Period
to 30 March 2020

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 55 85
Rank change year-on-year +4 +30 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 4 21 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.80% 2.59% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 2.65% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 18
Median daily rate £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% - +5.45%
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.82% -4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £27.25 £50.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -45.50% +110.53% -44.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 484 793 1,244
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 97.78% 97.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 567 923
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £170 £159 £260
90th Percentile £575 £588 £600
South East median daily rate £430 £448 £425
% change year-on-year -3.91% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 37
Median hourly rate £20.90 £20.71 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.92% +21.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £10.95 £15.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £49.30 £48.75 £47.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.69 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.98% +9.40% +2.86%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 30 March 2020. 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
Oxford +7 2 £400 +60.00% 3
Bicester - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas