The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 38 50
Rank change year-on-year -27 +12  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 5 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.15% 3.77% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 3.85% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 4
Essex median daily rate £463 £280 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.17% +7.89%  
10th Percentile £343 £230 £251
90th Percentile £500 £380 £296
East of England median daily rate £383 £310 £275
% change year-on-year +23.38% +12.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £42.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 414 467 632
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.39% 97.70% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 801 1537
Essex median daily rate £475 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -12.16%  
10th Percentile £265 £175 £210
90th Percentile £600 £509 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 551 186
Essex median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% -  
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.75 £15.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £40.00 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 4 £463 -
Southend-on-Sea -33 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SCOM
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Veeam
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 1 (12.50%) G Suite
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Billing
6 1 (12.50%) Google

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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) G Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) BEA
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Sophos
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) webMethods