Period
to 19 August 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 105 91
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 21 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.45% 0.95% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.99% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 8
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £500 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.00% +73.91% -25.08%
10th Percentile £313 £463 £259
90th Percentile £575 £538 £516
Scotland median daily rate £431 £428 £310
% change year-on-year +0.88% +37.90% -21.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,403 1,721 1,272
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 96.36% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 996 683
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £260 £260 £244
90th Percentile £575 £538 £495
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 40 26
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £15.43 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.82% -37.02% +78.51%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £39.28 £35.00 £195.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.06 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +17.97% -33.33% +27.50%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 21 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (47.62%) DevOps
4 9 (42.86%) Ansible
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) Terraform
4 9 (42.86%) Public Sector
5 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 7 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) Python
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
8 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) Office 365
8 4 (19.05%) IaaS
8 4 (19.05%) Puppet
8 4 (19.05%) MCSE
8 4 (19.05%) Unix
8 4 (19.05%) Firewall
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (19.05%) IaaS
4 4 (19.05%) Office 365
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
5 1 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Broadband
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) SMTP
3 1 (4.76%) SNMP
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Ant
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) React
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
1 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Handset
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (19.05%) Unix
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) High Availability
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.52%) Architectural Design
8 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
8 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Automation
8 2 (9.52%) Open Source
8 2 (9.52%) Process Management
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CCSP
4 1 (4.76%) CCVP
4 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.52%) Xen
5 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Ansible
1 9 (42.86%) Terraform
2 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (19.05%) Puppet
4 3 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Mitel
4 1 (4.76%) Sonus
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam