Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 79 77
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 32 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.88% 1.22% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.28% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 8
Bristol median daily rate £385 £295 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.51% +9.26% +8.00%
10th Percentile £269 £259 £201
90th Percentile £494 £388 £414
South West median daily rate £300 £313 £268
% change year-on-year -4.00% +16.82% +0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Bristol median hourly rate - - £27.50
South West median hourly rate - £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +49.09% +30.95%

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 1,625 1,566 1,684
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.55% 96.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,042 1,067 1,182
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £232 £238
90th Percentile £525 £530 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.38% +0.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 51 74
Bristol median hourly rate £20.94 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.85% -21.43% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.83
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.69 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -25.97% +2.67% +85.78%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 Bristol region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
4 12 (37.50%) Office 365
5 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 10 (31.25%) Migration
6 10 (31.25%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
7 9 (28.13%) DNS
8 8 (25.00%) Linux
8 8 (25.00%) Firewall
9 7 (21.88%) SAN
10 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (15.63%) Skype for Business
11 5 (15.63%) AWS Certification
11 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
11 5 (15.63%) DevOps
11 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (15.63%) Citrix
11 5 (15.63%) Juniper
11 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
12 4 (12.50%) DHCP
12 4 (12.50%) SQL
12 4 (12.50%) NetApp
12 4 (12.50%) Serverless
12 4 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud

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 (15.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.63%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Office 365
2 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (12.50%) Serverless
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 8 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) SAN
4 4 (12.50%) DHCP
4 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (12.50%) Skype
5 3 (9.38%) NAS
5 3 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) Extranet
7 1 (3.13%) Intranet
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (3.13%) MPLS
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) SSH
7 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) DevOps
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Server Building
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.13%) Security Hardening
4 1 (3.13%) Security Operations
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Threat Management
4 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) OfficeScan
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) Juniper
4 4 (12.50%) F5
4 4 (12.50%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.13%) Rapid7
7 1 (3.13%) Trend Micro
7 1 (3.13%) Varonis
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) Veritas