Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £306 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 154 166
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 31 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.67% 0.76% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.79% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 28
Yorkshire median daily rate £306 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £216 £214 £271
90th Percentile £675 £507 £438
England median daily rate £363 £363 £340
% change year-on-year - +6.62% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% -4.62% +36.84%

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 4,433 4,458 5,626
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.20% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,933 2,824 3,681
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £233 £234 £248
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 206 275
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%
10th Percentile £9.85 £9.78 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.25 £25.30
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +11.45%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -26 15 £375 - 25
North Yorkshire +6 9 £281 -6.25% 3
South Yorkshire +15 7 £275 - 10
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) ITIL
5 12 (38.71%) VMware
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (25.81%) Linux
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (22.58%) vSphere
8 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
8 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (22.58%) Firewall
9 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco
9 6 (19.35%) Office 365
10 5 (16.13%) SCCM
10 5 (16.13%) CCNA
10 5 (16.13%) WAN
10 5 (16.13%) MCSE
10 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (16.13%) Citrix
10 5 (16.13%) Migration
11 4 (12.90%) Wireless
11 4 (12.90%) Service Management
11 4 (12.90%) SAN

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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (19.35%) Office 365
3 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.45%) PaaS
5 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 4 (12.90%) VoIP
3 4 (12.90%) VPN
3 4 (12.90%) Wireless
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) Skype
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) PBX
6 1 (3.23%) SMS
6 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
5 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.45%) CentOS
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Coaching
4 3 (9.68%) Patch Management
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Server Building
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Management
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Logistics
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Product Management
6 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) CCNA
2 5 (16.13%) MCSE
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CCA
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) CCEA
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) CISM
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) MCTS
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) vSphere
3 3 (9.68%) VMware NSX
4 2 (6.45%) Docker
4 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (3.23%) EdgeSight
4 1 (3.23%) Graphite
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Opsview
4 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) Brocade
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas