Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 23 January 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 Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 70 52
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.58% 0.53% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 0.55% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 8
Northamptonshire median daily rate £325 £325 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.54% -33.93%
10th Percentile £179 £313 £200
90th Percentile £354 £338 £288
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £320 £273
% change year-on-year +1.56% +17.43% -16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £21.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 597 909 666
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 96.60% 97.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 629 441
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -1.23% -1.82%
10th Percentile £202 £225 £245
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 28
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% -4.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £16.38 £20.63 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £13.60
% change year-on-year +10.72% -0.35% +0.70%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Northamptonshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Northamptonshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Northamptonshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Northamptonshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Northampton +14 6 £325 -
Wellingborough - 1 £325 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East Midlands

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

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

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) High Availability
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (20.00%) SCOM
5 2 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) NAS
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (10.00%) Office 365
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) High Availability
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp