The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 120 126 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 14 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.037% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.040% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate £330 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.54 £18.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+38.04% -5.12%
Infrastructure Support 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
2734 2515 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.96% 93.98% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1469 1134
Average daily rate £390 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 162 162
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Infrastructure Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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 - 9 £400 -
Birmingham - 3 £330 -
Staffordshire - 1 £320 -
Infrastructure Support Engineer
England

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (50.00%) GitLab
1 9 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (50.00%) Confluence
1 9 (50.00%) FishEye
1 9 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA Agile
1 9 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) Subversion
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
1 9 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 9 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (50.00%) PVCS
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 9 (50.00%) BMC
1 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.56%) ADSL
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 9 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 9 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 9 (50.00%) FishEye
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (50.00%) GitLab
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA Agile
1 9 (50.00%) PVCS
1 9 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 9 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Server Building
5 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 9 (50.00%) BMC
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Dell
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec