Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 80 80
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 27 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.21% 1.49% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 1.53% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £363 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +25.00% -2.04%
10th Percentile £220 £253 £182
90th Percentile £651 £470 £436
South East median daily rate £363 £373 £348
% change year-on-year -2.68% +7.19% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £22.50
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +33.87% +8.77% +11.98%

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 1,179 1,178 1,160
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.44% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 839 853
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £213
90th Percentile £600 £564 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 62
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.75 £9.98
90th Percentile £53.50 £37.25 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%

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 23 January 2018.

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 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
Oxford -9 15 £500 +25.00% 2
Kidlington - 2 £640 -
Thame - 1 £310 -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

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 Oxfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (37.04%) Puppet
4 10 (37.04%) Linux
5 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 9 (33.33%) DevOps
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 9 (33.33%) Terraform
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (25.93%) Office 365
7 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
9 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
9 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
9 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (18.52%) Google
10 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
10 4 (14.81%) Python
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
10 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
10 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (14.81%) Test Automation

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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Jetty
3 2 (7.41%) nginx
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.93%) Office 365
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (14.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (7.41%) G Suite
7 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) git-flow
4 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (7.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.70%) Hystrix
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) CentOS
6 3 (11.11%) Debian
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Time Management
6 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
7 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (14.81%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) AWS Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (14.81%) Docker
6 2 (7.41%) vSphere
7 1 (3.70%) XenApp
7 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Puppet
2 9 (33.33%) Terraform
3 4 (14.81%) Ansible
4 3 (11.11%) Kibana
4 3 (11.11%) logstash
4 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (11.11%) SCCM
5 2 (7.41%) Packer
6 1 (3.70%) SCOM
6 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Google
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) NetApp
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk