Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 111 131
Rank change year-on-year -25 +20 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 33 56 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.80% 1.30% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.41% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 21
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +1.56% -6.91%
10th Percentile £288 £220 £175
90th Percentile £438 £525 £400
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £18.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% -16.67% +38.05%

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 3778 3968 4615
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.92% 92.21% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2002 2141 2497
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £215
90th Percentile £588 £569 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 188 250
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.90 £45.45 £45.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -3 17 £425 -10.53%
Reading -1 7 £400 +41.59%
Slough +1 1 - -
Newbury -5 1 £413 +114.29% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Berkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
3 15 (45.45%) VMware
4 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
5 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (30.30%) Retail
7 10 (30.30%) VBScript
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (24.24%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) HP
10 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
11 6 (18.18%) Cisco
11 6 (18.18%) ITIL
11 6 (18.18%) SCCM
12 5 (15.15%) IBM
12 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (15.15%) PowerCLI
12 5 (15.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 4 (12.12%) vRealize
13 4 (12.12%) vCenter Server
13 4 (12.12%) AirWatch
13 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.12%) DNS
13 4 (12.12%) SAN
13 4 (12.12%) Office 365
13 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
13 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
1 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) 802.11
4 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) H.323
4 1 (3.03%) ISDN
4 1 (3.03%) MGCP
4 1 (3.03%) PBX
4 1 (3.03%) PSTN
4 1 (3.03%) SCCP
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (30.30%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Android
5 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (6.06%) SUSE
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps
3 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) High Availability
4 2 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.03%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.03%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 10 (30.30%) VBScript
3 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.06%) Korn
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) MCITP
2 1 (3.03%) RHCE
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) PowerCLI
3 4 (12.12%) AirWatch
3 4 (12.12%) vCenter Server
3 4 (12.12%) vRealize
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (6.06%) Ansible
5 2 (6.06%) Puppet
5 2 (6.06%) yum
6 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (3.03%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (3.03%) HP SIM
6 1 (3.03%) Nmap
6 1 (3.03%) OpenVAS
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) VMware
2 7 (21.21%) HP
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) IBM
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) BMC
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) F5
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) Veeam