Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 49 69
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20 +5
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 5 27 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.00% 3.33% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 3.93% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 31
Median daily rate £400 £395 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +16.18% -2.86%
10th Percentile £253 £250 £140
90th Percentile £477 £460 £653
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.56% -12.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £47.50 £19.94
% change year-on-year -32.63% +138.24% -53.63%

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 382 687 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 76.25% 84.71% 87.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 509 839
Median daily rate £431 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -5.56% +2.56%
10th Percentile £200 £223 £275
90th Percentile £601 £588 £605
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 20
Median hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.92% -9.43% +39.47%
10th Percentile £14.45 £16.75 £15.24
90th Percentile £50.55 £50.25 £57.63
Median hourly rate £24.50 £24.47 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.11% +8.77% -0.09%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Oxfordshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 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 +5 3 £400 +10.34% 7
Bicester - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) AWS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Azure
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) AWS
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (20.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas