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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 143 124 178
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +54
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 132 149 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 1.58% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.67% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 80 42
Median daily rate £350 £350 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £248 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +20.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +42.85%
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
8851 8939 8414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.66% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 4996 4610
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 427 461
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +33 55 £363 -3.33% 7
Hampshire -23 25 £400 +1.74% 4
Surrey -17 23 £405 +30.64% 5
Oxfordshire +1 12 £288 +17.34% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 7 £325 -23.52% 3
West Sussex -26 6 £350 +18.64% 1
East Sussex -4 5 £185 -32.72% 1
Kent -14 2 £434 -3.55%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 149 (61.57%) Windows
2 122 (50.41%) VMware
3 104 (42.98%) Active Directory
4 96 (39.67%) Windows Server
5 90 (37.19%) Linux
6 78 (32.23%) Microsoft
7 70 (28.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (28.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 62 (25.62%) DNS
10 58 (23.97%) Citrix
11 52 (21.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 49 (20.25%) Security Cleared
13 47 (19.42%) MS Exchange
14 44 (18.18%) ITIL
15 42 (17.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 42 (17.36%) Data Centre
16 41 (16.94%) DHCP
16 41 (16.94%) SAN
17 40 (16.53%) Red Hat
17 40 (16.53%) Firewall
18 39 (16.12%) Cisco
19 37 (15.29%) SQL Server
19 37 (15.29%) SQL
19 37 (15.29%) SC Cleared
20 35 (14.46%) WAN
21 34 (14.05%) Windows Server 2003
22 33 (13.64%) MS Excel
23 31 (12.81%) Change Management
24 30 (12.40%) DevOps
25 29 (11.98%) PowerShell

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 47 (19.42%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (8.26%) Tomcat
4 16 (6.61%) WebSphere
5 15 (6.20%) WebLogic
6 13 (5.37%) IIS
6 13 (5.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (3.72%) Apache
9 8 (3.31%) SharePoint
10 7 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.89%) JBoss
10 7 (2.89%) OpenStack
11 5 (2.07%) Skype for Business
12 4 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (1.24%) Live Communications Server
14 2 (0.83%) Confluence
14 2 (0.83%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.68%) Office 365
2 14 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.72%) SaaS
5 8 (3.31%) IaaS
5 8 (3.31%) PaaS
6 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.83%) Heroku
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 62 (25.62%) DNS
2 41 (16.94%) DHCP
2 41 (16.94%) SAN
3 40 (16.53%) Firewall
4 35 (14.46%) WAN
5 29 (11.98%) LAN
6 22 (9.09%) Network Security
7 21 (8.68%) TCP/IP
8 18 (7.44%) VPN
9 12 (4.96%) IPsec
10 11 (4.55%) Internet
11 10 (4.13%) MPLS
12 8 (3.31%) VLAN
13 7 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (2.89%) LDAP
13 7 (2.89%) VoIP
14 6 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (2.48%) SMTP
14 6 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.65%) MySQL
5 3 (1.24%) MS Access
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.83%) Redis
7 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (10.33%) Jenkins
2 22 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.02%) Vagrant
4 14 (5.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (1.65%) Maven
6 3 (1.24%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.83%) Ant
7 2 (0.83%) JIRA
7 2 (0.83%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.83%) Subversion
8 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.41%) JUnit
8 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.41%) Serena SBM
8 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (8.26%) Finance
2 13 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.13%) Retail
4 3 (1.24%) Marketing
5 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.41%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.68%) Middleware
2 12 (4.96%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (4.13%) JMS
4 8 (3.31%) JSON
5 3 (1.24%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (1.24%) Web Services
6 2 (0.83%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.83%) XML
7 1 (0.41%) .NET
7 1 (0.41%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.41%) Django
7 1 (0.41%) Guice
7 1 (0.41%) LAMP
7 1 (0.41%) MAPI
7 1 (0.41%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.41%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.41%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.41%) REST
7 1 (0.41%) SAML
7 1 (0.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.36%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.26%) Clustering
