Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Specialist was £323 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 July 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 Specialist
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 101 100
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.16% 0.52% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.55% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Bristol median daily rate £323 £281 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% -13.46% -
10th Percentile £276 £261 £271
90th Percentile £373 £357 £438
South West median daily rate £323 £288 £335
% change year-on-year +12.17% -14.18% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £30.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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 1,759 1,649 1,766
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 95.43% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,139 1,120 1,246
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £238
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 55 75
Bristol median hourly rate £31.23 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.57% -15.38% +85.71%
10th Percentile £12.93 £11.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.30 £47.85
South West median hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -8.67% +10.29% +58.14%

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Bristol

Infrastructure Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Bristol

Infrastructure Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Bristol

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Infrastructure Specialist 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Compliance Audit
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee