Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 129 113
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 35 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.02% 0.76% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.78% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 41
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £222 £239 £213
90th Percentile £438 £675 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £313 £313
% change year-on-year +18.40% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.93% -6.67% -45.45%

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 3,283 2,933 3,387
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.77% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,225 2,019 2,182
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £250
90th Percentile £556 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 90 109
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +13.60% -8.05%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.81 £8.75
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £24.13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £14.88 £13.75
% change year-on-year +3.95% +8.18% +1.14%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +8 20 £370 -12.94% 19
Huddersfield -8 4 £275 -
Halifax -1 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £215 - 1
Brighouse - 1 £290 -
Todmorden - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - - 3
Infrastructure Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 35 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (68.57%) Windows
3 21 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
6 16 (45.71%) VMware
7 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (25.71%) SAN
9 8 (22.86%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) Office 365
11 5 (14.29%) Migration
11 5 (14.29%) Cisco
11 5 (14.29%) ITIL
11 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 4 (11.43%) VPN
12 4 (11.43%) DNS
12 4 (11.43%) Citrix
12 4 (11.43%) SQL
12 4 (11.43%) NetApp
12 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (11.43%) Firewall
12 4 (11.43%) Clustering
12 4 (11.43%) Finance
12 4 (11.43%) CMDB
12 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
12 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (11.43%) NAS

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (17.14%) Office 365
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.86%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) PaaS
5 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) NAS
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) SSL
4 2 (5.71%) VoIP
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) Skype
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Clustering
1 4 (11.43%) CMDB
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) CentOS
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.43%) Proactive Management
3 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (11.43%) Server Building
3 4 (11.43%) Storage Management
4 3 (8.57%) PLM
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (2.86%) Service Design
6 1 (2.86%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCSA
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) VCP6
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) XenApp
6 1 (2.86%) Firmware
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
6 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) vRealize
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) SCSM
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Veeam
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.86%) Lotus
6 1 (2.86%) McAfee
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy
6 1 (2.86%) Trend Micro