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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 106 100 111
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 36 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 0.70% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.74% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 13
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£275 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £164 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £455 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £23.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% +3.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2835 2016 2832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.10% 93.90% 93.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1858 1255 1699
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 135 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 19 £300 -4.00% 3
Bristol -15 7 £320 +113.33% 1
Devon -6 6 £175 +2.94% 1
Somerset -21 2 £338 +12.50% 3
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 43 (65.15%) VMware
3 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 24 (36.36%) Firewall
6 21 (31.82%) Cisco
6 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
6 21 (31.82%) MS Exchange
7 20 (30.30%) Active Directory
8 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
9 15 (22.73%) Citrix
9 15 (22.73%) Thin Client
9 15 (22.73%) Fat Client
10 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (21.21%) SharePoint
10 14 (21.21%) ITIL
10 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (19.70%) Cisco PIX
11 13 (19.70%) Solaris
11 13 (19.70%) CheckPoint
11 13 (19.70%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (19.70%) SLA
12 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
12 11 (16.67%) VMware ESX
12 11 (16.67%) XenApp
12 11 (16.67%) vSphere
13 10 (15.15%) DV Cleared
14 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 14 (21.21%) SharePoint
3 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (12.12%) Apache
5 5 (7.58%) IIS
6 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (6.06%) nginx
7 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.52%) MediaWiki
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.52%) Confluence
8 1 (1.52%) Lync
8 1 (1.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.36%) Firewall
2 13 (19.70%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (12.12%) WAN
4 7 (10.61%) DHCP
4 7 (10.61%) LAN
4 7 (10.61%) DNS
5 5 (7.58%) Network Security
6 4 (6.06%) SAN
6 4 (6.06%) VPN
7 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.03%) SNMP
8 2 (3.03%) IPv6
8 2 (3.03%) OSPF
8 2 (3.03%) BGP
8 2 (3.03%) SMTP
8 2 (3.03%) X.400
8 2 (3.03%) Wireless
8 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.52%) NAS
9 1 (1.52%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) Hudson
3 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Publishing
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) LAMP
2 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Thin Client
1 15 (22.73%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.52%) Clustering
2 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (19.70%) Solaris
5 6 (9.09%) Linux
6 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.06%) UNIX
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.55%) Debian
8 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) ITIL
2 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.06%) Migration
4 4 (6.06%) DevOps
5 3 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.52%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.52%) Change Control
7 1 (1.52%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.52%) Service Management
7 1 (1.52%) Kanban
7 1 (1.52%) Scrum
7 1 (1.52%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.52%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.52%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) Ruby
1 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
1 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.03%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) Perl
2 2 (3.03%) PHP
2 2 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) VBScript
3 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.70%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (15.15%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) MCITP
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MCT
6 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 26 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (30.30%) Active Directory
3 11 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 11 (16.67%) XenApp
3 11 (16.67%) vSphere
4 8 (12.12%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.06%) Samba
5 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.55%) Postfix
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.03%) NFS
8 1 (1.52%) XenServer
8 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.52%) Xen
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.06%) Puppet
3 3 (4.55%) SCCM
3 3 (4.55%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.03%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (65.15%) VMware
2 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 21 (31.82%) Cisco
4 15 (22.73%) Citrix
5 13 (19.70%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.09%) HP
7 5 (7.58%) Juniper
8 4 (6.06%) Symantec
8 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.55%) McAfee
9 3 (4.55%) EMC
10 2 (3.03%) Sophos
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle
10 2 (3.03%) Meru Networks
10 2 (3.03%) Apple
11 1 (1.52%) Remedy
11 1 (1.52%) IBM
11 1 (1.52%) NetApp
11 1 (1.52%) Siemens
11 1 (1.52%) AppSense
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago