The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 20 28 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.71% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.48% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year -2.98% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +77.08% -4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 133 209 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 95.00% 95.87% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 120 151
Median daily rate £418 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.05% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £175.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Slough

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Slough

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Slough region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Security Auditing
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Auditing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) VMware