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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 107 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 44 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.48% 0.66% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.69% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 9
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £233 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £422 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +30.95%
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
2773 2899 2511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.30% 95.49% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1553 1335
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 97 76
Median hourly rate £30.10 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.14% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +24 21 £300 -5.51% 4
Edinburgh -10 9 £413 +10.00% 2
Renfrewshire -31 7 £415 -1.77%
Stirling - 2 - -
Scottish Borders +2 1 £375 -
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 41 (49.40%) Windows
2 37 (44.58%) Security Cleared
3 30 (36.14%) SC Cleared
3 30 (36.14%) VMware
4 29 (34.94%) ITIL
4 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
5 25 (30.12%) Windows Server
6 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (26.51%) Citrix
7 21 (25.30%) Six Sigma
7 21 (25.30%) ITIL V3
8 20 (24.10%) OpenStack
8 20 (24.10%) HP
8 20 (24.10%) Project Management
9 18 (21.69%) DNS
10 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
11 16 (19.28%) JSP 440
11 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (18.07%) Cisco
12 15 (18.07%) Linux
13 13 (15.66%) MS Exchange
13 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (15.66%) Clustering
14 12 (14.46%) Service Delivery
14 12 (14.46%) SCCM
14 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (13.25%) PowerShell
15 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
15 11 (13.25%) DHCP

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 20 (24.10%) OpenStack
2 13 (15.66%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.64%) Skype for Business
4 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.41%) Apache
7 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.41%) IIS
7 2 (2.41%) Jetty
7 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.20%) JBoss
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Office
1 3 (3.61%) MS Project
2 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.64%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.23%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (7.23%) Amazon S3
3 6 (7.23%) Office 365
4 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) DNS
2 11 (13.25%) DHCP
3 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.64%) Firewall
5 5 (6.02%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (6.02%) SAN
6 4 (4.82%) HTTP
6 4 (4.82%) SSL
7 3 (3.61%) LAN
7 3 (3.61%) LDAP
7 3 (3.61%) WAN
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (2.41%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.41%) Skype
9 1 (1.20%) IPsec
9 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.20%) NAS
9 1 (1.20%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.41%) MySQL
2 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) HP UFT
1 4 (4.82%) TestDirector
1 4 (4.82%) WinRunner
2 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.20%) Ant
4 1 (1.20%) Maven
4 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.41%) RESTful
3 1 (1.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Clustering
2 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
3 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (6.02%) Replication
5 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.61%) PDA
5 3 (3.61%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.61%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.20%) Informatics
7 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 41 (49.40%) Windows
2 25 (30.12%) Windows Server
3 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (18.07%) Linux
6 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
9 5 (6.02%) AIX
10 4 (4.82%) Unix
10 4 (4.82%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.61%) CentOS
12 2 (2.41%) Android
12 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.20%) HPUX
13 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) ITIL
2 21 (25.30%) ITIL V3
2 21 (25.30%) Six Sigma
3 20 (24.10%) Project Management
4 12 (14.46%) Service Delivery
5 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (7.23%) Change Management
6 6 (7.23%) Migration
6 6 (7.23%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.02%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.82%) Analytics
8 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.82%) Server Building
8 4 (4.82%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.61%) DevOps
9 3 (3.61%) High Availability
9 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.61%) Release Management
9 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.64%) SQL
3 7 (8.43%) Java
4 3 (3.61%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) C#
5 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.20%) Perl
6 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (44.58%) Security Cleared
2 30 (36.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.05%) Degree
4 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.82%) MCITP
5 4 (4.82%) MCSA
5 4 (4.82%) MCSE
5 4 (4.82%) MCTS
6 2 (2.41%) IISP
6 2 (2.41%) ISEB
6 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.28%) JSP 440
2 8 (9.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.05%) XenApp
4 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.43%) XenDesktop
5 6 (7.23%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.41%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.41%) Dovecot
6 2 (2.41%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (2.41%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.20%) Firmware
7 1 (1.20%) KVM
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.20%) RHEV
7 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) SCCM
2 4 (4.82%) Ansible
2 4 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.82%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.82%) Netcool
3 3 (3.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.61%) Puppet
3 3 (3.61%) SCOM
3 3 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.41%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.41%) vRealize
5 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.20%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) VMware
2 22 (26.51%) Citrix
3 20 (24.10%) HP
4 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
5 15 (18.07%) Cisco
6 6 (7.23%) Veritas
7 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.82%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.61%) Altiris
9 3 (3.61%) SAP
9 3 (3.61%) Symantec
10 2 (2.41%) AppSense
10 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.41%) CommVault
10 2 (2.41%) EMC
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle
10 2 (2.41%) Sophos
11 1 (1.20%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.20%) IBM
11 1 (1.20%) Veeam
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 per day
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