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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 33 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 3 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.05% 2.59% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.70% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
Average daily rate £390 £393 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +30.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £382 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £408 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +30.95%
Infrastructure Engineer
Hampshire

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
272 408 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.77% 96.00% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 292 257
Average daily rate £350 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £21.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Avaya
4 4 (44.44%) BT
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Budget Control
6 2 (22.22%) Puppet
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) CLARiiON
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Budget Control
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCSA
1 1 (11.11%) CCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Avaya
2 4 (44.44%) BT
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Serena
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) IronPort
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia