The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 40 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.20% 1.18% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £330 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +1.53% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 308 327 344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 92.49% 96.46% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 234 257
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £38.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.23% +128.82%  
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 Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Swindon

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Swindon

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Swindon region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (37.50%) SailPoint
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
5 1 (12.50%) Gemalto
5 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SailPoint
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SANS
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Gemalto
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat