Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 113 81
Rank change year-on-year +24 -32 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 78 53 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.16% 1.44% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 1.55% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 76
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £416 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.91% +12.50% -1.33%
10th Percentile £129 £308 £256
90th Percentile £544 £488 £436
South East median daily rate £350 £358 £335
% change year-on-year -2.10% +6.72% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.75 £29.25 £38.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.80% -23.36% -23.67%
10th Percentile £17.63 £26.68 £20.58
90th Percentile £28.88 £31.23 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £36.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -34.03% +56.52% +24.32%

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 3,395 3,411 4,079
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.89% 92.39% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,975 2,103 2,538
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £238 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 245 234
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.17 £22.25 £22.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% -1.00% +28.43%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.06 £10.83
90th Percentile £48.55 £49.46 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +20.64%

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 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Southampton +22 25 £350 -2.10% 6
Basingstoke -12 12 £388 +23.02% 4
Petersfield - 7 £135 -
Winchester +7 6 £375 -7.69% 2
Fareham -4 5 £269 -43.42%
Waterlooville - 4 - -
Portsmouth +4 2 £369 -22.37% 1
Fleet +4 2 £475 +11.76%
Farnborough -6 2 £575 +35.29%
Havant - 2 - -
Hook +3 1 £415 +3.75%
Bordon - 1 £145 -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
2 41 (52.56%) VMware
3 39 (50.00%) Windows
4 32 (41.03%) Active Directory
5 30 (38.46%) Cisco
6 28 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (32.05%) Office 365
9 21 (26.92%) PowerShell
10 20 (25.64%) Windows Server
11 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
12 16 (20.51%) Hyper-V
13 15 (19.23%) Linux
14 14 (17.95%) Firewall
14 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
14 14 (17.95%) Visual Studio Team System
15 13 (16.67%) Python
15 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (15.38%) Data Centre
16 12 (15.38%) NetApp
16 12 (15.38%) IP Telephony
17 11 (14.10%) SAN
17 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
18 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
18 10 (12.82%) MS Exchange
18 10 (12.82%) vSphere
19 9 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
19 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
19 9 (11.54%) Change Management
19 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.41%) Apache
4 5 (6.41%) IIS
5 4 (5.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (32.05%) Office 365
3 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (6.41%) PaaS
5 2 (2.56%) IaaS
5 2 (2.56%) SaaS
6 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) Firewall
2 12 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 11 (14.10%) SAN
4 8 (10.26%) VoIP
5 7 (8.97%) DNS
6 6 (7.69%) VPN
6 6 (7.69%) WAN
7 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.41%) Skype
7 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.13%) DHCP
9 3 (3.85%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.85%) Network Security
9 3 (3.85%) SSL
10 2 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (1.28%) LAN
11 1 (1.28%) NAS
11 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (3.85%) Artifactory
2 3 (3.85%) Bitbucket
2 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.85%) Banking
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) WAP
2 3 (3.85%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.85%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.28%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.28%) iPad
6 1 (1.28%) iPhone
6 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 15 (19.23%) Linux
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.41%) Debian
5 5 (6.41%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.13%) CentOS
6 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.28%) Unix
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.54%) Change Management
2 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
3 7 (8.97%) Incident Management
3 7 (8.97%) ITIL
3 7 (8.97%) Migration
4 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.41%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (6.41%) DevOps
6 4 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (5.13%) Time Management
7 3 (3.85%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.85%) Data Management
7 3 (3.85%) Email Filtering
7 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.85%) Open Source
7 3 (3.85%) TDD
7 3 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 3 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (2.56%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (2.56%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 13 (16.67%) Python
3 7 (8.97%) SQL
4 5 (6.41%) Ruby
5 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.28%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) MCSE
3 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.85%) CCNP
6 2 (2.56%) CCDP
6 2 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.56%) CISM
6 2 (2.56%) CISSP
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.28%) CCNA
7 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 28 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 10 (12.82%) vSphere
5 4 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Terraform
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (6.41%) SCCM
4 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.85%) SCOM
5 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.28%) SCSM
6 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
2 41 (52.56%) VMware
3 30 (38.46%) Cisco
4 12 (15.38%) NetApp
5 8 (10.26%) HP
6 7 (8.97%) Avaya
7 6 (7.69%) BMC
7 6 (7.69%) Remedy
8 5 (6.41%) Citrix
9 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.13%) Veeam
10 3 (3.85%) EMC
11 2 (2.56%) Meraki
11 2 (2.56%) Oracle
11 2 (2.56%) Symantec
12 1 (1.28%) Aruba
12 1 (1.28%) Brocade
12 1 (1.28%) F5
12 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.28%) Xerox