Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 July 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 103 127
Rank change year-on-year -15 +24 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 21 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.67% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.70% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £356 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.30% -12.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £282 £323 £318
90th Percentile £488 £384 £530
Scotland median daily rate £395 £300 £395
% change year-on-year +31.67% -24.05% +10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,895 2,146 2,713
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.89% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,656 1,311 1,497
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £269
90th Percentile £563 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £14.68 £18.50 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.65% +16.98% -8.32%
10th Percentile £10.28 £12.55 £10.91
90th Percentile £39.05 £43.39 £45.75
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -34.00% +20.48% +6.41%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Edinburgh region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) Puppet
6 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
6 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
6 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
7 4 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
8 3 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (14.29%) SCCM
8 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (14.29%) Ansible
8 3 (14.29%) DevOps
8 3 (14.29%) Validation
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (14.29%) Virtual Environments

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.76%) Skype
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
2 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Task Automation
2 3 (14.29%) Validation
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (4.76%) Kanban
4 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) Terraform
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) CommVault
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp