Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 81 122
Rank change year-on-year -13 +41 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 97 85 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.52% 2.41% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 2.54% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 35 43
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.60% -16.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £325 £129 £225
90th Percentile £476 £413 £438
South East median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +0.27% +7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £54.13 £27.26 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.55% -6.79% -24.84%
South East median hourly rate £54.13 £25.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year +116.52% -14.53% -15.22%

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 3,623 3,353 3,517
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 95.01% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,273 1,984 2,191
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £213 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 157 236
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.45 £22.25 £21.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.89% +3.80% +7.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.91 £47.50 £54.38
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 14 £380 +1.33% 4
Portsmouth -17 13 £463 +25.42%
Southampton -32 13 £375 +7.14% 5
Basingstoke +6 7 £463 +31.21% 4
Fareham -6 7 £363 +31.82% 4
Fleet -11 6 £328 -
Hook +4 4 £375 -6.25%
Havant -5 3 - -
Farnborough - 1 £300 -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 97 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 49 (50.52%) VMware
3 46 (47.42%) Windows
4 43 (44.33%) Active Directory
5 33 (34.02%) Citrix
6 32 (32.99%) Windows Server
7 31 (31.96%) Security Cleared
7 31 (31.96%) PowerShell
8 30 (30.93%) Microsoft
9 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (27.84%) SC Cleared
11 24 (24.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (22.68%) SCCM
13 21 (21.65%) ITIL
14 18 (18.56%) DNS
14 18 (18.56%) Linux
14 18 (18.56%) Migration
14 18 (18.56%) Firewall
15 17 (17.53%) Dell
16 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (16.49%) Office 365
17 15 (15.46%) Azure Active Directory
17 15 (15.46%) Hyper-V
18 14 (14.43%) XenDesktop
18 14 (14.43%) DHCP
19 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Intune
20 12 (12.37%) Skype
20 12 (12.37%) Windows 10
20 12 (12.37%) VMware ESXi
20 12 (12.37%) PKI

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 (11.34%) SharePoint
1 11 (11.34%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.06%) CICS
3 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (16.49%) Office 365
3 15 (15.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (8.25%) Yammer
5 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.06%) IaaS
6 2 (2.06%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.06%) PaaS
7 1 (1.03%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.56%) DNS
1 18 (18.56%) Firewall
2 14 (14.43%) DHCP
3 12 (12.37%) Skype
4 10 (10.31%) NetScaler
4 10 (10.31%) SAN
5 8 (8.25%) VLAN
6 6 (6.19%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (6.19%) iSCSI
6 6 (6.19%) WAN
7 5 (5.15%) LAN
8 3 (3.09%) Network Security
8 3 (3.09%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (2.06%) SNMP
9 2 (2.06%) VPN
10 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.03%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.06%) DB2
3 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.03%) JMeter
4 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) JSON
2 3 (3.09%) SAML
3 2 (2.06%) Middleware
3 2 (2.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.03%) Drools
4 1 (1.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) PKI
2 11 (11.34%) Fat Client
2 11 (11.34%) Thin Client
3 10 (10.31%) Clustering
3 10 (10.31%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.06%) Replication
5 2 (2.06%) Tandem
5 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.03%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.42%) Windows
2 32 (32.99%) Windows Server
3 18 (18.56%) Linux
4 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.37%) Windows 10
6 8 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.09%) Unix
8 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (21.65%) ITIL
3 18 (18.56%) Migration
4 11 (11.34%) High Availability
5 9 (9.28%) Storage Management
6 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.25%) DevOps
7 7 (7.22%) Application Packaging
7 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 7 (7.22%) ITSM
8 6 (6.19%) Scrum
8 6 (6.19%) System Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Change Management
9 5 (5.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 5 (5.15%) Server Management
9 5 (5.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 4 (4.12%) Analytics
10 4 (4.12%) Network Virtualisation
10 4 (4.12%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
2 8 (8.25%) Python
3 7 (7.22%) Perl
4 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.03%) C
5 1 (1.03%) C#
5 1 (1.03%) Java
5 1 (1.03%) SQL
5 1 (1.03%) VB
5 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (31.96%) Security Cleared
2 27 (27.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.28%) CCA
3 9 (9.28%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (7.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.03%) CCENT
7 1 (1.03%) CCNP
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.03%) Degree
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.03%) MCSE
7 1 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) GPG13
1 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (44.33%) Active Directory
2 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.46%) Hyper-V
4 14 (14.43%) XenDesktop
5 12 (12.37%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (11.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (10.31%) XenApp
8 9 (9.28%) vSphere
9 8 (8.25%) DFS Replication
10 7 (7.22%) XenServer
11 2 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (22.68%) SCCM
2 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (7.22%) CA Spectrum
4 6 (6.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (5.15%) Ansible
5 5 (5.15%) SCOM
6 3 (3.09%) Nessus
7 2 (2.06%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.06%) PowerCLI
7 2 (2.06%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.03%) Nagios
8 1 (1.03%) Perfmon
8 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.03%) SCSM
8 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.03%) vRealize
8 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (50.52%) VMware
2 33 (34.02%) Citrix
3 30 (30.93%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.53%) Dell
5 9 (9.28%) ServiceNow
6 8 (8.25%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.22%) CA
8 6 (6.19%) Palo Alto
9 4 (4.12%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.12%) Cisco
9 4 (4.12%) EMC
9 4 (4.12%) HP
10 3 (3.09%) Juniper
10 3 (3.09%) McAfee
10 3 (3.09%) NetIQ
10 3 (3.09%) Qualys
10 3 (3.09%) Veeam
11 2 (2.06%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (2.06%) Oracle
11 2 (2.06%) Veritas