The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 24 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.12% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.53% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
167 187 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.82% 92.12% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 83 84
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -31.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) VMware