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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 560 543 545
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 52 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.062% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.067% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 24
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£300 £229 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -27.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £244 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -23.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.31%

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
53013 47882 50809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33166 28928 28619
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2081 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.92 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 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
England -8 51 £288 +25.68% 12
South East -18 16 £360 +10.76% 2
South West - 10 £213 - 3
London +4 9 £325 +47.72% 2
Berkshire +9 6 £238 - 1
East of England -20 5 £275 - 2
Surrey - 4 £360 -
West Midlands -17 3 £300 +26.31% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £225 -
East Midlands +1 2 - -
Yorkshire -13 2 £310 +24.00%
Kent - 2 £413 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £275 -
City of London +19 1 £325 +19.26% 2
Leeds -3 1 £310 +24.00%
Scotland -5 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire -8 1 £310 +24.00%
Birmingham -8 1 - - 1
Hampshire -17 1 £225 - 1
Hertfordshire -21 1 £320 -
Somerset - 1 £225 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £360 -
North West - 1 £350 - 1
Manchester - 1 £350 -
Bath - 1 £225 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Stevenage - 1 £320 -

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (77.23%) Windows
2 53 (52.48%) Active Directory
3 52 (51.49%) VMware
4 32 (31.68%) MS Exchange
4 32 (31.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (28.71%) Citrix
5 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
6 28 (27.72%) Cisco
7 22 (21.78%) Linux
7 22 (21.78%) XenApp
8 21 (20.79%) SCCM
9 20 (19.80%) SAN
10 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (16.83%) DNS
12 17 (16.83%) vSphere
13 16 (15.84%) Windows 7
13 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (15.84%) LAN
13 16 (15.84%) Firewall
14 15 (14.85%) WAN
14 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
15 14 (13.86%) UNIX
15 14 (13.86%) HP
16 12 (11.88%) Dell
16 12 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (11.88%) MCSE
16 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (10.89%) Advertising

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 32 (31.68%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.90%) Apache
4 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.94%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.98%) JBoss
9 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.99%) IIS
10 1 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.80%) SAN
2 17 (16.83%) DNS
3 16 (15.84%) LAN
3 16 (15.84%) Firewall
4 15 (14.85%) WAN
5 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.90%) DHCP
7 8 (7.92%) Network Security
8 6 (5.94%) VPN
9 5 (4.95%) SSL
10 4 (3.96%) NAS
10 4 (3.96%) Internet
10 4 (3.96%) FTP
10 4 (3.96%) VoIP
10 4 (3.96%) Broadband
11 3 (2.97%) Intranet
11 3 (2.97%) VLAN
12 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.98%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (1.98%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MSI
General
1 11 (10.89%) Advertising
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Military
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) HTML
1 7 (6.93%) HTML5
2 1 (0.99%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.96%) Replication
2 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.97%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.97%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.98%) Open Source
3 2 (1.98%) EqualLogic
3 2 (1.98%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.98%) Clustering
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.99%) iPad
4 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (77.23%) Windows
2 32 (31.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (21.78%) Linux
4 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (15.84%) Windows 7
6 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (13.86%) UNIX
8 8 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.96%) Solaris
11 3 (2.97%) HPUX
11 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.98%) CentOS
13 1 (0.99%) VMS
13 1 (0.99%) AIX
13 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (7.92%) ITIL
2 6 (5.94%) Migration
3 5 (4.95%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (4.95%) Load Balancing
4 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (3.96%) Network Management
4 4 (3.96%) BCP
4 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (3.96%) Information Security
5 3 (2.97%) Asset Management
5 3 (2.97%) Data Management
6 2 (1.98%) Network Design
6 2 (1.98%) DevOps
6 2 (1.98%) Quality Management
6 2 (1.98%) Data Security
7 1 (0.99%) Business Continuity
7 1 (0.99%) Risk Management
7 1 (0.99%) Change Management
7 1 (0.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.96%) SQL
2 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.98%) VB
3 2 (1.98%) PHP
4 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (11.88%) MCSE
3 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.92%) CCNP
4 8 (7.92%) CCNA
5 5 (4.95%) Degree
5 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.95%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.97%) CCSA
6 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.97%) MCITP
7 2 (1.98%) CCDP
7 2 (1.98%) MCSA
8 1 (0.99%) MCP
8 1 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (52.48%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.78%) XenApp
3 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (16.83%) vSphere
5 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.96%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.96%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.99%) NFS
10 1 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.99%) vCloud
10 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (20.79%) SCCM
2 7 (6.93%) SCOM
3 3 (2.97%) WSUS
4 2 (1.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.98%) Control-M
4 2 (1.98%) Foglight
4 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.99%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.99%) SCSM
5 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 52 (51.49%) VMware
2 29 (28.71%) Citrix
2 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
3 28 (27.72%) Cisco
4 14 (13.86%) HP
5 12 (11.88%) Dell
6 10 (9.90%) Red Hat
7 8 (7.92%) Sun
8 7 (6.93%) IBM
9 6 (5.94%) Oracle
10 4 (3.96%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.96%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.97%) Wyse
11 3 (2.97%) Symantec
11 3 (2.97%) Veritas
11 3 (2.97%) CommVault
11 3 (2.97%) NetApp
11 3 (2.97%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.98%) Tandberg
12 2 (1.98%) 3PAR
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