Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 65 69
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.00% 1.50% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.57% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 15
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £254 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -18.80% -
10th Percentile £310 £177 £278
90th Percentile £390 £348 £430
Scotland median daily rate £479 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +36.79% -6.67% +2.39%
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 1,151 1,021 1,346
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 95.42% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 530 725
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £180 £188
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 16
Glasgow median hourly rate £23.25 £15.89 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.32% -49.15% +82.64%
10th Percentile £10.72 £10.00 £13.63
90th Percentile £36.75 £45.00 £52.31
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -36.44% +31.58%

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 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 23 February 2018, 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Confluence
5 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) GitHub
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Meraki
6 2 (16.67%) Ansible

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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) GitHub
3 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (25.00%) HTTP
3 3 (25.00%) SSL
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Data Security
6 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
6 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
6 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Meraki
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Capita
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec