Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 84 62
Rank change year-on-year +25 -22 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 9 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.10% 0.17% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.18% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
South Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £213 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -29.47%
10th Percentile £189 £206 £123
90th Percentile £298 £219 £309
Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £315 £350
% change year-on-year -0.64% -10.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% -45.45% +46.67%

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 787 1124 935
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 94.77% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 748 621
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
10th Percentile £195 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 53 86
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.10 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.48 £34.99 £25.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.34% +0.35%

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 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 November 2017. 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 +15 4 £225 +5.88% 1
Rotherham - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) VMware NSX
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Docker
3 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
3 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) PBX
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) SCADA
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware NSX
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) HP