Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 72 80
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.82% 1.86% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 2.00% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £385 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.47% -2.66% -7.06%
10th Percentile £246 £228 £331
90th Percentile £404 £538 £471
East of England median daily rate £364 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.92% +8.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 - -

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 1,481 1,401 1,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.20% 92.84% 96.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 706 751
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £173 £201 £205
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 131 87
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.35 £16.81 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +5.03% -5.88%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.55 £40.00 £53.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.46 £18.00 £20.32
% change year-on-year -3.00% -11.42% -3.82%

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 October 2018.

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 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £325 - 1
St Albans - 2 £233 - 1
Stevenage - 2 - - 2
Watford -5 1 £325 -8.77% 2
Hatfield - 1 £300 - 3
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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

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

1 13 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 2 (15.38%) Security Management
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) WSUS
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (15.38%) SCCM
7 2 (15.38%) Xen
7 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Splunk
7 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (15.38%) Skype
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
8 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
8 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
8 1 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (7.69%) Meraki
8 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy

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 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) 3ds Max
1 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.69%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (7.69%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) PABX
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Security Management
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Data Entry
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Xen
3 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.69%) vMotion
2 1 (7.69%) vRealize
2 1 (7.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (7.69%) Aruba
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Meraki
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat