Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 64 83
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 -7
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 25 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.24% 3.48% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 4.09% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 21
Oxfordshire median daily rate £390 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -14.71% +88.89%
10th Percentile £128 £209 £250
90th Percentile £463 £465 £675
South East median daily rate £376 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.00% +6.67% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £25.00 -
South East median hourly rate £54.13 £25.72 £27.50
% change year-on-year +110.48% -6.48% -8.33%

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 973 1,002 1,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.34% 84.99% 87.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 796 781
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £250
90th Percentile £575 £590 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 38
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +31.51% -18.89%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.67 £13.05
90th Percentile £43.75 £77.50 £37.93
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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 0 14 £375 -10.71% 6
Carterton - 2 £190 -
Kidlington 0 1 £275 -38.20% 1
Banbury - 1 £445 - 2
Infrastructure Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (52.00%) VMware
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (40.00%) Firewall
7 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (28.00%) Office 365
8 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
8 7 (28.00%) LAN
8 7 (28.00%) WAN
9 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.00%) VoIP
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco
11 4 (16.00%) Migration
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (16.00%) Network Security
11 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
12 3 (12.00%) vSphere
12 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
12 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
12 3 (12.00%) Public Cloud
12 3 (12.00%) JSON
12 3 (12.00%) MPLS
12 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
12 3 (12.00%) DNS
12 3 (12.00%) SQL

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 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (28.00%) Office 365
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (8.00%) G Suite
4 2 (8.00%) IaaS
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) LAN
2 7 (28.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.00%) VoIP
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security
5 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) DHCP
6 2 (8.00%) SAN
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) IT Support
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (16.00%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (16.00%) IT Technician
5 4 (16.00%) Server Support
5 4 (16.00%) Support Technician
6 3 (12.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Server Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Server Support Technician
7 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) EDI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.00%) Data Encryption
2 2 (8.00%) Data Security
2 2 (8.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (8.00%) Server Management
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) CommVault
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Sun