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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 144 162 178
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 127 86 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 0.88% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.96% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 52 35
Average daily rate
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£349 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £187 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.40%
Infrastructure Engineer
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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
9227 8947 7837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.70% 91.89% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5072 4916 3900
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 474 613
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.33 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -3 38 £385 +28.33% 11
Berkshire +3 20 £400 +42.85% 5
Surrey +18 18 £325 +18.18% 5
East Sussex +8 15 £275 +14.58% 3
Oxfordshire -7 11 £275 -26.66% 3
West Sussex -12 10 £295 -11.94% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £425 +71.71% 1
Kent -5 4 £328 -15.48% 1
Middlesex - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 205 (79.15%) Windows
2 152 (58.69%) VMware
3 131 (50.58%) Active Directory
4 105 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (36.68%) Microsoft
6 86 (33.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 85 (32.82%) Linux
8 76 (29.34%) Security Cleared
9 69 (26.64%) SAN
10 67 (25.87%) Cisco
11 65 (25.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 58 (22.39%) vSphere
13 57 (22.01%) DNS
13 57 (22.01%) MS Exchange
13 57 (22.01%) SC Cleared
14 54 (20.85%) Windows Server 2003
15 53 (20.46%) SCCM
16 52 (20.08%) Firewall
17 49 (18.92%) ITIL
18 46 (17.76%) HP
19 44 (16.99%) PowerShell
20 43 (16.60%) Hyper-V
21 42 (16.22%) Citrix
22 40 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
23 39 (15.06%) SQL
24 36 (13.90%) Windows 7
25 34 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2010
25 34 (13.13%) DHCP
26 30 (11.58%) NetApp
27 26 (10.04%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 57 (22.01%) MS Exchange
2 34 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (10.04%) IIS
4 18 (6.95%) Apache
4 18 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (6.95%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.41%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.47%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (3.47%) Lync
7 8 (3.09%) Adobe CQ
7 8 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (3.09%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.93%) JBoss
10 5 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.77%) nginx
12 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.09%) MS Office
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.70%) Office 365
4 6 (2.32%) Heroku
4 6 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.93%) IaaS
6 3 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (26.64%) SAN
2 57 (22.01%) DNS
3 52 (20.08%) Firewall
4 34 (13.13%) DHCP
5 25 (9.65%) LAN
5 25 (9.65%) TCP/IP
6 22 (8.49%) VPN
6 22 (8.49%) WAN
7 15 (5.79%) SSL
8 9 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (3.09%) Network Security
9 8 (3.09%) VoIP
9 8 (3.09%) LDAP
10 7 (2.70%) ADSL
10 7 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (2.70%) Wireshark
11 6 (2.32%) iSCSI
11 6 (2.32%) HTTP
11 6 (2.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.16%) SQLPlus
3 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.77%) MySQL
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (5.02%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.25%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (2.32%) Introscope
5 3 (1.16%) Subversion
5 3 (1.16%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.77%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.77%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.39%) Hudson
7 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 19 (7.34%) Finance
2 6 (2.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.77%) Retail
3 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.39%) Publishing
4 1 (0.39%) Military
4 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.56%) HTML
1 17 (6.56%) XML
2 9 (3.47%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (2.32%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (2.32%) Application Packaging
3 6 (2.32%) Worklight
4 3 (1.16%) Middleware
5 2 (0.77%) LAMP
5 2 (0.77%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.77%) Flash
6 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.18%) PKI
2 12 (4.63%) Clustering
3 11 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.25%) Replication
4 9 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.32%) Open Source
6 4 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.16%) HACMP
8 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.39%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) Wiki
9 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.39%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.39%) Statistics
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 205 (79.15%) Windows
2 105 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (32.82%) Linux
4 65 (25.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (20.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (13.90%) Windows 7
7 20 (7.72%) UNIX
7 20 (7.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (4.63%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.86%) VMS
10 7 (2.70%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.70%) CentOS
11 6 (2.32%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (2.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (2.32%) AIX
12 5 (1.93%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.54%) Solaris
13 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.92%) ITIL
2 24 (9.27%) Configuration Management
3 18 (6.95%) Migration
4 15 (5.79%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (5.41%) High Availability
6 12 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (3.47%) Problem Management
9 8 (3.09%) Load Balancing
9 8 (3.09%) Network Management
9 8 (3.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (2.70%) Change Control
10 7 (2.70%) Software Engineering
10 7 (2.70%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.70%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.70%) Change Management
10 7 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.32%) Network Architecture
11 6 (2.32%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.99%) PowerShell
2 39 (15.06%) SQL
3 21 (8.11%) VBScript
4 18 (6.95%) Shell Script
5 13 (5.02%) Python
6 12 (4.63%) Ruby
7 11 (4.25%) VB
8 10 (3.86%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.47%) Perl
10 6 (2.32%) Jython
11 5 (1.93%) PHP
12 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.16%) Java
12 3 (1.16%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.39%) C
13 1 (0.39%) C#
13 1 (0.39%) Golang
Qualifications
1 76 (29.34%) Security Cleared
2 57 (22.01%) SC Cleared
3 40 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (8.88%) MCSE
4 23 (8.88%) DV Cleared
5 21 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (8.11%) MCSA
6 16 (6.18%) CCNA
7 15 (5.79%) MCITP
8 12 (4.63%) MCP
9 7 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.93%) Degree
10 5 (1.93%) CCNP
10 5 (1.93%) CCDP
11 3 (1.16%) Sun Certification
11 3 (1.16%) CCVP
12 2 (0.77%) SCSA
12 2 (0.77%) CEH
12 2 (0.77%) CISSP
13 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.86%) SLA
2 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.77%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 131 (50.58%) Active Directory
2 86 (33.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (22.39%) vSphere
4 43 (16.60%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.41%) VMware ESX
6 10 (3.86%) XenApp
6 10 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.32%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.93%) Firmware
8 5 (1.93%) Postfix
8 5 (1.93%) UAG
9 4 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.54%) XenServer
10 3 (1.16%) Veritas File System
10 3 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.16%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.16%) OCFS2
11 2 (0.77%) Samba
11 2 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 53 (20.46%) SCCM
2 17 (6.56%) Puppet
3 10 (3.86%) HP Data Protector
4 9 (3.47%) SCOM
4 9 (3.47%) Nagios
5 7 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (2.70%) FortiGate
6 6 (2.32%) ARCserve
7 5 (1.93%) WSUS
7 5 (1.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.93%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.16%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.16%) Opsview
9 3 (1.16%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.16%) OpenView
9 3 (1.16%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.77%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 152 (58.69%) VMware
2 95 (36.68%) Microsoft
3 67 (25.87%) Cisco
4 46 (17.76%) HP
5 42 (16.22%) Citrix
6 30 (11.58%) NetApp
7 25 (9.65%) Red Hat
8 18 (6.95%) Juniper
8 18 (6.95%) IBM
9 14 (5.41%) Oracle
9 14 (5.41%) Dell
9 14 (5.41%) EMC
9 14 (5.41%) McAfee
10 13 (5.02%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.47%) Adobe
12 8 (3.09%) Lumension
13 6 (2.32%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.32%) AppDynamics
14 5 (1.93%) Sun
15 4 (1.54%) CA
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