Period
to 20 April 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 75 77
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.58% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.45% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £340 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.32% +94.29% -39.13%
10th Percentile £319 £257 £163
90th Percentile £520 £485 £188
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £323 £375
% change year-on-year +31.78% -14.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 - £18.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 972 896 920
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 94.32% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 539 572
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £213
90th Percentile £604 £552 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 33
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.19 £20.33 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.11% +50.57% -3.57%
10th Percentile £8.98 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £39.97 £49.13 £23.55
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.11 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% +19.23% -7.14%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in South Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in South Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in South Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in South Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 April 2019. 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
Sheffield -6 5 £450 -10.89% 5
Barnsley - 1 £375 -
Infrastructure Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) PowerCLI
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (33.33%) vCenter Server
4 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) NFS
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Availability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Self-Awareness
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Go
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) NFS
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) PowerCLI
1 2 (33.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) TOWER Software