Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 81 63
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 +29
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 27 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.71% 0.87% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 0.90% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 26
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.56% -7.06% +26.87%
10th Percentile £206 £331 £263
90th Percentile £540 £471 £438
East of England median daily rate £320 £310 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% -11.43% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1469 1340 1517
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.03% 96.68% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 770 769
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £410 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +5.81% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 82 157
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.17 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.45% -14.29% +15.55%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.68 £53.63 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% +5.00%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Watford +2 11 £319 -18.27% 1
Hemel Hempstead +9 8 £438 +16.67% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (29.63%) SAN
4 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) WSUS
6 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (18.52%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) MCSE
7 4 (14.81%) NetApp
7 4 (14.81%) HP
7 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
7 4 (14.81%) SCCM
7 4 (14.81%) Application Packaging
8 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
8 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (11.11%) Dell
8 3 (11.11%) EMC
8 3 (11.11%) DNS
8 3 (11.11%) SSL

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Application Packaging
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) REXX
2 2 (7.41%) Tcl
2 2 (7.41%) VB
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) MCP
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) WSUS
2 4 (14.81%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Terraform
4 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) NetApp
4 3 (11.11%) CommVault
4 3 (11.11%) Dell
4 3 (11.11%) EMC
4 3 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) CA
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Lumension
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle