Period
to 19 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 46 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +30
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.63% 1.62% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 1.68% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
Somerset median daily rate £250 £310 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +37.78% -
10th Percentile £200 £222 £194
90th Percentile £386 £399 £238
South West median daily rate £384 £263 £350
% change year-on-year +46.19% -25.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £49.00 £41.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +18.07% +2.47% -4.62%

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 486 475 448
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.18% 96.35% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 300 222
Somerset median daily rate £410 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £145 £150
90th Percentile £567 £500 £487
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 88
Somerset median hourly rate £41.00 £16.84 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.54% -48.98% -15.92%
10th Percentile £13.81 £10.69 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.90 £43.75 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% +3.77% -11.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 December 2018. 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 0 12 £250 -19.35% 3
Yeovil - 1 £235 -
Infrastructure Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (53.85%) LAN
5 7 (53.85%) WLAN
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) SAN
5 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 2 (15.38%) Release Management
8 2 (15.38%) SCCM
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
8 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (15.38%) Service Management
9 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation

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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
1 7 (53.85%) WLAN
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) MSTest
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Server Building
5 1 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat