Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 154 123
Rank change year-on-year +26 -31 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 67 26 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.34% 0.62% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.64% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 19 81
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £313 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -1.26% -6.22%
10th Percentile £208 £203 £225
90th Percentile £525 £491 £575
England median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +3.81% +3.21% +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% -10.91%
England median hourly rate £22.30 £18.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year +23.89% -34.25% -21.79%

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 4,797 4,063 5,492
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 97.04% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,197 2,639 3,645
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £259
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 128 175
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.81 £14.10 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.09% +2.10% +2.98%
10th Percentile £10.18 £9.25 £9.35
90th Percentile £37.55 £27.82 £29.95
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.39% -1.58% +6.92%

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 21 September 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 21 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
West Yorkshire +7 43 £365 +4.29% 22
South Yorkshire 0 11 £438 +118.75% 9
North Yorkshire +4 10 £273 -9.17% 9
East Yorkshire - 1 £200 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (59.70%) Windows
3 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
4 33 (49.25%) Active Directory
4 33 (49.25%) Windows Server
5 30 (44.78%) VMware
6 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (35.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (35.82%) Linux
8 21 (31.34%) Firewall
9 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
9 17 (25.37%) PowerShell
10 16 (23.88%) SAN
11 13 (19.40%) DNS
12 11 (16.42%) Puppet
12 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
12 11 (16.42%) Python
13 10 (14.93%) Big Data
13 10 (14.93%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (14.93%) Hadoop
14 9 (13.43%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (13.43%) BC Cleared
14 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
14 9 (13.43%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (13.43%) Cisco
14 9 (13.43%) CA
15 8 (11.94%) SCCM
15 8 (11.94%) VPN

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 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.43%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.96%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (35.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (7.46%) Office 365
4 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.49%) IaaS
5 1 (1.49%) PaaS
5 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) Firewall
2 16 (23.88%) SAN
3 13 (19.40%) DNS
4 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
5 8 (11.94%) DHCP
5 8 (11.94%) VPN
6 7 (10.45%) LAN
6 7 (10.45%) NAS
6 7 (10.45%) WAN
7 6 (8.96%) SSL
8 5 (7.46%) IPsec
8 5 (7.46%) MPLS
9 4 (5.97%) Skype
9 4 (5.97%) VoIP
10 3 (4.48%) Ethernet
10 3 (4.48%) FCoE
10 3 (4.48%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (4.48%) SMTP
10 3 (4.48%) Wireless
10 3 (4.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Big Data
1 10 (14.93%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.99%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) Node.js
3 1 (1.49%) VXML
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Clustering
2 5 (7.46%) CMDB
2 5 (7.46%) PKI
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.99%) Replication
5 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.49%) EPoS
6 1 (1.49%) iSeries
6 1 (1.49%) IVR
6 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (59.70%) Windows
2 33 (49.25%) Windows Server
3 24 (35.82%) Linux
4 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.99%) CentOS
7 2 (2.99%) Unix
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.49%) AIX
8 1 (1.49%) HPUX
8 1 (1.49%) Solaris
8 1 (1.49%) SUSE
8 1 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (14.93%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (10.45%) ITIL
4 6 (8.96%) DevOps
4 6 (8.96%) Server Building
5 5 (7.46%) Change Management
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.97%) Migration
6 4 (5.97%) Proactive Management
6 4 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.48%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.48%) PLM
7 3 (4.48%) Storage Management
8 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.99%) Business Transformation
8 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.99%) Information Security
8 2 (2.99%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) PowerShell
2 11 (16.42%) Python
3 5 (7.46%) SQL
4 2 (2.99%) VB
4 2 (2.99%) VBScript
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) BC Cleared
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) CCNA
2 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.97%) MCSA
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.48%) CCNP
4 3 (4.48%) MCSE
5 2 (2.99%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) VCP5
6 1 (1.49%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 33 (49.25%) Active Directory
2 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.97%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.99%) Docker
6 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.99%) vSphere
7 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Puppet
2 8 (11.94%) SCCM
3 6 (8.96%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (4.48%) vCenter Server
4 3 (4.48%) vRealize
4 3 (4.48%) WSUS
5 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 30 (44.78%) VMware
3 9 (13.43%) CA
3 9 (13.43%) Cisco
4 5 (7.46%) Citrix
4 5 (7.46%) HP
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.48%) Aruba
5 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.48%) Meraki
5 3 (4.48%) NetApp
5 3 (4.48%) Remedy
5 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.99%) McAfee
6 2 (2.99%) Veeam
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) EMC
7 1 (1.49%) Genesys
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle