The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 167 171 200
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +29
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 73 63 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.75% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.81% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 29
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £264 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £376 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.88% -25.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8210 7777 9000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.63% 91.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4458 3995 4079
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 560 642
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.03 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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 22 July 2014.

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
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 22 July 2014. 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
West Sussex +19 22 £220 -37.14% 3
Hampshire -8 13 £310 -13.20% 6
Kent +5 12 £350 - 1
Berkshire -9 11 £338 +10.65% 3
East Sussex +4 6 £238 -34.93% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £268 -6.55% 1
Surrey -12 4 £360 +8.67% 6
Oxfordshire -3 1 - - 3
Thames Valley - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 125 (78.13%) Windows
2 109 (68.13%) Active Directory
3 104 (65.00%) VMware
4 75 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 73 (45.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (43.75%) MS Exchange
7 58 (36.25%) Citrix
8 55 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 52 (32.50%) Cisco
10 46 (28.75%) SAN
10 46 (28.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 45 (28.13%) SCCM
12 43 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 43 (26.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (26.88%) ITIL
13 42 (26.25%) Firewall
14 39 (24.38%) DNS
15 38 (23.75%) HP
15 38 (23.75%) Linux
16 36 (22.50%) vSphere
17 35 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
18 33 (20.63%) SQL Server
18 33 (20.63%) Security Cleared
19 30 (18.75%) XenApp
20 28 (17.50%) MCSE
21 27 (16.88%) SQL
21 27 (16.88%) LAN
22 26 (16.25%) WAN
23 25 (15.63%) DHCP
24 24 (15.00%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 70 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 46 (28.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (10.63%) IIS
3 17 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (8.75%) SharePoint
5 12 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.75%) IBM Notes
8 5 (3.13%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.13%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.50%) Lync
9 4 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.88%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.25%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.00%) Office 365
2 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.88%) IaaS
4 2 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (28.75%) SAN
2 42 (26.25%) Firewall
3 39 (24.38%) DNS
4 27 (16.88%) LAN
5 26 (16.25%) WAN
6 25 (15.63%) DHCP
7 20 (12.50%) Internet
8 14 (8.75%) TCP/IP
8 14 (8.75%) VPN
9 11 (6.88%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (6.25%) MPLS
11 7 (4.38%) VoIP
11 7 (4.38%) Wireless
12 6 (3.75%) IP Telephony
13 5 (3.13%) LDAP
13 5 (3.13%) Kerberos
14 4 (2.50%) NAS
14 4 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (2.50%) BGP
14 4 (2.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.88%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.75%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.13%) SQLPlus
7 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.25%) MySQL
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.63%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.38%) Advertising
3 3 (1.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) PKI
2 10 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.13%) HACMP
3 5 (3.13%) Clustering
3 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.25%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.25%) Replication
5 1 (0.63%) PMI
5 1 (0.63%) FMCG
5 1 (0.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 125 (78.13%) Windows
2 73 (45.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (26.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (23.75%) Linux
6 19 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (9.38%) Windows 7
8 12 (7.50%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.75%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.75%) UNIX
10 5 (3.13%) AIX
10 5 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.50%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.88%) ITIL
2 12 (7.50%) Configuration Management
3 9 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (3.75%) Migration
5 6 (3.75%) Project Management
6 5 (3.13%) Information Security
6 5 (3.13%) Document Management
6 5 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (2.50%) DevOps
7 4 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 4 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.50%) BCP
8 3 (1.88%) PRINCE2
8 3 (1.88%) Performance Management
8 3 (1.88%) Business Continuity
8 3 (1.88%) Software Engineering
8 3 (1.88%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.25%) Change Control
9 2 (1.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.88%) SQL
2 17 (10.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.88%) VB
5 3 (1.88%) C
6 2 (1.25%) Korn
6 2 (1.25%) Python
7 1 (0.63%) C#
7 1 (0.63%) C++
7 1 (0.63%) Java
7 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (20.63%) Security Cleared
3 28 (17.50%) MCSE
4 23 (14.38%) SC Cleared
5 20 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (10.63%) CCNA
7 13 (8.13%) MCP
8 12 (7.50%) MCSA
9 10 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (4.38%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.13%) CCNP
11 5 (3.13%) CCA
11 5 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (3.13%) Degree
12 2 (1.25%) CEH
12 2 (1.25%) MCITP
12 2 (1.25%) CISSP
12 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.63%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 109 (68.13%) Active Directory
2 43 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (22.50%) vSphere
4 30 (18.75%) XenApp
5 24 (15.00%) Hyper-V
6 10 (6.25%) UAG
7 9 (5.63%) VMware ESX
8 8 (5.00%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.13%) OCFS2
10 4 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.50%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.25%) KVM
11 2 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.25%) XenServer
11 2 (1.25%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 45 (28.13%) SCCM
2 14 (8.75%) SCOM
3 8 (5.00%) WSUS
4 7 (4.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.50%) SCDPM
6 4 (2.50%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.50%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.88%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.25%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.25%) Hyperic
8 2 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.25%) Nessus
8 2 (1.25%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.63%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 104 (65.00%) VMware
2 75 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 58 (36.25%) Citrix
4 52 (32.50%) Cisco
5 38 (23.75%) HP
6 21 (13.13%) NetApp
7 18 (11.25%) Red Hat
8 11 (6.88%) Dell
9 10 (6.25%) EMC
9 10 (6.25%) Oracle
9 10 (6.25%) Symantec
9 10 (6.25%) Juniper
10 8 (5.00%) CheckPoint
10 8 (5.00%) CA
11 7 (4.38%) IBM
11 7 (4.38%) Avaya
11 7 (4.38%) McAfee
12 6 (3.75%) Lotus
13 5 (3.13%) JBoss
13 5 (3.13%) Sun
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £175 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £100 - 150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago