The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 111 107
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 24 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.88% 0.98% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.03% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 21
Median daily rate £330 £280 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +1.53% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £30.00 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £30.00 £25.60
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 the South West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2601 2818 2987
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.80% 95.46% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1823 1930
Median daily rate £375 £368 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 138 200
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.60 £42.50
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol -2 8 £295 -20.53% 4
Dorset +12 7 £325 +16.07% 1
Gloucestershire +8 4 £388 -12.42% 6
Wiltshire -2 4 £330 +32.00% 2
Somerset -5 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

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 West region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
3 29 (59.18%) VMware
3 29 (59.18%) Windows Server
4 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
6 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
6 15 (30.61%) Office 365
7 13 (26.53%) Cisco
8 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
9 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (18.37%) Firewall
11 8 (16.33%) Finance
11 8 (16.33%) VPN
11 8 (16.33%) LAN
11 8 (16.33%) WAN
11 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
12 7 (14.29%) Linux
12 7 (14.29%) SAN
12 7 (14.29%) Migration
13 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
13 6 (12.24%) VMware Server
13 6 (12.24%) DNS
14 5 (10.20%) Citrix
14 5 (10.20%) SCCM
14 5 (10.20%) Veeam
15 4 (8.16%) Windows 7

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.16%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Office 365
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Firewall
2 8 (16.33%) LAN
2 8 (16.33%) VPN
2 8 (16.33%) WAN
3 7 (14.29%) SAN
4 6 (12.24%) DNS
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (8.16%) Wireless
6 3 (6.12%) Skype
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.08%) FWSM
7 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
7 2 (4.08%) VLAN
8 1 (2.04%) DHCP
8 1 (2.04%) Internet
8 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.04%) LDAP
8 1 (2.04%) NAS
8 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) SailPoint
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) LAMP
3 1 (2.04%) SAML
3 1 (2.04%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.08%) VAX
3 1 (2.04%) DataPower
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 29 (59.18%) Windows Server
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
6 7 (14.29%) Linux
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.12%) Unix
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.04%) CentOS
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
3 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (6.12%) Identity Management
3 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.08%) DevOps
4 2 (4.08%) High Availability
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) RMADS
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Server
4 4 (8.16%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) Firmware
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.04%) Shibboleth
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.12%) WSUS
3 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.04%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) VMware
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.53%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix
4 5 (10.20%) Veeam
5 3 (6.12%) F5
5 3 (6.12%) McAfee
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.12%) Sophos
6 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) Sun
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.04%) Wyse
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