Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 July 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 162 143
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 58 22 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.16% 0.52% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.53% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 13 63
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £220 £268 £251
90th Percentile £525 £503 £508
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.86% -
England median hourly rate £20.75 £15.61 £23.25
% change year-on-year +32.95% -32.87% -10.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,790 4,134 5,568
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.09% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,173 2,630 3,743
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 143 176
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -5.56% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.90 £9.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £28.91 £30.88
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
West Yorkshire +4 35 £413 +13.79% 29
North Yorkshire +7 12 £298 - 4
South Yorkshire 0 8 £450 +157.14% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £200 - 3
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (63.79%) Windows
2 35 (60.34%) Active Directory
3 30 (51.72%) Windows Server
4 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 26 (44.83%) VMware
6 25 (43.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (37.93%) Firewall
8 22 (37.93%) Linux
9 17 (29.31%) PowerShell
10 13 (22.41%) DNS
11 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (18.97%) Cisco
12 11 (18.97%) Python
12 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
13 10 (17.24%) ITIL
13 10 (17.24%) VPN
13 10 (17.24%) SAN
13 10 (17.24%) Puppet
14 9 (15.52%) Big Data
14 9 (15.52%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (15.52%) Hadoop
14 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
14 9 (15.52%) DHCP
14 9 (15.52%) BC Cleared
14 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
15 8 (13.79%) SCCM
15 8 (13.79%) WAN
15 8 (13.79%) Citrix
15 8 (13.79%) CA

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.62%) Skype for Business
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.72%) IIS
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (13.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (8.62%) Office 365
5 2 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.45%) PaaS
6 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.72%) IaaS
6 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) Firewall
2 13 (22.41%) DNS
3 10 (17.24%) SAN
3 10 (17.24%) VPN
4 9 (15.52%) DHCP
4 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
5 8 (13.79%) WAN
6 7 (12.07%) LAN
7 5 (8.62%) IPsec
7 5 (8.62%) MPLS
7 5 (8.62%) SSL
8 4 (6.90%) VoIP
9 3 (5.17%) FCoE
9 3 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (5.17%) H.323
9 3 (5.17%) NAS
9 3 (5.17%) OSPF
9 3 (5.17%) Skype
9 3 (5.17%) SMTP
9 3 (5.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Big Data
1 9 (15.52%) Hadoop
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) Node.js
2 1 (1.72%) VXML
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) PKI
3 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) CMDB
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.72%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.72%) EPoS
5 1 (1.72%) IVR
5 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Windows
2 30 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 22 (37.93%) Linux
4 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.90%) CentOS
8 1 (1.72%) HPUX
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (13.79%) Server Building
4 4 (6.90%) DevOps
4 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.17%) Coaching
5 3 (5.17%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.45%) Break/Fix
6 2 (3.45%) Business Transformation
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (3.45%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (3.45%) Information Security
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.45%) Proactive Management
6 2 (3.45%) Server Patching
6 2 (3.45%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) PowerShell
2 11 (18.97%) Python
3 6 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.45%) VB
4 2 (3.45%) VBScript
5 1 (1.72%) C++
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) BC Cleared
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) CCNA
2 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.17%) CCNP
4 3 (5.17%) MCSA
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.72%) CCA
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) VCP5
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (60.34%) Active Directory
2 23 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.90%) vSphere
4 2 (3.45%) Docker
4 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.72%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Puppet
2 8 (13.79%) SCCM
3 6 (10.34%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (5.17%) vCenter Server
4 3 (5.17%) WSUS
5 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.72%) Graphite
6 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.72%) Opsview
6 1 (1.72%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.72%) vRealize
6 1 (1.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 26 (44.83%) VMware
3 11 (18.97%) Cisco
4 8 (13.79%) CA
4 8 (13.79%) Citrix
5 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.90%) HP
8 3 (5.17%) Aruba
8 3 (5.17%) Meraki
8 3 (5.17%) NetApp
8 3 (5.17%) Remedy
8 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.17%) Veeam
9 2 (3.45%) Brocade
9 2 (3.45%) Dell
10 1 (1.72%) EMC
10 1 (1.72%) Genesys
10 1 (1.72%) IBM
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle