The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 108 104 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 36 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.59% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.62% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 14
Median daily rate £330 £275 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £359 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.79 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.55% +35.00%
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 West 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2835 2261 2179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.59% 95.40% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1688 1376 1123
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 137 198
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £29.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 17 £330 +20.00% 6
Shropshire -20 15 £500 +70.94%
Halesowen - 2 £240 -
Staffordshire +1 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (33.73%) Windows
2 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
3 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
4 23 (27.71%) Pega
5 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
5 20 (24.10%) Software Engineering
5 20 (24.10%) Unix
6 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (22.89%) webMethods
6 19 (22.89%) Active Directory
6 19 (22.89%) Apache
6 19 (22.89%) WebLogic
7 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (20.48%) Linux
8 17 (20.48%) Mentoring
9 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
10 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
11 14 (16.87%) Confluence
11 14 (16.87%) GitLab
11 14 (16.87%) FishEye
11 14 (16.87%) Bitbucket
11 14 (16.87%) Sonatype Nexus
11 14 (16.87%) JIRA Agile
11 14 (16.87%) JIRA
11 14 (16.87%) Atlassian
11 14 (16.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (16.87%) Subversion
11 14 (16.87%) BMC

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 19 (22.89%) Apache
1 19 (22.89%) WebLogic
2 14 (16.87%) Confluence
3 8 (9.64%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
4 6 (7.23%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.82%) IIS
6 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.61%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.20%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.23%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.02%) PaaS
5 4 (4.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) Firewall
2 11 (13.25%) LAN
2 11 (13.25%) WAN
3 8 (9.64%) SAN
4 5 (6.02%) Internet
4 5 (6.02%) IPv4
4 5 (6.02%) Wireless
5 4 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.82%) DHCP
5 4 (4.82%) SSL
6 3 (3.61%) DNS
6 3 (3.61%) VLAN
7 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.20%) NAS
8 1 (1.20%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.20%) VPN
8 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) MariaDB
3 5 (6.02%) MySQL
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 14 (16.87%) Bitbucket
1 14 (16.87%) ClearCase
1 14 (16.87%) ClearQuest
1 14 (16.87%) FishEye
1 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
1 14 (16.87%) GitLab
1 14 (16.87%) JIRA
1 14 (16.87%) JIRA Agile
1 14 (16.87%) PVCS
1 14 (16.87%) Sonatype Nexus
1 14 (16.87%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) GoCD
2 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (3.61%) Banking
1 3 (3.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Electronics
2 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) LAMP
2 4 (4.82%) XML
3 2 (2.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.41%) NHS
2 2 (2.41%) User Experience
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.73%) Windows
2 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
3 20 (24.10%) Unix
4 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (20.48%) Linux
6 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
7 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.82%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Software Engineering
2 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.48%) Mentoring
4 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.84%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (7.23%) DevOps
6 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.02%) ITIL
8 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.82%) Migration
8 4 (4.82%) Server Building
8 4 (4.82%) Trend Analysis
9 3 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.61%) Line Management
9 3 (3.61%) Project Management
9 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.41%) Presales
10 2 (2.41%) Security Patching
10 2 (2.41%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
1 6 (7.23%) Ruby
1 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
2 5 (6.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.82%) CCNP
6 3 (3.61%) MCSE
7 2 (2.41%) CCNA
7 2 (2.41%) LPIC
7 2 (2.41%) MCP
7 2 (2.41%) MCSA
7 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.20%) CLAS
8 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (22.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.05%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.02%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.61%) vSphere
6 2 (2.41%) Firmware
6 2 (2.41%) XenApp
6 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) SCCM
2 7 (8.43%) Puppet
3 6 (7.23%) Consul
3 6 (7.23%) Packer
3 6 (7.23%) Terraform
4 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.41%) SCOM
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Pega
2 19 (22.89%) webMethods
3 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
4 14 (16.87%) Atlassian
4 14 (16.87%) BMC
5 13 (15.66%) VMware
6 11 (13.25%) Citrix
7 10 (12.05%) Cisco
8 9 (10.84%) IBM
9 6 (7.23%) Google
10 5 (6.02%) Dell
11 4 (4.82%) Juniper
12 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
14 1 (1.20%) Acronis
14 1 (1.20%) Lotus
14 1 (1.20%) MobileIron
14 1 (1.20%) NetApp
14 1 (1.20%) Palo Alto
14 1 (1.20%) Rackspace
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