Period
to 20 April 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 April 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 87 85
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 25 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.79% 0.75% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 0.79% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £275 £224 £332
90th Percentile £420 £330 £348
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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 1,272 1,395 1,173
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.25% 94.90% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 731 658
Hertfordshire median daily rate £440 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £205 £185 £195
90th Percentile £575 £560 £575
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 120 85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.80% -2.34% -23.81%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.14 £10.50
90th Percentile £56.15 £43.75 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% -20.93% +2.38%

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 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
Watford +8 13 £325 +30.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £440 - 3
Welwyn Garden City +13 2 - -
Borehamwood - 2 £375 - 1
Hatfield - 1 £400 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £350 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (96.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (92.00%) Windows
3 22 (88.00%) VMware
4 14 (56.00%) Office 365
5 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) DHCP
8 6 (24.00%) DNS
8 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.00%) Symantec
10 4 (16.00%) Internet
10 4 (16.00%) Firewall
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) LAN
10 4 (16.00%) WAN
10 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (16.00%) Veeam
10 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (16.00%) WSUS
10 4 (16.00%) SCCM
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (16.00%) Task-Oriented
11 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared

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 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DHCP
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Handset
3 1 (4.00%) HP Superdome
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.00%) VMS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Task-Oriented
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Data Science
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Presales
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Storage Management
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.00%) vSphere
6 1 (4.00%) Firmware
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
1 4 (16.00%) WSUS
2 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) Terraform
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) Symantec
5 4 (16.00%) Veeam
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (8.00%) Meraki
7 2 (8.00%) xMatters
8 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.00%) Brocade
8 1 (4.00%) EMC
8 1 (4.00%) FireEye
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) jetNEXUS
8 1 (4.00%) Juniper
8 1 (4.00%) Mitel
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle
8 1 (4.00%) Rackspace