Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 91 71
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20 +29
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 23 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.34% 0.80% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.84% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 8
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £275 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -28.34% +27.92%
10th Percentile £333 £258 £275
90th Percentile £538 £518 £401
Scotland median daily rate £430 £340 £393
% change year-on-year +26.47% -13.38% +16.30%
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 1,645 1,315 1,221
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 95.43% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 685 665
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £253 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 19
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +51.79% -48.98%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.45 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.05 £56.63 £43.55
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +13.92% -8.14%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 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 22 (95.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (78.26%) Linux
3 15 (65.22%) Terraform
4 14 (60.87%) Ansible
5 13 (56.52%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (52.17%) Unix
7 11 (47.83%) CentOS
7 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (43.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
10 7 (30.43%) Windows
10 7 (30.43%) Python
11 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
11 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
11 6 (26.09%) Ruby
11 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
12 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
12 5 (21.74%) OWASP
12 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
12 5 (21.74%) Symantec
12 5 (21.74%) McAfee
12 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 5 (21.74%) Perl
12 5 (21.74%) Oracle
12 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 5 (21.74%) Sybase

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 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (13.04%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (43.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (17.39%) GitHub
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) ArangoDB
2 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
2 4 (17.39%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Artifactory
4 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.35%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.35%) Kafka
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Unix
3 11 (47.83%) CentOS
3 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
5 5 (21.74%) OWASP
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Cryptography
6 4 (17.39%) Data Encryption
6 4 (17.39%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) DRM
6 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
6 4 (17.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (13.04%) SIEM
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
2 6 (26.09%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) Perl
4 4 (17.39%) Go
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CISM
1 4 (17.39%) CISSP
2 3 (13.04%) AWS Certification
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) FINRA
1 4 (17.39%) GDPR
2 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) Terraform
2 14 (60.87%) Ansible
3 13 (56.52%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (13.04%) Kibana
4 3 (13.04%) logstash
5 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) Nagios
5 1 (4.35%) Puppet
5 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
2 5 (21.74%) McAfee
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Sybase
2 5 (21.74%) Symantec
3 4 (17.39%) Cloudera
3 4 (17.39%) Hortonworks
3 4 (17.39%) Varonis
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk