The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 85 82
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 6 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.42% 1.73% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.80% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 24
Median daily rate £363 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% -8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £425
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 West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1392 1948 2014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.68% 96.29% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1345 1389
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 62
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.28% +2.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.50 £40.00
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 West Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Leeds 0 5 £350 -6.66% 4
Bradford - 1 £375 - 4
Infrastructure Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
6 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (21.05%) Office 365
9 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
9 4 (21.05%) Project Management
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) WAN
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco
9 4 (21.05%) HP
9 4 (21.05%) Citrix
9 4 (21.05%) SAN
10 3 (15.79%) Unix
10 3 (15.79%) SSL
10 3 (15.79%) SLA
10 3 (15.79%) IBM Domino
10 3 (15.79%) EMC

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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Domino
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security
3 3 (15.79%) SSL
3 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SAML
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Unix
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Phone
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) People Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Email Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CCDP
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CISM
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Avaya
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 3 (15.79%) McAfee
4 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
4 3 (15.79%) Sophos
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas