The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 81 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.77% 0.75% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.79% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
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£325 £258 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £240 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £275 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.09%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1474 1387 1157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.19% 94.23% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 697 543
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £75 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 117 127
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the East Midlands region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the East Midlands region.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +5 4 £325 +19.26% 3
Nottinghamshire -9 4 £263 -
Northamptonshire -10 3 £450 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 8 (30.77%) DNS
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) LAN
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 7 (26.92%) WAN
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
6 5 (19.23%) SAN
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (15.38%) Firewall
7 4 (15.38%) Migration
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (15.38%) SCCM
7 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (11.54%) SQL
8 3 (11.54%) Clustering
8 3 (11.54%) Finance
8 3 (11.54%) NetApp

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) Moodle
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) LAN
1 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) WAN
3 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 5 (19.23%) SAN
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (7.69%) DMZ
6 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
6 2 (7.69%) SSL
7 1 (3.85%) VPN
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
7 1 (3.85%) PBX
7 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.85%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) IPsec
7 1 (3.85%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) AS400
2 2 (7.69%) iSeries
2 2 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) AIX
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.85%) CentOS
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) DevOps
3 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) VCP4
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.85%) MCTS
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) Firmware
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 8 (30.77%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) NetApp
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Sophos
4 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) PlateSpin
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper