Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 132 118
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14 -15
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 89 54 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.79% 1.21% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.43% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 38 78
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £304 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.46% -6.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £223 £199 £237
90th Percentile £509 £616 £588
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.79% -6.67% -40.00%
10th Percentile £15.43 £13.50 £14.50
90th Percentile £31.38 £20.40 £15.50
England median hourly rate £22.26 £25.00 £25.94
% change year-on-year -10.96% -3.61% -25.89%

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 4,308 3,789 4,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.75% 85.22% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,912 2,519 2,993
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 102 135
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.48% +3.39% +1.72%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.82 £10.85
90th Percentile £43.25 £40.00 £40.30
England median hourly rate £22.20 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +2.17% +4.55%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 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 +23 58 £375 +7.14% 39
South Yorkshire +2 18 £413 +83.33% 11
North Yorkshire -1 10 £425 +54.55% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £200 -
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 49 (55.06%) Windows
2 41 (46.07%) VMware
3 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
4 35 (39.33%) Active Directory
4 35 (39.33%) Windows Server
5 31 (34.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (25.84%) Linux
8 20 (22.47%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (16.85%) MS Exchange
9 15 (16.85%) Cisco
9 15 (16.85%) Finance
10 14 (15.73%) SAN
10 14 (15.73%) ITIL
10 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
11 12 (13.48%) DNS
11 12 (13.48%) Firewall
12 11 (12.36%) SSL
12 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
13 10 (11.24%) DevOps
14 9 (10.11%) VPN
15 8 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (8.99%) Unix
15 8 (8.99%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (8.99%) Office 365
16 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
16 7 (7.87%) Python
16 7 (7.87%) DHCP
16 7 (7.87%) SQL

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 15 (16.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.49%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.25%) IIS
6 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (34.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (22.47%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.99%) Office 365
4 6 (6.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.37%) SaaS
6 2 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.25%) IaaS
6 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.25%) PaaS
6 2 (2.25%) Serverless
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) SAN
2 12 (13.48%) DNS
2 12 (13.48%) Firewall
3 11 (12.36%) SSL
3 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.11%) VPN
5 7 (7.87%) DHCP
6 6 (6.74%) NAS
7 5 (5.62%) IPsec
7 5 (5.62%) LAN
7 5 (5.62%) MPLS
7 5 (5.62%) VoIP
7 5 (5.62%) WAN
8 4 (4.49%) Skype
9 3 (3.37%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.37%) FCoE
9 3 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.37%) H.323
9 3 (3.37%) OSPF
9 3 (3.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) Big Data
1 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Retail
2 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (73.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) VMware Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 9 (10.11%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Active Directory Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.74%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.25%) Middleware
3 1 (1.12%) .NET
3 1 (1.12%) Node.js
3 1 (1.12%) REST
3 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Clustering
1 5 (5.62%) CMDB
1 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.49%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) PKI
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.25%) iSeries
4 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) EPoS
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 49 (55.06%) Windows
2 35 (39.33%) Windows Server
3 23 (25.84%) Linux
4 8 (8.99%) Unix
5 5 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.25%) CentOS
7 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.12%) AIX
8 1 (1.12%) HPUX
8 1 (1.12%) Solaris
8 1 (1.12%) SUSE
8 1 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) ITIL
2 10 (11.24%) DevOps
3 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.87%) Migration
3 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
4 6 (6.74%) Change Management
4 6 (6.74%) Storage Management
5 5 (5.62%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.62%) Proactive Management
5 5 (5.62%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (4.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (4.49%) PLM
6 4 (4.49%) Server Building
6 4 (4.49%) Service Management
7 3 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.37%) SDLC
7 3 (3.37%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.87%) Python
2 7 (7.87%) SQL
3 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.25%) VB
4 1 (1.12%) Java
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.12%) Perl
4 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.74%) CCNA
3 4 (4.49%) CCNP
3 4 (4.49%) Degree
3 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.25%) MCP
4 2 (2.25%) MCSA
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.12%) CCDP
5 1 (1.12%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.12%) CISM
5 1 (1.12%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) MCSE
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) VCP5
5 1 (1.12%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (39.33%) Active Directory
2 29 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.99%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.62%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (4.49%) vSphere
6 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.25%) Docker
7 2 (2.25%) Firmware
7 2 (2.25%) NFS
7 2 (2.25%) XenApp
8 1 (1.12%) KVM
8 1 (1.12%) QEMU
8 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) vCenter Server
2 5 (5.62%) Puppet
2 5 (5.62%) SCCM
3 4 (4.49%) Terraform
3 4 (4.49%) vRealize
4 3 (3.37%) WSUS
5 2 (2.25%) Ansible
5 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.25%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.12%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.12%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.12%) Nagios
6 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.12%) SCOM
6 1 (1.12%) SCSM
6 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (46.07%) VMware
2 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.85%) Cisco
4 5 (5.62%) Citrix
4 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.49%) HP
5 4 (4.49%) NetApp
5 4 (4.49%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.37%) Aruba
6 3 (3.37%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.37%) CA
6 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.37%) EMC
6 3 (3.37%) Meraki
6 3 (3.37%) Veeam
7 2 (2.25%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.25%) Google
7 2 (2.25%) McAfee
7 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.12%) Trend Micro