The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £178 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 25 April 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 54 58
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.94% 1.11% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.14% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £178 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.55% +63.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £333 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £463 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year -1.51% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £23.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +86.95% -11.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 492 612 714
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.13% 96.84% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 366 363
Median daily rate £350 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 44 76
Median hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +159.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Cambridge -2 3 £195 -56.66%
Peterborough - 2 £160 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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

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

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) XenApp
6 3 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) EMC
7 2 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (8.33%) HP
8 1 (8.33%) Dell
8 1 (8.33%) IBM

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle