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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 163 135 171
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +36
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 98 132 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 1.42% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.50% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 83 52
Median daily rate £325 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £296
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-31.85% +35.00%
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
8527 8821 8647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.97% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5088 5044 4690
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 418 443
Median hourly rate £19.44 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.78% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 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
Berkshire +23 45 £275 -21.42% 10
Surrey -7 22 £350 +10.23% 11
Hampshire -17 10 £350 -9.67% 7
Oxfordshire +9 9 £305 +1.66% 1
West Sussex -17 5 £392 +32.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £275 -32.43%
East Sussex +3 3 £250 -9.09% 3
Kent +2 2 £434 +36.15%
Home Counties +3 1 £285 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 144 (60.25%) Windows
2 119 (49.79%) VMware
3 100 (41.84%) Active Directory
4 95 (39.75%) Linux
5 90 (37.66%) Windows Server
6 74 (30.96%) Microsoft
7 69 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 66 (27.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 64 (26.78%) DNS
10 57 (23.85%) Citrix
11 55 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (21.34%) Security Cleared
13 45 (18.83%) MS Exchange
14 43 (17.99%) ITIL
14 43 (17.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 42 (17.57%) Red Hat
15 42 (17.57%) Firewall
16 40 (16.74%) DHCP
17 39 (16.32%) SAN
17 39 (16.32%) SC Cleared
18 37 (15.48%) Cisco
18 37 (15.48%) SQL
19 36 (15.06%) Data Centre
20 35 (14.64%) Windows Server 2003
21 34 (14.23%) SQL Server
22 32 (13.39%) PowerShell
23 31 (12.97%) DevOps
23 31 (12.97%) WAN
24 30 (12.55%) MS Excel
25 29 (12.13%) Python

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 45 (18.83%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.21%) Tomcat
3 20 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (6.69%) WebSphere
5 15 (6.28%) WebLogic
6 13 (5.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (4.60%) Apache
7 11 (4.60%) IIS
8 10 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.93%) JBoss
9 7 (2.93%) OpenStack
9 7 (2.93%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.09%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.26%) Live Communications Server
12 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.84%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (12.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.79%) Office 365
2 12 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.60%) SaaS
4 7 (2.93%) PaaS
5 5 (2.09%) IaaS
6 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.84%) Heroku
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 64 (26.78%) DNS
2 42 (17.57%) Firewall
3 40 (16.74%) DHCP
4 39 (16.32%) SAN
5 31 (12.97%) WAN
6 27 (11.30%) LAN
7 21 (8.79%) Network Security
8 20 (8.37%) TCP/IP
9 19 (7.95%) VPN
10 13 (5.44%) Internet
11 11 (4.60%) IPsec
12 10 (4.18%) MPLS
13 9 (3.77%) LDAP
14 8 (3.35%) VLAN
15 7 (2.93%) Wireless
16 6 (2.51%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (2.51%) Intrusion Detection
16 6 (2.51%) VoIP
17 5 (2.09%) NetScaler
17 5 (2.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.51%) MySQL
2 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.26%) MS Access
5 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.84%) Redis
7 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (10.46%) Jenkins
2 22 (9.21%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.11%) Vagrant
4 14 (5.86%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (1.67%) Maven
6 3 (1.26%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.84%) Ant
7 2 (0.84%) JIRA
7 2 (0.84%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.84%) Subversion
8 1 (0.42%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.42%) JUnit
8 1 (0.42%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.42%) Selenium
8 1 (0.42%) Serena SBM
8 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (7.95%) Finance
2 11 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.18%) Retail
4 3 (1.26%) Marketing
5 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.42%) Back Office
5 1 (0.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Electronics
5 1 (0.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.79%) Middleware
2 12 (5.02%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (4.18%) JMS
4 8 (3.35%) JSON
5 3 (1.26%) LAMP
5 3 (1.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (1.26%) Web Services
5 3 (1.26%) XML
6 2 (0.84%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.84%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.84%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.42%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.42%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.42%) Django
