The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £295 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 28 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 64 62
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 8 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.94% 0.82% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.84% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Median daily rate £295 £371 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.53% +41.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £464 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +1.53% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £24.79 £33.75
% change year-on-year -42.65% -26.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 813 831 883
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.99% 97.19% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 592 654
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 37
Median hourly rate £31.00 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.96% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 28 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 Bristol region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco
4 7 (36.84%) Office 365
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) Electronics
8 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
8 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.79%) SAP
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix
8 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
8 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.79%) XenApp
8 3 (15.79%) Veeam
8 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (15.79%) Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
9 2 (10.53%) SCCM

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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (10.53%) FWSM
1 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
1 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
General
1 4 (21.05%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Serverless Framework
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) Microservices
3 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) Veeam
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) IBM