The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 29 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.30% 0.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year -1.51% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £23.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +86.95% -14.01%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 314 360 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.73% 98.63% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 248 195
Median daily rate £370 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 8
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.30% +13.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £20.00 £18.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cardiff

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cardiff

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cardiff region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp OnCommand

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware