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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 147 166 168
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 118 73 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 0.80% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.86% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 49 36
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£350 £313 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £377 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £42.50 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.88 £42.50 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
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
8702 8440 7744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.50% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5005 4626 3966
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £210
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 421 419 592
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +14 33 £385 +18.91% 8
Surrey +15 20 £350 -2.77% 12
Berkshire -2 15 £350 +9.80% 5
East Sussex -1 11 £288 - 1
West Sussex -25 11 £295 +34.09% 5
Oxfordshire -13 10 £325 - 1
Kent -7 8 £325 -7.14% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £425 +58.87%
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 181 (76.05%) Windows
2 151 (63.45%) VMware
3 123 (51.68%) Active Directory
4 96 (40.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (39.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 80 (33.61%) Microsoft
7 77 (32.35%) SAN
8 68 (28.57%) Linux
9 66 (27.73%) vSphere
10 61 (25.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 55 (23.11%) MS Exchange
12 52 (21.85%) Cisco
13 51 (21.43%) Security Cleared
14 47 (19.75%) PowerShell
14 47 (19.75%) Citrix
14 47 (19.75%) Firewall
15 44 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 44 (18.49%) DNS
16 42 (17.65%) SCCM
16 42 (17.65%) SC Cleared
17 41 (17.23%) ITIL
18 39 (16.39%) SQL
19 38 (15.97%) Data Centre
20 37 (15.55%) HP
21 36 (15.13%) Windows 7
22 35 (14.71%) Hyper-V
23 34 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
24 33 (13.87%) IIS
25 31 (13.03%) SQL Server
25 31 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 55 (23.11%) MS Exchange
2 34 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (13.87%) IIS
4 21 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 17 (7.14%) Apache
6 14 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (5.46%) Lync
8 12 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (4.20%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.52%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (2.52%) WebSphere
11 5 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (1.26%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.26%) nginx
13 3 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.84%) JBoss
14 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.94%) Office 365
4 5 (2.10%) Heroku
5 4 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.68%) IaaS
6 3 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (32.35%) SAN
2 47 (19.75%) Firewall
3 44 (18.49%) DNS
4 27 (11.34%) VPN
5 24 (10.08%) LAN
5 24 (10.08%) WAN
6 22 (9.24%) DHCP
7 19 (7.98%) TCP/IP
8 16 (6.72%) Network Security
9 12 (5.04%) VoIP
10 11 (4.62%) SSL
10 11 (4.62%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.36%) NAS
11 8 (3.36%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (3.36%) MPLS
11 8 (3.36%) ADSL
12 7 (2.94%) IPsec
12 7 (2.94%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.10%) FCoE
13 5 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.26%) DB2
4 3 (1.26%) MySQL
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.42%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 16 (6.72%) Git (software)
1 16 (6.72%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.68%) Subversion
5 3 (1.26%) Introscope
5 3 (1.26%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.84%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.42%) JIRA
7 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.42%) Hudson
7 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (10.92%) Finance
2 4 (1.68%) Retail
3 3 (1.26%) Law
3 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.84%) Military
5 1 (0.42%) Games
5 1 (0.42%) Local Government
5 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.62%) HTML
1 11 (4.62%) XML
2 6 (2.52%) Application Packaging
3 5 (2.10%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (2.10%) Middleware
4 3 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.26%) LAMP
4 3 (1.26%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.26%) Worklight
5 2 (0.84%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.84%) Flash
5 2 (0.84%) .NET
6 1 (0.42%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.97%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.56%) Clustering
3 13 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.46%) Replication
4 12 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.94%) PKI
6 4 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.68%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.68%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.84%) HP Storage
7 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.84%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.42%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.42%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.42%) Wiki
8 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.42%) iSeries
8 1 (0.42%) AS400
8 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 181 (76.05%) Windows
2 96 (40.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (28.57%) Linux
4 61 (25.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (15.13%) Windows 7
7 19 (7.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (7.14%) UNIX
9 10 (4.20%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.52%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.52%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.52%) AIX
10 6 (2.52%) CentOS
11 5 (2.10%) VMS
12 4 (1.68%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.26%) Solaris
13 3 (1.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.23%) ITIL
2 27 (11.34%) Configuration Management
3 18 (7.56%) Migration
4 13 (5.46%) Load Balancing
4 13 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (5.04%) Change Management
6 11 (4.62%) High Availability
7 10 (4.20%) DevOps
7 10 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (3.78%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (3.36%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (2.94%) Scrum
10 7 (2.94%) Security Management
10 7 (2.94%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.52%) ISMS
11 6 (2.52%) Information Security
11 6 (2.52%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.52%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.52%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.75%) PowerShell
2 39 (16.39%) SQL
3 23 (9.66%) VBScript
4 17 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 12 (5.04%) Python
6 11 (4.62%) Ruby
7 10 (4.20%) Perl
8 8 (3.36%) VB
9 7 (2.94%) Java
10 6 (2.52%) PHP
11 5 (2.10%) Jython
11 5 (2.10%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.84%) C#
13 1 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 51 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 42 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 31 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.98%) MCSA
5 18 (7.56%) MCSE
6 14 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (5.04%) DV Cleared
7 12 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.62%) MCITP
8 11 (4.62%) MCP
9 9 (3.78%) CCNA
10 7 (2.94%) VCP4
11 6 (2.52%) Degree
12 4 (1.68%) Sun Certification
12 4 (1.68%) CCNP
13 3 (1.26%) CCDP
13 3 (1.26%) CCVP
14 1 (0.42%) SCSA
14 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.42%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.20%) SLA
2 7 (2.94%) QA
3 6 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 123 (51.68%) Active Directory
2 95 (39.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (27.73%) vSphere
4 35 (14.71%) Hyper-V
5 22 (9.24%) XenApp
6 19 (7.98%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.52%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.52%) Postfix
9 5 (2.10%) XenServer
10 4 (1.68%) UAG
11 3 (1.26%) Firmware
11 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.84%) Samba
12 2 (0.84%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.42%) iptables
13 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (17.65%) SCCM
2 22 (9.24%) Puppet
3 12 (5.04%) HP Data Protector
4 10 (4.20%) Vagrant
4 10 (4.20%) SCOM
4 10 (4.20%) Nagios
5 7 (2.94%) vMotion
5 7 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.52%) WSUS
7 5 (2.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (2.10%) ARCserve
7 5 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.68%) Opsview
8 4 (1.68%) Icinga
8 4 (1.68%) Cacti
8 4 (1.68%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.68%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.26%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 151 (63.45%) VMware
2 80 (33.61%) Microsoft
3 52 (21.85%) Cisco
4 47 (19.75%) Citrix
5 37 (15.55%) HP
6 25 (10.50%) Red Hat
7 20 (8.40%) EMC
8 18 (7.56%) Dell
9 15 (6.30%) NetApp
10 14 (5.88%) IBM
11 13 (5.46%) Oracle
12 11 (4.62%) 3PAR
12 11 (4.62%) SolarWinds
13 9 (3.78%) CommVault
14 8 (3.36%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.52%) Juniper
16 4 (1.68%) CA
16 4 (1.68%) F5
16 4 (1.68%) Lumension
16 4 (1.68%) Brocade
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