The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 86 96
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 33 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.43% 1.70% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.76% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 33
Median daily rate £390 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.80% +12.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £213 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +1.53% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £23.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -38.19% -31.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2158 2438 2915
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.83% 96.21% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1391 1728
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 193 261
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Norfolk +19 19 £375 +100.00%
Hertfordshire -1 6 £510 +71.42% 7
Essex -23 5 £463 +66.66%
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £193 -57.22% 2
Bedfordshire -12 2 £390 -8.23%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 26 (52.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
3 20 (40.00%) Unix
4 19 (38.00%) Red Hat
4 19 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (36.00%) Hadoop
5 18 (36.00%) Kerberos
5 18 (36.00%) Apache Hive
5 18 (36.00%) R
5 18 (36.00%) Cloudera
5 18 (36.00%) Apache Spark
5 18 (36.00%) Impala
6 15 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 15 (30.00%) VMware
7 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (16.00%) DNS
11 8 (16.00%) SQL
12 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
12 7 (14.00%) SCCM
12 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (12.00%) DHCP
13 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
14 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (10.00%) SAN
14 5 (10.00%) ITIL

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 18 (36.00%) Apache Spark
2 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.00%) Confluence
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Office 365
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.00%) G Suite
4 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) Kerberos
2 8 (16.00%) DNS
3 6 (12.00%) DHCP
4 5 (10.00%) SAN
5 3 (6.00%) Firewall
6 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.00%) LAN
7 1 (2.00%) MPLS
7 1 (2.00%) Skype
7 1 (2.00%) SSL
7 1 (2.00%) Telepresence
7 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.00%) VLAN
7 1 (2.00%) VPN
7 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) Apache Hive
1 18 (36.00%) Hadoop
1 18 (36.00%) Impala
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) J2EE
1 1 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.00%) Clustering
1 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Digital Signage
2 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) PKI
2 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
2 1 (2.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
3 20 (40.00%) Unix
4 19 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
11 2 (4.00%) Solaris
11 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
12 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (6.00%) DevOps
2 3 (6.00%) Migration
3 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.00%) High Availability
3 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.00%) Change Management
4 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.00%) Kanban
4 1 (2.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (2.00%) Project Management
4 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.00%) Service Management
4 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) R
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) REXX
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) Tcl
4 1 (2.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) MCSE
2 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) RHCE
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Firmware
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) SCOM
3 4 (8.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (36.00%) Cloudera
3 15 (30.00%) VMware
4 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) Dell
5 3 (6.00%) EMC
5 3 (6.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) Acronis
6 2 (4.00%) Lotus
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) BEA
7 1 (2.00%) CA
7 1 (2.00%) F5
7 1 (2.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) Meraki
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
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