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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 109 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 40 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 0.65% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.70% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £164 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £301 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.13 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.25 £20.19
% change year-on-year
+10.11% +10.23%
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
3081 1994 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.82% 92.27% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2026 1269 1559
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 180 238
Average hourly rate £21.94 £15.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
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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 -1 13 £156 +4.16% 7
Devon -18 11 £175 +6.06% 1
Bristol - 6 £213 - 14
Wiltshire - 6 £250 -
Somerset -8 3 £219 -27.08% 2
Dorset -3 1 £200 -30.43% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 67 (85.90%) Windows
2 53 (67.95%) VMware
3 33 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (34.62%) Cisco
5 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
6 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
6 23 (29.49%) Firewall
7 21 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 20 (25.64%) Citrix
8 20 (25.64%) Thin Client
8 20 (25.64%) Fat Client
9 17 (21.79%) SLA
9 17 (21.79%) SharePoint
10 16 (20.51%) Solaris
10 16 (20.51%) ITIL
10 16 (20.51%) CheckPoint
10 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (20.51%) Cisco PIX
10 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
11 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (19.23%) WAN
12 13 (16.67%) LAN
12 13 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 13 (16.67%) XenApp
13 11 (14.10%) DNS
13 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (12.82%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 17 (21.79%) SharePoint
3 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.85%) IIS
6 3 (3.85%) Apache
7 1 (1.28%) nginx
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.28%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.49%) Firewall
2 16 (20.51%) Cisco PIX
3 15 (19.23%) WAN
4 13 (16.67%) LAN
5 11 (14.10%) DNS
6 10 (12.82%) DHCP
7 6 (7.69%) VoIP
7 6 (7.69%) SAN
8 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.85%) Wireless
9 3 (3.85%) SNMP
10 2 (2.56%) VPN
10 2 (2.56%) SMTP
10 2 (2.56%) X.400
10 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.28%) VLAN
11 1 (1.28%) Network Security
11 1 (1.28%) VPLS
11 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.28%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
1 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 10 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.28%) LAMP
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) Thin Client
1 20 (25.64%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) iPhone
3 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.28%) Clustering
3 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 67 (85.90%) Windows
2 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (20.51%) Solaris
3 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 10 (12.82%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.85%) UNIX
7 2 (2.56%) Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Android
8 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.28%) Debian
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) ITIL
2 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
3 3 (3.85%) Project Management
3 3 (3.85%) Migration
3 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (2.56%) Change Control
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (1.28%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.28%) System Testing
5 1 (1.28%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.28%) Data Management
5 1 (1.28%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.28%) ERP
5 1 (1.28%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.28%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.28%) DevOps
5 1 (1.28%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
1 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.28%) Ruby
2 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.28%) C
2 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.56%) MCSE
5 2 (2.56%) CCNA
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.56%) MCITP
6 1 (1.28%) CCNP
6 1 (1.28%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 33 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
3 13 (16.67%) XenApp
4 9 (11.54%) XenDesktop
4 9 (11.54%) vSphere
5 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.69%) VMware ESX
7 4 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.28%) Samba
8 1 (1.28%) Firmware
8 1 (1.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.13%) SCCM
3 3 (3.85%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.28%) WSUS
4 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (67.95%) VMware
2 27 (34.62%) Cisco
2 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.64%) Citrix
4 16 (20.51%) CheckPoint
5 10 (12.82%) HP
6 5 (6.41%) Juniper
7 4 (5.13%) Symantec
8 3 (3.85%) McAfee
8 3 (3.85%) EMC
9 2 (2.56%) Veeam
9 2 (2.56%) Meru Networks
9 2 (2.56%) Sophos
9 2 (2.56%) Apple
10 1 (1.28%) Brocade
10 1 (1.28%) Polycom
10 1 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.28%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.28%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.28%) IronPort
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