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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
England / South West
Rank 103 105 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 31 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.20% 1.14% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.19% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 23
Median daily rate £356 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £205 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
2472 2764 2949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.44% 95.64% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1872 1891
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £248 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 161 180
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol 0 9 £350 +7.69%
Wiltshire +6 8 £500 +100.00%
Somerset +1 5 £225 -
Gloucestershire +1 4 £344 +33.49% 3
Devon - 3 £135 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 43 (66.15%) Windows
2 41 (63.08%) VMware
3 38 (58.46%) Windows Server
4 36 (55.38%) Active Directory
5 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
6 22 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (23.08%) Linux
8 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
10 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
10 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
10 11 (16.92%) Office 365
11 10 (15.38%) SAN
11 10 (15.38%) Nagios
12 9 (13.85%) Migration
12 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (13.85%) DHCP
13 8 (12.31%) DNS
13 8 (12.31%) Cisco
13 8 (12.31%) Solaris
13 8 (12.31%) Citrix
13 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
13 8 (12.31%) NAS
13 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (10.77%) SCCM
14 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
14 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (10.77%) Replication
14 7 (10.77%) MCSE

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 4 (6.15%) Confluence
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) Windchill
3 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Office 365
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.62%) IaaS
5 2 (3.08%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) SAN
2 9 (13.85%) DHCP
3 8 (12.31%) DNS
3 8 (12.31%) NAS
4 7 (10.77%) LAN
4 7 (10.77%) SNMP
5 5 (7.69%) Firewall
5 5 (7.69%) WAN
6 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.15%) VoIP
7 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.54%) VLAN
8 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) JIRA
1 4 (6.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (4.62%) Marketing
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Military
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
1 7 (10.77%) Replication
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) RIA
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (66.15%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Windows Server
3 15 (23.08%) Linux
4 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.31%) Solaris
6 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
8 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.62%) AIX
9 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.08%) Debian
10 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) Migration
2 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.23%) DevOps
3 6 (9.23%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (6.15%) Change Management
5 4 (6.15%) PLM
6 3 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (4.62%) High Availability
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL
6 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.62%) SDLC
7 2 (3.08%) Automated Testing
7 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.08%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.54%) Project Governance
8 1 (1.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.69%) Python
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
4 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) MCSE
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.23%) MCITP
3 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (6.15%) CCNA
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.62%) RHCE
7 2 (3.08%) CCNP
7 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.54%) CCA
8 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (55.38%) Active Directory
2 22 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.69%) Docker
4 5 (7.69%) XenApp
5 3 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.08%) vSphere
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Nagios
2 7 (10.77%) SCCM
3 5 (7.69%) Ansible
3 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.69%) Packer
3 5 (7.69%) Puppet
3 5 (7.69%) Terraform
4 2 (3.08%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) PowerCLI
4 2 (3.08%) SCOM
5 1 (1.54%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (63.08%) VMware
2 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Cisco
3 8 (12.31%) Citrix
4 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.62%) AppSense
6 2 (3.08%) Dell
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.08%) Wyse
7 1 (1.54%) Avaya
7 1 (1.54%) CA
7 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) Dell KACE
7 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.54%) Sophos
7 1 (1.54%) Sun
7 1 (1.54%) Varonis
7 1 (1.54%) Xerox