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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 108 97 107
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 37 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 0.81% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.87% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 15
Average daily rate
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£200 £288 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £165 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £300 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £264 £311
% change year-on-year
+23.22% -15.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +1.56%
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
3058 2066 2597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.30% 92.52% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1986 1299 1475
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 182 206
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.11 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% -8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
Gloucestershire -6 14 £163 -45.83% 2
Devon -15 9 £165 -5.71% 3
Bristol - 6 £232 - 6
Wiltshire - 5 £250 - 6
Somerset -4 2 £219 -27.08%
Dorset +2 1 £200 -30.43% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 69 (88.46%) Windows
2 51 (65.38%) VMware
3 33 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (33.33%) Cisco
6 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 23 (29.49%) Firewall
8 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 21 (26.92%) Citrix
9 20 (25.64%) Thin Client
9 20 (25.64%) Fat Client
10 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
10 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
10 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
11 17 (21.79%) SharePoint
11 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (20.51%) ITIL
12 16 (20.51%) SLA
12 16 (20.51%) DV Cleared
13 15 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
13 15 (19.23%) Solaris
13 15 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (19.23%) CheckPoint
13 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (16.67%) XenApp
15 12 (15.38%) Windows 7
15 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
15 12 (15.38%) HP
15 12 (15.38%) WAN
16 11 (14.10%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
2 17 (21.79%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.28%) nginx
7 1 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.49%) Firewall
2 15 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (15.38%) WAN
4 11 (14.10%) LAN
4 11 (14.10%) DNS
5 10 (12.82%) DHCP
6 6 (7.69%) VoIP
7 5 (6.41%) SNMP
7 5 (6.41%) SAN
8 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.85%) Wireless
10 2 (2.56%) X.400
10 2 (2.56%) SMTP
10 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.28%) VLAN
11 1 (1.28%) Network Security
11 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.28%) VPN
11 1 (1.28%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
1 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.28%) Marketing
2 1 (1.28%) Back Office
2 1 (1.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.28%) LAMP
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) Thin Client
1 20 (25.64%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Clustering
3 1 (1.28%) Open Source
3 1 (1.28%) iPhone
3 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (88.46%) Windows
2 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (19.23%) Solaris
4 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.10%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.56%) UNIX
7 2 (2.56%) Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.28%) Debian
8 1 (1.28%) Android
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) ITIL
2 3 (3.85%) Migration
2 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
2 3 (3.85%) Project Management
3 2 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (1.28%) Data Management
4 1 (1.28%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (1.28%) System Testing
4 1 (1.28%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.28%) ERP
4 1 (1.28%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.28%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.28%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.28%) Change Control
4 1 (1.28%) DevOps
4 1 (1.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) Ruby
3 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.51%) DV Cleared
3 15 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.13%) CCNA
5 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) MCSE
6 2 (2.56%) MCITP
7 1 (1.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
3 13 (16.67%) XenApp
4 9 (11.54%) vSphere
4 9 (11.54%) XenDesktop
5 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.69%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.28%) Samba
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.28%) Firmware
8 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Backup Exec
2 6 (7.69%) SCCM
3 5 (6.41%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.28%) WSUS
4 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.28%) Puppet
4 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (65.38%) VMware
2 26 (33.33%) Cisco
3 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 21 (26.92%) Citrix
5 15 (19.23%) CheckPoint
6 12 (15.38%) HP
7 4 (5.13%) Symantec
8 3 (3.85%) Juniper
9 2 (2.56%) Meru Networks
9 2 (2.56%) EMC
9 2 (2.56%) Apple
9 2 (2.56%) McAfee
9 2 (2.56%) Sophos
9 2 (2.56%) Veeam
10 1 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.28%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.28%) Dell
10 1 (1.28%) NetApp
10 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.28%) MobileIron
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