The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 549 550 529
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 43 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.039% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.042% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £258 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% +28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £146 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £258 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.65% +28.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.15 £20.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £28.75 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
England -6 42 £300 +16.50% 6
London +21 12 £338 +26.16% 3
South East -26 9 £238 +3.26%
South West -20 8 £238 - 1
Berkshire -1 5 £188 +38.88%
West Midlands -4 4 £300 +1.69%
North West - 4 £288 - 2
Manchester - 4 £288 - 1
Bristol - 3 £251 -
Bracknell -2 2 - -
Birmingham -6 2 £313 +5.93%
Wiltshire - 2 £250 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
City of London - 2 £313 - 1
East Midlands +7 1 £338 +23.85%
Hampshire -19 1 £288 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Greenford - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Hull - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Cambridge - - - -

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 78 (80.41%) Windows
2 58 (59.79%) VMware
3 55 (56.70%) Active Directory
4 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
4 34 (35.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (31.96%) MS Exchange
6 26 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (25.77%) Citrix
7 25 (25.77%) SAN
8 23 (23.71%) Cisco
8 23 (23.71%) Linux
9 21 (21.65%) HP
9 21 (21.65%) vSphere
10 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (19.59%) DNS
11 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
11 18 (18.56%) Windows 7
12 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (16.49%) XenApp
14 15 (15.46%) SCCM
14 15 (15.46%) LAN
14 15 (15.46%) TCP/IP
14 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (14.43%) WAN
15 14 (14.43%) Firewall
16 13 (13.40%) UNIX
16 13 (13.40%) DHCP
17 12 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2010
18 11 (11.34%) MCSE
19 10 (10.31%) ITIL

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (31.96%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.25%) Apache
5 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
7 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.06%) IIS
8 2 (2.06%) JBoss
8 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.77%) SAN
2 19 (19.59%) DNS
3 15 (15.46%) TCP/IP
3 15 (15.46%) LAN
4 14 (14.43%) WAN
4 14 (14.43%) Firewall
5 13 (13.40%) DHCP
6 9 (9.28%) VPN
7 8 (8.25%) Network Security
8 6 (6.19%) VoIP
9 5 (5.15%) SSL
10 4 (4.12%) FTP
10 4 (4.12%) MPLS
11 3 (3.09%) Internet
11 3 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (3.09%) VLAN
12 2 (2.06%) NAS
13 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (1.03%) Wireless
13 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MSI
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
1 8 (8.25%) Advertising
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) HTML
1 5 (5.15%) HTML5
2 1 (1.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Replication
2 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.09%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.09%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.06%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.03%) iPad
5 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.03%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 78 (80.41%) Windows
2 34 (35.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (23.71%) Linux
4 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (18.56%) Windows 7
6 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (13.40%) UNIX
8 7 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.19%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.15%) Windows XP
11 4 (4.12%) Solaris
12 3 (3.09%) CentOS
13 2 (2.06%) Windows Vista
13 2 (2.06%) VMS
13 2 (2.06%) HPUX
14 1 (1.03%) AIX
14 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.03%) Android
14 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.31%) ITIL
2 6 (6.19%) Asset Management
2 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (6.19%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (5.15%) Information Security
3 5 (5.15%) Load Balancing
3 5 (5.15%) Migration
3 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.12%) Coaching
4 4 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.09%) Quality Management
5 3 (3.09%) Network Management
5 3 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.06%) Data Management
6 2 (2.06%) Network Design
6 2 (2.06%) Data Security
6 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.06%) BCP
6 2 (2.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.12%) SQL
1 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.06%) PHP
2 2 (2.06%) VB
3 1 (1.03%) VBA
3 1 (1.03%) Python
3 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.34%) MCSE
3 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.15%) CCNA
5 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.12%) Degree
6 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.12%) CCNP
7 3 (3.09%) MCP
8 2 (2.06%) MCSA
8 2 (2.06%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.03%) MCITP
9 1 (1.03%) VCDX
9 1 (1.03%) VCAP
9 1 (1.03%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (56.70%) Active Directory
2 26 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (21.65%) vSphere
4 16 (16.49%) XenApp
5 10 (10.31%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.12%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.12%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.09%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (2.06%) vCloud
9 2 (2.06%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.03%) XenServer
10 1 (1.03%) NFS
10 1 (1.03%) Firmware
10 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (15.46%) SCCM
2 4 (4.12%) SCOM
2 4 (4.12%) WSUS
3 2 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.06%) Control-M
3 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.06%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.03%) Puppet
4 1 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (59.79%) VMware
2 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.77%) Citrix
4 23 (23.71%) Cisco
5 21 (21.65%) HP
6 9 (9.28%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.22%) Dell
8 6 (6.19%) NetApp
9 5 (5.15%) 3PAR
10 4 (4.12%) CommVault
10 4 (4.12%) Sun
11 3 (3.09%) IBM
11 3 (3.09%) Veritas
11 3 (3.09%) Tandberg
11 3 (3.09%) Wyse
11 3 (3.09%) Bloomberg
11 3 (3.09%) Symantec
12 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.06%) BMC
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