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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 579 550 542
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 32 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.091% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.099% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 17
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£275 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £161 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £401 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -7.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -7.36%

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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 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 29 July 2015. 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 -28 29 £275 -15.38% 12
London +3 17 £310 -8.14% 2
South West +6 4 £225 +2.27% 2
South East -27 4 £265 -24.28% 3
City of London +5 3 £310 -16.77%
Exeter - 3 £225 -
Devon - 3 £225 - 1
Berkshire +7 2 £205 +1.23%
West Midlands +2 2 - - 1
Worcestershire +1 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Welshpool - 2 - -
Powys - 2 - -
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Worcester - 2 - -
East of England 0 1 £288 -
South Yorkshire -6 1 £175 -12.50% 1
Reading -6 1 £205 +1.23%
Sheffield -6 1 £175 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire -26 1 £175 +16.66% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £288 -
Luton - 1 £288 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Poole - 1 £230 -
Lewes - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £325 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £325 -
Dorset - 1 £230 -

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 44 (74.58%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) VMware
3 35 (59.32%) Active Directory
4 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
6 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
7 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (30.51%) vSphere
10 16 (27.12%) Citrix
11 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
12 14 (23.73%) HP
13 13 (22.03%) SAN
13 13 (22.03%) Firewall
14 12 (20.34%) Cisco
14 12 (20.34%) DNS
14 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
15 11 (18.64%) LAN
15 11 (18.64%) Linux
16 10 (16.95%) WAN
16 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (15.25%) DHCP
17 9 (15.25%) VPN
17 9 (15.25%) IIS
17 9 (15.25%) VMware ESX
18 8 (13.56%) ITIL
18 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
18 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
19 7 (11.86%) SQL

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (15.25%) IIS
4 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
5 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (8.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.08%) Lync
8 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.39%) JBoss
8 2 (3.39%) Apache
9 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) RMDS
1 2 (3.39%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) SAN
1 13 (22.03%) Firewall
2 12 (20.34%) DNS
3 11 (18.64%) LAN
4 10 (16.95%) WAN
5 9 (15.25%) DHCP
5 9 (15.25%) VPN
6 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.17%) VoIP
7 5 (8.47%) Network Security
7 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.08%) NAS
8 3 (5.08%) Internet
9 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.39%) VLAN
10 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.69%) Wireless
10 1 (1.69%) FTP
10 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) DTS
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (10.17%) Back Office
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Advertising
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) French Language
5 1 (1.69%) German Language
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.47%) Replication
3 5 (8.47%) Clustering
3 5 (8.47%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (74.58%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (18.64%) Linux
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.69%) Solaris
8 1 (1.69%) Android
8 1 (1.69%) CentOS
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) ITIL
2 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.47%) Information Security Management
3 5 (8.47%) Information Security
3 5 (8.47%) Change Management
3 5 (8.47%) Security Management
3 5 (8.47%) ISMS
3 5 (8.47%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
4 4 (6.78%) Migration
4 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.78%) Data Management
5 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.69%) Patch Management
7 1 (1.69%) Server Building
7 1 (1.69%) SDLC
7 1 (1.69%) Open Source
7 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) MCITP
3 2 (3.39%) OCP
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCSE
3 2 (3.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) CCA
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.69%) HNC
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
2 5 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (59.32%) Active Directory
2 18 (30.51%) vSphere
3 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
5 9 (15.25%) VMware ESX
6 5 (8.47%) XenApp
7 3 (5.08%) Firmware
7 3 (5.08%) ISA Server
8 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.69%) vCloud
9 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (10.17%) SCCM
3 4 (6.78%) SCOM
4 3 (5.08%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.39%) WSUS
5 2 (3.39%) Nagios
6 1 (1.69%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.69%) Foglight
6 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.69%) Puppet
6 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.69%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.69%) Opsview
6 1 (1.69%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) VMware
2 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.12%) Citrix
4 14 (23.73%) HP
5 12 (20.34%) Cisco
6 6 (10.17%) Dell
7 4 (6.78%) IBM
8 3 (5.08%) EMC
8 3 (5.08%) NetApp
8 3 (5.08%) Symantec
9 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.39%) Reuters
9 2 (3.39%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle
10 1 (1.69%) Mitel
10 1 (1.69%) F5
10 1 (1.69%) Splunk
10 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.69%) Apple
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