The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 78 64 79
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 6 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.58% 1.25% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.30% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £406 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year -2.98% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 966 997 1148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.79% 95.59% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 522 520
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 37
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +21.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 3 £475 +46.15% 1
High Wycombe -1 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco
5 8 (42.11%) Symantec
6 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
6 7 (36.84%) LAN
6 7 (36.84%) Skype for Business
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) HP
8 5 (26.32%) EMC
9 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (21.05%) WAN
9 4 (21.05%) SMTP
9 4 (21.05%) DHCP
9 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) VB
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
9 4 (21.05%) Android
9 4 (21.05%) WSUS

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (36.84%) Skype for Business
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Skype
2 4 (21.05%) SMTP
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Android
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Unix
7 1 (5.26%) VMS
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre Operations
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (21.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (21.05%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (5.26%) DevOps
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.26%) Server Building
2 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
1 4 (21.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
2 4 (21.05%) AirWatch
2 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (21.05%) WSUS
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Symantec
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) EMC
4 5 (26.32%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) MobileIron
6 3 (15.79%) Dell
7 2 (10.53%) EqualLogic
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) SAP
8 1 (5.26%) Veeam