The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 71 88 69
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 31 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.27% 1.12% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 1.18% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 6
Median daily rate £350 £400 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £375 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.69 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +27.27%
Infrastructure Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1308 1527 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.89% 95.32% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 1048 601
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 37
Median hourly rate £14.57 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.55 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (81.36%) Windows
2 44 (74.58%) VMware
3 34 (57.63%) Windows Server
4 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
5 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
7 21 (35.59%) PowerShell
8 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
10 15 (25.42%) SAN
11 13 (22.03%) Puppet
11 13 (22.03%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (22.03%) Citrix
12 12 (20.34%) NetApp
12 12 (20.34%) Linux
12 12 (20.34%) MS Exchange
13 11 (18.64%) DNS
13 11 (18.64%) .NET
14 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (16.95%) SCCM
14 10 (16.95%) Ansible
14 10 (16.95%) Cisco
14 10 (16.95%) Legal
15 9 (15.25%) TDD
15 9 (15.25%) LAN
15 9 (15.25%) WAN
15 9 (15.25%) VPN
15 9 (15.25%) HP

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.34%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (6.78%) SAS
3 3 (5.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.69%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (13.56%) Office 365
4 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) SAN
2 11 (18.64%) DNS
3 9 (15.25%) LAN
3 9 (15.25%) VPN
3 9 (15.25%) WAN
4 8 (13.56%) Firewall
5 6 (10.17%) DHCP
5 6 (10.17%) Internet
6 5 (8.47%) MPLS
7 4 (6.78%) DSL
7 4 (6.78%) iSCSI
7 4 (6.78%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (6.78%) VRRP
8 3 (5.08%) VoIP
9 2 (3.39%) NAS
9 2 (3.39%) Network Security
10 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.39%) Big Data
4 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) Hudson
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.95%) Legal
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) iGaming
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.69%) LAMP
2 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.17%) Public Cloud
3 5 (8.47%) Replication
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (5.08%) Clustering
5 3 (5.08%) NHS
6 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.69%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.69%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.69%) iSeries
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.69%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.69%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 48 (81.36%) Windows
2 34 (57.63%) Windows Server
3 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.34%) Linux
6 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
7 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (8.47%) Unix
9 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (5.08%) CentOS
10 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) TDD
2 7 (11.86%) Migration
3 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
3 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (10.17%) Resource Management
3 6 (10.17%) Service Management
4 5 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.47%) Release Management
5 4 (6.78%) CRM
5 4 (6.78%) DevOps
5 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.78%) Software Delivery
5 4 (6.78%) Software Licensing
5 4 (6.78%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) ITIL
6 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.08%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.39%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.17%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) PHP
4 2 (3.39%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CCDE
4 1 (1.69%) CCIE
4 1 (1.69%) CCNP
4 1 (1.69%) CCSP
4 1 (1.69%) CISSP
4 1 (1.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) ISO22301
System Software
1 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.56%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (11.86%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.08%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.69%) Docker
8 1 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.69%) vSphere
8 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (22.03%) Puppet
2 10 (16.95%) Ansible
2 10 (16.95%) SCCM
3 5 (8.47%) SCOM
4 4 (6.78%) Nagios
4 4 (6.78%) Opsview
4 4 (6.78%) vMotion
5 3 (5.08%) Grafana
6 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.69%) Cacti
7 1 (1.69%) Graphite
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Salt
7 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.69%) vRealize
7 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (74.58%) VMware
2 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.03%) Citrix
4 12 (20.34%) NetApp
5 10 (16.95%) Cisco
6 9 (15.25%) HP
7 6 (10.17%) Symantec
8 5 (8.47%) Dell
9 4 (6.78%) EMC
9 4 (6.78%) NETGEAR
9 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.78%) SonicWALL
9 4 (6.78%) Veeam
10 3 (5.08%) Splunk
11 2 (3.39%) IBM
11 2 (3.39%) iManage
12 1 (1.69%) CommVault
12 1 (1.69%) Genesys
12 1 (1.69%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.69%) Veritas