The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 30 March 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 61 61
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.68% 1.53% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.55% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 1
Median daily rate £475 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.79% -4.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -5.18% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +81.91% -6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 688 644 692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.49% 98.47% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 430 395
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 43
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
South Wales +14 6 £375 +15.38% 3
West Wales -12 4 £481 - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Wales region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 15 (68.18%) SC Cleared
3 14 (63.64%) Linux
4 12 (54.55%) Web Services
4 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (50.00%) Ansible
5 11 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (50.00%) Terraform
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) SLA
8 7 (31.82%) VMware
9 6 (27.27%) SAN
9 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco
11 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
12 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
12 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (13.64%) Firewall
12 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (13.64%) HP
12 3 (13.64%) Avaya
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 3 (13.64%) MS Office
12 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
12 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
12 3 (13.64%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
2 3 (13.64%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) IPv6
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (13.64%) Software Licensing
2 1 (4.55%) DevOps
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 15 (68.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Ansible
1 11 (50.00%) Terraform
2 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) Avaya
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 2 (9.09%) Fujitsu
5 2 (9.09%) Hitachi
6 1 (4.55%) BMC
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos