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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 118 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 32 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 0.37% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.39% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 17
Median daily rate £420 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £240 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £394 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.79 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.55% +35.00%
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
2727 2819 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.69% 95.40% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1519 1444 1375
Median daily rate £364 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 82 68
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 28 June 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
Glasgow +17 16 £300 +6.66% 5
Renfrewshire -33 6 £420 -0.59% 1
Edinburgh -12 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Stirling - 3 £425 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £375 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (40.32%) Security Cleared
3 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 24 (38.71%) VMware
4 21 (33.87%) SC Cleared
5 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
6 17 (27.42%) Citrix
6 17 (27.42%) ITIL
7 16 (25.81%) DNS
7 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
8 15 (24.19%) Linux
9 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
9 13 (20.97%) HP
9 13 (20.97%) Six Sigma
9 13 (20.97%) ITIL V3
9 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (19.35%) OpenStack
10 12 (19.35%) Cisco
11 11 (17.74%) DHCP
11 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (17.74%) Project Management
11 11 (17.74%) Clustering
11 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
12 10 (16.13%) SCCM
12 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
13 9 (14.52%) JSP 440
13 9 (14.52%) XenApp
14 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010

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 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.35%) OpenStack
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (9.68%) Skype for Business
6 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.23%) Apache
8 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.23%) Jetty
8 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.61%) IIS
9 1 (1.61%) JBoss
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
1 3 (4.84%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) Office 365
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) DNS
2 11 (17.74%) DHCP
3 8 (12.90%) Firewall
4 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.45%) SAN
6 3 (4.84%) LAN
6 3 (4.84%) WAN
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (3.23%) HTTP
7 2 (3.23%) LDAP
7 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.23%) Skype
7 2 (3.23%) SSL
8 1 (1.61%) HSRP
8 1 (1.61%) Internet
8 1 (1.61%) PABX
8 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) ObjectStore
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.23%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.23%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.61%) Ant
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.23%) Banking
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Web Services
2 4 (6.45%) RESTful
3 3 (4.84%) Middleware
4 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Clustering
2 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.06%) Replication
4 4 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.23%) PDA
6 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.61%) Informatics
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Statistics
7 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.61%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (24.19%) Linux
5 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
9 4 (6.45%) Unix
10 3 (4.84%) AIX
10 3 (4.84%) CentOS
11 2 (3.23%) Android
11 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
11 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.61%) HPUX
12 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) ITIL V3
2 13 (20.97%) Six Sigma
3 11 (17.74%) Project Management
4 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
6 4 (6.45%) Analytics
6 4 (6.45%) Change Management
6 4 (6.45%) Server Building
7 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.84%) DevOps
7 3 (4.84%) High Availability
7 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.23%) Data Security
8 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.23%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.68%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) Java
4 3 (4.84%) Python
5 2 (3.23%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) Security Cleared
2 21 (33.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.23%) MCITP
5 2 (3.23%) MCSA
5 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 2 (3.23%) MCTS
6 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) IISP
6 1 (1.61%) ISEB
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) JSP 440
2 5 (8.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.52%) XenApp
4 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.29%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.23%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.23%) Dovecot
6 2 (3.23%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (3.23%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.61%) Firmware
7 1 (1.61%) KVM
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.61%) RHEV
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) Ansible
2 3 (4.84%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (4.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Netcool
3 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.23%) vRealize
4 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) VMware
2 17 (27.42%) Citrix
3 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.97%) HP
5 12 (19.35%) Cisco
6 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.45%) Veritas
8 3 (4.84%) Altiris
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle
8 3 (4.84%) Symantec
9 2 (3.23%) AppSense
9 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.23%) CommVault
9 2 (3.23%) EMC
9 2 (3.23%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.23%) SAP
9 2 (3.23%) Sophos
10 1 (1.61%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.61%) IBM
10 1 (1.61%) Veeam
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
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