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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 55 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 16 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.06% 0.81% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.84% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £305 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -4.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £34.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.65% +25.45%
Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands

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
753 717 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.04% 97.15% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 448 398
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 45
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.93 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2016, 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 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (66.67%) WAN
3 20 (66.67%) VMware
4 19 (63.33%) Firewall
4 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (60.00%) Data Centre
5 18 (60.00%) LAN
6 17 (56.67%) Cisco
6 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
7 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 12 (40.00%) Juniper
8 12 (40.00%) Linux
8 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (36.67%) SAN
10 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (33.33%) IPv4
10 10 (33.33%) CCNP
10 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
11 9 (30.00%) vSphere
11 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (30.00%) MCSE
11 9 (30.00%) MCSA
11 9 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
12 8 (26.67%) IBM
12 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared

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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Domino
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) WAN
2 19 (63.33%) Firewall
3 18 (60.00%) LAN
4 11 (36.67%) SAN
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (33.33%) IPv4
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
6 4 (13.33%) Internet
6 4 (13.33%) Wireless
7 3 (10.00%) DNS
7 3 (10.00%) VLAN
8 2 (6.67%) SSL
9 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Windows Server
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (40.00%) Linux
5 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.33%) CentOS
9 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
1 5 (16.67%) Server Building
2 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (6.67%) Line Management
4 2 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) CCNP
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (30.00%) MCSA
3 9 (30.00%) MCSE
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) LPIC
6 1 (3.33%) CLAS
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) vSphere
3 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.67%) Firmware
6 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.33%) XenApp
7 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) vRealize
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) Juniper
5 8 (26.67%) IBM
6 6 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (13.33%) Dell
8 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.67%) Sophos
9 2 (6.67%) Veeam
10 1 (3.33%) Acronis