The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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.

Infrastructure Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 122 133
Rank change year-on-year -52 +11  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 74 151 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 1.62% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.70% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 103 64
Median daily rate £350 £335 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% -3.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £339 £325
% change year-on-year -5.53% +4.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 19
Median hourly rate £43.00 £27.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.95% +11.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £19.15 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £43.20 £41.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +81.91% -6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Hampshire -24 26 £456 +34.19% 5
Berkshire +12 14 £350 -17.64% 7
Oxfordshire 0 9 £299 +19.50% 4
Surrey -18 9 £175 -48.14% 7
Buckinghamshire -16 4 £338 +3.84%
Kent +8 3 £303 -26.93% 2
West Sussex +5 3 £225 -13.46% 3
East Sussex 0 1 £275 +120.00%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 99 (57.23%) Windows
2 88 (50.87%) VMware
3 70 (40.46%) Active Directory
4 62 (35.84%) Windows Server
5 61 (35.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 50 (28.90%) Microsoft
7 39 (22.54%) DNS
7 39 (22.54%) PowerShell
8 38 (21.97%) Cisco
9 37 (21.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (20.81%) Security Cleared
11 35 (20.23%) Linux
12 33 (19.08%) ITIL
12 33 (19.08%) LAN
12 33 (19.08%) Data Centre
13 31 (17.92%) SC Cleared
14 27 (15.61%) WAN
15 24 (13.87%) DHCP
16 22 (12.72%) TCP/IP
16 22 (12.72%) Firewall
17 20 (11.56%) Citrix
17 20 (11.56%) Windows 7
18 19 (10.98%) Problem Management
19 18 (10.40%) SCCM
19 18 (10.40%) Unix
19 18 (10.40%) SAN
20 17 (9.83%) AirWatch
20 17 (9.83%) MS Exchange
21 16 (9.25%) HP

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (9.83%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.94%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.05%) IIS
5 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.31%) Apache
6 4 (2.31%) JBoss
6 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.58%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.20%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.94%) Office 365
3 9 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.62%) SaaS
5 6 (3.47%) IaaS
6 3 (1.73%) PaaS
7 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.16%) G Suite
7 2 (1.16%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.54%) DNS
2 33 (19.08%) LAN
3 27 (15.61%) WAN
4 24 (13.87%) DHCP
5 22 (12.72%) Firewall
5 22 (12.72%) TCP/IP
6 18 (10.40%) SAN
7 12 (6.94%) VPN
8 11 (6.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (5.78%) SMTP
10 9 (5.20%) Internet
11 8 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (4.62%) Skype
12 7 (4.05%) NAS
12 7 (4.05%) Network Security
13 6 (3.47%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (2.89%) ATM
14 5 (2.89%) LDAP
14 5 (2.89%) MPLS
15 4 (2.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.89%) MySQL
3 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (5.20%) Finance
2 7 (4.05%) Retail
3 4 (2.31%) Advertising
3 4 (2.31%) Banking
4 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Games
5 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.89%) Web Services
2 3 (1.73%) ADO
3 2 (1.16%) .NET
3 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.16%) Classic ASP
3 2 (1.16%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) JMS
4 1 (0.58%) JSON
4 1 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.58%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.08%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.09%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.05%) PKI
4 6 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.47%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.47%) Replication
5 4 (2.31%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.16%) BYOD
6 2 (1.16%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.16%) Clustering
6 2 (1.16%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.58%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 99 (57.23%) Windows
2 62 (35.84%) Windows Server
3 37 (21.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (20.23%) Linux
6 20 (11.56%) Windows 7
7 18 (10.40%) Unix
8 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (8.67%) Windows 10
10 10 (5.78%) Android
11 9 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.89%) Solaris
13 4 (2.31%) Apple iOS
13 4 (2.31%) CentOS
13 4 (2.31%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 3 (1.73%) SUSE
14 3 (1.73%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.08%) ITIL
2 19 (10.98%) Problem Management
3 15 (8.67%) Service Design
4 13 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.94%) Converged Infrastructure
5 12 (6.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 11 (6.36%) Information Security
6 11 (6.36%) Migration
6 11 (6.36%) Project Management
6 11 (6.36%) Scrum
7 10 (5.78%) Service Management
8 9 (5.20%) Change Management
9 8 (4.62%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.62%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.05%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 6 (3.47%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.47%) DevOps
11 6 (3.47%) Information Assurance
11 6 (3.47%) Patch Management
11 6 (3.47%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.54%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.36%) Python
2 11 (6.36%) VBScript
3 10 (5.78%) SQL
4 9 (5.20%) VB
5 7 (4.05%) Perl
6 4 (2.31%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.73%) C
7 3 (1.73%) C#
8 2 (1.16%) Java
8 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.58%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.58%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (20.81%) Security Cleared
2 31 (17.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.05%) CISSP
4 5 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.89%) GCIH
4 5 (2.89%) GIAC
5 4 (2.31%) CCNA
6 3 (1.73%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.73%) CCNP
6 3 (1.73%) CEH
6 3 (1.73%) Degree
6 3 (1.73%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.73%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.73%) RHCT
7 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CISA
8 1 (0.58%) CISM
8 1 (0.58%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.20%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.16%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.16%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.58%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.58%) PMO
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (40.46%) Active Directory
2 61 (35.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.25%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.20%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (4.05%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (3.47%) vSphere
7 5 (2.89%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.73%) Firmware
8 3 (1.73%) XenApp
8 3 (1.73%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.58%) SRDF
10 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.58%) Xen
10 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (10.40%) SCCM
2 17 (9.83%) AirWatch
3 12 (6.94%) WSUS
4 10 (5.78%) NetBackup
5 9 (5.20%) Puppet
6 6 (3.47%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (2.31%) SCOM
8 3 (1.73%) Ansible
9 2 (1.16%) AppDNA
9 2 (1.16%) EdgeSight
9 2 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.16%) Nagios
10 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.58%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 88 (50.87%) VMware
2 50 (28.90%) Microsoft
3 38 (21.97%) Cisco
4 20 (11.56%) Citrix
5 16 (9.25%) HP
6 14 (8.09%) Red Hat
7 13 (7.51%) Symantec
8 12 (6.94%) EMC
9 8 (4.62%) Juniper
10 6 (3.47%) MobileIron
10 6 (3.47%) Veeam
11 5 (2.89%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.89%) Dell
12 4 (2.31%) IBM
12 4 (2.31%) Oracle
13 3 (1.73%) F5
13 3 (1.73%) Hitachi
13 3 (1.73%) Qualys
14 2 (1.16%) Palo Alto
14 2 (1.16%) Xerox
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