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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
England / South East
Rank 148 167 128
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 92 89 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.08% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.15% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 69
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £257 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.50 £25.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.48% -35.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £16.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.67 £17.30 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%

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
6823 7732 8504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.22% 94.24% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3934 4531 4617
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 404 416
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.49 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +7 26 £395 +32.10% 6
Berkshire +12 22 £350 +12.90% 13
Surrey +14 18 £375 +0.67% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £305 -1.61% 3
Oxfordshire -3 6 £350 -6.66% 4
East Sussex +6 2 £300 +22.44% 1
Kent -2 2 £370 +13.84% 2
West Sussex -2 1 - - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 115 (62.84%) Windows
2 94 (51.37%) VMware
3 80 (43.72%) Active Directory
4 73 (39.89%) Windows Server
5 65 (35.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 54 (29.51%) Microsoft
7 44 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (24.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (23.50%) PowerShell
9 40 (21.86%) Linux
10 35 (19.13%) Cisco
11 34 (18.58%) DNS
12 31 (16.94%) Citrix
12 31 (16.94%) Data Centre
13 28 (15.30%) Security Cleared
14 27 (14.75%) SAN
15 26 (14.21%) LAN
16 25 (13.66%) MS Exchange
17 24 (13.11%) SC Cleared
18 23 (12.57%) ITIL
18 23 (12.57%) SCCM
19 22 (12.02%) WAN
19 22 (12.02%) HP
19 22 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (12.02%) Firewall
20 21 (11.48%) AirWatch
21 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
21 20 (10.93%) Unix
22 19 (10.38%) DHCP
22 19 (10.38%) Puppet

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 25 (13.66%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.74%) Skype for Business
3 13 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.28%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.73%) IIS
8 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.64%) Apache
9 3 (1.64%) JBoss
9 3 (1.64%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.55%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.28%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.20%) Office 365
3 8 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.28%) SaaS
5 5 (2.73%) IaaS
6 4 (2.19%) PaaS
7 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.09%) G Suite
8 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.58%) DNS
2 27 (14.75%) SAN
3 26 (14.21%) LAN
4 22 (12.02%) Firewall
4 22 (12.02%) WAN
5 19 (10.38%) DHCP
6 15 (8.20%) SMTP
6 15 (8.20%) TCP/IP
7 12 (6.56%) VPN
8 10 (5.46%) Internet
8 10 (5.46%) Skype
9 9 (4.92%) FTP
10 8 (4.37%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (3.83%) MPLS
11 7 (3.83%) NAS
12 6 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (3.28%) Network Security
13 5 (2.73%) LDAP
13 5 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (2.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.73%) MySQL
5 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.37%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.28%) Metasploit
4 5 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.64%) JIRA
5 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.09%) Hudson
6 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.55%) JUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Maven
7 1 (0.55%) Subversion
7 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 10 (5.46%) Retail
2 4 (2.19%) Finance
2 4 (2.19%) Publishing
3 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.09%) Advertising
4 2 (1.09%) Games
4 2 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Law
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.73%) JSON
1 5 (2.73%) Middleware
1 5 (2.73%) Web Services
2 4 (2.19%) JMS
2 4 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.64%) ADO
3 3 (1.64%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.55%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.55%) SOAP
4 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.94%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.01%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.83%) EMC VNX
4 6 (3.28%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.28%) PKI
4 6 (3.28%) Replication
5 5 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.73%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.19%) Clustering
6 4 (2.19%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.19%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.19%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (2.19%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.64%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.09%) BYOD
8 2 (1.09%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 115 (62.84%) Windows
2 73 (39.89%) Windows Server
3 44 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (24.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (21.86%) Linux
5 22 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (10.93%) Unix
7 19 (10.38%) Windows 10
8 18 (9.84%) Windows 7
9 15 (8.20%) Android
10 11 (6.01%) CentOS
10 11 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (4.92%) Ubuntu
12 8 (4.37%) Apple iOS
13 7 (3.83%) Windows CE
14 6 (3.28%) Windows 8
15 4 (2.19%) Solaris
16 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.55%) AIX
17 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.57%) ITIL
2 16 (8.74%) Problem Management
3 13 (7.10%) Project Management
4 12 (6.56%) Migration
4 12 (6.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (5.46%) Configuration Management
6 8 (4.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.37%) Change Management
6 8 (4.37%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 7 (3.83%) DevOps
7 7 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (3.83%) Information Security
8 6 (3.28%) Capacity Management
8 6 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (3.28%) Data Centre Operations
8 6 (3.28%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.28%) Information Assurance
8 6 (3.28%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (3.28%) Server Hardening
8 6 (3.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.50%) PowerShell
2 17 (9.29%) Python
3 13 (7.10%) VBScript
4 11 (6.01%) Perl
4 11 (6.01%) SQL
5 8 (4.37%) VB
6 6 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.64%) C
8 2 (1.09%) Java
9 1 (0.55%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (15.30%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.83%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.28%) CISSP
4 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.73%) CCNA
5 5 (2.73%) CEH
5 5 (2.73%) GCIH
5 5 (2.73%) GIAC
5 5 (2.73%) MCP
5 5 (2.73%) MCSE
5 5 (2.73%) RHCT
6 3 (1.64%) CCNP
6 3 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.64%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.55%) Degree
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.55%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.19%) SLA
4 2 (1.09%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.55%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.55%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (43.72%) Active Directory
2 65 (35.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.01%) vSphere
5 9 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.92%) XenApp
6 7 (3.83%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.09%) Firmware
11 2 (1.09%) vCloud
11 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.09%) XenServer
12 1 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (12.57%) SCCM
2 21 (11.48%) AirWatch
3 19 (10.38%) Puppet
4 12 (6.56%) NetBackup
4 12 (6.56%) SCOM
5 9 (4.92%) WSUS
6 7 (3.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (3.28%) Ansible
7 6 (3.28%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.19%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.64%) Terraform
10 2 (1.09%) AppDNA
10 2 (1.09%) DatAdvantage
10 2 (1.09%) EdgeSight
10 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (1.09%) OpenView
10 2 (1.09%) SELinux
10 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 94 (51.37%) VMware
2 54 (29.51%) Microsoft
3 35 (19.13%) Cisco
4 31 (16.94%) Citrix
5 22 (12.02%) HP
6 16 (8.74%) Red Hat
7 14 (7.65%) EMC
8 13 (7.10%) Symantec
9 10 (5.46%) IBM
10 7 (3.83%) MobileIron
11 5 (2.73%) F5
11 5 (2.73%) Oracle
12 4 (2.19%) arcserve
12 4 (2.19%) Hitachi
12 4 (2.19%) Juniper
12 4 (2.19%) NetApp
12 4 (2.19%) Veeam
13 3 (1.64%) Dell
13 3 (1.64%) Fujitsu
14 2 (1.09%) CommVault
Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago