Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 131 115
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 49 32 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 0.79% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.86% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 27
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +23.08% +1.56%
10th Percentile £213 £286 £222
90th Percentile £468 £448 £520
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £54.13 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +116.52% -23.08% -16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,787 3,731 3,930
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.43% 92.17% 92.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,872 1,973 2,128
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £208 £250 £229
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 131 184
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% - -32.71%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.65 £40.00 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.69% +5.82%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Berkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Berkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Berkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Berkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Bracknell -7 15 £315 -25.88% 2
Reading -1 10 £255 -36.25% 9
Slough -5 7 £258 -
Newbury - 6 £210 -
Maidenhead - 2 £525 -
Windsor - 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Berkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (95.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (71.43%) Windows
3 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
4 23 (46.94%) Windows Server
5 20 (40.82%) VMware
6 15 (30.61%) PowerShell
7 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.45%) Retail
9 9 (18.37%) ITIL
9 9 (18.37%) Office 365
10 8 (16.33%) Cisco
11 7 (14.29%) Firewall
11 7 (14.29%) SCCM
11 7 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (12.24%) Windows 10
12 6 (12.24%) Veeam
12 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.20%) IIS
13 5 (10.20%) Project Management
13 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
14 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
14 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (8.16%) Network Security
14 4 (8.16%) French Language
14 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
14 4 (8.16%) Motorola
14 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
14 4 (8.16%) Citrix
14 4 (8.16%) Translating Business Requirements
15 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (10.20%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) Network Security
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.12%) DHCP
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) SSL
3 3 (6.12%) VPN
3 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.12%) Wireless
4 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.08%) LAN
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) BGP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) MPLS
5 1 (2.04%) OSPF
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (22.45%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) French Language
3 2 (4.08%) Automotive
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) JSON
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
2 1 (2.04%) OAuth
2 1 (2.04%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Digital Signage
2 2 (4.08%) iPad
2 2 (4.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) PKI
3 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.24%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.12%) Android
6 2 (4.08%) Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.04%) Unix
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (95.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (18.37%) ITIL
3 7 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.16%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.12%) Product Management
6 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
7 2 (4.08%) Change Management
7 2 (4.08%) ITSM
7 2 (4.08%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.08%) Task Automation
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
7 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) GAMP
2 1 (2.04%) GPG13
System Software
1 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Firmware
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) VMware
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco
4 6 (12.24%) Veeam
5 4 (8.16%) Citrix
5 4 (8.16%) Motorola
6 2 (4.08%) Equitrac
7 1 (2.04%) CommVault
7 1 (2.04%) ConnectWise
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) McAfee
7 1 (2.04%) Okta
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.04%) Qualys
7 1 (2.04%) Sophos
7 1 (2.04%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.04%) Zscaler