The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 57 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 1.41% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.58% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£313 £420 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.59% +95.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £281 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.40%
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
706 507 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.57% 89.58% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 307 260
Average daily rate £375 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £184 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.65 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £26.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 March 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) VB
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 3 (37.50%) XenApp
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (25.00%) UNIX
7 2 (25.00%) IBM
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (25.00%) NetApp
7 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (25.00%) Solaris
7 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (25.00%) NetBackup

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) VB
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) XenApp
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) MobileIron