Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Support was £258 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 September 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 Support
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 180 189
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +31
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support 13 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.097% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.099% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 19
Yorkshire median daily rate £258 £338 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +28.57% +50.00%
10th Percentile £200 £311 £235
90th Percentile £361 £364 £325
England median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £28.50
England median hourly rate £23.01 £13.03 £26.58
% change year-on-year +76.62% -50.99% +15.54%

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 4,731 4,021 5,483
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,148 2,613 3,623
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £258
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 126 180
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.81 £14.20 £13.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.30% +2.12% +3.50%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.25 £9.48
90th Percentile £38.25 £28.03 £28.95
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +8.57%

Infrastructure Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Support in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Support in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Support in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Support
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 Support within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 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 -8 11 £308 -1.60% 5
North Yorkshire +1 2 £225 -37.93%
Infrastructure Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, Infrastructure Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (76.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
5 7 (53.85%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (53.85%) Citrix
5 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) ITIL
7 5 (38.46%) DNS
7 5 (38.46%) SAN
7 5 (38.46%) WSUS
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (30.77%) HP SIM
8 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (30.77%) SCOM
8 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
8 4 (30.77%) HP
8 4 (30.77%) DHCP
8 4 (30.77%) LAN
8 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
9 3 (23.08%) Linux
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
9 3 (23.08%) SCCM

Infrastructure Support 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 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) Skype
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Server Patching
4 2 (15.38%) Storage Management
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Server Building
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCA
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) WSUS
2 4 (30.77%) HP SIM
2 4 (30.77%) SCOM
3 3 (23.08%) SCCM
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco