The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 48 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.05% 1.38% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.44% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £275 £250 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £240 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £260 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
454 485 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.78% 95.85% 98.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 351 363
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 28
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Newport -12 2 £188 -
Cardiff +13 1 - - 3
Bridgend - 1 £275 -
Infrastructure Engineer
Wales

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 South Wales region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
7 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (30.00%) Firewall
7 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (30.00%) Avaya
7 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) HP
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (30.00%) Software Licensing
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (20.00%) MCITP
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (30.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Avaya
4 3 (30.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat