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 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 95 105 98
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 45 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.40% 1.19% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.27% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 10
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£380 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £36.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +51.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +22.22%
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
3009 2827 2023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.88% 93.21% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1918 1858 1253
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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 197 166 136
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 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
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 28 July 2015.

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 28 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 -8 14 £450 +50.00% 2
Wiltshire - 9 £410 -
Devon -2 8 £225 +28.57% 5
Somerset +7 6 - - 1
Bristol -8 6 £243 -24.21% 3
Dorset -5 2 £230 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 74 (86.05%) Windows
2 54 (62.79%) Active Directory
3 49 (56.98%) VMware
4 41 (47.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (30.23%) MS Exchange
7 25 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
9 23 (26.74%) DNS
10 22 (25.58%) Hyper-V
11 21 (24.42%) Security Cleared
12 20 (23.26%) Citrix
13 19 (22.09%) ITIL
13 19 (22.09%) Firewall
14 17 (19.77%) VMware ESXi
15 16 (18.60%) Linux
16 15 (17.44%) DHCP
16 15 (17.44%) SharePoint
17 13 (15.12%) HP
18 12 (13.95%) Cisco
18 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
19 11 (12.79%) SCCM
19 11 (12.79%) DV Cleared
19 11 (12.79%) Windows 7
19 11 (12.79%) VPN
19 11 (12.79%) CCNA
19 11 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
19 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2007
20 10 (11.63%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 26 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.44%) SharePoint
3 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (10.47%) IIS
6 8 (9.30%) Lync
7 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (5.81%) Apache
9 4 (4.65%) nginx
9 4 (4.65%) Confluence
9 4 (4.65%) MediaWiki
10 3 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Office 365
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.74%) DNS
2 19 (22.09%) Firewall
3 15 (17.44%) DHCP
4 11 (12.79%) VPN
5 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
5 10 (11.63%) SAN
5 10 (11.63%) VLAN
6 8 (9.30%) Network Security
7 7 (8.14%) IPsec
7 7 (8.14%) SSL
8 6 (6.98%) LAN
8 6 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (6.98%) Wireshark
9 4 (4.65%) NAS
9 4 (4.65%) LDAP
9 4 (4.65%) Internet
10 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.49%) WAN
10 3 (3.49%) Multicast
11 1 (1.16%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Metasploit
2 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.65%) Hudson
2 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.65%) Subversion
2 4 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.49%) Back Office
1 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Military
2 1 (1.16%) Banking
2 1 (1.16%) Retail
2 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) LAMP
2 3 (3.49%) J2EE
3 1 (1.16%) Web Services
3 1 (1.16%) XML
3 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Clustering
1 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.65%) Wiki
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
4 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.16%) NHS
4 1 (1.16%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 74 (86.05%) Windows
2 41 (47.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (18.60%) Linux
6 11 (12.79%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.81%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.81%) CentOS
7 5 (5.81%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.65%) Debian
8 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.33%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.16%) UNIX
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) ITIL
2 6 (6.98%) Load Balancing
2 6 (6.98%) Cyber Security
2 6 (6.98%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (5.81%) Migration
4 4 (4.65%) Service Management
4 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (4.65%) DevOps
4 4 (4.65%) Build Automation
4 4 (4.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (3.49%) Business Transformation
5 3 (3.49%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.49%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.49%) Data Management
5 3 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.16%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.16%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (24.42%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.79%) CCNA
2 11 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.79%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.16%) CCNP
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.16%) MCTS
5 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (62.79%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (25.58%) Hyper-V
4 17 (19.77%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.47%) vSphere
6 7 (8.14%) VMware ESX
7 6 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (6.98%) VirtualBox
8 4 (4.65%) iptables
8 4 (4.65%) Postfix
8 4 (4.65%) Firmware
8 4 (4.65%) ISA Server
8 4 (4.65%) Samba
9 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.33%) XenApp
11 1 (1.16%) XenServer
11 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.16%) UAG
11 1 (1.16%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) SCCM
2 6 (6.98%) Nmap
3 5 (5.81%) SCOM
4 4 (4.65%) ZABBIX
4 4 (4.65%) WSUS
4 4 (4.65%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.65%) Puppet
5 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.16%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.16%) SCSM
6 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (56.98%) VMware
2 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.26%) Citrix
4 13 (15.12%) HP
5 12 (13.95%) Cisco
6 7 (8.14%) ArcSight
7 6 (6.98%) Dell
8 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.65%) Symantec
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle
10 3 (3.49%) McAfee
11 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.33%) F5
11 2 (2.33%) AppSense
12 1 (1.16%) Veeam
12 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.16%) Acronis
12 1 (1.16%) LogLogic
12 1 (1.16%) Lumension
12 1 (1.16%) Dell Compellent
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