Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 22 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 40 59
Rank change year-on-year +21 +19 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 29 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.05% 1.97% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.46% 2.09% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
Southampton median daily rate £350 £269 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.23% -20.96% +5.43%
10th Percentile £224 £154 £274
90th Percentile £525 £367 £370
Hampshire median daily rate £338 £375 £360
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.26 £32.50 £38.92
% change year-on-year -16.12% -16.48% -8.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 449 479 668
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.74% 94.29% 97.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 333 454
Southampton median daily rate £375 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.52% +3.57%
10th Percentile £149 £206 £227
90th Percentile £575 £550 £511
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 64
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.50% -2.20%
10th Percentile £13.53 £10.90 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.84 £28.00 £46.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% +14.29%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Southampton

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Southampton

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Southampton

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Southampton region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 22 (75.86%) PowerShell
2 22 (75.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (65.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 18 (62.07%) Python
5 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.69%) Office 365
7 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
8 4 (13.79%) NetApp
8 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
9 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
9 3 (10.34%) PaaS
9 3 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (6.90%) Skype
10 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
10 2 (6.90%) Perl
10 2 (6.90%) ITIL
10 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.69%) Office 365
3 3 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (10.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Skype
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
1 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (10.34%) Migration
1 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
1 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) PowerShell
2 18 (62.07%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
4 1 (3.45%) BMC
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy