Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £353 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 25 May 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 120 94
Rank change year-on-year +14 -26 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 67 44 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.75% 1.25% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.33% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 66
Hampshire median daily rate £353 £425 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.94% +12.21% -5.31%
10th Percentile £250 £308 £259
90th Percentile £488 £488 £426
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.75 £36.75 £40.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.37% -8.46% -19.71%
10th Percentile £17.63 £27.53 £32.90
90th Percentile £28.88 £43.53 £46.39
South East median hourly rate £22.30 £41.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -46.59% +81.52% -23.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,597 3,298 3,922
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.92% 93.64% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,065 2,030 2,523
Hampshire median daily rate £423 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +3.76% +2.80%
10th Percentile £257 £256 £256
90th Percentile £564 £553 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 254 199
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -10.00% +43.88%
10th Percentile £10.72 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +9.35%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Hampshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Hampshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Hampshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Hampshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Hampshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +1 18 £363 +15.08% 6
Winchester +12 14 £370 -19.95% 6
Petersfield - 5 £263 -
Southampton -1 4 £356 -20.83% 2
Waterlooville - 3 - -
Hook +8 2 £383 -4.38%
Fleet -4 2 £475 +16.56%
Farnborough -13 2 £575 -
Havant - 2 - -
Fareham -9 1 £263 -44.74%
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Hampshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (76.12%) Windows
2 42 (62.69%) VMware
3 40 (59.70%) Active Directory
4 39 (58.21%) Windows Server
5 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
5 28 (41.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (38.81%) Office 365
7 24 (35.82%) Hyper-V
8 23 (34.33%) PowerShell
8 23 (34.33%) SCCM
9 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (26.87%) Cisco
12 17 (25.37%) Firewall
13 16 (23.88%) SAN
14 15 (22.39%) XenDesktop
14 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Intune
14 15 (22.39%) Azure Active Directory
14 15 (22.39%) Windows 10
15 14 (20.90%) Citrix
15 14 (20.90%) DNS
15 14 (20.90%) ITIL
16 13 (19.40%) SharePoint
16 13 (19.40%) Microsoft App-V
16 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
17 12 (17.91%) Skype
17 12 (17.91%) Change Management
17 12 (17.91%) Linux
18 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
19 10 (14.93%) Skype for Business

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 13 (19.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.93%) Skype for Business
3 6 (8.96%) Apache
3 6 (8.96%) IIS
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (38.81%) Office 365
2 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (22.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (10.45%) Yammer
6 2 (2.99%) IaaS
6 2 (2.99%) PaaS
6 2 (2.99%) SaaS
7 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) Firewall
2 16 (23.88%) SAN
3 14 (20.90%) DNS
4 12 (17.91%) Skype
5 10 (14.93%) DHCP
6 9 (13.43%) NetScaler
7 7 (10.45%) IP Telephony
7 7 (10.45%) WAN
8 6 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (8.96%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (8.96%) iSCSI
8 6 (8.96%) VLAN
9 5 (7.46%) VPN
10 4 (5.97%) Network Security
11 3 (4.48%) Internet
11 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
12 2 (2.99%) LAN
12 2 (2.99%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (2.99%) VoIP
12 2 (2.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) Artifactory
2 3 (4.48%) Bitbucket
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) JMeter
3 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.48%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Automotive
3 1 (1.49%) Military
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) REST
1 2 (2.99%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.43%) PKI
3 7 (10.45%) Fat Client
3 7 (10.45%) Thin Client
4 6 (8.96%) Clustering
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.49%) iPad
7 1 (1.49%) iPhone
7 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 51 (76.12%) Windows
2 39 (58.21%) Windows Server
3 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (22.39%) Windows 10
5 12 (17.91%) Linux
6 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.46%) Debian
7 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.49%) CentOS
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.49%) Solaris
8 1 (1.49%) Unix
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Change Management
3 9 (13.43%) Application Packaging
3 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.45%) DevOps
4 7 (10.45%) Migration
4 7 (10.45%) Operations Management
5 6 (8.96%) High Availability
5 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.46%) Decision-Making
6 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.48%) Data Management
7 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.48%) Open Source
7 3 (4.48%) TDD
7 3 (4.48%) Time Management
8 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.99%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.99%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 3 (4.48%) Ruby
3 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.99%) C
5 1 (1.49%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) CCA
2 8 (11.94%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.48%) CCNP
6 2 (2.99%) CCDP
6 2 (2.99%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) CISM
6 2 (2.99%) CISSP
6 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) MCSE
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CCNA
7 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (59.70%) Active Directory
2 28 (41.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (35.82%) Hyper-V
4 15 (22.39%) XenDesktop
5 13 (19.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (11.94%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (11.94%) vSphere
6 8 (11.94%) XenApp
7 7 (10.45%) DFS Replication
8 6 (8.96%) XenServer
9 5 (7.46%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.99%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.49%) Firmware
11 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (34.33%) SCCM
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (11.94%) Terraform
4 6 (8.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (8.96%) SCOM
5 3 (4.48%) Nessus
5 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.99%) vRealize
6 2 (2.99%) WSUS
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.49%) Perfmon
7 1 (1.49%) SCSM
7 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.49%) ThinApp
7 1 (1.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 42 (62.69%) VMware
2 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.87%) Cisco
4 14 (20.90%) Citrix
5 8 (11.94%) Dell
6 4 (5.97%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) NetApp
6 4 (5.97%) Palo Alto
6 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.48%) Avaya
7 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.48%) Qualys
7 3 (4.48%) Veeam
8 2 (2.99%) BMC
8 2 (2.99%) EMC
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle
8 2 (2.99%) Remedy
8 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.99%) Symantec
9 1 (1.49%) Aruba