Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £265 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 July 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 Support Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 - 184
Rank change year-on-year - +184 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.13% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Berkshire median daily rate £265 - £350
10th Percentile £232 - £250
90th Percentile £338 - £392
South East median daily rate £275 £319 £269
% change year-on-year -13.73% +18.60% -8.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £13.03 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -23.38% -8.11%

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 3,694 3,480 4,573
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.98% 92.70% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,935 1,679 2,401
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 169 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +3.57% -27.27%
10th Percentile £8.72 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £48.15 £40.10 £43.12
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +14.29%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in Berkshire

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in Berkshire

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in Berkshire

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Reading - 1 £231 -
Slough - 1 £300 -
Infrastructure Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (60.00%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Hudson
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter
5 1 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN

Infrastructure Support 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) VMware