Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 129 134
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 30 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.88% 0.76% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.78% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 32
West Yorkshire median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £282 £317 £291
90th Percentile £525 £468 £434
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -9.33% +15.38% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year - -42.86% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,259 2,703 3,787
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 97.41% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,190 1,784 2,588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £267
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 86 104
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.34 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.58% -5.10% -4.38%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.65 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £28.49 £22.78
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.45 £12.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +29.02% -8.93% +7.69%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Leeds -19 21 £475 +11.76% 14
Wakefield - 5 £330 - 2
Brighouse - 2 £289 -
Huddersfield -4 1 £250 -23.08% 1
Bradford -5 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (63.33%) VMware
2 18 (60.00%) Linux
3 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (53.33%) Firewall
5 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
7 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 10 (33.33%) Python
8 10 (33.33%) Puppet
9 9 (30.00%) Big Data
9 9 (30.00%) BC Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) Hadoop
10 8 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
10 8 (26.67%) CA
10 8 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (23.33%) ITIL
11 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (20.00%) DNS
12 6 (20.00%) SQL
12 6 (20.00%) CA Single Sign-On
12 6 (20.00%) SAN
13 5 (16.67%) Server Building
13 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
13 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 8 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.67%) Office 365
5 1 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
4 3 (10.00%) DHCP
4 3 (10.00%) NAS
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.67%) IPsec
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (3.33%) Internet
6 1 (3.33%) SNMP
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Big Data
1 9 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) CMDB
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) EPoS
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.67%) CentOS
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.33%) HPUX
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Server Building
3 3 (10.00%) DevOps
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.67%) Break/Fix
4 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (6.67%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Server Patching
4 2 (6.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) BC Cleared
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CCNA
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) VCP5
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) Docker
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (20.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (13.33%) SCCM
4 3 (10.00%) WSUS
5 2 (6.67%) vCenter Server
6 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
6 1 (3.33%) Graphite
6 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.33%) Opsview
6 1 (3.33%) Prometheus
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (3.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) VMware
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) CA
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco
6 3 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Remedy
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam