The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 39 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.90% 0.71% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £264 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.70% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -1.17%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
319 266 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.46% 94.66% 89.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 181 81
Average daily rate £360 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £531 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 36
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Southampton region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Southampton region.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (42.86%) Puppet
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (35.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (35.71%) Heroku
4 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) ADSL
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) 3G
3 1 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Broadband
3 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (35.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Ruby
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCDST
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) ARCserve
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Mitel
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Wyse
4 1 (7.14%) Websense
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) IronPort
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
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