The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 115 190 179
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 144 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 0.55% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.60% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 30 29
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£375 £298 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% +1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £219 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £264 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.89% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £25.45 £16.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.24% -45.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £16.50 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.75 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8378 7708 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.36% 91.51% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4519 4013 3379
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 452 616
Average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Hampshire +9 43 £375 +20.00% 19
Berkshire +27 39 £378 +31.30% 5
Surrey +17 19 £375 +25.00% 15
East Sussex +1 12 £394 +12.50% 2
West Sussex -8 11 £310 +60.00%
Kent -2 10 £450 +69.81% 5
Buckinghamshire -8 7 - - 3
Oxfordshire -17 2 £325 -13.33% 1
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Middlesex - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 202 (77.10%) Windows
2 146 (55.73%) VMware
3 126 (48.09%) Active Directory
4 104 (39.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 103 (39.31%) Microsoft
6 82 (31.30%) Cisco
7 77 (29.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 76 (29.01%) Linux
9 73 (27.86%) MS Exchange
9 73 (27.86%) Firewall
9 73 (27.86%) Security Cleared
10 69 (26.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 66 (25.19%) SAN
12 59 (22.52%) DNS
13 55 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 52 (19.85%) vSphere
15 51 (19.47%) SC Cleared
16 50 (19.08%) SCCM
17 48 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2010
18 47 (17.94%) Citrix
19 44 (16.79%) ITIL
20 40 (15.27%) DHCP
21 39 (14.89%) HP
22 38 (14.50%) PowerShell
23 37 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
24 34 (12.98%) SQL
24 34 (12.98%) SQL Server
25 32 (12.21%) LAN
26 30 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2007
27 29 (11.07%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 73 (27.86%) MS Exchange
2 48 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (8.02%) IIS
5 19 (7.25%) Apache
6 18 (6.87%) SharePoint
7 17 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (5.73%) WebSphere
9 14 (5.34%) Lync
9 14 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (3.44%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (3.05%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (2.29%) JBoss
13 6 (2.29%) Tomcat
14 4 (1.53%) OpenStack
15 3 (1.15%) nginx
15 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.20%) MS Office
3 3 (1.15%) MS Project
4 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.05%) Office 365
4 5 (1.91%) Heroku
5 4 (1.53%) IaaS
5 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (27.86%) Firewall
2 66 (25.19%) SAN
3 59 (22.52%) DNS
4 40 (15.27%) DHCP
5 32 (12.21%) LAN
6 27 (10.31%) TCP/IP
7 26 (9.92%) WAN
8 21 (8.02%) SSL
9 18 (6.87%) VPN
10 13 (4.96%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (4.20%) Wireshark
12 8 (3.05%) Internet
12 8 (3.05%) LDAP
12 8 (3.05%) Network Security
13 7 (2.67%) HTTP
13 7 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.29%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (1.91%) VoIP
15 5 (1.91%) IPsec
16 4 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (3.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.53%) MySQL
5 4 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.15%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 7
7 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.38%) DB2
8 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.38%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.44%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.05%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.29%) Introscope
4 5 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.53%) Subversion
6 3 (1.15%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.38%) Hudson
7 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 19 (7.25%) Finance
2 10 (3.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.15%) Advertising
4 2 (0.76%) Retail
4 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.38%) Back Office
5 1 (0.38%) Military
5 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.44%) HTML
1 9 (3.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (3.05%) XML
3 6 (2.29%) Worklight
4 5 (1.91%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (1.91%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.53%) Web Services
6 3 (1.15%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.38%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.38%) CSS
7 1 (0.38%) .NET
7 1 (0.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.87%) PKI
2 16 (6.11%) Clustering
3 15 (5.73%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.67%) Open Source
5 7 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.91%) Replication
7 3 (1.15%) HACMP
7 3 (1.15%) Statistics
8 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.76%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.38%) Wiki
9 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.38%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.38%) NHS
9 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 202 (77.10%) Windows
2 104 (39.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (29.01%) Linux
4 69 (26.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (11.07%) Windows 7
7 21 (8.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (5.73%) UNIX
9 13 (4.96%) CentOS
10 12 (4.58%) VMS
11 10 (3.82%) Windows XP
12 8 (3.05%) Windows 2000
13 7 (2.67%) AIX
14 6 (2.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (1.91%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.91%) SUSE
16 4 (1.53%) Debian
16 4 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.79%) ITIL
2 23 (8.78%) Network Monitoring
3 22 (8.40%) Migration
4 20 (7.63%) Configuration Management
5 11 (4.20%) Incident Management
6 10 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (3.82%) Network Architecture
7 9 (3.44%) Load Balancing
8 8 (3.05%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (3.05%) Network Management
9 7 (2.67%) Problem Management
9 7 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (2.67%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.67%) Change Management
10 6 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (2.29%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (2.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (1.91%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.50%) PowerShell
2 34 (12.98%) SQL
3 15 (5.73%) Shell Script
4 14 (5.34%) VBScript
5 11 (4.20%) Bash Shell
5 11 (4.20%) Python
6 9 (3.44%) VB
7 7 (2.67%) Perl
7 7 (2.67%) PHP
7 7 (2.67%) Ruby
8 6 (2.29%) Jython
9 4 (1.53%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.38%) C
11 1 (0.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 73 (27.86%) Security Cleared
2 51 (19.47%) SC Cleared
3 37 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (9.54%) MCSE
6 24 (9.16%) DV Cleared
7 22 (8.40%) CCNA
8 9 (3.44%) MCSA
9 7 (2.67%) CCNP
9 7 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.29%) MCP
11 5 (1.91%) Degree
11 5 (1.91%) CCDP
11 5 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.91%) MCITP
12 3 (1.15%) CCVP
13 2 (0.76%) CEH
13 2 (0.76%) SCSA
13 2 (0.76%) CISSP
13 2 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.58%) SLA
2 7 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 126 (48.09%) Active Directory
2 77 (29.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (19.85%) vSphere
4 29 (11.07%) Hyper-V
5 16 (6.11%) XenApp
6 13 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (4.20%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.67%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.67%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.29%) Firmware
10 5 (1.91%) DFS Replication
10 5 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.53%) XenServer
11 4 (1.53%) UAG
11 4 (1.53%) vCloud
12 3 (1.15%) Varnish
12 3 (1.15%) Veritas File System
12 3 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.15%) OCFS2
12 3 (1.15%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 50 (19.08%) SCCM
2 13 (4.96%) NetBackup
3 11 (4.20%) SCOM
3 11 (4.20%) Puppet
3 11 (4.20%) FortiGate
3 11 (4.20%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.05%) Nagios
4 8 (3.05%) WSUS
5 5 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.15%) Zenoss
6 3 (1.15%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.15%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.15%) MOM
6 3 (1.15%) OpenView
7 2 (0.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 146 (55.73%) VMware
2 103 (39.31%) Microsoft
3 82 (31.30%) Cisco
4 47 (17.94%) Citrix
5 39 (14.89%) HP
6 28 (10.69%) NetApp
7 24 (9.16%) Juniper
8 23 (8.78%) IBM
9 21 (8.02%) Red Hat
10 19 (7.25%) CheckPoint
11 15 (5.73%) McAfee
12 14 (5.34%) Oracle
13 13 (4.96%) Symantec
14 11 (4.20%) SolarWinds
14 11 (4.20%) EMC
15 10 (3.82%) Dell
15 10 (3.82%) Lumension
16 9 (3.44%) Adobe
17 8 (3.05%) Veritas
18 6 (2.29%) AppDynamics
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