The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
England / South East
Rank 149 150 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 87 106 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 1.24% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.31% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 66 79
Median daily rate £315 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £414 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Median hourly rate £31.00 £16.50 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.87% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £29.30 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%

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
7134 8104 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.43% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 4931 4801
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 383 421
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire 0 30 £416 +18.92% 3
Berkshire +15 13 £313 +25.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +10 13 £305 +1.66% 3
Surrey 0 11 £225 -30.76% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £305 - 6
Kent +1 5 £315 -23.91%
East Sussex +4 2 £300 +96.72% 2
West Sussex -13 2 £225 - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 116 (64.44%) Windows
2 98 (54.44%) VMware
3 81 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 73 (40.56%) Windows Server
5 66 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 56 (31.11%) Microsoft
7 46 (25.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (22.78%) PowerShell
10 37 (20.56%) DNS
11 34 (18.89%) Linux
11 34 (18.89%) Security Cleared
12 32 (17.78%) Cisco
13 31 (17.22%) Citrix
14 28 (15.56%) Data Centre
14 28 (15.56%) LAN
14 28 (15.56%) SC Cleared
15 24 (13.33%) ITIL
16 23 (12.78%) WAN
16 23 (12.78%) SCCM
17 22 (12.22%) MS Exchange
17 22 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (12.22%) Windows 7
17 22 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
18 21 (11.67%) SAN
19 20 (11.11%) Firewall
19 20 (11.11%) Windows 10
20 19 (10.56%) Hyper-V
20 19 (10.56%) Office 365
20 19 (10.56%) DHCP

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 22 (12.22%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.22%) Skype for Business
3 11 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.89%) IIS
6 5 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.67%) Apache
8 3 (1.67%) JBoss
9 2 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.56%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.44%) MS Office
3 2 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.56%) Office 365
3 9 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.89%) SaaS
5 6 (3.33%) IaaS
6 4 (2.22%) PaaS
7 2 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.11%) G Suite
7 2 (1.11%) Mailgun
8 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.56%) DNS
2 28 (15.56%) LAN
3 23 (12.78%) WAN
4 21 (11.67%) SAN
5 20 (11.11%) Firewall
6 19 (10.56%) DHCP
7 18 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 15 (8.33%) VPN
9 12 (6.67%) SMTP
10 9 (5.00%) FTP
11 8 (4.44%) Internet
12 7 (3.89%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (3.89%) Skype
13 6 (3.33%) MPLS
13 6 (3.33%) NAS
14 5 (2.78%) Network Security
14 5 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (2.22%) LDAP
15 4 (2.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.78%) MySQL
3 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Metasploit
2 5 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.11%) JIRA
4 2 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.56%) Hudson
5 1 (0.56%) JUnit
5 1 (0.56%) Maven
5 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.56%) TestNG
5 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (5.00%) Retail
2 5 (2.78%) Advertising
3 4 (2.22%) Finance
4 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.11%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.22%) Web Services
2 3 (1.67%) ADO
2 3 (1.67%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.11%) .NET
3 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.11%) Classic ASP
3 2 (1.11%) JSON
3 2 (1.11%) Middleware
4 1 (0.56%) JMS
4 1 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.89%) PKI
3 7 (3.89%) Replication
4 6 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.78%) EMC VNX
5 5 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.22%) Clustering
6 4 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.22%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.11%) BYOD
7 2 (1.11%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.11%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.11%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.11%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.56%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (64.44%) Windows
2 73 (40.56%) Windows Server
3 46 (25.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (18.89%) Linux
6 22 (12.22%) Windows 7
6 22 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 17 (9.44%) Unix
9 12 (6.67%) Android
10 8 (4.44%) CentOS
10 8 (4.44%) Ubuntu
11 7 (3.89%) Apple iOS
11 7 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.89%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 6 (3.33%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.22%) Solaris
14 1 (0.56%) AIX
14 1 (0.56%) VMS
14 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.33%) ITIL
2 17 (9.44%) Problem Management
3 13 (7.22%) Migration
4 11 (6.11%) Project Management
5 10 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.44%) Change Management
7 8 (4.44%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.89%) Information Security
8 7 (3.89%) Service Design
9 6 (3.33%) Capacity Management
9 6 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.33%) DevOps
9 6 (3.33%) Information Assurance
9 6 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (3.33%) Server Hardening
9 6 (3.33%) Software Engineering
10 5 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.78%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.78%) PowerShell
2 14 (7.78%) Python
3 13 (7.22%) VBScript
4 11 (6.11%) Perl
4 11 (6.11%) SQL
5 7 (3.89%) VB
6 3 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.67%) C
6 3 (1.67%) C#
6 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.11%) Java
8 1 (0.56%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 34 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.89%) CISSP
4 6 (3.33%) AWS Certification
5 5 (2.78%) CEH
5 5 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.78%) GCIH
5 5 (2.78%) GIAC
5 5 (2.78%) RHCT
6 4 (2.22%) CCNA
6 4 (2.22%) MCP
7 3 (1.67%) CCNP
7 3 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.67%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.11%) MCSE
9 1 (0.56%) CISA
9 1 (0.56%) CISM
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.67%) SLA
5 2 (1.11%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.56%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.56%) QA
6 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 66 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.56%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.11%) vSphere
5 10 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (5.00%) XenApp
7 7 (3.89%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (3.89%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.78%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.67%) Firmware
11 2 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.11%) XenServer
12 1 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.56%) SRDF
12 1 (0.56%) vCloud
12 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (12.78%) SCCM
2 18 (10.00%) AirWatch
3 15 (8.33%) Puppet
4 9 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 9 (5.00%) SCOM
5 8 (4.44%) Backup Exec
5 8 (4.44%) WSUS
6 4 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.67%) Ansible
7 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.11%) AppDNA
8 2 (1.11%) DatAdvantage
8 2 (1.11%) EdgeSight
8 2 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.11%) OpenView
8 2 (1.11%) Terraform
9 1 (0.56%) Nagios
9 1 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 98 (54.44%) VMware
2 56 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 32 (17.78%) Cisco
4 31 (17.22%) Citrix
5 18 (10.00%) HP
6 15 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 14 (7.78%) EMC
8 11 (6.11%) Symantec
9 6 (3.33%) IBM
9 6 (3.33%) Veeam
10 5 (2.78%) Dell
11 4 (2.22%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.22%) Juniper
11 4 (2.22%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.67%) F5
12 3 (1.67%) Hitachi
12 3 (1.67%) Oracle
13 2 (1.11%) arcserve
13 2 (1.11%) CommVault
13 2 (1.11%) Intel Security
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