Period
to 23 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 70 85
Rank change year-on-year -37 +15 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 23 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.07% 2.22% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 2.34% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 8
Bristol median daily rate £300 £260 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -22.96% +22.73%
10th Percentile £258 £199 £260
90th Percentile £400 £350 £359
South West median daily rate £394 £263 £350
% change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Bristol median hourly rate - £41.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.49% +56.36%
South West median hourly rate £49.00 £41.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +18.07% +2.47% +35.00%

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 2,057 1,798 1,474
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 94.93% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,450 1,192 1,016
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £219 £230
90th Percentile £575 £525 £558
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 62 74
Bristol median hourly rate £36.30 £17.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.43% -28.57% +32.43%
10th Percentile £14.13 £11.76 £12.20
90th Percentile £61.04 £57.88 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -19.12%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019, 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 23 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
5 12 (52.17%) VMware
6 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (34.78%) Office 365
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco
10 5 (21.74%) SAN
10 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (21.74%) SCCM
11 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
11 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
11 4 (17.39%) Linux
12 3 (13.04%) Python
12 3 (13.04%) SQL
12 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
12 3 (13.04%) CCNA
12 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
12 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
13 2 (8.70%) IaaS
13 2 (8.70%) OneDrive
13 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
13 2 (8.70%) PaaS

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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (34.78%) Office 365
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (8.70%) IaaS
4 2 (8.70%) OneDrive
4 2 (8.70%) PaaS
5 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) FMCG
1 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) CentOS
5 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Network Management
3 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Decision-Making
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.04%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam