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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 51 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 22 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.84% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 0.69% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £275 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £275 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £275 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +1.81%
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
750 727 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.65% 97.19% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 452 381
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 38 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 (75.76%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
3 20 (60.61%) WAN
4 19 (57.58%) Firewall
4 19 (57.58%) VMware
4 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (54.55%) Data Centre
5 18 (54.55%) LAN
6 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
6 17 (51.52%) Cisco
7 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
8 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
9 13 (39.39%) Linux
9 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
10 12 (36.36%) Juniper
10 12 (36.36%) SAN
11 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (30.30%) IPv4
11 10 (30.30%) CCNP
11 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
12 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
12 9 (27.27%) vSphere
12 9 (27.27%) MCSE
12 9 (27.27%) MCSA
12 9 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
13 8 (24.24%) IBM
13 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008

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 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Domino
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) WAN
2 19 (57.58%) Firewall
3 18 (54.55%) LAN
4 12 (36.36%) SAN
5 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (30.30%) IPv4
6 4 (12.12%) DHCP
6 4 (12.12%) Internet
6 4 (12.12%) Wireless
7 3 (9.09%) DNS
7 3 (9.09%) VLAN
8 2 (6.06%) SSL
9 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
3 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (39.39%) Linux
5 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
6 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
7 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
1 5 (15.15%) Server Building
2 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (6.06%) Line Management
4 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.06%) Presales
4 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.03%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) CCNP
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (27.27%) MCSA
3 9 (27.27%) MCSE
3 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.06%) LPIC
5 1 (3.03%) CLAS
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) vSphere
3 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.06%) Firmware
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (6.06%) XenApp
7 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) VMware
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) Juniper
5 8 (24.24%) IBM
6 7 (21.21%) Citrix
7 4 (12.12%) Dell
8 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.06%) Sophos
9 2 (6.06%) Veeam
10 1 (3.03%) Acronis
10 1 (3.03%) MobileIron