Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 154 147
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 53 30 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.09% 0.68% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.70% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 44
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £288 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £218
90th Percentile £439 £675 £575
England median daily rate £380 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.00% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 - £16.50
10th Percentile £14.13 - £14.85
90th Percentile £30.28 - £17.75
England median hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -12.65% +33.87% -8.15%

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 4,637 4,264 4,753
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.49% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,113 2,809 3,062
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% +5.00%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 146 206
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.33% +8.93% +0.68%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year +1.08% +0.68% +2.08%

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 17 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 January 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
West Yorkshire +10 35 £325 -3.70% 30
North Yorkshire 0 10 £425 +44.68% 2
South Yorkshire -8 7 £375 +66.67% 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £200 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 51 (96.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (52.83%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) VMware
3 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
4 23 (43.40%) Windows Server
5 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
6 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (22.64%) SAN
9 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
9 11 (20.75%) Linux
9 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (18.87%) Finance
11 8 (15.09%) ITIL
11 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
12 7 (13.21%) Office 365
12 7 (13.21%) Cisco
12 7 (13.21%) NetApp
13 6 (11.32%) Citrix
13 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
13 6 (11.32%) Storage Management
14 5 (9.43%) Proactive Management
14 5 (9.43%) DevOps
14 5 (9.43%) Change Management
14 5 (9.43%) Migration
15 4 (7.55%) NAS
15 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
15 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (7.55%) XenApp

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 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (13.21%) Office 365
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (3.77%) Serverless
5 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.89%) Route 53
5 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) SAN
2 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) NAS
4 3 (5.66%) Firewall
4 3 (5.66%) SSL
5 2 (3.77%) DHCP
5 2 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.77%) LAN
5 2 (3.77%) VoIP
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) WAN
6 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.89%) Network Security
6 1 (1.89%) Skype
6 1 (1.89%) SSH
6 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Clustering
2 4 (7.55%) CMDB
3 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.77%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.89%) iSeries
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.75%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Unix
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) AIX
7 1 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (1.89%) Solaris
7 1 (1.89%) SUSE
7 1 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (96.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 6 (11.32%) Storage Management
4 5 (9.43%) Change Management
4 5 (9.43%) DevOps
4 5 (9.43%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Proactive Management
5 4 (7.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (5.66%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (5.66%) PLM
7 2 (3.77%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.77%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.77%) SDLC
7 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.77%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Java
2 2 (3.77%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) MCP
2 2 (3.77%) MCSA
2 2 (3.77%) MCSE
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) RHCE
3 1 (1.89%) VCP6
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.55%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (7.55%) vSphere
4 4 (7.55%) XenApp
5 3 (5.66%) Firmware
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.77%) NFS
7 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) vCenter Server
1 4 (7.55%) vRealize
2 2 (3.77%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) SCSM
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) VMware
2 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco
3 7 (13.21%) NetApp
4 6 (11.32%) Citrix
5 4 (7.55%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) EMC
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.66%) Veeam
7 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.89%) CA
8 1 (1.89%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.89%) Lotus
8 1 (1.89%) McAfee
8 1 (1.89%) Remedy
8 1 (1.89%) Sophos
8 1 (1.89%) Synology
8 1 (1.89%) Trend Micro