The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £305 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 26 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.26% 1.06% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £305 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.06% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +1.53% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South Wales. 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 Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 512 460 570
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.24% 97.25% 97.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 305 432
Median daily rate £356 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 22
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -1.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.88 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £41.05 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cardiff +5 7 £310 - 1
Newport 0 1 £163 -60.60% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £350 -
Bridgend - 1 £250 -
Infrastructure Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Wales region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Windows
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) EMC VNX
6 2 (11.76%) Terraform
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (11.76%) Veeam
6 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (11.76%) HBase
6 2 (11.76%) Puppet
6 2 (11.76%) Big Data
6 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
6 2 (11.76%) Kafka
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (11.76%) Ansible
6 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (11.76%) Python

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) IPv6
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.88%) POP3
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.76%) HBase
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Kafka
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) CCA
2 1 (5.88%) CCAA
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) Terraform
2 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Veeam
4 1 (5.88%) BMC
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
4 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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