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.39%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.69%) Lotus
8 1 (1.69%) WebSpy