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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 103 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 39 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 0.54% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.57% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 13
Median daily rate £394 £380 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £296 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.87 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-43.93% +41.81%
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
3009 2295 2277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.63% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1815 1366 1165
Median daily rate £400 £365 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 157 193
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 July 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 July 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 +6 22 £400 +45.45% 5
Shropshire -23 9 £500 -
Coventry - 4 £438 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (44.83%) Windows
2 32 (36.78%) Security Cleared
2 32 (36.78%) Windows Server
3 28 (32.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (31.03%) SC Cleared
5 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
6 24 (27.59%) Active Directory
7 23 (26.44%) VMware
8 21 (24.14%) Firewall
8 21 (24.14%) Linux
8 21 (24.14%) WAN
9 20 (22.99%) Cisco
9 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
9 20 (22.99%) Data Centre
10 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (21.84%) LAN
11 18 (20.69%) SQL Server
12 17 (19.54%) Unix
13 16 (18.39%) Pega
13 16 (18.39%) Windows 8
14 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
14 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
14 15 (17.24%) SAN
15 14 (16.09%) BMC
15 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (16.09%) ClearQuest
15 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
15 14 (16.09%) ClearCase

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 14 (16.09%) Confluence
2 12 (13.79%) Apache
2 12 (13.79%) WebLogic
3 8 (9.20%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.90%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.60%) IIS
6 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.45%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.15%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.60%) IaaS
4 4 (4.60%) Office 365
5 3 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.14%) Firewall
1 21 (24.14%) WAN
2 19 (21.84%) LAN
3 15 (17.24%) SAN
4 12 (13.79%) IPv4
5 11 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (6.90%) Internet
6 6 (6.90%) Wireless
7 4 (4.60%) DHCP
7 4 (4.60%) SSL
8 3 (3.45%) DNS
8 3 (3.45%) VLAN
9 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.15%) NAS
10 1 (1.15%) NetScreen
10 1 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.15%) VPN
10 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) MariaDB
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 14 (16.09%) Bitbucket
2 14 (16.09%) ClearCase
2 14 (16.09%) ClearQuest
2 14 (16.09%) FishEye
2 14 (16.09%) GitLab
2 14 (16.09%) JIRA
2 14 (16.09%) JIRA Agile
2 14 (16.09%) PVCS
2 14 (16.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 14 (16.09%) Subversion
3 1 (1.15%) GoCD
3 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 5 (5.75%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Web Services
2 4 (4.60%) XML
3 1 (1.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.30%) NHS
2 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.30%) Replication
3 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.83%) Windows
2 32 (36.78%) Windows Server
3 28 (32.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (24.14%) Linux
5 17 (19.54%) Unix
6 16 (18.39%) Windows 8
7 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (10.34%) Ubuntu
8 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.45%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.15%) CentOS
12 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
2 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
4 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.34%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (8.05%) DevOps
7 6 (6.90%) ITIL
8 5 (5.75%) Server Building
9 4 (4.60%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.60%) Migration
9 4 (4.60%) Trend Analysis
10 3 (3.45%) Line Management
10 3 (3.45%) Project Management
11 2 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.30%) Presales
11 2 (2.30%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.30%) Software Licensing
11 2 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.15%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.90%) Ruby
2 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (36.78%) Security Cleared
2 27 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (12.64%) CCNP
6 10 (11.49%) MCSE
7 9 (10.34%) MCSA
7 9 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.30%) CCNA
8 2 (2.30%) LPIC
8 2 (2.30%) MCP
9 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.15%) CLAS
9 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.64%) Hyper-V
3 10 (11.49%) vSphere
4 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.30%) Firmware
7 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.30%) XenApp
7 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) Puppet
2 7 (8.05%) SCCM
3 6 (6.90%) Consul
3 6 (6.90%) Packer
3 6 (6.90%) Terraform
4 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.30%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.30%) SCOM
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.15%) vRealize
6 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (26.44%) VMware
3 20 (22.99%) Cisco
4 16 (18.39%) Pega
5 14 (16.09%) Atlassian
5 14 (16.09%) BMC
6 13 (14.94%) Juniper
7 12 (13.79%) webMethods
8 11 (12.64%) Citrix
9 10 (11.49%) IBM
10 6 (6.90%) Dell
10 6 (6.90%) Google
11 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.30%) Sophos
12 2 (2.30%) Veeam
13 1 (1.15%) Acronis
13 1 (1.15%) MobileIron
13 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
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