The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 88 96 105
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.70% 1.22% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.32% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 9
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year -2.98% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +96.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1727 2278 2702
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.30% 92.56% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 1177 1385
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 73 84
Median hourly rate £15.70 £26.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.75% +53.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Bracknell -7 6 £350 -22.22% 1
Reading +12 3 £300 -0.16% 3
Slough +8 1 £350 +55.55% 2
Maidenhead -6 1 - - 3
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) VMware
3 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
4 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (37.84%) AirWatch
6 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
7 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
8 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
8 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (27.03%) Citrix
8 10 (27.03%) VBScript
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) Retail
9 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
10 7 (18.92%) Android
10 7 (18.92%) LAN
11 6 (16.22%) DNS
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (13.51%) SCCM
12 5 (13.51%) Cisco
12 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
13 4 (10.81%) ITIL
13 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
13 4 (10.81%) WAN
13 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (10.81%) Symantec
13 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
13 4 (10.81%) Mobile App

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) LAN
2 6 (16.22%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) Firewall
5 2 (5.41%) HTTP
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) SMTP
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.70%) DMZ
6 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.70%) FTP
6 1 (2.70%) LDAP
6 1 (2.70%) NAS
6 1 (2.70%) SSH
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) Telnet
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (21.62%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) JMS
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
5 7 (18.92%) Android
6 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
6 6 (16.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.11%) Linux
9 2 (5.41%) Unix
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.70%) Solaris
10 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
2 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
2 4 (10.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (5.41%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Product Management
5 1 (2.70%) Security Auditing
5 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
2 10 (27.03%) VBScript
3 2 (5.41%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.70%) Firmware
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) AirWatch
2 5 (13.51%) SCCM
3 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.41%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) VMware
2 10 (27.03%) Citrix
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Symantec
5 3 (8.11%) Veeam
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
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