The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 53 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 6 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.94% 1.05% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.10% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £510 £298 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -4.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +1.53% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £24.79 £33.75
% change year-on-year -42.65% -26.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 589 639 813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 92.46% 96.23% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 333 423
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 74
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £31.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -6 3 £375 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) IIS
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) MCP
6 1 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Perl

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Signage
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) REXX
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Tcl
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) RHCE
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Meraki
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (10.00%) Tandberg