Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 67 78
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -16
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 61 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.28% 2.12% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 2.47% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 9
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £378 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.21% +51.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £355 £262 £223
90th Percentile £563 £469 £345
South West median daily rate £400 £331 £288
% change year-on-year +20.75% +15.22% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £20.90 - £41.50

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,602 1,132 1,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.08% 85.82% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,037 753 759
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +5.95% +9.09%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £656 £600 £580
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 28
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% +0.67%
10th Percentile £23.75 £16.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.15 £44.35
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +3.80% +5.33%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Wiltshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Wiltshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Wiltshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Wiltshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Wiltshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Corsham -11 20 £475 +2.70% 1
Swindon -8 15 £450 +17.65% 2
Chippenham -4 7 £450 +50.00%
Trowbridge +3 4 £319 -8.93%
Malmesbury - 3 - -
Salisbury -6 2 £425 +12.58% 7
Infrastructure Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 45 (73.77%) Windows
2 35 (57.38%) VMware
3 29 (47.54%) Active Directory
3 29 (47.54%) Windows Server
4 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
5 24 (39.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (31.15%) PowerShell
6 19 (31.15%) DNS
7 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
8 16 (26.23%) SAN
8 16 (26.23%) SCCM
9 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
9 15 (24.59%) DHCP
9 15 (24.59%) Office 365
9 15 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (22.95%) Azure
11 13 (21.31%) Cisco
12 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
12 11 (18.03%) ITIL
12 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
12 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Automation
12 11 (18.03%) Public Sector
13 10 (16.39%) vCenter Server
13 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (14.75%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (14.75%) Linux
14 9 (14.75%) Firewall

Infrastructure Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.11%) Confluence
4 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.64%) nginx
6 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Aareon QL
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Office 365
2 14 (22.95%) Azure
3 5 (8.20%) AWS
3 5 (8.20%) IaaS
3 5 (8.20%) PaaS
4 3 (4.92%) SaaS
5 2 (3.28%) Apigee
5 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.28%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.64%) Akamai
6 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.64%) GCP
6 1 (1.64%) Serverless
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) DNS
2 16 (26.23%) SAN
3 15 (24.59%) DHCP
4 9 (14.75%) Firewall
5 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.84%) VPN
6 5 (8.20%) Skype
6 5 (8.20%) VSAN
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (4.92%) NAS
7 3 (4.92%) Wireless
8 2 (3.28%) BGP
8 2 (3.28%) FTP
8 2 (3.28%) HTTP
8 2 (3.28%) Network Security
8 2 (3.28%) OSPF
8 2 (3.28%) SMTP
8 2 (3.28%) SSH
8 2 (3.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (9.84%) JIRA
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.64%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.64%) JMeter
General
1 11 (18.03%) Public Sector
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (85.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) PowerShell Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Software Packaging
2 4 (6.56%) REST
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) LDAP
5 1 (1.64%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.92%) PKI
3 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (73.77%) Windows
2 29 (47.54%) Windows Server
3 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.75%) Linux
6 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Automation
2 11 (18.03%) ITIL
3 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) DevOps
4 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
5 7 (11.48%) Time Management
6 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.20%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.56%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (6.56%) NsoIT
8 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (4.92%) ITSM
8 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (4.92%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (4.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.92%) C#
2 3 (4.92%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) Python
2 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.64%) Go
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
2 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.20%) CCNA
5 5 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.56%) MCSE
7 3 (4.92%) CCNP
7 3 (4.92%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (4.92%) MCSA
8 2 (3.28%) CCDP
8 2 (3.28%) MCP
8 2 (3.28%) OCA
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.64%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.64%) CCENT
9 1 (1.64%) CCIE
9 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 29 (47.54%) Active Directory
2 24 (39.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 9 (14.75%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.56%) VMware NSX
6 3 (4.92%) DFS Replication
7 2 (3.28%) Docker
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.28%) vSphere
8 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) SCCM
2 10 (16.39%) vCenter Server
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (8.20%) Ansible
5 4 (6.56%) PowerCLI
5 4 (6.56%) Terraform
6 3 (4.92%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.28%) Packer
7 2 (3.28%) Puppet
8 1 (1.64%) SCOM
8 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (57.38%) VMware
2 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.31%) Cisco
4 7 (11.48%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle
7 3 (4.92%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.92%) Citrix
7 3 (4.92%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.28%) SAP
8 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.64%) Aareon
9 1 (1.64%) Google
9 1 (1.64%) Veeam