Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 113 115
Rank change year-on-year -23 +2 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 23 53 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.76% 1.47% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.53% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 31
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £239 £219 £275
90th Percentile £675 £588 £435
Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £313 £350
% change year-on-year - -10.71% +12.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £27.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% -45.45% +46.67%

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 2946 3470 4203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.39% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2252 2831
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 180
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.17% -2.54% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.09 £8.62
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.19 £33.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.64% +2.98% +0.70%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -12 17 £425 +25.93% 2
Huddersfield - 3 £275 -
Halifax - 1 £150 -
Infrastructure Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (26.09%) SCCM
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (26.09%) vSphere
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
7 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
8 4 (17.39%) XenApp
8 4 (17.39%) SaaS
8 4 (17.39%) PaaS
8 4 (17.39%) Office 365
8 4 (17.39%) Firewall
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (17.39%) NetApp
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
9 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
9 3 (13.04%) C
9 3 (13.04%) LAN
9 3 (13.04%) SMS

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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) PaaS
2 4 (17.39%) SaaS
3 3 (13.04%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) SMS
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SAML
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) HP Storage
4 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) PKI
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
2 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) Data Management
3 2 (8.70%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Line Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
3 2 (8.70%) SFIA
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCSA
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCDP
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) CISM
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CCA
4 1 (4.35%) CCAA
4 1 (4.35%) CCEA
4 1 (4.35%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) XenApp
5 3 (13.04%) XenServer
6 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
7 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) WSUS
4 1 (4.35%) EdgeSight
4 1 (4.35%) Puppet
4 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) Veritas