The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 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 Support Engineer
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 130 133
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 5 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Median daily rate £363 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £293 £227
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £263
% change year-on-year +8.33% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.03 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -53.48% +33.33%  

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 2623 2861 2952
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.80% 95.49% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 6431 6439
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £561 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 434 790
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.63 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £44.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the South West

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the South West

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the South West

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Dorset +12 5 £363 +29.46%
Infrastructure Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Server
3 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) McAfee
5 2 (33.33%) WSUS
5 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (33.33%) Veeam
5 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (16.67%) MobileIron
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database

Infrastructure Support 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 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Server
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec