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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 92 80 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 22 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.89% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.98% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £263 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -11.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £407 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £313
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £16.41 £24.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.32% +21.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £19.69
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.68%
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
2116 1946 1901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.93% 91.23% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 1022 873
Average daily rate £350 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 147 192
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £34.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Shropshire +3 9 £275 -5.17%
Birmingham -7 5 £313 +19.61% 3
Wolverhampton +3 2 £300 -25.00%
Staffordshire - 2 £300 - 4
Coventry - 2 - - 3
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (86.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) VMware
3 26 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (34.00%) SAN
7 17 (34.00%) PowerShell
8 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (32.00%) DHCP
9 15 (30.00%) DNS
9 15 (30.00%) Linux
9 15 (30.00%) UNIX
9 15 (30.00%) SCOM
10 14 (28.00%) SCCM
11 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
12 12 (24.00%) EMC
13 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
14 10 (20.00%) Business Continuity
14 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
15 9 (18.00%) Solaris
15 9 (18.00%) Firewall
16 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (16.00%) NetBackup
16 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
17 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
17 7 (14.00%) Symantec
17 7 (14.00%) Citrix
18 6 (12.00%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Apache
3 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.00%) nginx
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) ENOVIA
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) SAN
2 16 (32.00%) DHCP
3 15 (30.00%) DNS
4 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (18.00%) Firewall
6 4 (8.00%) LAN
6 4 (8.00%) WAN
7 3 (6.00%) Network Security
8 2 (4.00%) Wireless
9 1 (2.00%) VLAN
9 1 (2.00%) VoIP
9 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Hudson
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.00%) Automotive
2 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Middleware
1 2 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Clustering
1 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (86.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (30.00%) Linux
4 15 (30.00%) UNIX
5 9 (18.00%) Solaris
6 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Debian
7 2 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.00%) Change Management
3 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) CRM
6 2 (4.00%) CAD
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.00%) Validation
6 2 (4.00%) PLM
6 2 (4.00%) Security Management
6 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (2.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.00%) Analytics
7 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) VB
3 5 (10.00%) VBA
4 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.00%) SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) MCITP
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CCA
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CCNP
3 1 (2.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.00%) XenApp
5 2 (4.00%) NFS
5 2 (4.00%) Samba
5 2 (4.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) KVM
6 1 (2.00%) XenServer
6 1 (2.00%) Xen
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) SCOM
2 14 (28.00%) SCCM
3 8 (16.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) VMware
2 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.00%) EMC
4 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (14.00%) Symantec
5 7 (14.00%) Citrix
6 6 (12.00%) HP
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle
7 4 (8.00%) IBM
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco
9 2 (4.00%) SAP
9 2 (4.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) Sun
9 2 (4.00%) Juniper
9 2 (4.00%) Apple
9 2 (4.00%) NetApp
9 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.00%) Nimsoft
9 2 (4.00%) Spiceworks
9 2 (4.00%) Meru Networks
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