The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 1.69% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.79% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £344 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £347 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
627 613 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.61% 94.45% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 381 348
Median daily rate £400 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Birmingham region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) IIS
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
8 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (9.09%) Kronos
8 1 (9.09%) NetApp

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Logistics
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (9.09%) Network Management
1 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
5 1 (9.09%) Kronos
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago