Period
to 22 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 108 117
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 95 69 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.62% 1.81% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 1.92% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 29
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £351 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.21% -17.47% +25.93%
10th Percentile £276 £250 £248
90th Percentile £438 £439 £488
South East median daily rate £370 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +2.07% -3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £13.03
10th Percentile £36.25 - £12.24
90th Percentile £51.75 - £43.30
South East median hourly rate £38.75 £21.90 £13.03
% change year-on-year +76.94% +68.14% -43.37%

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 3,430 3,597 3,558
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 94.43% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,090 2,085 2,126
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.49%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £249
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 185 252
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.20 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.35% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.00 £11.08
90th Percentile £55.00 £49.18 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.23% +8.74% -12.50%

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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
Portsmouth - 27 £338 - 6
Southampton +10 14 £350 - 4
Winchester +5 12 £363 -4.92% 5
Havant +14 7 - -
Eastleigh +4 5 £325 -
Fleet -3 5 £328 -30.93%
Hook 0 4 £356 -6.86%
Basingstoke -10 3 £393 +4.80% 4
Farnborough +1 1 £275 -8.33% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Hampshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 95 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 71 (74.74%) Windows
3 61 (64.21%) Active Directory
4 59 (62.11%) VMware
5 46 (48.42%) Windows Server
6 39 (41.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (41.05%) Microsoft
7 37 (38.95%) SCCM
8 33 (34.74%) PowerShell
9 29 (30.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (30.53%) Citrix
9 29 (30.53%) DNS
10 28 (29.47%) Security Cleared
10 28 (29.47%) Hyper-V
10 28 (29.47%) Office 365
11 25 (26.32%) XenDesktop
11 25 (26.32%) DHCP
12 24 (25.26%) ITIL
12 24 (25.26%) HP
12 24 (25.26%) XenApp
12 24 (25.26%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (18.95%) Windows 10
14 18 (18.95%) Linux
15 17 (17.89%) Firewall
15 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (17.89%) SC Cleared
16 16 (16.84%) NetScaler
16 16 (16.84%) WAN
16 16 (16.84%) Cisco

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 (13.68%) Skype for Business
2 9 (9.47%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) CICS
3 2 (2.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (29.47%) Office 365
2 24 (25.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (6.32%) Yammer
5 4 (4.21%) IaaS
6 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.53%) DNS
2 25 (26.32%) DHCP
3 17 (17.89%) Firewall
4 16 (16.84%) NetScaler
4 16 (16.84%) WAN
5 15 (15.79%) LAN
5 15 (15.79%) VLAN
6 14 (14.74%) SAN
7 13 (13.68%) Skype
8 6 (6.32%) VPN
9 5 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.21%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.21%) VSAN
11 2 (2.11%) MPLS
11 2 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.05%) SSL
12 1 (1.05%) VoIP
12 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) DB2
3 1 (1.05%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.16%) JIRA
1 3 (3.16%) MSI
General
1 3 (3.16%) Finance
1 3 (3.16%) Local Government
2 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.05%) Electronics
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Marketing
3 1 (1.05%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) LDAP
1 3 (3.16%) Middleware
2 2 (2.11%) JSON
3 1 (1.05%) COM
3 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Fat Client
1 15 (15.79%) Thin Client
2 13 (13.68%) Clustering
3 8 (8.42%) PKI
4 5 (5.26%) Replication
5 3 (3.16%) Acoustics
5 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.16%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.11%) Tandem
7 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 71 (74.74%) Windows
2 46 (48.42%) Windows Server
3 29 (30.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (18.95%) Linux
4 18 (18.95%) Windows 10
5 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (14.74%) Ubuntu
7 10 (10.53%) Mac OS
8 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.16%) Unix
9 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (25.26%) ITIL
3 10 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 9 (9.47%) DevOps
5 8 (8.42%) Asset Management
5 8 (8.42%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (6.32%) Application Packaging
6 6 (6.32%) High Availability
7 5 (5.26%) Change Management
7 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.21%) Disk Encryption
8 4 (4.21%) Migration
8 4 (4.21%) Operations Management
8 4 (4.21%) Password Management
8 4 (4.21%) Storage Management
9 3 (3.16%) Data Science
9 3 (3.16%) Server Management
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Leadership
9 3 (3.16%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.74%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.42%) SQL
3 4 (4.21%) VBScript
4 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (29.47%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.89%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.47%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.42%) CCA
4 8 (8.42%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.21%) MCSE
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.16%) IISP
6 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.11%) CCNA
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.11%) VCP5
7 2 (2.11%) VCP6
8 1 (1.05%) CCNP
8 1 (1.05%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) GDPR
2 3 (3.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (3.16%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (64.21%) Active Directory
2 39 (41.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (29.47%) Hyper-V
4 25 (26.32%) XenDesktop
5 24 (25.26%) XenApp
6 19 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (13.68%) vSphere
8 12 (12.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (8.42%) DFS Replication
10 6 (6.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (2.11%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.05%) Docker
12 1 (1.05%) KVM
12 1 (1.05%) vCloud
12 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.05%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 37 (38.95%) SCCM
2 14 (14.74%) Ansible
3 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (11.58%) SCOM
5 9 (9.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (8.42%) vCenter Server
7 7 (7.37%) WSUS
8 4 (4.21%) vMotion
9 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (2.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (2.11%) SCOrch
10 2 (2.11%) SCVMM
11 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 59 (62.11%) VMware
2 39 (41.05%) Microsoft
3 29 (30.53%) Citrix
4 24 (25.26%) HP
5 16 (16.84%) Cisco
6 15 (15.79%) Dell
7 10 (10.53%) Atlassian
8 8 (8.42%) 3PAR
8 8 (8.42%) McAfee
9 6 (6.32%) Fortinet
9 6 (6.32%) Meraki
10 4 (4.21%) Google
10 4 (4.21%) Oracle
10 4 (4.21%) Veeam
11 3 (3.16%) EMC
12 2 (2.11%) Ivanti
12 2 (2.11%) Lumension
13 1 (1.05%) F5
13 1 (1.05%) Kaspersky
13 1 (1.05%) LogRhythm