The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 57 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.70% 0.82% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.89% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£255 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £303
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.74%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
643 561 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.31% 91.67% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 316 328
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 28
Average hourly rate £12.38 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) CA
5 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Sun
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
1 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Sophos
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) Meru Networks