The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £318 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 52 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.11% 1.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £318 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.03% -  
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 £24.79 £33.75
% change year-on-year -42.65% -26.55%  

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 595 537 816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.43% 96.93% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 349 553
Median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 38
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +6 11 £310 -24.84% 2
West Wales - 2 £475 - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) Windows
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (28.00%) Ansible
5 7 (28.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (24.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (24.00%) Terraform
7 5 (20.00%) WAN
8 4 (16.00%) SLA
8 4 (16.00%) Citrix
8 4 (16.00%) SAN
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (16.00%) LAN
8 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (12.00%) Puppet
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.00%) SCCM
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.00%) Cisco
10 2 (8.00%) IBM
10 2 (8.00%) BMC

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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) IPv6
4 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.00%) POP3
4 1 (4.00%) SMTP
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
1 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.00%) HBase
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) Kafka
3 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Change Control
3 1 (4.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (4.00%) DevOps
3 1 (4.00%) High Availability
3 1 (4.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (4.00%) ITSM
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) CCA
4 1 (4.00%) CCAA
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Ansible
2 6 (24.00%) Terraform
3 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 3 (12.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
4 1 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) Citrix
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) BMC
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.00%) EMC
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Veeam
5 1 (4.00%) Apple
5 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.00%) Sophos
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas
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