Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 78 82
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +27
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 32 60 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.32% 2.14% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.44% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 14
Edinburgh median daily rate £406 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £341 £308 £313
90th Percentile £525 £603 £559
Scotland median daily rate £413 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -13.16% +35.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £21.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £21.00 -

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 2,082 2,458 1,600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 85.71% 87.57% 87.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,127 1,478 996
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £287 £289 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +43.59% -14.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.59 £13.42
90th Percentile £46.63 £119.33 £52.10
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% -50.00%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019, 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 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
4 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 12 (37.50%) Finance
8 11 (34.38%) Linux
9 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
10 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (25.00%) DevOps
11 7 (21.88%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (21.88%) vSphere
11 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
11 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (18.75%) Ansible
12 6 (18.75%) Unix
13 5 (15.63%) Python
13 5 (15.63%) Validation
13 5 (15.63%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
13 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
13 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
13 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (12.50%) Puppet

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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (21.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (15.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.13%) IaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Route 53
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DHCP
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications
3 2 (6.25%) HTTP
3 2 (6.25%) IPv4
3 2 (6.25%) SSL
3 2 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Web Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 11 (34.38%) Linux
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.75%) Unix
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
8 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.63%) Validation
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) Investment Management
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Coaching
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.13%) Chaos Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (3.13%) Server Management
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Debt
7 1 (3.13%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) Python
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) vSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Firmware
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (18.75%) Ansible
3 4 (12.50%) Puppet
4 3 (9.38%) SCCM
5 2 (6.25%) Terraform
6 1 (3.13%) Packer
6 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) VMware
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.13%) Brocade
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) EMC