The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 70 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.87% 2.64% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.71% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Median daily rate £425 £230 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.78% -24.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £174 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £268 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.69 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +27.27%
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
669 663 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.98% 97.21% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 490 361
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 39
Median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £45.00 £24.40
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 Oxfordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 8 £400 - 2
Abingdon - 1 £450 - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (39.13%) DNS
6 8 (34.78%) NetApp
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) Citrix
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (21.74%) SCCM
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
9 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
9 5 (21.74%) Puppet
9 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (21.74%) Publishing
10 4 (17.39%) Firewall
10 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (17.39%) MCSE
10 4 (17.39%) DHCP
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco
10 4 (17.39%) Office 365
10 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (13.04%) CentOS
11 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) IPv4
4 1 (4.35%) IPv6
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Hudson
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) PostGIS
2 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) FlexPod
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) CentOS
7 3 (13.04%) Unix
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.35%) Debian
9 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
2 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (4.35%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) MCITP
3 3 (13.04%) MCTS
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Certification
4 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) VCP4
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) Terraform
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) SELinux
4 1 (4.35%) SmoothWall
4 1 (4.35%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) NetApp
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec