Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 107 111
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 17 43 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.75% 1.64% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.71% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 21
Leeds median daily rate £425 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -15.63% +23.08%
10th Percentile £304 £213 £305
90th Percentile £675 £588 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £27.50
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2188 2515 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 95.88% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 1670 2123
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 96
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.20 £8.83
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.18 £36.02
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £13.60
% change year-on-year +7.17% -2.54% +9.24%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
5 6 (35.29%) SCCM
5 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (23.53%) SaaS
7 4 (23.53%) PaaS
7 4 (23.53%) NetApp
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (17.65%) Firewall
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) LAN
8 3 (17.65%) WAN
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (17.65%) C
8 3 (17.65%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) Office 365
8 3 (17.65%) IaaS
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) SAN
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) vSphere
8 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) PaaS
2 4 (23.53%) SaaS
3 3 (17.65%) IaaS
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SAML
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) HP Storage
3 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
3 2 (11.76%) SFIA
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCDP
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCA
3 1 (5.88%) CCAA
3 1 (5.88%) CCEA
3 1 (5.88%) CCIE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) EdgeSight
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Terraform
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas