Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £260 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 January 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 78 79
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 42 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.22% 1.15% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.21% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 10
Bristol median daily rate £260 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +18.18% +2.23%
10th Percentile £199 £255 £245
90th Percentile £350 £356 £339
South West median daily rate £263 £350 £250
% change year-on-year -25.00% +40.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £43.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.49% +56.36% -
10th Percentile £39.75 £42.60 £26.25
90th Percentile £43.25 £46.60 £28.75
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £40.50 £34.98
% change year-on-year +2.47% +15.78% +72.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,798 1,484 1,569
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.95% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,190 1,016 1,147
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £225 £228 £243
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 78 82
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +40.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.73 £12.05
90th Percentile £57.88 £49.20 £45.78
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -11.29% +55.00%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Bristol

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Bristol

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Bristol

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Bristol region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Windows Server
3 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
4 19 (45.24%) Firewall
5 18 (42.86%) VMware
6 14 (33.33%) Cisco
7 12 (28.57%) SCCM
8 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (23.81%) Office 365
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
9 10 (23.81%) Windows 10
10 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.67%) DNS
11 7 (16.67%) Juniper
11 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (14.29%) Web Services
13 5 (11.90%) NetBackup
13 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
13 5 (11.90%) LAN
13 5 (11.90%) WAN
13 5 (11.90%) Citrix
13 5 (11.90%) HP
13 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
13 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
13 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.90%) SCOM

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (11.90%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.90%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Windchill
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.90%) LAN
3 5 (11.90%) WAN
4 4 (9.52%) DHCP
4 4 (9.52%) Extranet
4 4 (9.52%) Intranet
4 4 (9.52%) MPLS
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.14%) Multicast
5 3 (7.14%) VPN
6 2 (4.76%) BGP
6 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (4.76%) Internet
6 2 (4.76%) IPsec
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 2 (4.76%) SSL
7 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.38%) RSpec
1 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.76%) Military
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
1 3 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (23.81%) Windows 10
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.38%) CentOS
8 1 (2.38%) Unix
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
1 3 (7.14%) Network Design
2 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.76%) Migration
2 2 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.38%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (2.38%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (2.38%) DevOps
3 1 (2.38%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (2.38%) Human Factors
3 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) CCNP
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) NetBackup
2 5 (11.90%) SCOM
3 4 (9.52%) AirWatch
4 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) Ansible
5 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.38%) OfficeScan
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.38%) Terraform
5 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) VMware
2 14 (33.33%) Cisco
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.67%) Juniper
5 5 (11.90%) Citrix
5 5 (11.90%) F5
5 5 (11.90%) HP
5 5 (11.90%) Veeam
6 3 (7.14%) McAfee
6 3 (7.14%) New Relic
7 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 2 (4.76%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (4.76%) Symantec
7 2 (4.76%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.38%) Dell
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) Veritas