Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 42 82
Rank change year-on-year -37 +40 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 17 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.14% 4.61% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 4.75% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 6
Essex median daily rate £300 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -21.43% +27.27%
East of England median daily rate £320 £310 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% -11.43% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 769 842 1178
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 97.12% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 497 666
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £230 £220 £227
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 151 158
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.90 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +8.14% +42.17%
10th Percentile £11.94 £15.75 £15.68
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £42.88
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon -3 5 £288 +4.55%
Southend-on-Sea -38 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) CCA
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (35.29%) MCP
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) MCSE
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) WLAN
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
6 3 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Shell Script

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) JBoss
1 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
1 4 (23.53%) WLAN
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) API Design
4 2 (11.76%) Kanban
4 2 (11.76%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) System Testing
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 1 (5.88%) BCP
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCA
1 6 (35.29%) CCNA
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (35.29%) MCP
1 6 (35.29%) MCSE
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Brocade
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) CommVault
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) WSO2
5 1 (5.88%) BEA
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) webMethods