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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 128 176 175
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 132 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 0.78% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 0.86% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 48 35
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£350 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.63%
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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 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
8672 7951 6973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.64% 91.31% 91.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4648 4245 3334
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 447 586
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 45 £375 +25.00% 15
Berkshire +7 28 £378 +11.85% 7
West Sussex -11 13 £310 +19.23% 1
Surrey +5 11 £275 -4.34% 11
East Sussex +10 10 £313 +30.20% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 10 £425 +71.71% 6
Kent -2 10 £400 +20.75% 1
Oxfordshire -17 5 £300 -20.00% 5
Middlesex - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 201 (77.91%) Windows
2 149 (57.75%) VMware
3 127 (49.22%) Active Directory
4 107 (41.47%) Microsoft
5 101 (39.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 82 (31.78%) Linux
8 75 (29.07%) Security Cleared
9 74 (28.68%) Cisco
10 62 (24.03%) MS Exchange
10 62 (24.03%) Firewall
11 59 (22.87%) SAN
11 59 (22.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 58 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 57 (22.09%) DNS
14 54 (20.93%) SC Cleared
15 53 (20.54%) SCCM
15 53 (20.54%) vSphere
16 48 (18.60%) PowerShell
16 48 (18.60%) ITIL
17 45 (17.44%) Citrix
18 44 (17.05%) HP
19 39 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
19 39 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
20 37 (14.34%) DHCP
21 34 (13.18%) Hyper-V
22 33 (12.79%) SQL
23 29 (11.24%) Windows 7
24 28 (10.85%) LAN
25 27 (10.47%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 62 (24.03%) MS Exchange
2 39 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (8.14%) IIS
4 21 (8.14%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.81%) Apache
6 14 (5.43%) WebSphere
7 13 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (4.26%) Lync
9 9 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (3.49%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (3.10%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (2.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (2.33%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.94%) JBoss
13 5 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.55%) OpenStack
15 3 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 24 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.65%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) MS Project
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.49%) Office 365
4 6 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.33%) Heroku
5 5 (1.94%) IaaS
6 3 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (24.03%) Firewall
2 59 (22.87%) SAN
3 57 (22.09%) DNS
4 37 (14.34%) DHCP
5 28 (10.85%) LAN
6 25 (9.69%) TCP/IP
7 24 (9.30%) WAN
8 18 (6.98%) VPN
9 14 (5.43%) SSL
10 11 (4.26%) Wireshark
10 11 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (3.10%) Internet
11 8 (3.10%) LDAP
12 7 (2.71%) NAS
13 6 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.33%) VoIP
13 6 (2.33%) HTTP
14 5 (1.94%) MPLS
14 5 (1.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.16%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (0.39%) MySQL
8 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.39%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.10%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.33%) Introscope
4 3 (1.16%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.78%) Subversion
5 2 (0.78%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.39%) Hudson
6 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 21 (8.14%) Finance
2 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.78%) Retail
3 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
3 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.39%) Publishing
4 1 (0.39%) Military
4 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.04%) XML
1 13 (5.04%) HTML
2 9 (3.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (2.33%) Application Packaging
3 6 (2.33%) Worklight
4 3 (1.16%) Middleware
5 2 (0.78%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.78%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.39%) Web Services
6 1 (0.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.14%) PKI
2 12 (4.65%) Clustering
3 11 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.10%) Replication
5 6 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.33%) Open Source
6 4 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.16%) HACMP
7 3 (1.16%) Statistics
8 2 (0.78%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.39%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.39%) Wiki
9 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 201 (77.91%) Windows
2 101 (39.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (31.78%) Linux
4 59 (22.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (11.24%) Windows 7
7 22 (8.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (6.98%) UNIX
9 13 (5.04%) Windows XP
10 11 (4.26%) CentOS
11 10 (3.88%) VMS
12 7 (2.71%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.71%) Windows 2000
13 6 (2.33%) AIX
13 6 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (1.55%) Solaris
15 3 (1.16%) SUSE
16 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.60%) ITIL
2 22 (8.53%) Configuration Management
2 22 (8.53%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (7.75%) Migration
4 12 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (3.88%) Incident Management
5 10 (3.88%) Network Architecture
5 10 (3.88%) High Availability
6 9 (3.49%) Problem Management
7 8 (3.10%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (3.10%) Software Engineering
7 8 (3.10%) Service Delivery
7 8 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (2.71%) Network Management
8 7 (2.71%) Change Management
9 6 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (1.94%) Coaching
10 5 (1.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 33 (12.79%) SQL
3 18 (6.98%) VBScript
4 17 (6.59%) Shell Script
5 14 (5.43%) Bash Shell
6 13 (5.04%) Python
7 11 (4.26%) VB
7 11 (4.26%) Ruby
8 9 (3.49%) Perl
9 6 (2.33%) Jython
10 5 (1.94%) PHP
11 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.16%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.39%) C
12 1 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 75 (29.07%) Security Cleared
2 54 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 39 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (10.08%) DV Cleared
6 25 (9.69%) MCSE
7 22 (8.53%) CCNA
8 16 (6.20%) MCSA
9 10 (3.88%) MCITP
10 9 (3.49%) MCP
11 7 (2.71%) CCNP
11 7 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.33%) Degree
13 5 (1.94%) CCDP
13 5 (1.94%) VCP4
14 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.16%) CCVP
15 2 (0.78%) SCSA
15 2 (0.78%) CEH
15 2 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.65%) SLA
2 5 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 127 (49.22%) Active Directory
2 84 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (20.54%) vSphere
4 34 (13.18%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.81%) XenApp
6 12 (4.65%) VMware ESX
7 9 (3.49%) XenDesktop
7 9 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.33%) UAG
8 6 (2.33%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.94%) XenServer
9 5 (1.94%) Firmware
9 5 (1.94%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.16%) MetaFrame
11 3 (1.16%) Veritas File System
11 3 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.16%) Postfix
11 3 (1.16%) OCFS2
12 2 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 53 (20.54%) SCCM
2 14 (5.43%) Puppet
3 11 (4.26%) FortiGate
4 10 (3.88%) SCOM
5 8 (3.10%) HP Data Protector
5 8 (3.10%) Nagios
6 7 (2.71%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (2.33%) WSUS
7 6 (2.33%) ARCserve
8 5 (1.94%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.16%) OpenView
9 3 (1.16%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.16%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.78%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.78%) Opsview
10 2 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 149 (57.75%) VMware
2 107 (41.47%) Microsoft
3 74 (28.68%) Cisco
4 45 (17.44%) Citrix
5 44 (17.05%) HP
6 26 (10.08%) NetApp
7 24 (9.30%) Red Hat
8 22 (8.53%) Juniper
8 22 (8.53%) IBM
9 16 (6.20%) CheckPoint
10 15 (5.81%) Oracle
11 14 (5.43%) McAfee
12 13 (5.04%) Dell
13 12 (4.65%) EMC
14 9 (3.49%) Adobe
14 9 (3.49%) Lumension
15 7 (2.71%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.71%) Symantec
16 6 (2.33%) CA
16 6 (2.33%) AppDynamics
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