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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 108 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 34 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.09% 1.01% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.08% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 12
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£243 £288 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% -5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £36.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +51.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +6.38%
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
2927 2680 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.03% 92.89% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1867 1759 1150
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 167 127
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 July 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 July 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
Gloucestershire +4 11 £450 +40.07% 3
Bristol +2 9 £248 -22.65% 2
Somerset +7 5 - - 1
Devon -9 5 £225 +28.57% 6
Dorset +2 2 £340 -
Wiltshire 0 2 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 70 (86.42%) Windows
2 53 (65.43%) Active Directory
3 52 (64.20%) VMware
4 39 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (41.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (34.57%) MS Exchange
7 27 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
9 23 (28.40%) Citrix
10 19 (23.46%) Firewall
11 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
12 16 (19.75%) DNS
13 14 (17.28%) ITIL
13 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
14 13 (16.05%) SCCM
14 13 (16.05%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (16.05%) Linux
14 13 (16.05%) HP
15 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.81%) Cisco
16 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
16 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (12.35%) vSphere
17 10 (12.35%) Office 365
17 10 (12.35%) DHCP
17 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
17 10 (12.35%) VPN
17 10 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (12.35%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (34.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (11.11%) IIS
4 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.64%) Lync
5 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (7.41%) Apache
6 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (6.17%) nginx
7 5 (6.17%) Confluence
7 5 (6.17%) MediaWiki
8 3 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.46%) Firewall
2 16 (19.75%) DNS
3 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.35%) VPN
3 10 (12.35%) DHCP
4 9 (11.11%) SAN
5 8 (9.88%) VLAN
6 7 (8.64%) LAN
7 6 (7.41%) IPsec
7 6 (7.41%) Network Security
8 5 (6.17%) LDAP
8 5 (6.17%) WAN
8 5 (6.17%) SSL
9 4 (4.94%) NAS
9 4 (4.94%) Wireshark
9 4 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (3.70%) Multicast
10 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.70%) Internet
11 2 (2.47%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Subversion
1 5 (6.17%) JIRA
1 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.17%) Hudson
1 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.94%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (6.17%) Back Office
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Local Government
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) LAMP
2 3 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (1.23%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.88%) Clustering
3 5 (6.17%) Wiki
4 4 (4.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.23%) DTV
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Derivative
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 70 (86.42%) Windows
2 39 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (41.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.05%) Linux
6 6 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.41%) CentOS
6 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.17%) Debian
7 5 (6.17%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.94%) Windows NT
8 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.23%) UNIX
9 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) ITIL
2 6 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 5 (6.17%) Migration
3 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (6.17%) Build Automation
3 5 (6.17%) DevOps
4 4 (4.94%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (4.94%) Cyber Security
4 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.70%) PRINCE
5 3 (3.70%) Service Management
5 3 (3.70%) Data Management
5 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.70%) Business Transformation
5 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.47%) Patch Management
6 2 (2.47%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.47%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.35%) CCNA
2 10 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.47%) CCNP
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.23%) MCTS
7 1 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (65.43%) Active Directory
2 27 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
4 13 (16.05%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (12.35%) vSphere
6 7 (8.64%) VMware ESX
7 6 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.17%) XenDesktop
8 5 (6.17%) Postfix
8 5 (6.17%) ISA Server
8 5 (6.17%) Samba
8 5 (6.17%) iptables
9 4 (4.94%) Firmware
9 4 (4.94%) XenApp
9 4 (4.94%) VirtualBox
10 3 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (2.47%) UAG
11 2 (2.47%) XenServer
12 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) SCCM
2 5 (6.17%) SCOM
2 5 (6.17%) ZABBIX
2 5 (6.17%) WSUS
2 5 (6.17%) Puppet
3 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.94%) Nmap
4 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 52 (64.20%) VMware
2 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.40%) Citrix
4 13 (16.05%) HP
5 12 (14.81%) Cisco
6 6 (7.41%) Dell
6 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.94%) Symantec
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle
8 3 (3.70%) McAfee
9 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.47%) AppSense
9 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.47%) F5
9 2 (2.47%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.47%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.23%) LogLogic
10 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.23%) Acronis
10 1 (1.23%) Veeam
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