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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 41 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 14 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.37% 2.08% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 2.22% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +30.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.09%
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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
379 315 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 91.33% 93.75% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 225 88
Average daily rate £375 £320 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 38
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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
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 2 March 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Ruby
5 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
5 7 (38.89%) UNIX
5 7 (38.89%) Python
5 7 (38.89%) Mac OS X
5 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (38.89%) Puppet
5 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
6 6 (33.33%) Heroku
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) Citrix
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) MS Office
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.11%) ADSL
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Broadband
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) 3G
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) UNIX
3 7 (38.89%) Mac OS X
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 8 (44.44%) Ruby
3 7 (38.89%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCDST
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) ARCserve
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Mitel
2 2 (11.11%) NetApp
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Wyse