Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 July 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 Support Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 185 212
Rank change year-on-year -10 +27 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 5 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.11% 0.23% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.24% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
East of England median daily rate £325 £280 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +60.00% +14.75%
10th Percentile £313 £170 £163
90th Percentile £338 £350 £283
England median daily rate £295 £300 £260
% change year-on-year -1.67% +15.38% -16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £13.03 £27.29 £19.25
% change year-on-year -52.27% +41.75% -1.28%

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 4399 4986 5667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 94.28% 96.09% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2613 2906 3305
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £205 £208 £204
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 355 507
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.43 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.60 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.46 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.84% +8.57% +2.94%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the East of England

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in the East of England.

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

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in the East of England.

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

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Essex -23 3 £325 +16.07%
Hertfordshire -5 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Infrastructure Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services

Infrastructure Support 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam