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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 138 178 166
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 113 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 0.72% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.79% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 34
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£365 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -22.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.63%
Infrastructure Engineer
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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
8501 8246 7444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 91.83% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4831 4522 3783
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 425 582
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +18 34 £386 +23.60% 12
Surrey +22 21 £350 -2.77% 12
Berkshire 0 15 £395 +27.93% 8
East Sussex +2 14 £288 -
West Sussex -29 9 £295 +31.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £425 +58.87%
Oxfordshire - 7 £318 - 2
Kent 0 2 £450 +28.57% 1
Middlesex +4 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 192 (76.19%) Windows
2 149 (59.13%) VMware
3 129 (51.19%) Active Directory
4 104 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 90 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 79 (31.35%) Linux
8 73 (28.97%) SAN
9 69 (27.38%) Security Cleared
10 67 (26.59%) vSphere
11 65 (25.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 61 (24.21%) Cisco
13 57 (22.62%) MS Exchange
14 56 (22.22%) SC Cleared
15 55 (21.83%) SCCM
15 55 (21.83%) DNS
16 50 (19.84%) Citrix
17 49 (19.44%) ITIL
18 48 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
19 47 (18.65%) Firewall
20 46 (18.25%) SQL
21 45 (17.86%) PowerShell
22 40 (15.87%) HP
23 39 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
24 38 (15.08%) Hyper-V
24 38 (15.08%) Windows 7
24 38 (15.08%) Data Centre
25 36 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
26 33 (13.10%) IIS
27 31 (12.30%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 57 (22.62%) MS Exchange
2 36 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (13.10%) IIS
4 19 (7.54%) Apache
4 19 (7.54%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (5.16%) Lync
6 12 (4.76%) WebSphere
7 11 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (4.37%) WebLogic
8 9 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (3.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.19%) JBoss
13 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.17%) Office 365
3 7 (2.78%) Heroku
4 6 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.98%) IaaS
6 4 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (28.97%) SAN
2 55 (21.83%) DNS
3 47 (18.65%) Firewall
4 29 (11.51%) DHCP
5 25 (9.92%) VPN
6 24 (9.52%) WAN
6 24 (9.52%) LAN
7 22 (8.73%) TCP/IP
8 18 (7.14%) SSL
9 12 (4.76%) VoIP
9 12 (4.76%) Network Security
10 11 (4.37%) iSCSI
10 11 (4.37%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (3.17%) ADSL
11 8 (3.17%) HTTP
12 7 (2.78%) NAS
12 7 (2.78%) MPLS
12 7 (2.78%) IPsec
13 6 (2.38%) FCoE
13 6 (2.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.19%) DB2
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.79%) MySQL
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (0.40%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (7.54%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.75%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.38%) Introscope
6 3 (1.19%) Subversion
6 3 (1.19%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (0.79%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.40%) JIRA
8 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.40%) Hudson
General
1 22 (8.73%) Finance
2 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.19%) Retail
4 2 (0.79%) Military
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.56%) HTML
1 14 (5.56%) XML
2 7 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (2.78%) Application Packaging
3 6 (2.38%) Worklight
4 5 (1.98%) Middleware
5 3 (1.19%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.79%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.79%) LAMP
6 2 (0.79%) Flash
6 2 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.08%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.35%) Clustering
3 13 (5.16%) Replication
4 12 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.17%) PKI
7 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.59%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Wiki
9 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.40%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 192 (76.19%) Windows
2 104 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (31.35%) Linux
4 65 (25.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (15.08%) Windows 7
7 19 (7.54%) UNIX
8 15 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (5.56%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.17%) VMS
10 8 (3.17%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.78%) Windows 2000
12 6 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.98%) CentOS
13 5 (1.98%) AIX
14 4 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (1.59%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.19%) Solaris
16 1 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.44%) ITIL
2 31 (12.30%) Configuration Management
3 22 (8.73%) Migration
4 16 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (5.16%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (4.76%) High Availability
7 11 (4.37%) Change Management
8 10 (3.97%) DevOps
9 9 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.17%) Information Security
10 8 (3.17%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.17%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.17%) Load Balancing
10 8 (3.17%) Network Management
10 8 (3.17%) Change Control
11 7 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (2.78%) Scrum
11 7 (2.78%) Security Management
12 6 (2.38%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.25%) SQL
2 45 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 25 (9.92%) VBScript
4 21 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 17 (6.75%) Python
6 13 (5.16%) Ruby
7 12 (4.76%) VB
8 9 (3.57%) Perl
9 8 (3.17%) Jython
10 7 (2.78%) Java
11 5 (1.98%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.59%) PHP
13 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.79%) C#
13 2 (0.79%) Go
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (27.38%) Security Cleared
2 56 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 39 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (9.13%) MCSE
5 20 (7.94%) MCSA
6 19 (7.54%) DV Cleared
7 15 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (5.56%) MCP
9 13 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (5.16%) MCITP
10 10 (3.97%) CCNA
11 6 (2.38%) Degree
11 6 (2.38%) VCP4
12 5 (1.98%) CCDP
12 5 (1.98%) CCNP
13 4 (1.59%) Sun Certification
14 3 (1.19%) CCVP
15 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.79%) CEH
15 2 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.97%) SLA
2 7 (2.78%) QA
3 6 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 129 (51.19%) Active Directory
2 91 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (26.59%) vSphere
4 38 (15.08%) Hyper-V
5 18 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 17 (6.75%) XenApp
7 7 (2.78%) UAG
8 6 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.38%) Postfix
9 5 (1.98%) Firmware
9 5 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.98%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.19%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.79%) Samba
11 2 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.79%) XenServer
12 1 (0.40%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 55 (21.83%) SCCM
2 23 (9.13%) Puppet
3 15 (5.95%) SCOM
4 12 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
5 10 (3.97%) Vagrant
6 8 (3.17%) Nagios
7 6 (2.38%) WSUS
7 6 (2.38%) vMotion
8 5 (1.98%) ARCserve
8 5 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.98%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.59%) OpenView
9 4 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.59%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (1.19%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.19%) Opsview
10 3 (1.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 149 (59.13%) VMware
2 90 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 61 (24.21%) Cisco
4 50 (19.84%) Citrix
5 40 (15.87%) HP
6 21 (8.33%) NetApp
6 21 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 17 (6.75%) IBM
8 16 (6.35%) Dell
8 16 (6.35%) EMC
9 15 (5.95%) Oracle
10 10 (3.97%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.57%) McAfee
12 8 (3.17%) Adobe
12 8 (3.17%) Juniper
12 8 (3.17%) 3PAR
13 6 (2.38%) Lumension
13 6 (2.38%) AppDynamics
13 6 (2.38%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.59%) AppSense
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