The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 90 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 7 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% 0.74% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.77% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £295 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1571 1423 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.12% 95.18% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 747 988
Average daily rate £345 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 78
Average hourly rate £13.20 £13.71 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.71% -8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £36.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%
Infrastructure Engineer
Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the West Yorkshire region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the West Yorkshire region.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 July 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
Leeds -1 6 £319 +27.50% 3
Bradford +5 1 £185 -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) MCSE
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (42.86%) vSphere
5 5 (35.71%) Clustering
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) NAS
8 2 (14.29%) XenApp
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (14.29%) SCOM
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Network Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) MCSE
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) vSphere
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
6 1 (7.14%) Xen
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds