The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 81 71
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 5 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.45% 1.94% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 2.02% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 17
Median daily rate £350 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £291 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £445
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 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 1084 1435 1452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.37% 95.79% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 1013 1040
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.66 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.38% +5.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 27 June 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 27 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 Leeds region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Avaya
7 3 (20.00%) IBM Domino
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) SSL
7 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (20.00%) McAfee
7 3 (20.00%) Sophos
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Retail
7 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (20.00%) WebSphere

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 (20.00%) IBM Domino
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 3 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SAML
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) People Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Email Migration
4 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CCDP
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Avaya
4 3 (20.00%) McAfee
4 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (20.00%) Sophos
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Veeam