7 1 (0.42%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.42%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.42%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.42%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.42%) REST
7 1 (0.42%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.06%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.37%) Clustering
3 12 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.02%) Private Cloud
4 10 (4.18%) Driving Licence
4 10 (4.18%) Statistics
5 8 (3.35%) NHS
6 6 (2.51%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.09%) EMC VNX
7 5 (2.09%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.09%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.67%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.67%) PKI
9 3 (1.26%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.26%) FMCG
10 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 144 (60.25%) Windows
2 95 (39.75%) Linux
3 90 (37.66%) Windows Server
4 69 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (17.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (14.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (11.30%) Unix
9 17 (7.11%) CentOS
9 17 (7.11%) Windows 7
10 11 (4.60%) AIX
11 7 (2.93%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.51%) Solaris
13 5 (2.09%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.09%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.67%) Windows 10
14 4 (1.67%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.26%) HPUX
15 3 (1.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.99%) ITIL
2 31 (12.97%) DevOps
3 29 (12.13%) Change Management
4 22 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (9.21%) Problem Management
5 19 (7.95%) Configuration Management
5 19 (7.95%) Migration
6 17 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (6.28%) Incident Management
8 14 (5.86%) High Availability
9 13 (5.44%) Project Management
10 12 (5.02%) Network Design
11 11 (4.60%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.77%) Open Source
13 8 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (3.35%) ITIL V3
13 8 (3.35%) Virtual Environments
14 7 (2.93%) Infrastructure Management
14 7 (2.93%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (2.93%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.48%) SQL
2 32 (13.39%) PowerShell
3 29 (12.13%) Python
4 13 (5.44%) Java
5 12 (5.02%) Shell Script
6 10 (4.18%) Perl
7 8 (3.35%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.93%) Ruby
9 6 (2.51%) C
9 6 (2.51%) VBScript
10 5 (2.09%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.26%) C#
11 3 (1.26%) C++
11 3 (1.26%) PHP
11 3 (1.26%) VB
12 1 (0.42%) C-shell
12 1 (0.42%) Delphi
12 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (21.34%) Security Cleared
2 39 (16.32%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (6.28%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.02%) CCNA
5 12 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.60%) Degree
6 11 (4.60%) MCSE
7 7 (2.93%) CCNP
7 7 (2.93%) MCSA
7 7 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.51%) MCP
9 5 (2.09%) DBS Check
9 5 (2.09%) MCITP
10 4 (1.67%) CCA
10 4 (1.67%) CISSP
10 4 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.67%) HND
10 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.28%) SLA
2 6 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.84%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (41.84%) Active Directory
2 66 (27.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.72%) Hyper-V
3 28 (11.72%) vSphere
4 24 (10.04%) XenApp
5 22 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (3.77%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (2.09%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.09%) XenServer
9 2 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.84%) NFS
10 1 (0.42%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.42%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.42%) Postfix
10 1 (0.42%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (0.42%) vCloud
10 1 (0.42%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 28 (11.72%) SCCM
2 22 (9.21%) Ansible
3 17 (7.11%) Puppet
4 14 (5.86%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.77%) SCOM
6 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.09%) Nagios
6 5 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.09%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (1.67%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.67%) WSUS
8 3 (1.26%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.26%) Netcool
8 3 (1.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (1.26%) Unicenter
8 3 (1.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.84%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 119 (49.79%) VMware
2 74 (30.96%) Microsoft
3 57 (23.85%) Citrix
4 42 (17.57%) Red Hat
5 37 (15.48%) Cisco
6 29 (12.13%) HP
7 25 (10.46%) IBM
8 18 (7.53%) Oracle
9 16 (6.69%) EMC
10 15 (6.28%) NetApp
11 14 (5.86%) Juniper
12 10 (4.18%) Veritas
13 6 (2.51%) Symantec
14 5 (2.09%) Altiris
14 5 (2.09%) Veeam
15 4 (1.67%) Dell
15 4 (1.67%) Intel Security
15 4 (1.67%) Remedy
16 3 (1.26%) Meridio
16 3 (1.26%) Mitel
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