Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 20 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 100 122
Rank change year-on-year -28 +22 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.42% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.74% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £276 £280 £260
90th Percentile £488 £411 £454
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% -16.67% -8.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2243 1614 2541
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 93.19% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 840 1279
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £226 £213 £229
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 76 107
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.14
90th Percentile £42.62 £39.38 £31.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -27 4 £306 -6.84% 2
High Wycombe - 2 £450 - 1
Marlow -1 1 £305 -6.15%
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) IaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Skype
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (10.00%) Statistics
7 1 (10.00%) Marketing
7 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Server

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (10.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ADO
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Meraki
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec