Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 76 124
Rank change year-on-year -47 +48 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 81 120 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.59% 2.50% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.62% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 95 59
East of England median daily rate £320 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -11.43% +4.09%
10th Percentile £206 £200 £179
90th Percentile £472 £419 £438
England median daily rate £350 £364 £338
% change year-on-year -3.78% +7.78% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% -7.14% +30.84%

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 4801 4588 5650
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.95% 95.70% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 2650 3306
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 366 538
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.33 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +9 27 £338 -14.56% 10
Essex -37 17 £300 +9.09%
Norfolk +8 15 £275 +66.67%
Bedfordshire -27 10 £338 -12.90%
Cambridgeshire -18 8 £325 -3.70% 5
Suffolk -3 5 £403 +47.71%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East of England region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (45.68%) Windows
2 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
3 28 (34.57%) Active Directory
3 28 (34.57%) VMware
4 23 (28.40%) Windows Server
5 20 (24.69%) Citrix
6 17 (20.99%) SAN
7 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 13 (16.05%) Linux
8 13 (16.05%) Data Centre
8 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (14.81%) ITIL
9 12 (14.81%) Unix
9 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
10 11 (13.58%) WAN
10 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
10 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (12.35%) LAN
11 10 (12.35%) MCSE
12 9 (11.11%) DNS
12 9 (11.11%) DHCP
12 9 (11.11%) Kerberos
12 9 (11.11%) SQL
12 9 (11.11%) HP
12 9 (11.11%) Firewall
12 9 (11.11%) Impala
12 9 (11.11%) Apache Spark
12 9 (11.11%) Cloudera

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 9 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.94%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) Apache
5 3 (3.70%) JBoss
5 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.23%) Site Server
7 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) SAN
2 11 (13.58%) WAN
3 10 (12.35%) LAN
4 9 (11.11%) DHCP
4 9 (11.11%) DNS
4 9 (11.11%) Firewall
4 9 (11.11%) Kerberos
5 6 (7.41%) Internet
6 4 (4.94%) NAS
6 4 (4.94%) WLAN
7 3 (3.70%) SSL
7 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.70%) VLAN
8 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.47%) MPLS
8 2 (2.47%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.23%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 9 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 9 (11.11%) Impala
3 4 (4.94%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.47%) Subversion
1 2 (2.47%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Local Government
3 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) Middleware
2 3 (3.70%) J2EE
2 3 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Replication
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Clustering
4 3 (3.70%) PKI
5 2 (2.47%) iPad
5 2 (2.47%) iPhone
5 2 (2.47%) NHS
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.68%) Windows
2 23 (28.40%) Windows Server
3 13 (16.05%) Linux
3 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (14.81%) Unix
5 11 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.88%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.94%) Solaris
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) ITIL
2 8 (9.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (8.64%) Service Management
4 6 (7.41%) Information Management
4 6 (7.41%) Migration
5 5 (6.17%) Business Continuity
6 4 (4.94%) Application Packaging
6 4 (4.94%) Capacity Management
6 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.94%) High Availability
6 4 (4.94%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.70%) Identity Management
7 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.70%) Open Source
7 3 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.47%) Scrum
8 2 (2.47%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) R
1 9 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.47%) REXX
3 2 (2.47%) Tcl
3 2 (2.47%) VB
3 2 (2.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) MCSE
4 8 (9.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.88%) MCP
5 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.41%) CCA
6 6 (7.41%) CCNA
6 6 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.94%) MCSA
8 2 (2.47%) CCIE
8 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.47%) MCITP
8 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.23%) Degree
9 1 (1.23%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (34.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.17%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.70%) vSphere
7 2 (2.47%) Docker
7 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.47%) XenApp
8 1 (1.23%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.23%) vCloud
8 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (6.17%) WSUS
3 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.47%) SCOM
5 2 (2.47%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.23%) Ansible
6 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.23%) Terraform
6 1 (1.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (34.57%) VMware
3 20 (24.69%) Citrix
4 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
5 9 (11.11%) Cloudera
5 9 (11.11%) HP
6 7 (8.64%) Cisco
7 5 (6.17%) CommVault
7 5 (6.17%) NetApp
8 4 (4.94%) Oracle
9 3 (3.70%) Dell
9 3 (3.70%) EMC
9 3 (3.70%) Symantec
10 2 (2.47%) Apple
10 2 (2.47%) Brocade
10 2 (2.47%) CA
10 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.47%) IBM
10 2 (2.47%) Lumension
10 2 (2.47%) WSO2