Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 134 127
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 39 72 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.88% 1.33% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.39% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 64 45
Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% -10.14% +12.45%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £171
90th Percentile £675 £588 £418
England median daily rate £350 £365 £338
% change year-on-year -4.11% +8.15% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -45.45% +46.67%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £14.50 £15.50 £28.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% -7.14% +32.08%

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 4294 5188 5852
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.13% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2846 3331 3898
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £221 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 198 320
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.34% +0.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.48 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.58 £29.88 £28.78
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -14 23 £350 +7.69% 4
South Yorkshire +24 9 £225 +5.88% 3
North Yorkshire +3 7 £288 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 19 (48.72%) VMware
4 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 13 (33.33%) ITIL
6 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (23.08%) vSphere
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
8 8 (20.51%) SCCM
8 8 (20.51%) Firewall
8 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco
9 7 (17.95%) Citrix
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
9 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (15.38%) Migration
10 6 (15.38%) VoIP
10 6 (15.38%) MCSE
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (12.82%) SAN
11 5 (12.82%) NetApp
11 5 (12.82%) CCNA
11 5 (12.82%) XenApp
11 5 (12.82%) Office 365

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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) Office 365
3 4 (10.26%) PaaS
3 4 (10.26%) SaaS
4 3 (7.69%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) VoIP
3 5 (12.82%) SAN
4 4 (10.26%) WAN
4 4 (10.26%) Wireless
5 3 (7.69%) DNS
5 3 (7.69%) LAN
5 3 (7.69%) Skype
5 3 (7.69%) SMS
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) PBX
6 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Automotive
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) SAML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) HP Storage
4 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) SCADA
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Linux
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Service Management
4 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Change Control
5 2 (5.13%) Coaching
5 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.13%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.13%) Line Management
5 2 (5.13%) Open Source
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.13%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) C
1 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) Perl
2 1 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) MCSE
3 5 (12.82%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) CCNP
4 3 (7.69%) MCSA
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) CCDP
5 2 (5.13%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) CISM
5 2 (5.13%) CISSP
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) CCA
6 1 (2.56%) CCEA
6 1 (2.56%) CCIE
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) MCTS
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.08%) vSphere
4 5 (12.82%) XenApp
5 3 (7.69%) VMware NSX
5 3 (7.69%) XenServer
6 2 (5.13%) Docker
6 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.56%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
2 3 (7.69%) WSUS
3 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.56%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
1 19 (48.72%) VMware
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) NetApp
4 4 (10.26%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.69%) Dell
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) Avaya
6 2 (5.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Intel
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) McAfee
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) Veritas