The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 102 97 114
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 36 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.24% 1.37% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.43% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 23
Median daily rate £255 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £450 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.45% +37.50%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2783 2947 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.06% 95.96% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1773 1806 1843
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 171 187
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.48 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the South West region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the South West region.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Wiltshire +1 12 £325 -7.14% 7
Bristol -11 8 £203 -26.36% 1
Gloucestershire +4 7 £131 -47.50% 4
Dorset -6 4 £280 -37.77% 2
Somerset +7 2 - -
Devon 0 2 £275 +4.76%
Cornwall - 1 £215 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 West region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (64.71%) Windows
2 40 (58.82%) VMware
3 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 26 (38.24%) Cisco
5 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
6 19 (27.94%) Firewall
6 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
7 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (23.53%) Citrix
9 15 (22.06%) ITIL
10 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
10 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (19.12%) LAN
12 12 (17.65%) WAN
12 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
12 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
14 10 (14.71%) Internet
14 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
14 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
15 9 (13.24%) CCNA
16 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
17 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
17 7 (10.29%) SLA
17 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (10.29%) Dell
17 7 (10.29%) VMware ESX
18 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
18 6 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) Firewall
2 13 (19.12%) LAN
3 12 (17.65%) WAN
4 10 (14.71%) Internet
5 6 (8.82%) DNS
6 5 (7.35%) DHCP
6 5 (7.35%) IP Telephony
6 5 (7.35%) SAN
6 5 (7.35%) VPN
7 4 (5.88%) LDAP
7 4 (5.88%) VoIP
8 3 (4.41%) NAS
9 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.94%) VLAN
9 2 (2.94%) Wireless
10 1 (1.47%) MPLS
10 1 (1.47%) Network Security
10 1 (1.47%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
2 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Clustering
2 3 (4.41%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) CMDB
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.47%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (64.71%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
3 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.35%) Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Unix
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) ITIL
2 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
2 5 (7.35%) Service Management
3 4 (5.88%) Change Management
3 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 4 (5.88%) ITSM
3 4 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
4 3 (4.41%) Migration
4 3 (4.41%) Network Design
5 2 (2.94%) Business Continuity
5 2 (2.94%) Data Management
5 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.94%) Project Management
5 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.94%) Supplier Management
5 2 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (13.24%) CCNA
4 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.88%) Degree
7 4 (5.88%) MCSE
8 2 (2.94%) CCNP
8 2 (2.94%) CISSP
8 2 (2.94%) MCP
8 2 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.29%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.82%) vSphere
5 5 (7.35%) XenServer
6 4 (5.88%) BitLocker
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.88%) UAG
6 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.88%) XenApp
6 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.94%) vCloud
9 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) SCCM
2 2 (2.94%) vMotion
3 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) VMware
2 26 (38.24%) Cisco
3 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.53%) Citrix
5 7 (10.29%) Dell
6 6 (8.82%) Forcepoint
6 6 (8.82%) Juniper
7 5 (7.35%) AppSense
8 4 (5.88%) Canon
8 4 (5.88%) NetApp
8 4 (5.88%) Sophos
9 3 (4.41%) EMC
9 3 (4.41%) HP
10 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.94%) Sun
11 1 (1.47%) arcserve
11 1 (1.47%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.47%) Lotus
11 1 (1.47%) Meraki
11 1 (1.47%) Siemens
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