The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 110 111 133
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 34 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.55% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 7
Average daily rate £300 £260 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -10.71%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 2195 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.30% 94.37% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1307 1959
Average daily rate £350 £340 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 147 243
Average hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +10 10 £185 -58.84% 5
Bristol -11 5 £425 +55.25% 7
Somerset -8 3 £300 +50.00% 3
Wiltshire -17 2 - - 6
Dorset - 2 £421 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 54 (91.53%) Windows
2 47 (79.66%) VMware
3 33 (55.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
5 29 (49.15%) Active Directory
6 28 (47.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (45.76%) MS Exchange
8 26 (44.07%) Firewall
9 22 (37.29%) Cisco
10 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (32.20%) SharePoint
12 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
13 16 (27.12%) ITIL
14 15 (25.42%) CheckPoint
15 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2007
16 13 (22.03%) Cisco PIX
16 13 (22.03%) Fat Client
16 13 (22.03%) Thin Client
16 13 (22.03%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (22.03%) PRINCE2
16 13 (22.03%) Solaris
16 13 (22.03%) DHCP
16 13 (22.03%) DNS
16 13 (22.03%) SLA
17 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
17 9 (15.25%) Citrix
17 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
18 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
19 6 (10.17%) XenApp
19 6 (10.17%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (45.76%) MS Exchange
2 19 (32.20%) SharePoint
3 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.47%) Apache
6 3 (5.08%) nginx
7 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.39%) IIS
8 1 (1.69%) Drupal
8 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.69%) MediaWiki
8 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.07%) Firewall
2 13 (22.03%) Cisco PIX
2 13 (22.03%) DHCP
2 13 (22.03%) DNS
3 5 (8.47%) Network Security
4 4 (6.78%) Internet
4 4 (6.78%) SAN
4 4 (6.78%) LAN
4 4 (6.78%) WAN
5 3 (5.08%) VPN
5 3 (5.08%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.08%) NAS
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.39%) SSH
6 2 (3.39%) IPv6
6 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.69%) LDAP
7 1 (1.69%) OSPF
7 1 (1.69%) BGP
7 1 (1.69%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Hudson
3 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Publishing
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Fat Client
1 13 (22.03%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (91.53%) Windows
2 28 (47.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.03%) Solaris
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.17%) Linux
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.39%) Debian
7 2 (3.39%) UNIX
8 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 13 (22.03%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.08%) Migration
4 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.39%) Change Control
5 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.39%) Kanban
5 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.39%) Scrum
5 2 (3.39%) Project Management
6 1 (1.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.69%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.69%) Service Management
6 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) Ruby
1 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.39%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) Perl
2 2 (3.39%) PHP
2 2 (3.39%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) VBScript
3 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) MCSE
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.08%) CCNA
4 3 (5.08%) MCITP
5 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) MCDST
6 1 (1.69%) MCP
6 1 (1.69%) MCSA
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CCENT
6 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.69%) MCTS
6 1 (1.69%) MCSM
6 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (55.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (49.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.17%) XenApp
3 6 (10.17%) vSphere
4 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
4 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.08%) Samba
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.08%) Postfix
5 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.69%) NFS
7 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.69%) Xen
7 1 (1.69%) XenServer
7 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) SCOM
3 4 (6.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.08%) Puppet
5 2 (3.39%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.39%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.39%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 47 (79.66%) VMware
2 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
3 22 (37.29%) Cisco
4 15 (25.42%) CheckPoint
5 9 (15.25%) Citrix
6 5 (8.47%) McAfee
7 4 (6.78%) Symantec
8 3 (5.08%) IBM
8 3 (5.08%) HP
8 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.08%) Sophos
9 2 (3.39%) Veeam
9 2 (3.39%) Fujitsu
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle
10 1 (1.69%) Dell
10 1 (1.69%) EMC
10 1 (1.69%) NetApp
10 1 (1.69%) Juniper
10 1 (1.69%) Remedy
10 1 (1.69%) AppSense
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol, Chippenham, Gloucester, Bath, Swindon,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 30+ days ago