Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 80 91
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 25 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.18% 1.79% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.89% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 7
Bristol median daily rate £313 £263 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -9.48% +5.45%
10th Percentile £258 £242 £253
90th Percentile £394 £350 £363
South West median daily rate £355 £268 £363
% change year-on-year +32.71% -26.21% +45.00%
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% -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £41.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +13.25% +2.47% -4.62%

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 2,023 1,855 1,642
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.03% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,358 1,259 1,166
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £258 £213 £231
90th Percentile £538 £521 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 57 78
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £18.63 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.61% -23.98% +53.13%
10th Percentile £15.12 £11.98 £11.93
90th Percentile £60.63 £53.65 £46.15
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +21.54% +30.00% -9.09%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 25 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (48.00%) VMware
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (36.00%) Office 365
7 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) SAN
8 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.00%) SCCM
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) Network Security
10 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (12.00%) OneDrive
11 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
11 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (12.00%) Linux
11 3 (12.00%) DHCP
11 3 (12.00%) DNS
12 2 (8.00%) Cisco
12 2 (8.00%) Citrix

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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Office 365
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) Network Security
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) Skype
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Antivirus Management
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.00%) Server Building
6 1 (4.00%) Threat Management
6 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) Veeam
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) CommVault
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.00%) Rapid7
4 1 (4.00%) Trend Micro
4 1 (4.00%) Varonis