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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 103 102 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 40 6 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.24% 0.27% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.29% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 23
Average daily rate
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£200 £165 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -52.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £173 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £21.38 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.27%
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
3011 2055 2945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.31% 92.86% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1262 1730
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 163 235
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -2 20 £275 -
Devon -5 9 £175 +6.06% 1
Bristol - 7 £320 - 8
Wiltshire - 3 £450 - 5
Somerset -11 1 - - 2
Dorset - - - - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (84.51%) Windows
2 48 (67.61%) VMware
3 31 (43.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
6 26 (36.62%) Cisco
7 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
7 25 (35.21%) Firewall
8 23 (32.39%) Active Directory
9 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
10 20 (28.17%) Thin Client
10 20 (28.17%) Fat Client
11 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
12 17 (23.94%) Cisco PIX
12 17 (23.94%) CheckPoint
12 17 (23.94%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (23.94%) SLA
12 17 (23.94%) SharePoint
12 17 (23.94%) Solaris
12 17 (23.94%) ITIL
13 16 (22.54%) Citrix
13 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (16.90%) DV Cleared
16 11 (15.49%) DNS
16 11 (15.49%) DHCP
16 11 (15.49%) XenApp
17 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
17 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2007
18 9 (12.68%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
2 17 (23.94%) SharePoint
3 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.27%) Apache
5 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (7.04%) IIS
7 4 (5.63%) nginx
7 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.41%) Confluence
8 1 (1.41%) Lync
8 1 (1.41%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.21%) Firewall
2 17 (23.94%) Cisco PIX
3 11 (15.49%) DNS
3 11 (15.49%) DHCP
4 8 (11.27%) WAN
5 7 (9.86%) LAN
6 4 (5.63%) VPN
6 4 (5.63%) SAN
6 4 (5.63%) Network Security
7 2 (2.82%) SMTP
7 2 (2.82%) SNMP
7 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.82%) IPv6
7 2 (2.82%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.82%) BGP
7 2 (2.82%) OSPF
7 2 (2.82%) X.400
7 2 (2.82%) Wireless
8 1 (1.41%) IPsec
8 1 (1.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.41%) MySQL
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.41%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) Hudson
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) Back Office
2 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) LAMP
2 3 (4.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Thin Client
1 20 (28.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.41%) Clustering
2 1 (1.41%) Wiki
2 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 60 (84.51%) Windows
2 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (23.94%) Solaris
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.27%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.04%) Linux
9 3 (4.23%) Debian
9 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.23%) UNIX
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) ITIL
2 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.63%) DevOps
4 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (5.63%) Migration
5 3 (4.23%) Project Management
5 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.82%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.41%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.41%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.41%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.41%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.41%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
1 4 (5.63%) Ruby
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.82%) Java
2 2 (2.82%) Perl
2 2 (2.82%) PHP
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.94%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (16.90%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.82%) MCITP
6 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) CCNP
6 1 (1.41%) CCNA
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 31 (43.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (32.39%) Active Directory
3 11 (15.49%) XenApp
4 9 (12.68%) vSphere
5 8 (11.27%) XenDesktop
5 8 (11.27%) VMware ESX
6 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.63%) Samba
8 3 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.23%) Postfix
9 1 (1.41%) NFS
9 1 (1.41%) XenServer
9 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.63%) Puppet
3 3 (4.23%) SCCM
3 3 (4.23%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.82%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (67.61%) VMware
2 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
3 26 (36.62%) Cisco
4 17 (23.94%) CheckPoint
5 16 (22.54%) Citrix
6 8 (11.27%) HP
7 4 (5.63%) Symantec
7 4 (5.63%) McAfee
7 4 (5.63%) Juniper
7 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.23%) Sophos
8 3 (4.23%) EMC
9 2 (2.82%) Meru Networks
9 2 (2.82%) Apple
10 1 (1.41%) AppSense
10 1 (1.41%) Brocade
10 1 (1.41%) Polycom
10 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.41%) IronPort
10 1 (1.41%) Dell
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