Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 138 104
Rank change year-on-year +9 -34 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 42 16 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.20% 0.56% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.57% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 62
West Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +5.66% -11.67%
10th Percentile £248 £263 £226
90th Percentile £525 £504 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £313 £317
% change year-on-year +12.00% -1.26% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - -41.05% -13.64%

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 3,364 2,789 3,737
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 97.65% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,280 1,883 2,490
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £292 £269 £266
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 79 93
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £14.20 £12.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.63% +10.76% -5.04%
10th Percentile £9.45 £8.78 £9.23
90th Percentile £28.25 £27.71 £22.91
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.81 £14.20 £13.81
% change year-on-year +11.30% +2.82% +2.79%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 0 29 £445 +22.76% 18
Wakefield - 6 £330 - 2
Bradford -12 2 £215 -42.67%
Huddersfield -14 1 £350 +27.27%
Brighouse - 1 £290 -
Infrastructure Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 42 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 24 (57.14%) VMware
3 24 (57.14%) Windows
4 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 20 (47.62%) Linux
7 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
8 17 (40.48%) Firewall
9 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
10 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
11 10 (23.81%) Python
11 10 (23.81%) SAN
11 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (23.81%) Puppet
12 9 (21.43%) Big Data
12 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
13 8 (19.05%) BC Cleared
13 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
13 8 (19.05%) CA
13 8 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (19.05%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (16.67%) ITIL
15 6 (14.29%) NAS
15 6 (14.29%) DNS
15 6 (14.29%) Clustering
15 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (14.29%) Server Building

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 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (19.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.76%) Office 365
5 1 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.38%) IaaS
5 1 (2.38%) PaaS
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 10 (23.81%) SAN
3 6 (14.29%) DNS
3 6 (14.29%) NAS
4 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.90%) VPN
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.76%) DHCP
5 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.76%) IPsec
5 2 (4.76%) MPLS
5 2 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) Skype
6 1 (2.38%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Big Data
1 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) CMDB
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.38%) EPoS
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (47.62%) Linux
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.76%) CentOS
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.38%) HPUX
8 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Server Building
4 5 (11.90%) DevOps
5 4 (9.52%) Change Management
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (9.52%) Proactive Management
5 4 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.14%) PLM
7 2 (4.76%) Break/Fix
7 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (4.76%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (4.76%) Server Patching
7 2 (4.76%) Storage Management
7 2 (4.76%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
2 10 (23.81%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) BC Cleared
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) CCNA
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) MCSA
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) VCP5
4 1 (2.38%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (4.76%) Docker
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.38%) Firmware
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Puppet
2 5 (11.90%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (9.52%) SCCM
4 3 (7.14%) vCenter Server
4 3 (7.14%) WSUS
5 2 (4.76%) vRealize
6 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 24 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) CA
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) Remedy
7 2 (4.76%) Veeam
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix
8 1 (2.38%) EMC
8 1 (2.38%) McAfee