Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 53 62
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9 +4
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 5 15 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.66% 2.05% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 2.50% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 32
Median daily rate £248 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £250 £141
90th Percentile £318 £488 £463
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £25.01
% change year-on-year -17.86% +39.97% -39.75%

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 148 600 1,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 78.72% 81.97% 89.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 427 816
Median daily rate £425 £425 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.95% +1.14%
10th Percentile £220 £154 £271
90th Percentile £550 £590 £625
South East median daily rate £453 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +0.59% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 38
Median hourly rate £162.50 £22.40 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +625.45% -2.31% +20.68%
10th Percentile £25.30 £17.54 £12.55
90th Percentile £187.50 £59.06 £55.75
Median hourly rate £31.61 £32.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.22% +33.33% +22.08%

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
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 14 August 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 +31 2 £248 -1.00% 5
Abingdon - 1 £325 -
Bicester - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Hudson
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki
4 1 (20.00%) Synology
4 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure 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
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Meraki
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (20.00%) Synology
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter