The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £306 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
South West / Bristol
Rank 55 52 65
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.49% 2.13% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 2.21% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Median daily rate £306 £244 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.64% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £339 £325
% change year-on-year -4.05% +4.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +36.17% -6.00%  

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 770 860 795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.42% 96.63% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 600 552
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 41 27
Median hourly rate £23.84 £37.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.42% +170.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Bristol

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) Office 365
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (25.00%) High Availability
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) DNS
10 3 (15.00%) LAN
10 3 (15.00%) WAN
10 3 (15.00%) MS Office
10 3 (15.00%) Web Services
10 3 (15.00%) IaaS
10 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (15.00%) DevOps
10 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.00%) Marketing
10 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (15.00%) SDLC
10 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (10.00%) SCCM
11 2 (10.00%) PowerShell

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Office 365
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (10.00%) FWSM
3 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) SDLC
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) AppSense
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Wyse
5 1 (5.00%) Xerox