Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 131 112
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 45 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.19% 0.93% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.01% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 30
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £400 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +44.14% -23.97%
10th Percentile £210 £301 £215
90th Percentile £530 £435 £489
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £316
% change year-on-year - +18.58% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £38.22 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +52.86% +8.70% -42.50%

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 3,539 3,679 4,231
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 92.14% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,831 1,910 2,275
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 139 185
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +10.71% -35.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.90 £40.45 £38.25
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.21% +12.06%

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 September 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 23 September 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 -5 11 £313 -26.47% 5
Slough - 7 £258 - 1
Reading -10 5 £363 -9.38% 7
Newbury - 5 £210 -
Maidenhead - 3 £525 - 2
Windsor - 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 43 (95.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (75.56%) Windows
3 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
4 24 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 15 (33.33%) VMware
6 12 (26.67%) SCCM
6 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
6 12 (26.67%) Office 365
7 11 (24.44%) Retail
8 8 (17.78%) Cisco
8 8 (17.78%) ITIL
9 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (15.56%) Windows 10
10 6 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (13.33%) Citrix
10 6 (13.33%) Firewall
11 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
11 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
12 4 (8.89%) Translating Business Requirements
12 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (8.89%) Veeam
12 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
12 4 (8.89%) French Language
12 4 (8.89%) Network Security
12 4 (8.89%) Motorola
12 4 (8.89%) Project Management
12 4 (8.89%) DNS
12 4 (8.89%) Linux

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 4 (8.89%) IIS
1 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Office 365
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) G Suite
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) Network Security
3 3 (6.67%) DHCP
3 3 (6.67%) Wireless
4 2 (4.44%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
4 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.22%) BGP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) IPsec
5 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.22%) MPLS
5 1 (2.22%) OSPF
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) SNMP
5 1 (2.22%) SSL
5 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (24.44%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) French Language
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) JSON
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) OAuth
2 1 (2.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
1 2 (4.44%) Digital Signage
1 2 (4.44%) iPad
1 2 (4.44%) iPhone
1 2 (4.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) PKI
2 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.56%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.89%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) Android
6 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
3 6 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.67%) Product Management
6 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.44%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 2 (4.44%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.44%) Security Patching
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Task Automation
6 2 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) Python
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.22%) GAMP
1 1 (2.22%) GPG13
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (4.44%) SCOM
2 2 (4.44%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.22%) Terraform
3 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 15 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.89%) Motorola
4 4 (8.89%) Veeam
5 3 (6.67%) McAfee
6 2 (4.44%) EMC
6 2 (4.44%) Equitrac
7 1 (2.22%) CommVault
7 1 (2.22%) ConnectWise
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Okta
7 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.22%) Qualys
7 1 (2.22%) Sophos
7 1 (2.22%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.22%) Zscaler