The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 31 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.66% 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £22.20
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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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 Slough 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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 226 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 91.72% 91.50% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 135 120
Average daily rate £400 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £190 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Slough region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Slough region.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat