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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 60 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.97% 1.51% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.62% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £320 £306 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +50.00%
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
688 616 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.42% 92.91% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 395 400
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 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.72% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
3 18 (78.26%) VMware
4 16 (69.57%) Cisco
4 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (65.22%) WAN
5 15 (65.22%) Firewall
6 13 (56.52%) LAN
6 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
6 13 (56.52%) Data Centre
7 12 (52.17%) Linux
7 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
7 12 (52.17%) Juniper
8 11 (47.83%) MCSE
8 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (47.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (43.48%) IPv4
9 10 (43.48%) CCNP
9 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (43.48%) Windows 8
9 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
10 9 (39.13%) vSphere
10 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
10 9 (39.13%) SAN
10 9 (39.13%) MCSA
10 9 (39.13%) Ubuntu
11 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
12 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange

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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
1 15 (65.22%) WAN
2 13 (56.52%) LAN
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (43.48%) IPv4
4 9 (39.13%) SAN
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
6 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (52.17%) Linux
5 10 (43.48%) Windows 8
6 9 (39.13%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.35%) CentOS
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.35%) Unix
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL
1 2 (8.70%) Server Building
2 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.35%) DevOps
2 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.35%) Logistics
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) MCSE
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (43.48%) CCNP
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) MCSA
4 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) CLAS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
1 9 (39.13%) vSphere
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) Juniper
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.70%) Sophos
5 2 (8.70%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Kronos
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec