The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 94 80 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 25 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.00% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.09% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 7
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£265 £280 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £239 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £395 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £265 £313
% change year-on-year
+22.64% -15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £25.63 £27.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +41.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £19.37
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.41%
Infrastructure Engineer
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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 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
2186 1837 1986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.93% 91.80% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1195 977 925
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 146 191
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £10.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014. 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
Birmingham -3 7 £225 -14.28% 3
Shropshire -3 6 - -
Coventry -5 3 - - 3
Staffordshire - 2 £300 - 1
Wolverhampton -4 1 £250 -37.50% 2
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) VMware
3 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (34.78%) SAN
8 15 (32.61%) Linux
9 14 (30.43%) UNIX
9 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
10 13 (28.26%) DNS
11 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
11 12 (26.09%) DHCP
11 12 (26.09%) SCOM
12 11 (23.91%) SCCM
12 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
12 11 (23.91%) EMC
13 9 (19.57%) Solaris
13 9 (19.57%) Firewall
13 9 (19.57%) Business Continuity
14 8 (17.39%) NetBackup
14 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
15 7 (15.22%) Symantec
15 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
16 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
16 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
16 6 (13.04%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) nginx
6 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) ENOVIA
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) SAN
2 13 (28.26%) DNS
3 12 (26.09%) DHCP
3 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 9 (19.57%) Firewall
5 3 (6.52%) Wireless
6 2 (4.35%) LAN
6 2 (4.35%) WAN
6 2 (4.35%) VPN
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (2.17%) Broadband
7 1 (2.17%) VoIP
7 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Hudson
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.52%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Clustering
1 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (32.61%) Linux
6 14 (30.43%) UNIX
7 9 (19.57%) Solaris
8 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
9 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.17%) Debian
11 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Business Continuity
2 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) CAD
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) Security Management
5 2 (4.35%) Validation
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) PLM
6 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.17%) Analytics
6 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.17%) DevOps
6 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) VB
3 5 (10.87%) VBA
4 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.52%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) CCNP
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.52%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) NFS
6 1 (2.17%) Samba
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.17%) XenServer
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) SCOM
2 11 (23.91%) SCCM
3 8 (17.39%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) VMware
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.91%) EMC
3 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
4 7 (15.22%) Symantec
5 6 (13.04%) Citrix
6 5 (10.87%) HP
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle
6 5 (10.87%) IBM
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco
8 3 (6.52%) Dell
8 3 (6.52%) Sun
9 2 (4.35%) SAP
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
9 2 (4.35%) NetApp
9 2 (4.35%) Apple
9 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.35%) Nimsoft
9 2 (4.35%) Spiceworks
9 2 (4.35%) Meru Networks
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