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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 123 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.73% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.79% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 2
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£319 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.20% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £288
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.09% +22.22%
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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
2971 2542 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.90% 92.20% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1338 1122
Average daily rate £353 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 57 77
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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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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
Glasgow +10 3 £338 +22.72% 3
Edinburgh -16 3 £425 +8.28%
Dundee - 1 £250 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £300 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) Firewall
5 8 (28.57%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco
6 7 (25.00%) Citrix
7 6 (21.43%) SAN
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (17.86%) DNS
8 5 (17.86%) SCCM
8 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (14.29%) Statistics
9 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (14.29%) DHCP
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) UNIX
9 4 (14.29%) HP
10 3 (10.71%) CA

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Heroku
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) SAN
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) DHCP
4 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (10.71%) NAS
6 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.57%) MPLS
7 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security
7 1 (3.57%) HTTP
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) SSL
7 1 (3.57%) ADSL
7 1 (3.57%) LAN
7 1 (3.57%) WAN
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
1 2 (7.14%) InstallShield
1 2 (7.14%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) FishEye
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Statistics
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
2 3 (10.71%) Change Control
3 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.14%) Software Distribution
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Content Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Pay per click
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Release Management
4 1 (3.57%) Fault Management
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) VB
2 3 (10.71%) REXX
2 3 (10.71%) Tcl
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) C
3 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) R
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas File System
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) WMI
3 2 (7.14%) WSUS
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Ganglia
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) StatsD
4 1 (3.57%) Graphite
4 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) CA
5 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) CommVault
7 1 (3.57%) Veritas
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) Perforce
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) F5
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