The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 21 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.03% 0.46% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 0.49% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-14.01% +27.38%
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
136 205 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.89% 94.04% 96.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 126 69
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £20.50 £21.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £298 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £275 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) IPv4
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SAN

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) IPv4
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware