Period
to 19 October 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 123 153
Rank change year-on-year +26 +30 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 72 71 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.94% 1.45% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.50% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 21
Yorkshire median daily rate £356 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £218 £215 £213
90th Percentile £472 £525 £590
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £38.50 £23.88 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.26% +70.54% -41.05%
10th Percentile £36.75 £15.84 £13.50
90th Percentile £40.25 £32.01 £14.50
England median hourly rate £38.50 £22.30 £18.25
% change year-on-year +72.65% +22.19% -43.85%

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 3,512 4,720 4,134
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 96.07% 97.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,359 3,147 2,708
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £213 £263 £239
90th Percentile £564 £549 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 189 128
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.71% +0.30%
10th Percentile £10.08 £10.40 £9.31
90th Percentile £34.50 £41.50 £24.65
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.06 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.76% -3.44% +1.08%

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 19 October 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
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 October 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 +30 41 £363 -2.03% 25
South Yorkshire +2 22 £430 +1.18% 7
North Yorkshire +5 8 £335 +13.56% 3
East Yorkshire +3 2 £225 +12.50% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 72 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 52 (72.22%) Windows
3 38 (52.78%) VMware
4 32 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 32 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 29 (40.28%) Windows Server
6 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (27.78%) PowerShell
7 20 (27.78%) Azure
8 16 (22.22%) Linux
9 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
11 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
11 13 (18.06%) Change Management
11 13 (18.06%) Office 365
11 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
12 12 (16.67%) Ansible
12 12 (16.67%) vSphere
13 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
13 11 (15.28%) GitHub
13 11 (15.28%) Firewall
14 10 (13.89%) SQL
14 10 (13.89%) DNS
14 10 (13.89%) MuleSoft
15 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (12.50%) SCCM
16 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
16 8 (11.11%) Clustering
16 8 (11.11%) Oracle
16 8 (11.11%) HP

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 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.72%) Apache
3 7 (9.72%) Confluence
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.78%) Azure
2 13 (18.06%) Office 365
3 11 (15.28%) GitHub
4 5 (6.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) AWS
5 2 (2.78%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) Firewall
2 10 (13.89%) DNS
3 8 (11.11%) SAN
4 6 (8.33%) NAS
4 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.94%) DHCP
5 5 (6.94%) VSAN
5 5 (6.94%) WAN
6 4 (5.56%) DMZ
7 3 (4.17%) LAN
7 3 (4.17%) VoIP
7 3 (4.17%) VPN
8 2 (2.78%) Broadband
8 2 (2.78%) Skype
8 2 (2.78%) SMTP
8 2 (2.78%) SNMP
8 2 (2.78%) VLAN
9 1 (1.39%) DKIM
9 1 (1.39%) DMARC
9 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) DB2
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.72%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 7 (9.72%) Banking
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) jQuery
1 7 (9.72%) JSON
1 7 (9.72%) Swagger
2 3 (4.17%) Flask
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.39%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.11%) Clustering
4 4 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (5.56%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.78%) Handset
5 2 (2.78%) PKI
6 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (72.22%) Windows
2 29 (40.28%) Windows Server
3 16 (22.22%) Linux
4 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.56%) SUSE
9 1 (1.39%) Android
9 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (18.06%) Change Management
3 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.72%) Data Analysis
4 7 (9.72%) Database Security
4 7 (9.72%) ITIL
4 7 (9.72%) Use Case
4 7 (9.72%) Web Development
5 6 (8.33%) Business Change Management
6 5 (6.94%) Project Delivery
7 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.56%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (4.17%) DevOps
8 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.17%) Information Security
8 3 (4.17%) Microservices
9 2 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.89%) SQL
3 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
4 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.72%) PHP
4 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (2.78%) VB
6 2 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.56%) MCP
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.17%) CCNA
4 3 (4.17%) CCNP
4 3 (4.17%) MCSE
5 2 (2.78%) CCSP
5 2 (2.78%) CCVP
5 2 (2.78%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.39%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) GDPR
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.67%) vSphere
4 6 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.17%) XenApp
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.78%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.39%) vCloud
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) Ansible
2 9 (12.50%) SCCM
3 7 (9.72%) WMI
4 6 (8.33%) Perfmon
5 4 (5.56%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (4.17%) Puppet
7 2 (2.78%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.78%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.78%) vRealize
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.39%) QRadar
8 1 (1.39%) SCOM
8 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 38 (52.78%) VMware
2 32 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.89%) MuleSoft
4 8 (11.11%) HP
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle
4 8 (11.11%) SAP
5 7 (9.72%) Cisco
6 5 (6.94%) Brocade
6 5 (6.94%) Veeam
7 4 (5.56%) Citrix
7 4 (5.56%) EMC
7 4 (5.56%) NetApp
8 3 (4.17%) Dell
9 2 (2.78%) Asigra
9 2 (2.78%) McAfee
9 2 (2.78%) Sonus
10 1 (1.39%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.39%) Cognos
10 1 (1.39%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.39%) Dell KACE