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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 159 178 177
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 104 74 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 0.80% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.88% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 28
Average daily rate
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£338 £294 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £220 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £390 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £47.83 £42.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.54% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £42.50 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.18 £42.50 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.09% +22.22%
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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
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 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 30 £340 +9.67% 6
Berkshire +13 18 £325 - 2
Surrey +8 13 £350 -2.77% 9
Kent -6 11 £338 -3.57% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 9 £360 +34.57% 3
East Sussex -5 7 £298 +25.26% 3
West Sussex -23 7 £316 +43.75% 2
Oxfordshire -19 6 £350 +7.69% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 179 (78.51%) Windows
2 151 (66.23%) VMware
3 129 (56.58%) Active Directory
4 102 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (40.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 83 (36.40%) SAN
7 80 (35.09%) Microsoft
8 69 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 66 (28.95%) vSphere
10 55 (24.12%) Linux
11 53 (23.25%) MS Exchange
12 50 (21.93%) Citrix
13 48 (21.05%) PowerShell
13 48 (21.05%) Security Cleared
14 44 (19.30%) SCCM
15 43 (18.86%) HP
15 43 (18.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 40 (17.54%) IIS
17 39 (17.11%) SQL
17 39 (17.11%) Cisco
17 39 (17.11%) DNS
18 38 (16.67%) SC Cleared
19 37 (16.23%) ITIL
19 37 (16.23%) Data Centre
20 36 (15.79%) SQL Server
20 36 (15.79%) Firewall
21 35 (15.35%) Hyper-V
22 33 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
22 33 (14.47%) Windows 7
22 33 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (23.25%) MS Exchange
2 40 (17.54%) IIS
3 33 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 14 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (5.26%) Lync
7 11 (4.82%) WebLogic
7 11 (4.82%) Apache
8 10 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.32%) nginx
11 3 (1.32%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.44%) JBoss
13 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 26 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.51%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.95%) Office 365
4 4 (1.75%) IaaS
4 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.32%) SaaS
6 2 (0.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 83 (36.40%) SAN
2 39 (17.11%) DNS
3 36 (15.79%) Firewall
4 21 (9.21%) VPN
4 21 (9.21%) WAN
5 19 (8.33%) LAN
6 18 (7.89%) DHCP
6 18 (7.89%) TCP/IP
7 15 (6.58%) Network Security
8 13 (5.70%) iSCSI
9 10 (4.39%) NAS
9 10 (4.39%) MPLS
9 10 (4.39%) VoIP
9 10 (4.39%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (4.39%) NetScaler
10 8 (3.51%) SSL
10 8 (3.51%) ADSL
11 7 (3.07%) OSPF
11 7 (3.07%) BGP
11 7 (3.07%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.75%) DB2
4 3 (1.32%) MySQL
4 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.44%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Git (software)
1 13 (5.70%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.75%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (1.32%) Subversion
6 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (11.84%) Finance
2 5 (2.19%) Retail
3 3 (1.32%) Military
3 3 (1.32%) Law
3 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.44%) Back Office
4 1 (0.44%) Games
4 1 (0.44%) Banking
4 1 (0.44%) Local Government
4 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.82%) HTML
1 11 (4.82%) XML
2 5 (2.19%) Middleware
3 4 (1.75%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.75%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.32%) LAMP
4 3 (1.32%) .NET
5 2 (0.88%) COM+
5 2 (0.88%) Flash
5 2 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (0.88%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.23%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.58%) Clustering
3 13 (5.70%) Replication
4 11 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.19%) PKI
6 4 (1.75%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.75%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.88%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Wiki
8 1 (0.44%) iSeries
8 1 (0.44%) AS400
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.44%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 179 (78.51%) Windows
2 102 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (24.12%) Linux
5 43 (18.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (14.47%) Windows 7
7 19 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (5.70%) UNIX
9 10 (4.39%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.19%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.19%) AIX
11 4 (1.75%) CentOS
11 4 (1.75%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.88%) Solaris
13 2 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.44%) zOS
14 1 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.23%) ITIL
2 26 (11.40%) Configuration Management
3 13 (5.70%) Load Balancing
4 12 (5.26%) Change Management
5 11 (4.82%) High Availability
6 10 (4.39%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (4.39%) Migration
6 10 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (3.95%) DevOps
8 8 (3.51%) Change Control
8 8 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (3.51%) Scrum
8 8 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.07%) Security Management
10 6 (2.63%) Information Security Management
10 6 (2.63%) ISMS
10 6 (2.63%) Problem Management
10 6 (2.63%) Information Security
10 6 (2.63%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.19%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 39 (17.11%) SQL
3 21 (9.21%) VBScript
4 12 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.07%) Python
5 7 (3.07%) Ruby
6 6 (2.63%) VB
6 6 (2.63%) Java
6 6 (2.63%) Perl
6 6 (2.63%) PHP
7 5 (2.19%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.32%) C#
9 2 (0.88%) Jython
10 1 (0.44%) VB6
10 1 (0.44%) COBOL
10 1 (0.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 48 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 38 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 33 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (8.77%) MCSE
5 19 (8.33%) MCSA
5 19 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (6.14%) DV Cleared
7 11 (4.82%) MCITP
7 11 (4.82%) MCP
8 10 (4.39%) CCNA
8 10 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.95%) VCP4
10 6 (2.63%) Degree
11 3 (1.32%) Sun Certification
11 3 (1.32%) CCNP
12 1 (0.44%) HNC
12 1 (0.44%) HND
12 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.44%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.39%) SLA
2 8 (3.51%) QA
3 6 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.44%) TickIT
System Software
1 129 (56.58%) Active Directory
2 92 (40.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (28.95%) vSphere
4 35 (15.35%) Hyper-V
5 27 (11.84%) XenApp
6 22 (9.65%) VMware ESX
7 7 (3.07%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.19%) XenServer
8 5 (2.19%) Postfix
9 4 (1.75%) DFS Replication
9 4 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.75%) UAG
10 2 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.44%) Xen
11 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.44%) Samba
11 1 (0.44%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 44 (19.30%) SCCM
2 18 (7.89%) Puppet
3 16 (7.02%) SCOM
4 13 (5.70%) HP Data Protector
5 11 (4.82%) Vagrant
6 9 (3.95%) vMotion
6 9 (3.95%) Nagios
7 8 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (2.63%) WSUS
8 6 (2.63%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.75%) Unicenter
9 4 (1.75%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.75%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.75%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.75%) Opsview
9 4 (1.75%) Icinga
9 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.75%) Cacti
10 3 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 151 (66.23%) VMware
2 80 (35.09%) Microsoft
3 50 (21.93%) Citrix
4 43 (18.86%) HP
5 39 (17.11%) Cisco
6 23 (10.09%) Red Hat
7 21 (9.21%) EMC
8 18 (7.89%) Dell
9 13 (5.70%) NetApp
9 13 (5.70%) 3PAR
10 11 (4.82%) IBM
10 11 (4.82%) SolarWinds
11 10 (4.39%) Oracle
12 9 (3.95%) CommVault
13 8 (3.51%) Juniper
14 6 (2.63%) F5
15 5 (2.19%) Lumension
15 5 (2.19%) CA
15 5 (2.19%) Brocade
15 5 (2.19%) CheckPoint
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