Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 22 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 70 93
Rank change year-on-year -17 +23 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 11 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.84% 1.42% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.50% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Glasgow median daily rate £275 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +20.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £258 £207 £284
90th Percentile £415 £401 £383
Scotland median daily rate £475 £388 £303
% change year-on-year +22.58% +28.10% -19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £50.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 - £50.00

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 1257 1066 1609
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 94.76% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 570 836
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 28
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 £36.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.48% -63.20% +120.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £41.35 £60.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.61 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +27.53% -30.80% +33.43%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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 Glasgow region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 5 (45.45%) SCCM
7 4 (36.36%) XenApp
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
7 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 4 (36.36%) vSphere
7 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (36.36%) Security Patching
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) EMC
7 4 (36.36%) Citrix
7 4 (36.36%) CommVault
7 4 (36.36%) NetApp
7 4 (36.36%) Service Management
7 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (27.27%) C#
8 3 (27.27%) VBScript
8 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
9 2 (18.18%) LAN
9 2 (18.18%) WAN

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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
1 4 (36.36%) Security Patching
1 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) BCP
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Data Security
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
2 1 (9.09%) EnCase
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) CommVault
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Altiris
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee