Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 76 113
Rank change year-on-year +10 +37 -21
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 12 46 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.15% 1.94% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.25% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 22
Median daily rate £350 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +8.57% -10.71%
10th Percentile £220 £350 £261
90th Percentile £438 £525 £499
Scotland median daily rate £394 £425 £381
% change year-on-year -7.35% +11.48% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 900 2,044 2,695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.12% 86.10% 88.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 1,065 1,571
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £222 £275 £294
90th Percentile £594 £594 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -34.58% +58.00%
10th Percentile £16.64 £11.16 £10.75
90th Percentile £42.63 £45.03 £45.96
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.50 £17.40
% change year-on-year +38.30% +35.06% -36.73%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Azure
3 7 (58.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (41.67%) Office 365
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (25.00%) DevOps
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (16.67%) Terraform
8 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
8 2 (16.67%) Ansible
8 2 (16.67%) Meraki
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery
8 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (16.67%) VLAN
8 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic

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 (16.67%) SAS
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Azure
1 7 (58.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Office 365
3 2 (16.67%) AWS
4 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (16.67%) VLAN
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps
1 3 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technology Roadmap
3 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Meraki
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Snow