Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Support was £290 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 17 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 Support
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 131 106
Rank change year-on-year +36 -25 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support 16 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.93% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £290 - £300
South East median daily rate £319 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -20.31% +23.08% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £13.03 -

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 1,627 2,266 1,657
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 95.01% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 1,002 858
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £225 £216
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 129 78
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.25 £42.62 £39.13
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.38% +7.97%

Infrastructure Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Support in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Support in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Support in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Support
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 Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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 +32 16 £290 - 2
Infrastructure Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Infrastructure Support 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Infrastructure Support in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Change Management
3 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (43.75%) Sony
6 7 (43.75%) Law
6 7 (43.75%) Adobe
6 7 (43.75%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) SCCM
6 7 (43.75%) SCOM
6 7 (43.75%) WSUS
6 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
6 7 (43.75%) Splunk
7 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco
8 5 (31.25%) VBScript
8 5 (31.25%) .NET
8 5 (31.25%) Office 365
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
8 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
9 4 (25.00%) Akamai
9 4 (25.00%) F5
9 4 (25.00%) ISMS
9 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (25.00%) Information Security
9 4 (25.00%) IIS
9 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management

Infrastructure Support 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) Akamai
3 2 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
General
1 7 (43.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Change Management
2 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
4 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) ISMS
4 4 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
1 7 (43.75%) SCOM
1 7 (43.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Adobe
2 7 (43.75%) Sony
2 7 (43.75%) Splunk
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft