The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 53 44 64
Rank change year-on-year -9 +20  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.19% 1.74% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.88% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £300 £313 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -23.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year -2.98% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +77.08% -4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 487 533 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.75% 92.70% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 298 470
Median daily rate £355 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 24
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £89.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) MCSE
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) MCSA
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) vSphere
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) WSUS
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Veeam
7 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Dell

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SnapMirror
3 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Dell
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (25.00%) Veeam
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) WatchGuard
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat