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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 146 158 141
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 94 119 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 1.25% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.32% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 71 70
Median daily rate £373 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £39.40 £28.50 £25.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.22% +11.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £19.70 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £43.96 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £33.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +55.17%
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
7241 9001 9283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.46% 94.86% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5215 5077
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 509 509
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +16 25 £325 +1.56% 7
Hampshire +3 25 £375 -1.96% 5
Surrey +12 24 £375 -3.22% 8
Buckinghamshire +23 11 £305 -6.15% 4
Kent +4 4 £315 -
Oxfordshire -2 3 £350 -12.50% 3
West Sussex +8 1 - - 1
East Sussex +6 1 - - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 116 (63.39%) Windows
2 95 (51.91%) VMware
3 77 (42.08%) Active Directory
4 70 (38.25%) Windows Server
5 57 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 50 (27.32%) Microsoft
7 46 (25.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (24.04%) Linux
9 40 (21.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (18.03%) Citrix
11 32 (17.49%) Cisco
11 32 (17.49%) PowerShell
12 31 (16.94%) ITIL
13 30 (16.39%) DNS
13 30 (16.39%) Security Cleared
14 29 (15.85%) SAN
15 27 (14.75%) SC Cleared
16 25 (13.66%) SCCM
16 25 (13.66%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (12.02%) Data Centre
17 22 (12.02%) Python
18 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
18 20 (10.93%) Firewall
18 20 (10.93%) MS Excel
18 20 (10.93%) LAN
18 20 (10.93%) Unix
18 20 (10.93%) HP
19 19 (10.38%) MS Exchange
19 19 (10.38%) Office 365
19 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 19 (10.38%) MS Exchange
1 19 (10.38%) Skype for Business
2 11 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (6.01%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (4.37%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.73%) IIS
6 4 (2.19%) Apache
6 4 (2.19%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.09%) JBoss
8 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.55%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.37%) MS Office
3 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.38%) Office 365
3 8 (4.37%) IaaS
4 7 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.83%) PaaS
4 7 (3.83%) SaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.39%) DNS
2 29 (15.85%) SAN
3 20 (10.93%) Firewall
3 20 (10.93%) LAN
4 17 (9.29%) WAN
5 14 (7.65%) DHCP
6 13 (7.10%) SMTP
7 12 (6.56%) Internet
8 11 (6.01%) VPN
9 10 (5.46%) NAS
9 10 (5.46%) TCP/IP
10 9 (4.92%) FTP
11 8 (4.37%) Skype
12 6 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (3.28%) Network Security
12 6 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (2.73%) LDAP
13 5 (2.73%) MPLS
14 4 (2.19%) SSL
14 4 (2.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.28%) MySQL
2 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (5.46%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.28%) Metasploit
3 6 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.64%) JIRA
4 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.64%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.09%) Hudson
6 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.55%) JUnit
6 1 (0.55%) Maven
6 1 (0.55%) Selenium
6 1 (0.55%) Subversion
6 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 7 (3.83%) Retail
2 4 (2.19%) Finance
2 4 (2.19%) Publishing
3 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.09%) Legal
4 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.28%) JSON
1 6 (3.28%) Middleware
2 5 (2.73%) JMS
2 5 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (2.73%) Web Services
3 3 (1.64%) ADO
3 3 (1.64%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.09%) .NET
4 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.09%) LAMP
4 2 (1.09%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.55%) PostGIS
5 1 (0.55%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.55%) SOAP
5 1 (0.55%) XML
5 1 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.02%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.01%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.83%) EMC VNX
5 6 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.28%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.73%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.73%) HP StoreVirtual
6 5 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.73%) Replication
6 5 (2.73%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.64%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.64%) Clustering
7 3 (1.64%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.64%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.09%) DataPower
8 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 116 (63.39%) Windows
2 70 (38.25%) Windows Server
3 46 (25.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (24.04%) Linux
5 40 (21.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (13.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (10.93%) Unix
8 15 (8.20%) Windows 7
9 13 (7.10%) CentOS
9 13 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (7.10%) Windows 10
10 11 (6.01%) Android
11 9 (4.92%) Ubuntu
12 8 (4.37%) Windows 8
13 6 (3.28%) Apple iOS
14 5 (2.73%) Windows CE
15 4 (2.19%) Solaris
15 4 (2.19%) Windows XP
16 2 (1.09%) SUSE
17 1 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.94%) ITIL
2 17 (9.29%) Project Management
3 16 (8.74%) Problem Management
4 11 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (6.01%) Migration
5 9 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (4.92%) Change Management
5 9 (4.92%) Configuration Management
6 8 (4.37%) DevOps
7 7 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (3.83%) Incident Management
7 7 (3.83%) Information Security
7 7 (3.83%) ITIL V3
7 7 (3.83%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (3.28%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (3.28%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (3.28%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.28%) Software Engineering
9 5 (2.73%) High Availability
9 5 (2.73%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.49%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.02%) Python
3 16 (8.74%) SQL
4 12 (6.56%) Perl
5 8 (4.37%) VBScript
6 7 (3.83%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.28%) C
7 6 (3.28%) Java
7 6 (3.28%) VB
8 4 (2.19%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.64%) PHP
10 2 (1.09%) C++
10 2 (1.09%) Ruby
11 1 (0.55%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.92%) MCP
5 8 (4.37%) MCSE
6 7 (3.83%) AWS Certification
7 6 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.28%) Degree
8 5 (2.73%) CCNA
8 5 (2.73%) CEH
8 5 (2.73%) CISSP
8 5 (2.73%) RHCT
9 4 (2.19%) GCIH
9 4 (2.19%) GIAC
10 3 (1.64%) CCNP
11 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.09%) RHCA
11 2 (1.09%) RHCSA
11 2 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) SLA
2 5 (2.73%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.09%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.55%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 77 (42.08%) Active Directory
2 57 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.01%) vSphere
4 11 (6.01%) XenApp
5 9 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (3.28%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.73%) Firmware
7 5 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (2.19%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.09%) vCloud
10 2 (1.09%) XenServer
11 1 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (13.66%) SCCM
2 19 (10.38%) Puppet
3 18 (9.84%) SCOM
4 16 (8.74%) AirWatch
5 13 (7.10%) NetBackup
6 8 (4.37%) Ansible
7 7 (3.83%) WSUS
8 6 (3.28%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (2.19%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (2.19%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.64%) Terraform
12 2 (1.09%) AppDNA
12 2 (1.09%) EdgeSight
12 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (1.09%) SELinux
12 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 95 (51.91%) VMware
2 50 (27.32%) Microsoft
3 33 (18.03%) Citrix
4 32 (17.49%) Cisco
5 20 (10.93%) HP
6 18 (9.84%) Red Hat
7 14 (7.65%) EMC
8 11 (6.01%) Symantec
9 9 (4.92%) IBM
10 7 (3.83%) NetApp
10 7 (3.83%) Oracle
11 5 (2.73%) arcserve
11 5 (2.73%) MobileIron
11 5 (2.73%) Veeam
12 4 (2.19%) F5
12 4 (2.19%) Hitachi
12 4 (2.19%) Remedy
13 3 (1.64%) BMC
13 3 (1.64%) Intel
13 3 (1.64%) Juniper
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