Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 95 93
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 36 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.85% 0.87% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.92% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 8
Bristol median daily rate £263 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.48% +5.45% -3.59%
10th Percentile £232 £253 £234
90th Percentile £350 £363 £313
South West median daily rate £265 £356 £263
% change year-on-year -25.61% +35.71% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
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 £42.46
% change year-on-year +2.47% -4.62% +112.30%

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 1847 1630 1655
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.99% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1156 1217
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £239
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 81 85
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +53.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £51.95 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +37.50%

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 November 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 19 November 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 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
3 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (50.00%) VMware
4 14 (38.89%) Firewall
4 14 (38.89%) Cisco
5 10 (27.78%) SCCM
6 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (22.22%) Office 365
7 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
8 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (19.44%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 6 (16.67%) Veeam
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.89%) SCOM
10 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.89%) Citrix
11 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (11.11%) CCNP
11 4 (11.11%) Intranet
11 4 (11.11%) Extranet
11 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
11 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
11 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business

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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Windchill
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) Extranet
3 4 (11.11%) Intranet
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.33%) DHCP
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 3 (8.33%) MPLS
4 3 (8.33%) Multicast
4 3 (8.33%) VPN
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) BGP
5 2 (5.56%) IPsec
5 2 (5.56%) SAN
5 2 (5.56%) SSL
6 1 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) Skype
General
1 2 (5.56%) Electronics
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.56%) Military
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (8.33%) Network Design
2 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
2 2 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (2.78%) DevOps
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (2.78%) Human Factors
3 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.78%) Microservices
3 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) CCNP
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
2 5 (13.89%) SCOM
3 4 (11.11%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) Veeam
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) F5
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 3 (8.33%) New Relic
6 2 (5.56%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.78%) Veritas