The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 89 84
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.89% 0.56% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.58% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £425 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.47% +1.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £339 £325
% change year-on-year -5.53% +4.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +81.91% -6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 990 1386 1109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.44% 96.86% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 969 729
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 41
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) Office 365
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
5 4 (23.53%) SSL
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) Intel Security
5 4 (23.53%) Sophos
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
5 4 (23.53%) Network Security
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
6 3 (17.65%) Wealth Management
6 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003

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 3 (17.65%) IBM Domino
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) Network Security
1 4 (23.53%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) FCoE
2 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) NX-OS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) iSeries
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.88%) CentOS
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.88%) SUSE
7 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) People Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Email Migration
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Intel Security
2 4 (23.53%) Sophos
3 3 (17.65%) Avaya
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.76%) Brocade
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Veeam
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk