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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 1.15% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.21% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 8
Median daily rate £290 £325 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £221 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £372 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +49.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%

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
2267 2223 1979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.03% 94.52% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1204 1146
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 103 163
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 7 £331 +1.92%
Worcestershire +1 1 £288 +85.48%
Staffordshire -1 1 £200 -38.46% 2
Warwickshire - 1 £275 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 7 (30.43%) Office 365
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 4 (17.39%) Citrix
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
10 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
10 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (13.04%) MCSE
10 3 (13.04%) LAN
10 3 (13.04%) WAN
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.04%) Puppet
10 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
11 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
11 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
11 2 (8.70%) Web Development
11 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
11 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010

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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (30.43%) Office 365
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.70%) IaaS
5 1 (4.35%) GitHub
5 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) IPv4
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (8.70%) DevOps
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL
1 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
1 2 (8.70%) Web Development
2 1 (4.35%) Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.35%) CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.35%) ERP
2 1 (4.35%) Logistics
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
2 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.35%) Validation
2 1 (4.35%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) MCSE
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) UAG
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Kronos
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec