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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 65 51 38
Rank change year-on-year -14 -13 +28
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 7 9 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.90% 1.44% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.59% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
10th Percentile £400 £145 £241
25th Percentile £413 £171 £264
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £270 £450
Median % change year-on-year +57.41% -40.00% +12.50%
75th Percentile £478 £435 £500
90th Percentile £481 £544 £510
East of England median daily rate £450 £323 £350
% change year-on-year +39.21% -7.64% -

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 681 566 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 87.87% 90.71% 90.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 288 213
10th Percentile £230 £151 £246
25th Percentile £363 £269 £332
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £400 £450
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -
75th Percentile £575 £501 £550
90th Percentile £675 £591 £635
East of England median daily rate £485 £425 £444
% change year-on-year +14.12% -4.33% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 186 24
10th Percentile £13.25 - £13.08
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £14.09
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -12.90% -11.43%
75th Percentile £20.56 £16.00 £21.56
90th Percentile £34.43 £19.88 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year +51.85% -39.33% +30.88%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Peterborough - 6 £438 - 2
Huntingdon -6 1 £380 +100.00%
Infrastructure Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Azure
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
2 6 (85.71%) PaaS
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (85.71%) IaaS
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Re-Platforming
2 6 (85.71%) Agile
2 6 (85.71%) Velocity
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Operational Stability
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 6 (85.71%) Platform Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Customer Experience
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Infrastructure Engineering
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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
1 7 (100.00%) Azure
2 6 (85.71%) IaaS
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (85.71%) PaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile
1 6 (85.71%) Customer Experience
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) High Availability
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
1 6 (85.71%) Operational Stability
1 6 (85.71%) Platform Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (28.57%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft