Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 68 94
Rank change year-on-year -43 +26 +24
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 25 73 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.88% 2.48% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 2.88% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 19
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £330 £306 £275
90th Percentile £488 £601 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £475 £393
% change year-on-year -10.53% +21.02% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £21.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £21.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year - -38.24% -38.18%

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 2,504 2,532 1,704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.23% 86.03% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,254 1,467 998
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.38% +2.18%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £44.41 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.30% +10.71% +5.00%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Finance
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (16.00%) Ansible
6 4 (16.00%) SAN
6 4 (16.00%) Spring
6 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.00%) Control-M
7 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.00%) Dell
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (12.00%) Java
7 3 (12.00%) Solaris
7 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Route 53
3 1 (4.00%) Serverless
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) HTTP
3 2 (8.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Appium
1 2 (8.00%) JUnit
1 2 (8.00%) Protractor
1 2 (8.00%) TestNG
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Web Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Web Infrastructure 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%) Platform Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) Vert.x
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.00%) API Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (8.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Information Security
2 2 (8.00%) Kanban
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (8.00%) System Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Test Management
2 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Java 8
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) Firmware
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.00%) NFS
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 3 (12.00%) Control-M
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (8.00%) Terraform
3 2 (8.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.00%) Packer
4 1 (4.00%) PowerCLI
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) vMotion
4 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) Brocade
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%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (4.00%) Open-E
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Synology