The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 95 84
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £356 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.78% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £388
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 £26.58 £28.00
% change year-on-year -46.50% -5.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1185 1299 1366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.19% 95.58% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2180 2477 2628
Median daily rate £375 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 41
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.81 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £52.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

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

1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) Ansible
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (27.27%) VXLAN
3 3 (27.27%) vRealize
4 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP

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

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 1 (9.09%) Route 53
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VXLAN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) DMZ
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) OAuth2
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
1 3 (27.27%) vRealize
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) WebSpy
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