Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 87 104
Rank change year-on-year -28 +17 +15
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 25 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.84% 1.70% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.00% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £314 £301 £275
90th Percentile £488 £575 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £34.00

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,652 2,345 1,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.73% 84.72% 85.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,365 1,366 1,134
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £560 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +13.27% +10.36%
10th Percentile £10.93 £11.20 £11.05
90th Percentile £44.27 £39.20 £47.91
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.88 £30.50
% change year-on-year -6.98% -11.89% +56.41%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 14 (56.00%) VMware
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (12.00%) Dell
8 3 (12.00%) Control-M
8 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (12.00%) Ansible
9 2 (8.00%) Docker
9 2 (8.00%) DevOps
9 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c

Infrastructure Engineering
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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.00%) GitHub
4 1 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (4.00%) Route 53
4 1 (4.00%) Serverless
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Appium
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Protractor
1 1 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Platform Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
1 1 (4.00%) RESTful
1 1 (4.00%) Spring
1 1 (4.00%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Solaris
7 1 (4.00%) CentOS
7 1 (4.00%) Unix
7 1 (4.00%) VMS
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Kanban
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (4.00%) System Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Test Management
4 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) Go
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Java 8
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.00%) Docker
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Firmware
5 1 (4.00%) NFS
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
1 3 (12.00%) Control-M
2 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Terraform
2 2 (8.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) PowerCLI
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) vMotion
3 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) Brocade
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (4.00%) Open-E
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Synology