Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 February 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 Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 131 150
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19 -88
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 67 58 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.43% 1.30% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.36% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 25
East of England median daily rate £315 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% +18.18% -21.43%
10th Percentile £224 £184 £172
90th Percentile £380 £419 £423
England median daily rate £363 £363 £340
% change year-on-year - +6.62% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £27.50 - £35.00
10th Percentile £26.25 - £32.50
90th Percentile £28.75 - £37.50
England median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% -4.62% +36.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,441 4,278 4,794
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 95.58% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,565 2,486 2,810
East of England median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.56%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £218
90th Percentile £583 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 336 468
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% +17.95%
10th Percentile £10.66 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.51
% change year-on-year +1.08% -0.05% +12.18%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Essex +14 24 £313 -3.85% 4
Hertfordshire +8 20 £300 -29.41% 11
Bedfordshire -6 8 £325 -16.13% 4
Cambridgeshire -23 7 £325 - 9
Norfolk -8 6 £275 -1.79% 3
Suffolk -3 2 £315 +32.63% 5
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Infrastructure Engineer 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 East of England region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (62.69%) Windows
2 29 (43.28%) Active Directory
3 27 (40.30%) Windows Server
4 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
4 26 (38.81%) VMware
5 17 (25.37%) Citrix
5 17 (25.37%) SCCM
6 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
6 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
7 12 (17.91%) SAN
8 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (16.42%) Windows 10
8 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (16.42%) ITIL
8 11 (16.42%) LAN
8 11 (16.42%) WAN
8 11 (16.42%) Cisco
9 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
10 9 (13.43%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (13.43%) MCSE
10 9 (13.43%) MCP
10 9 (13.43%) SQL
10 9 (13.43%) CCA
10 9 (13.43%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (11.94%) Firewall
11 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (11.94%) PowerShell

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) JBoss
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.97%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) SAN
2 11 (16.42%) LAN
2 11 (16.42%) WAN
3 8 (11.94%) Firewall
4 5 (7.46%) Internet
4 5 (7.46%) VLAN
5 4 (5.97%) DHCP
5 4 (5.97%) DNS
5 4 (5.97%) VoIP
5 4 (5.97%) WLAN
6 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.99%) NAS
7 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.99%) SSL
7 2 (2.99%) VPN
7 2 (2.99%) VSAN
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) MSI
1 2 (2.99%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Legal
2 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Middleware
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.97%) NHS
3 3 (4.48%) PKI
3 3 (4.48%) Replication
4 2 (2.99%) iPad
4 2 (2.99%) iPhone
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.49%) FMCG
5 1 (1.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 42 (62.69%) Windows
2 27 (40.30%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.42%) Windows 10
3 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.48%) Solaris
6 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.99%) Linux
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.49%) Unix
8 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (7.46%) Business Continuity
3 5 (7.46%) Information Management
3 5 (7.46%) Service Management
4 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
4 4 (5.97%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.48%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (2.99%) API Design
6 2 (2.99%) Application Packaging
6 2 (2.99%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.99%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (2.99%) High Availability
6 2 (2.99%) Kanban
6 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.99%) Microservices
6 2 (2.99%) System Testing
6 2 (2.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.43%) CCA
2 9 (13.43%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (13.43%) MCP
2 9 (13.43%) MCSE
2 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (10.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (10.45%) CCNA
5 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.97%) Degree
7 3 (4.48%) MCSA
8 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.49%) CCIE
9 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (43.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.96%) XenApp
4 5 (7.46%) vSphere
5 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.99%) Docker
7 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) SCCM
2 6 (8.96%) WSUS
3 5 (7.46%) SCOM
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.49%) Ansible
6 1 (1.49%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (1.49%) Terraform
6 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
1 26 (38.81%) VMware
2 17 (25.37%) Citrix
3 11 (16.42%) Cisco
4 5 (7.46%) HP
5 4 (5.97%) CommVault
5 4 (5.97%) EMC
6 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.99%) Apple
7 2 (2.99%) Brocade
7 2 (2.99%) Dell
7 2 (2.99%) IBM
7 2 (2.99%) Ivanti
7 2 (2.99%) Lumension
7 2 (2.99%) NetApp
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle
7 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.99%) Remedy
7 2 (2.99%) Symantec
7 2 (2.99%) WSO2