The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 123 127
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 15 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 1.09% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.18% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 8
Median daily rate £288 £420 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.54% +31.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £308 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £430 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +1.53% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £23.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -38.19% -34.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2073 2723 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.62% 92.71% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 1524 1509
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 60 87
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -20.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -2 6 £288 -4.16% 1
Edinburgh +17 5 £375 +7.14% 4
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Renfrewshire +47 1 £235 -44.04%
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) SCCM
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (25.00%) vSphere
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.00%) Ansible
8 3 (15.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 3 (15.00%) VXLAN
8 3 (15.00%) vRealize
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (15.00%) DevOps
8 3 (15.00%) EMC
8 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (10.00%) Service Management
9 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Route 53
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) VXLAN
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 2 (10.00%) PABX
3 2 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (10.00%) SSL
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) VSAT
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) IPTV
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.00%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) Unix
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) DevOps
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) SDLC
3 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) Korn
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) vRealize
3 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
4 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) CommVault
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk
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