Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £352 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 104 128
Rank change year-on-year -5 +24 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 68 54 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.81% 1.52% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.60% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 38
Hampshire median daily rate £352 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.13% +18.52% -12.34%
10th Percentile £220 £256 £224
90th Percentile £438 £488 £422
South East median daily rate £373 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -6.88% +23.08% -6.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £54.13 £41.50 £40.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% +3.38% +3.16%
South East median hourly rate £38.22 £41.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -7.92% +80.43% -34.29%

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 3,542 3,381 3,953
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 95.13% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,070 2,017 2,536
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £275 £242 £255
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 207 236
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.50% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.19 £46.00 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £19.62
% change year-on-year +6.92% -9.42% +12.10%

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 16 August 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
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 16 August 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
Winchester +7 20 £378 +25.83% 1
Basingstoke +21 11 £294 -24.19% 1
Southampton -14 6 £356 -20.83% 2
Portsmouth -11 5 - - 3
Fleet -3 4 - - 1
Petersfield - 3 £250 -
Hook 0 1 £350 -12.50% 1
Eastleigh -4 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £300 -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 67 (98.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 58 (85.29%) Windows
3 49 (72.06%) Active Directory
3 49 (72.06%) Windows Server
4 44 (64.71%) VMware
5 40 (58.82%) PowerShell
6 33 (48.53%) SCCM
7 32 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (45.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
9 29 (42.65%) Citrix
9 29 (42.65%) Office 365
10 27 (39.71%) Hyper-V
10 27 (39.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 26 (38.24%) XenDesktop
12 20 (29.41%) Microsoft Intune
12 20 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (29.41%) DNS
12 20 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 19 (27.94%) DHCP
14 18 (26.47%) ITIL
14 18 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
15 17 (25.00%) Windows 10
16 16 (23.53%) Skype
16 16 (23.53%) XenApp
16 16 (23.53%) Firewall
17 15 (22.06%) CCA
17 15 (22.06%) Citrix Certification
17 15 (22.06%) Dell
17 15 (22.06%) Thin Client

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 15 (22.06%) SharePoint
2 14 (20.59%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (42.65%) Office 365
2 27 (39.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (17.65%) Yammer
5 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.47%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) DNS
2 19 (27.94%) DHCP
3 16 (23.53%) Firewall
3 16 (23.53%) Skype
4 13 (19.12%) NetScaler
4 13 (19.12%) SAN
5 12 (17.65%) VLAN
6 10 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (14.71%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.41%) Internet
7 3 (4.41%) LAN
7 3 (4.41%) Network Security
7 3 (4.41%) WAN
8 2 (2.94%) SNMP
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.47%) SSL
9 1 (1.47%) VoIP
9 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.47%) MySQL
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JMeter
1 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Automotive
3 1 (1.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) .NET Core
1 1 (1.47%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Fat Client
1 15 (22.06%) PKI
1 15 (22.06%) Thin Client
2 13 (19.12%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 58 (85.29%) Windows
2 49 (72.06%) Windows Server
3 31 (45.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.35%) Linux
6 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
8 1 (1.47%) Unix
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (98.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (26.47%) ITIL
3 13 (19.12%) High Availability
4 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (17.65%) Migration
5 11 (16.18%) Change Management
6 10 (14.71%) Application Packaging
6 10 (14.71%) Operations Management
7 5 (7.35%) DevOps
8 3 (4.41%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.41%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.94%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.94%) Server Building
9 2 (2.94%) Server Management
9 2 (2.94%) Storage Management
9 2 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.88%) SQL
3 3 (4.41%) C
3 3 (4.41%) Python
4 2 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) Java
5 1 (1.47%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) CCA
1 15 (22.06%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
System Software
1 49 (72.06%) Active Directory
2 32 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (39.71%) Hyper-V
4 26 (38.24%) XenDesktop
5 20 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (23.53%) XenApp
8 13 (19.12%) DFS Replication
9 12 (17.65%) vSphere
10 10 (14.71%) XenServer
11 2 (2.94%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.47%) Firmware
12 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (48.53%) SCCM
2 20 (29.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (14.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (8.82%) SCOM
5 3 (4.41%) Nessus
5 3 (4.41%) vRealize
6 2 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.94%) Perfmon
6 2 (2.94%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.94%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.94%) WSUS
7 1 (1.47%) Ansible
7 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.47%) Puppet
7 1 (1.47%) SCSM
7 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (64.71%) VMware
2 29 (42.65%) Citrix
2 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.06%) Dell
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco
4 4 (5.88%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.41%) Qualys
6 2 (2.94%) Avaya
6 2 (2.94%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (2.94%) EMC
6 2 (2.94%) Juniper
6 2 (2.94%) NetApp
6 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) McAfee
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) Sophos
7 1 (1.47%) Veritas