The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 97 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 42 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 1.03% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.11% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £175 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
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
2986 3052 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.52% 92.34% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1847 1308
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 187 147
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 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
Wiltshire +12 11 £350 -
Bristol +5 11 £275 -35.29% 5
Gloucestershire -13 7 £175 -5.40% 1
Dorset +6 5 £450 +6.82% 2
Somerset +5 4 £185 -38.33%
Devon -3 4 £263 +50.00%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 63 (86.30%) Windows
2 42 (57.53%) Active Directory
3 41 (56.16%) VMware
4 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (31.51%) Firewall
8 21 (28.77%) Cisco
9 20 (27.40%) MS Exchange
10 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
10 18 (24.66%) Citrix
10 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
12 13 (17.81%) SCCM
13 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (16.44%) CCNA
13 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
14 11 (15.07%) IIS
14 11 (15.07%) ITIL
14 11 (15.07%) DNS
15 10 (13.70%) Windows 8
15 10 (13.70%) HP
15 10 (13.70%) DHCP
16 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
16 9 (12.33%) Linux
16 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
17 8 (10.96%) Office 365
17 8 (10.96%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (10.96%) SAN
18 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (27.40%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.07%) IIS
3 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.22%) Apache
5 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.85%) nginx
5 5 (6.85%) Confluence
5 5 (6.85%) MediaWiki
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.74%) Lync
9 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.37%) Drupal
9 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) Firewall
2 11 (15.07%) DNS
3 10 (13.70%) DHCP
4 8 (10.96%) SAN
5 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.22%) LAN
6 6 (8.22%) WAN
7 5 (6.85%) LDAP
7 5 (6.85%) VPN
8 4 (5.48%) NAS
9 3 (4.11%) Multicast
9 3 (4.11%) VLAN
9 3 (4.11%) Network Security
10 2 (2.74%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (2.74%) IPsec
10 2 (2.74%) VoIP
10 2 (2.74%) OSPF
10 2 (2.74%) BGP
10 2 (2.74%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.85%) Hudson
2 5 (6.85%) Subversion
2 5 (6.85%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.11%) Back Office
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Local Government
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) J2EE
2 1 (1.37%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Clustering
2 5 (6.85%) Wiki
3 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.74%) Open Source
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) DTV
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) iPhone
5 1 (1.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 63 (86.30%) Windows
2 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.70%) Windows 8
6 9 (12.33%) Linux
7 7 (9.59%) CentOS
7 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.85%) Windows 2000
8 5 (6.85%) Windows NT
8 5 (6.85%) Debian
8 5 (6.85%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.74%) Solaris
10 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.37%) Android
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.37%) UNIX
11 1 (1.37%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) ITIL
2 6 (8.22%) Load Balancing
2 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (8.22%) DevOps
3 5 (6.85%) Build Automation
4 3 (4.11%) PRINCE
4 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.74%) Migration
5 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.37%) Network Management
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.37%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.37%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.37%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.37%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.37%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.37%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) Java
3 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) VBScript
4 1 (1.37%) VB
4 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) CCNA
2 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) CCNP
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (57.53%) Active Directory
2 26 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.96%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (9.59%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.22%) XenDesktop
5 6 (8.22%) vSphere
6 5 (6.85%) Postfix
6 5 (6.85%) XenApp
6 5 (6.85%) Samba
6 5 (6.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (6.85%) iptables
7 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.11%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.74%) UAG
8 2 (2.74%) XenServer
8 2 (2.74%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.37%) NFS
9 1 (1.37%) Firmware
9 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) SCCM
2 6 (8.22%) WSUS
2 6 (8.22%) Puppet
3 5 (6.85%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.11%) SCOM
4 3 (4.11%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.74%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 41 (56.16%) VMware
2 21 (28.77%) Cisco
3 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
3 18 (24.66%) Citrix
4 10 (13.70%) HP
5 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.85%) Dell
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle
7 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.11%) McAfee
9 2 (2.74%) Veeam
9 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.74%) F5
9 2 (2.74%) NetApp
9 2 (2.74%) AppSense
9 2 (2.74%) IBM
10 1 (1.37%) SAP
10 1 (1.37%) Unisys
10 1 (1.37%) Juniper
10 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
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