Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 69 79
Rank change year-on-year +19 +10 -8
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 26 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.19% 3.06% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 3.52% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% +66.67%
10th Percentile £250 £140 £243
90th Percentile £469 £654 £675
South East median daily rate £394 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £18.38 £36.00
% change year-on-year +158.50% -48.96% +28.57%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 692 1,108 995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 84.80% 87.04% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 846 718
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.41% +18.33%
10th Percentile £225 £299 £200
90th Percentile £588 £613 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 41
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.43% +43.24% -49.32%
10th Percentile £16.75 £15.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £55.25 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £24.02 £21.76
% change year-on-year +3.71% +10.37% -20.86%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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 +22 15 £363 - 8
Kidlington +7 3 £400 -37.50% 1
Banbury - 1 £375 -
Infrastructure Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 10 (38.46%) Office 365
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (30.77%) VMware
7 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
9 5 (19.23%) SCCM
9 5 (19.23%) Firewall
9 5 (19.23%) HP
9 5 (19.23%) VPN
10 4 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (15.38%) Meraki
10 4 (15.38%) Synology
10 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
10 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
10 4 (15.38%) JSON
10 4 (15.38%) French Language
10 4 (15.38%) German Language
10 4 (15.38%) ProCurve
10 4 (15.38%) NAS
10 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010

Infrastructure Engineering
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 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (38.46%) Office 365
3 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.85%) GitHub
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
1 5 (19.23%) VPN
2 4 (15.38%) NAS
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
General
1 4 (15.38%) French Language
1 4 (15.38%) German Language
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) JSON
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
1 4 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) Deep Learning
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) Meraki
4 4 (15.38%) ProCurve
4 4 (15.38%) Synology
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) CommVault
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Sun