The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £290 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 27 April 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 39 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.75% 0.79% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 0.81% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £290 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.20% -30.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year -1.51% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £23.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +86.95% -11.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 379 370 447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 94.99% 97.63% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 271 286
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 22
Median hourly rate £11.17 £32.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.63% +140.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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 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 3 months to 27 April 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
Wellingborough - 3 £255 -
Kettering -1 2 £375 +15.38%
Northampton -6 2 £295 -5.60%
Infrastructure Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mimecast
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Snow