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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 93 100 93
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 35 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 0.50% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.55% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
Average daily rate £325 £313 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +10.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.21 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.53% +0.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +17.07%
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
2395 2017 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.44% 92.48% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1123 1028
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 178 138
Average hourly rate £14.10 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.03% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 17 £475 +72.72% 1
Birmingham +9 15 £325 -20.73% 4
Wolverhampton +1 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £325 - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 18 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 15 (27.78%) VMware
4 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 13 (24.07%) ITIL
5 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (22.22%) Apache
6 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (20.37%) Linux
7 11 (20.37%) WebLogic
7 11 (20.37%) webMethods
8 10 (18.52%) Pega
9 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (16.67%) Citrix
9 9 (16.67%) SAN
9 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 8 (14.81%) Cisco
10 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (12.96%) PaaS
11 7 (12.96%) SCCM
11 7 (12.96%) LAMP
11 7 (12.96%) LAN
11 7 (12.96%) Unix
11 7 (12.96%) MySQL
11 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
11 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
12 6 (11.11%) Firewall
12 6 (11.11%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (22.22%) Apache
2 11 (20.37%) WebLogic
3 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.56%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.85%) Confluence
8 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.96%) PaaS
3 2 (3.70%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) SAN
2 7 (12.96%) LAN
3 6 (11.11%) Firewall
3 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (5.56%) NAS
5 3 (5.56%) VPN
5 3 (5.56%) WAN
6 2 (3.70%) SSL
6 2 (3.70%) WLAN
7 1 (1.85%) ADSL
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.85%) DHCP
7 1 (1.85%) DNS
7 1 (1.85%) Internet
7 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.85%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.85%) FishEye
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) GitLab
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (1.85%) PVCS
1 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Local Government
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) LAMP
2 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Statistics
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 18 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (20.37%) Linux
6 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (12.96%) Unix
8 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
2 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.41%) Change Management
4 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.70%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.85%) DevOps
6 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.85%) Scrum
6 1 (1.85%) Security Patching
6 1 (1.85%) Server Building
6 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.56%) vSphere
3 3 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) IAG
4 1 (1.85%) UAG
4 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.85%) Packer
4 1 (1.85%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) Terraform
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) VMware
2 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.37%) webMethods
4 10 (18.52%) Pega
5 9 (16.67%) Citrix
6 8 (14.81%) Cisco
7 5 (9.26%) HP
7 5 (9.26%) IBM
8 3 (5.56%) Dell
8 3 (5.56%) Lotus
9 2 (3.70%) Intel
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle
9 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.70%) Symantec
10 1 (1.85%) arcserve
10 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.85%) BMC
10 1 (1.85%) EMC
10 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.85%) Veeam
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