Period
to 15 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 38 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 17 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.13% 2.88% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 2.96% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 1
Somerset median daily rate £250 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -37.50% -
10th Percentile £230 £206 £375
90th Percentile £330 £388 £425
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - +21.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £46.00 - £41.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 401 439 431
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 97.34% 97.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 251 267
Somerset median daily rate £405 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +4.73% +1.37%
10th Percentile £208 £185 £163
90th Percentile £575 £494 £525
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 44
Somerset median hourly rate £22.40 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% -6.98% +10.97%
10th Percentile £10.55 £16.40 £15.83
90th Percentile £46.00 £43.75 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +22.39% -12.99% +10.00%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Somerset

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Somerset

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Somerset

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 15 July 2019. 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
Bath +5 15 £250 -14.89% 4
Yeovil - 2 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
5 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
5 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (58.82%) Linux
5 10 (58.82%) Cisco
6 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 9 (52.94%) SAN
7 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
7 8 (47.06%) LAN
7 8 (47.06%) WLAN
7 8 (47.06%) WAN
7 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (47.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (47.06%) Public Cloud
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) SCCM
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
9 2 (11.76%) Citrix
9 2 (11.76%) DHCP
9 2 (11.76%) DNS
9 2 (11.76%) VBScript
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (47.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) WLAN
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.88%) AIX
7 1 (5.88%) Unix
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
2 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) Data Security
4 1 (5.88%) Forensic Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Intel
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas