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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 110 93 115
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 29 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 1.12% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.22% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 5
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£258 £175 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £323 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £264 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.89% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -
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
2954 2300 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.99% 92.37% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1921 1414 1396
Average daily rate £383 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 163 196
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 - -
Gloucestershire -20 7 £168 -43.22% 4
Wiltshire - 5 £300 - 4
Bristol -6 4 £450 +5.88% 9
Somerset +2 3 £168 -44.16% 2
Dorset - 2 £354 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (90.00%) Windows
2 45 (64.29%) VMware
3 32 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 26 (37.14%) Cisco
6 22 (31.43%) Firewall
7 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (25.71%) MS Exchange
9 14 (20.00%) Citrix
10 13 (18.57%) Thin Client
10 13 (18.57%) ITIL
10 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
10 13 (18.57%) SharePoint
10 13 (18.57%) Fat Client
10 13 (18.57%) Windows 7
11 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
12 11 (15.71%) WAN
12 11 (15.71%) SLA
12 11 (15.71%) DNS
13 10 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (14.29%) LAN
13 10 (14.29%) Solaris
13 10 (14.29%) CheckPoint
13 10 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (12.86%) CCNA
14 9 (12.86%) DHCP
14 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.29%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.43%) nginx
6 1 (1.43%) Confluence
6 1 (1.43%) Drupal
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.43%) Firewall
2 11 (15.71%) WAN
2 11 (15.71%) DNS
3 10 (14.29%) LAN
3 10 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (12.86%) DHCP
5 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.57%) VoIP
6 5 (7.14%) SAN
7 3 (4.29%) SNMP
8 2 (2.86%) VPN
8 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.86%) Network Security
9 1 (1.43%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.43%) Wireless
9 1 (1.43%) IPsec
9 1 (1.43%) VLAN
9 1 (1.43%) BGP
9 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) Hudson
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Subversion
2 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.29%) Back Office
2 3 (4.29%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Military
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.43%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Thin Client
1 13 (18.57%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Open Source
3 1 (1.43%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.43%) iPhone
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Wiki
3 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.43%) DTV
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (90.00%) Windows
2 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (18.57%) Windows 7
5 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (14.29%) Solaris
7 7 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (8.57%) Windows 8
9 5 (7.14%) Linux
10 3 (4.29%) Windows 2000
10 3 (4.29%) Windows NT
11 2 (2.86%) CentOS
12 1 (1.43%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (1.43%) Android
12 1 (1.43%) Debian
12 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) ITIL
2 2 (2.86%) ERP
2 2 (2.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (2.86%) PRINCE
2 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (2.86%) DevOps
2 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (1.43%) Software Distribution
3 1 (1.43%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (1.43%) Build Automation
3 1 (1.43%) Network Management
3 1 (1.43%) Change Control
3 1 (1.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
3 1 (1.43%) Programme Management
3 1 (1.43%) Migration
3 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
3 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.43%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (12.86%) CCNA
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (12.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.86%) MCSE
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.86%) CCNP
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.57%) XenApp
4 6 (8.57%) XenDesktop
5 5 (7.14%) vSphere
6 4 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.43%) XenServer
8 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.43%) UAG
8 1 (1.43%) Postfix
8 1 (1.43%) Samba
8 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) WSUS
3 3 (4.29%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
4 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.86%) Puppet
5 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.43%) Ansible
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 45 (64.29%) VMware
2 26 (37.14%) Cisco
3 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (20.00%) Citrix
5 10 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 8 (11.43%) HP
7 2 (2.86%) Dell
7 2 (2.86%) McAfee
7 2 (2.86%) Sophos
7 2 (2.86%) Veeam
8 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.43%) Meraki
8 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.43%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.43%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.43%) Juniper
8 1 (1.43%) Symantec
8 1 (1.43%) IBM
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