Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Engineer
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 51 40
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.55% 1.77% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 1.84% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 14
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -12.90% +8.77%
10th Percentile £363 £275 £200
90th Percentile £438 £381 £419
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +52.73% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 434 599 524
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.14% 96.61% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 417 342
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £130 £205
90th Percentile £583 £590 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +24.48% -69.49%
10th Percentile £14.40 £10.16 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.75 £44.89 £14.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £19.75 £20.65
% change year-on-year -12.30% -4.36% -9.69%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 6 £425 -
Bedford +5 5 £400 - 3
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (41.67%) Mimecast
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (16.67%) Terraform
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (16.67%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Legal
6 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) Apache
6 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) IIS
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) PKI
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Mimecast
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Akamai
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) PABX
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) VMware