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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 46 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.01% 0.17% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.17% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +1.81%
Infrastructure Engineer
Wales

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
488 579 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.19% 96.18% 97.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 427 421
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 21
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
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 25 July 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
Cardiff +17 4 £350 - 2
Newport - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South Wales region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) SCOM
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (7.14%) Big Data
6 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
6 1 (7.14%) Kafka

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ELK Stack
1 1 (7.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
1 1 (7.14%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) nmon
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Fujitsu
4 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft