The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 24 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 37 38
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.78% 0.61% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 0.62% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £338 £434 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.23% +36.15%  
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 £23.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -38.19% -31.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 233 325 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 92.83% 98.48% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 221 139
Median daily rate £365 £414 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.78% +22.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 11
Median hourly rate £22.52 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.48% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £55.00 £24.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Kent

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Kent

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Kent

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 24 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
Dover - 8 - -
Dartford - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 10 (62.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 10 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (62.50%) MCSE
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) SCCM
9 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 2 (12.50%) Solaris
9 2 (12.50%) LAN
9 2 (12.50%) WAN
9 2 (12.50%) MCSA
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) Unix
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (12.50%) SAN
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (12.50%) MCTS

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) MCSE
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) Polycom
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Sophos