The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 74 97
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 11 45 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.60% 1.93% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 2.08% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 9
Median daily rate £315 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.54% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £228 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +1.53% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £23.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -38.19% -34.28%  

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 1685 2159 2273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.73% 92.82% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 1152 1143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 95 93
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 -3 5 - - 2
Reading +2 4 £315 +21.15% 5
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (83.33%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (33.33%) Symantec
6 8 (33.33%) DNS
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco
7 7 (29.17%) LAN
7 7 (29.17%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (29.17%) AirWatch
7 7 (29.17%) Android
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) VBScript
8 6 (25.00%) SMTP
8 6 (25.00%) DHCP
9 5 (20.83%) VB
9 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
9 5 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (20.83%) WSUS
9 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
9 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
9 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
1 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) SMTP
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (20.83%) Skype
5 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (4.17%) DMZ
7 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.17%) HTTP
7 1 (4.17%) SSH
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (4.17%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) JMS
1 1 (4.17%) JSON
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.17%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (29.17%) Android
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (8.33%) Unix
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Information Management
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design
6 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.17%) Product Management
6 1 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) VBScript
3 5 (20.83%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) AirWatch
2 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 5 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (20.83%) WSUS
3 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 2 (8.33%) Ansible
4 2 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
5 1 (4.17%) PowerCLI
5 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) Symantec
4 5 (20.83%) MobileIron
5 3 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) Veeam
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) IBM
6 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.17%) McAfee
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