Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £454 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 28 July 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 80 70
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 16 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.34% 1.44% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.48% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 15
Oxfordshire median daily rate £454 £281 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.33% +2.27% -26.67%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £230
90th Percentile £500 £475 £357
South East median daily rate £400 £330 £340
% change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 15
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 - £35.00
South East median hourly rate £13.03 £23.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -43.37% -34.29% +53.85%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1153 1147 1425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.49% 97.37% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 836 933
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +20.30%
10th Percentile £241 £230 £223
90th Percentile £556 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 55 96
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.93% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.43 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £37.50 £38.50
South East median hourly rate £17.68 £19.61 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.84% +12.06% +2.94%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor 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 28 July 2017. 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 -2 13 £465 +69.09% 4
Abingdon -6 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (50.00%) Puppet
4 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Time Management
5 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (37.50%) AWS Certification
5 6 (37.50%) Terraform
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Office 365
7 3 (18.75%) CCNA
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) WAN
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (6.25%) Task Automation
9 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements

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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) ADSL
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) PBX
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) HPUX
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Service Design
4 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) AWS Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VirtualBox
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Terraform
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
2 1 (6.25%) Sophos
2 1 (6.25%) Veeam
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