Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 160 158
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 38 26 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.78% 0.62% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.63% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 43
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £225 £235 £259
90th Percentile £525 £438 £433
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.53% -
England median hourly rate £22.30 £31.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -28.06% +26.53% -2.00%

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 4,659 4,101 5,445
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 97.07% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,085 2,578 3,664
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £263 £252 £255
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 157 185
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.39% -8.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.25 £8.53
90th Percentile £41.76 £27.87 £33.75
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.54% +11.40%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -16 23 £450 +20.00% 21
North Yorkshire +6 12 £298 - 2
South Yorkshire -5 3 £423 +141.43% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server
3 20 (52.63%) VMware
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 19 (50.00%) Linux
5 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (34.21%) Firewall
7 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
8 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (23.68%) Puppet
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) Python
9 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 8 (21.05%) DNS
9 8 (21.05%) Citrix
9 8 (21.05%) Big Data
9 8 (21.05%) Hadoop
9 8 (21.05%) BC Cleared
9 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (18.42%) SAN
10 7 (18.42%) CA
10 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
10 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (18.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
11 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity

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 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (18.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (10.53%) Office 365
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) DNS
2 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.42%) SAN
4 5 (13.16%) WAN
5 4 (10.53%) DHCP
5 4 (10.53%) LAN
6 3 (7.89%) VPN
7 2 (5.26%) NAS
8 1 (2.63%) Internet
8 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (2.63%) SMS
8 1 (2.63%) SNMP
8 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Big Data
1 8 (21.05%) Hadoop
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) VXML
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) CMDB
2 2 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) IVR
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server
3 19 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.53%) Server Building
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) Coaching
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.26%) Break/Fix
5 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (5.26%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.68%) Python
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VBScript
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) BC Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) CCA
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (5.26%) Docker
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (10.53%) SCCM
4 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.63%) Graphite
5 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.63%) Opsview
5 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 20 (52.63%) VMware
2 8 (21.05%) Citrix
3 7 (18.42%) CA
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.53%) Brocade
5 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.53%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) Remedy
8 1 (2.63%) Dell
8 1 (2.63%) Genesys
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam