Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 141 119
Rank change year-on-year +12 -22 +17
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 70 42 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.43% 0.94% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.11% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 45
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £308 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -14.58% -0.69%
10th Percentile £226 £213 £257
90th Percentile £533 £675 £565
England median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £21.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.24% +28.79% -34.00%
10th Percentile £14.13 £20.63 £14.85
90th Percentile £30.28 £21.88 £17.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% -6.67%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,242 3,785 4,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.73% 84.47% 84.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,858 2,476 2,678
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £259 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 106 137
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.25 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.72% +16.04% -0.90%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.50 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.25 £31.90
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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 +16 45 £375 +15.38% 50
South Yorkshire -15 13 £375 +50.00% 6
North Yorkshire +2 12 £426 +39.18% 3
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 35 (50.00%) Windows
2 32 (45.71%) VMware
3 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 19 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (24.29%) Linux
9 16 (22.86%) Finance
10 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (17.14%) SAN
12 11 (15.71%) ITIL
13 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 8 (11.43%) Office 365
14 8 (11.43%) DevOps
14 8 (11.43%) Unix
14 8 (11.43%) Cisco
15 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
15 7 (10.00%) DNS
15 7 (10.00%) NetApp
15 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
15 7 (10.00%) Storage Management
16 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
16 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
16 6 (8.57%) SSL
16 6 (8.57%) SQL
16 6 (8.57%) Migration
16 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (7.14%) Change Management

Infrastructure Engineering
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 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (11.43%) Office 365
4 4 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.86%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.86%) SaaS
5 2 (2.86%) Serverless
6 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.43%) Route 53
6 1 (1.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) SAN
2 7 (10.00%) DNS
2 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.57%) SSL
4 4 (5.71%) Firewall
4 4 (5.71%) NAS
5 2 (2.86%) DHCP
5 2 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.86%) LAN
5 2 (2.86%) Network Security
5 2 (2.86%) VoIP
5 2 (2.86%) VPN
5 2 (2.86%) WAN
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.43%) Skype
6 1 (1.43%) SSH
6 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Big Data
2 2 (2.86%) Data Lake
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
2 4 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (68.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Active Directory Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (8.57%) Server Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.71%) IT Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Middleware
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) Clustering
2 4 (5.71%) CMDB
2 4 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) iSeries
4 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 17 (24.29%) Linux
4 8 (11.43%) Unix
5 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.43%) AIX
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.43%) Solaris
8 1 (1.43%) SUSE
8 1 (1.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) DevOps
3 7 (10.00%) Storage Management
4 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.57%) Migration
4 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
5 5 (7.14%) Change Management
5 5 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.71%) Proactive Management
6 4 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.71%) Scrum
6 4 (5.71%) SDLC
6 4 (5.71%) Service Design
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (4.29%) PLM
7 3 (4.29%) Service Management
7 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) Python
4 2 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) MCP
3 2 (2.86%) MCSA
3 2 (2.86%) MCSE
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.43%) RHCE
4 1 (1.43%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (5.71%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) Firmware
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.86%) Docker
6 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.86%) NFS
6 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.86%) XenApp
7 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) vCenter Server
1 4 (5.71%) vRealize
2 2 (2.86%) Ansible
2 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.86%) PowerCLI
2 2 (2.86%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) Terraform
3 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.43%) Nagios
3 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) SCSM
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) VMware
2 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.43%) Cisco
4 7 (10.00%) NetApp
5 5 (7.14%) Citrix
5 5 (7.14%) HP
5 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.86%) EMC
6 2 (2.86%) Google
6 2 (2.86%) Veeam
7 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.43%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.43%) CA
7 1 (1.43%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.43%) Lotus
7 1 (1.43%) McAfee
7 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.43%) Synology
7 1 (1.43%) Trend Micro