3 12 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.96%) Private Cloud
4 10 (4.13%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.31%) NHS
5 8 (3.31%) Statistics
6 6 (2.48%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.07%) EMC VNX
7 5 (2.07%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.07%) PKI
7 5 (2.07%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.65%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.24%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.24%) FMCG
10 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.83%) Replication
11 1 (0.41%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 149 (61.57%) Windows
2 96 (39.67%) Windows Server
3 90 (37.19%) Linux
4 70 (28.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (21.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (17.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (14.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (11.16%) Unix
9 18 (7.44%) Windows 7
10 15 (6.20%) CentOS
11 11 (4.55%) AIX
12 5 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (2.07%) Solaris
12 5 (2.07%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.65%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.65%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.65%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.65%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.24%) HPUX
14 3 (1.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.18%) ITIL
2 31 (12.81%) Change Management
3 30 (12.40%) DevOps
4 22 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (8.68%) Migration
5 21 (8.68%) Problem Management
6 20 (8.26%) Configuration Management
6 20 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (7.02%) Project Management
8 12 (4.96%) Incident Management
8 12 (4.96%) Network Design
9 11 (4.55%) High Availability
10 10 (4.13%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.72%) ITIL V3
12 8 (3.31%) Business Continuity
12 8 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (3.31%) Open Source
13 7 (2.89%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (2.89%) Patch Management
13 7 (2.89%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.29%) SQL
2 29 (11.98%) PowerShell
3 23 (9.50%) Python
4 12 (4.96%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.31%) Perl
6 7 (2.89%) Java
7 6 (2.48%) VBScript
8 4 (1.65%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.65%) C
8 4 (1.65%) Ruby
9 3 (1.24%) C#
9 3 (1.24%) VB
10 1 (0.41%) C++
10 1 (0.41%) C-shell
10 1 (0.41%) Delphi
10 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 37 (15.29%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (6.61%) CCNA
4 16 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (6.61%) MCSE
5 13 (5.37%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.72%) Degree
7 7 (2.89%) MCP
7 7 (2.89%) MCSA
7 7 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.48%) CCNP
9 5 (2.07%) CCA
9 5 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.65%) CISSP
10 4 (1.65%) GCIH
10 4 (1.65%) GIAC
10 4 (1.65%) HND
10 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.20%) SLA
2 7 (2.89%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.24%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (42.98%) Active Directory
2 68 (28.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (11.16%) Hyper-V
3 27 (11.16%) vSphere
4 24 (9.92%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (9.50%) XenApp
6 8 (3.31%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.07%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.07%) XenServer
8 2 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.83%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.83%) NFS
9 1 (0.41%) Docker
9 1 (0.41%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.41%) Postfix
9 1 (0.41%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.41%) UAG
9 1 (0.41%) vCloud
9 1 (0.41%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 28 (11.57%) SCCM
2 21 (8.68%) Ansible
3 16 (6.61%) Puppet
4 14 (5.79%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.31%) SCOM
6 5 (2.07%) Nagios
6 5 (2.07%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.65%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.65%) WSUS
8 3 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.24%) Netcool
8 3 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (1.24%) Unicenter
8 3 (1.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.83%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.41%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.41%) nmon
Vendors
1 122 (50.41%) VMware
2 78 (32.23%) Microsoft
3 58 (23.97%) Citrix
4 40 (16.53%) Red Hat
5 39 (16.12%) Cisco
6 29 (11.98%) HP
7 25 (10.33%) IBM
8 16 (6.61%) NetApp
8 16 (6.61%) Oracle
9 15 (6.20%) EMC
10 12 (4.96%) Juniper
11 8 (3.31%) Veritas
12 6 (2.48%) Symantec
13 5 (2.07%) Altiris
14 4 (1.65%) Avaya
14 4 (1.65%) BT
14 4 (1.65%) Dell
14 4 (1.65%) Intel
14 4 (1.65%) Remedy
14 4 (1.65%) Veeam
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