Period
to 25 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 96 110
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 45 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.51% 1.46% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.53% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 31
East Midlands median daily rate £365 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.67% -7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £206 £239 £200
90th Percentile £438 £389 £414
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £21.50 -
England median hourly rate £26.25 £31.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -15.32% +26.53% -2.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,837 2,940 3,025
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 95.64% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,735 1,779 1,765
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £215 £210 £219
90th Percentile £544 £538 £539
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 131 131
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.45 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.36% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.38 £9.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.00 £39.25
England median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% - +11.76%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +9 14 £425 +41.67% 4
Leicestershire +6 12 £379 +38.99% 6
Nottinghamshire -7 10 £374 -0.33% 7
Northamptonshire -4 6 £363 +25.00% 2
Lincolnshire +3 2 £230 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (37.78%) Office 365
2 17 (37.78%) Windows Server
3 16 (35.56%) VMware
4 15 (33.33%) Linux
4 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 11 (24.44%) Finance
5 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (24.44%) DevOps
6 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
8 8 (17.78%) NetApp
8 8 (17.78%) Citrix
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco
9 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
9 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
10 6 (13.33%) SCCM
10 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
10 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (13.33%) SAN
10 6 (13.33%) Migration
10 6 (13.33%) MCSE
10 6 (13.33%) Red Hat

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (37.78%) Office 365
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.11%) PaaS
3 5 (11.11%) SaaS
4 4 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SAN
2 5 (11.11%) DSL
3 4 (8.89%) InfiniBand
4 3 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) DHCP
6 1 (2.22%) DNS
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security
6 1 (2.22%) SMS
6 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.89%) Burp Suite
3 4 (8.89%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Hudson
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) OpenMP
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows Server
3 15 (33.33%) Linux
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.89%) SUSE
9 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) DevOps
2 6 (13.33%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Build Automation
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.89%) Investment Management
4 4 (8.89%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (8.89%) Software Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Server Building
7 1 (2.22%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (2.22%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (2.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (2.22%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.22%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) MCSE
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) CCA
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.11%) Docker
5 4 (8.89%) GPFS
6 3 (6.67%) BitLocker
6 3 (6.67%) vSphere
7 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.44%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.44%) XenApp
8 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) Ansible
2 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) VMware
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) Citrix
3 8 (17.78%) NetApp
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco
5 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.89%) Atlassian
6 4 (8.89%) Black Duck
6 4 (8.89%) Qualys
6 4 (8.89%) Veracode
7 3 (6.67%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Veeam
8 2 (4.44%) CommVault
8 2 (4.44%) IBM
8 2 (4.44%) Juniper
8 2 (4.44%) Sophos