Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 88 63
Rank change year-on-year +2 -25 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 25 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.60% 0.44% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.45% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 10
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £350 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +16.18% -3.60%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £181
90th Percentile £538 £480 £401
Scotland median daily rate £488 £491 £375
% change year-on-year -0.76% +31.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £21.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,493 1,105 1,000
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.52% 96.34% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 633 508
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £238 £226 £190
90th Percentile £538 £500 £463
Scotland median daily rate £405 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +4.52% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 30
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +18.27% -32.36%
10th Percentile £11.16 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £33.75 £44.63
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.32
% change year-on-year - +9.70% -17.52%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (60.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) Ansible
3 13 (52.00%) Terraform
4 12 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (40.00%) Unix
5 10 (40.00%) CentOS
5 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (24.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) OWASP
8 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (16.00%) IT Strategy
9 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (16.00%) Firewall
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) Python
10 3 (12.00%) Sybase
10 3 (12.00%) Perl
10 3 (12.00%) SQL
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle
10 3 (12.00%) Active Directory

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (12.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (12.00%) GitHub
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) ISDN
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.00%) Skype
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) VSAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) ArangoDB
2 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.00%) Neo4j
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) CentOS
2 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) OWASP
4 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (16.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (12.00%) Data Encryption
5 3 (12.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (12.00%) DRM
5 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (12.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (12.00%) Go
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
2 3 (12.00%) Ruby
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) AWS Certification
1 3 (12.00%) CISM
1 3 (12.00%) CISSP
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) FINRA
1 3 (12.00%) GDPR
2 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Ansible
1 13 (52.00%) Terraform
2 12 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.00%) Kibana
3 3 (12.00%) logstash
4 1 (4.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (12.00%) Hortonworks
3 3 (12.00%) McAfee
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Sybase
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec
3 3 (12.00%) Varonis
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) HP