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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 105 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 38 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.20% 0.91% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.99% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 4
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£258 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £155 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% +37.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.09%
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
2945 2620 2384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.37% 92.12% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1866 1560 1436
Average daily rate £380 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 147 173
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £37.30 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Devon -4 8 £263 +50.00% 2
Dorset +4 6 £354 -16.02% 2
Somerset +2 6 £225 - 2
Bristol -7 6 £264 -41.38% 3
Gloucestershire -12 6 £175 +12.90% 3
Wiltshire - 6 £350 - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 68 (89.47%) Windows
2 47 (61.84%) VMware
3 35 (46.05%) Active Directory
4 30 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (35.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (30.26%) Cisco
7 22 (28.95%) Firewall
8 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 19 (25.00%) Citrix
11 18 (23.68%) MS Exchange
12 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (17.11%) WAN
14 12 (15.79%) LAN
14 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (15.79%) CCNA
14 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
15 11 (14.47%) SCCM
15 11 (14.47%) Windows 7
15 11 (14.47%) ITIL
16 10 (13.16%) DNS
16 10 (13.16%) HP
16 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
17 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
18 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
18 8 (10.53%) DHCP
18 8 (10.53%) XenApp
18 8 (10.53%) XenDesktop
19 7 (9.21%) vSphere
19 7 (9.21%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 18 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.26%) IIS
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.63%) Apache
6 2 (2.63%) MediaWiki
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.63%) nginx
6 2 (2.63%) Confluence
7 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) Firewall
2 13 (17.11%) WAN
3 12 (15.79%) LAN
4 10 (13.16%) DNS
5 8 (10.53%) DHCP
6 6 (7.89%) VoIP
6 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.58%) SAN
7 5 (6.58%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (3.95%) Network Security
8 3 (3.95%) VPN
8 3 (3.95%) SNMP
9 2 (2.63%) IPv6
9 2 (2.63%) OSPF
9 2 (2.63%) BGP
9 2 (2.63%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.63%) IPsec
9 2 (2.63%) LDAP
10 1 (1.32%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.63%) Hudson
2 2 (2.63%) Subversion
2 2 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.95%) Back Office
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Military
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) Web Services
1 1 (1.32%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Thin Client
1 7 (9.21%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.95%) Clustering
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Wiki
4 1 (1.32%) iPhone
4 1 (1.32%) Open Source
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) DTV
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 68 (89.47%) Windows
2 27 (35.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.47%) Windows 7
6 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.89%) Linux
8 5 (6.58%) Solaris
9 4 (5.26%) Windows 2000
9 4 (5.26%) Windows NT
9 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.95%) CentOS
11 2 (2.63%) Debian
11 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.32%) Android
12 1 (1.32%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.47%) ITIL
2 3 (3.95%) PRINCE
2 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (3.95%) DevOps
3 2 (2.63%) Build Automation
3 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
3 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (2.63%) Asset Management
3 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (2.63%) Migration
3 2 (2.63%) ERP
4 1 (1.32%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.32%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.32%) Project Management
4 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.32%) Data Management
4 1 (1.32%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.63%) VBScript
4 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) CCNA
1 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.58%) VCP4
4 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.63%) MCSE
6 2 (2.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 35 (46.05%) Active Directory
2 30 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) XenDesktop
3 8 (10.53%) XenApp
4 7 (9.21%) vSphere
5 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.95%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.63%) UAG
9 2 (2.63%) XenServer
9 2 (2.63%) Postfix
9 2 (2.63%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.63%) Samba
10 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.32%) Firmware
10 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) WSUS
3 3 (3.95%) HP SIM
3 3 (3.95%) Puppet
3 3 (3.95%) SCOM
4 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (61.84%) VMware
2 23 (30.26%) Cisco
3 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 19 (25.00%) Citrix
5 10 (13.16%) HP
6 7 (9.21%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.63%) NetApp
7 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.63%) Dell
7 2 (2.63%) IBM
7 2 (2.63%) Veeam
7 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.63%) F5
8 1 (1.32%) LogLogic
8 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.32%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.32%) SAP
8 1 (1.32%) Unisys
8 1 (1.32%) Juniper
8 1 (1.32%) Symantec
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