Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 82 137
Rank change year-on-year -25 +55 -33
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 67 75 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.82% 2.16% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.26% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 29
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% -11.39%
10th Percentile £250 £134 £224
90th Percentile £488 £463 £422
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £54.13 £27.26 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.55% -16.12% -32.05%
South East median hourly rate £38.22 £25.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year +52.86% -8.68% -30.83%

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 3,462 3,317 3,556
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.92% 95.48% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,059 1,987 2,218
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £275 £221 £229
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 163 244
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +2.04% +27.27%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.79 £47.34 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £20.04 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.32% -5.26% +5.56%

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 October 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 22 October 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 -2 11 £380 +12.59% 3
Portsmouth -19 9 £475 +40.74% 3
Southampton -29 7 £375 +7.14% 2
Basingstoke +6 6 £500 +29.03% 1
Fareham 0 5 £413 -13.16%
Fleet -16 5 £328 - 1
Petersfield +1 3 £250 +85.19% 1
Havant -6 3 - -
Hook +2 2 £350 -12.50%
Eastleigh +4 1 - - 2
Farnborough - 1 £300 - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 66 (98.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 45 (67.16%) Windows
3 41 (61.19%) Active Directory
4 39 (58.21%) VMware
5 34 (50.75%) Windows Server
6 33 (49.25%) PowerShell
7 29 (43.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
8 22 (32.84%) Citrix
9 21 (31.34%) SCCM
10 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
10 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (26.87%) ITIL
12 17 (25.37%) SC Cleared
13 16 (23.88%) Hyper-V
13 16 (23.88%) DNS
13 16 (23.88%) XenDesktop
13 16 (23.88%) Office 365
14 15 (22.39%) VMware ESXi
15 13 (19.40%) DHCP
15 13 (19.40%) Firewall
15 13 (19.40%) PKI
16 12 (17.91%) XenApp
17 11 (16.42%) High Availability
17 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Intune
17 11 (16.42%) Azure Active Directory
17 11 (16.42%) Fat Client
17 11 (16.42%) Clustering
17 11 (16.42%) Microsoft App-V

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 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.43%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.49%) CICS
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (23.88%) Office 365
3 11 (16.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (11.94%) Yammer
5 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.49%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.49%) IaaS
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) DNS
2 13 (19.40%) DHCP
2 13 (19.40%) Firewall
3 10 (14.93%) SAN
3 10 (14.93%) Skype
4 9 (13.43%) VLAN
5 7 (10.45%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (10.45%) iSCSI
5 7 (10.45%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.99%) SNMP
6 2 (2.99%) WAN
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.49%) LAN
7 1 (1.49%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.49%) VoIP
7 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.49%) DB2
2 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) JMeter
3 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Automotive
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) JSON
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.49%) Drools
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) PKI
2 11 (16.42%) Clustering
2 11 (16.42%) Fat Client
2 11 (16.42%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 45 (67.16%) Windows
2 34 (50.75%) Windows Server
3 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.45%) Linux
4 7 (10.45%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Unix
9 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (98.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (26.87%) ITIL
3 11 (16.42%) High Availability
4 10 (14.93%) Migration
5 7 (10.45%) Application Packaging
5 7 (10.45%) DevOps
5 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.46%) Storage Management
7 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (5.97%) ITSM
7 4 (5.97%) Operations Management
8 3 (4.48%) Analytics
8 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.48%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.48%) Scrum
8 3 (4.48%) Server Building
8 3 (4.48%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
3 5 (7.46%) Python
4 3 (4.48%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) SQL
6 1 (1.49%) C
6 1 (1.49%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) Java
6 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.37%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.42%) CCA
3 11 (16.42%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) MCSE
7 1 (1.49%) CCENT
7 1 (1.49%) CCNP
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 41 (61.19%) Active Directory
2 29 (43.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.88%) Hyper-V
3 16 (23.88%) XenDesktop
4 15 (22.39%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (17.91%) XenApp
6 11 (16.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (14.93%) vSphere
8 9 (13.43%) DFS Replication
9 8 (11.94%) XenServer
10 2 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (31.34%) SCCM
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (10.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Ansible
4 4 (5.97%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (5.97%) SCOM
5 2 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.99%) PowerCLI
5 2 (2.99%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.49%) Nagios
6 1 (1.49%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.49%) Puppet
6 1 (1.49%) SCSM
6 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.49%) vRealize
6 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (58.21%) VMware
2 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
3 22 (32.84%) Citrix
4 10 (14.93%) Dell
5 6 (8.96%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.97%) CA
7 3 (4.48%) HP
7 3 (4.48%) Juniper
7 3 (4.48%) NetIQ
8 2 (2.99%) Avaya
8 2 (2.99%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (2.99%) EMC
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle
8 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.99%) Veritas
9 1 (1.49%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.49%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.49%) NetApp
9 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.49%) Splunk