Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 44 49
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.26% 1.45% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.56% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £325 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +10.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £311 £301 £230
90th Percentile £366 £421 £374
East of England median daily rate £315 £325 £275
% change year-on-year -3.08% +18.18% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
East of England median hourly rate £27.50 - £35.00

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 598 513 587
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 93.27% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 347 397
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £130 £227 £250
90th Percentile £583 £588 £606
East of England median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 58
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.03 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.16% -67.44% +128.57%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.03 £15.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £23.68 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% +17.95%

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 20 February 2018. 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
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £325 -
Bedford 0 1 - - 2
Luton -14 1 £320 -20.00%
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) CCA
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) Ivanti
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM

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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCA
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Ivanti
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy