Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 121 106
Rank change year-on-year +31 -15 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 53 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.77% 0.76% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.79% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 21
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +28.00% -24.53%
10th Percentile £188 £233 £200
90th Percentile £411 £424 £306
England median daily rate £363 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £21.50 -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +33.87% -4.62% +30.00%

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 2,852 3,037 3,013
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.99% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,774 1,917 1,763
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £205 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £519
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 136 175
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.98 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.98% - -3.57%
10th Percentile £9.53 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.38 £33.90
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +10 16 £383 +33.04% 3
Nottinghamshire +14 10 £360 - 6
Northamptonshire +18 9 £325 - 4
Leicestershire +2 8 £250 +2.04% 4
Lincolnshire +6 5 £225 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
3 22 (41.51%) VMware
4 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
5 20 (37.74%) Windows Server
6 16 (30.19%) Linux
6 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (26.42%) Office 365
7 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (26.42%) Cisco
8 13 (24.53%) SAN
8 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (22.64%) ITIL
10 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (16.98%) DevOps
11 9 (16.98%) MCSE
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.98%) Citrix
11 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
12 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
12 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
13 7 (13.21%) Skype
13 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
13 7 (13.21%) Skype for Business
13 7 (13.21%) NetApp
13 7 (13.21%) CCNA
13 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification

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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) Skype for Business
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.66%) IIS
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (26.42%) Office 365
2 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) SAN
2 7 (13.21%) Skype
3 4 (7.55%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) InfiniBand
4 3 (5.66%) DHCP
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) DSL
4 3 (5.66%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.77%) NAS
5 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.89%) SMS
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) Burp Suite
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) OpenMP
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.89%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Windows Server
3 16 (30.19%) Linux
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.55%) SUSE
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) DevOps
3 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
3 6 (11.32%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.43%) Build Automation
4 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.43%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (9.43%) Software Delivery
5 4 (7.55%) Investment Management
5 4 (7.55%) Patch Management
5 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) High Availability
6 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.66%) Server Building
7 2 (3.77%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.89%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) MCSE
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.21%) CCNA
2 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) MCSA
4 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.77%) CCA
6 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.77%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.55%) GPFS
5 3 (5.66%) Docker
5 3 (5.66%) XenApp
6 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.77%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.77%) vSphere
7 1 (1.89%) Firmware
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.55%) Ansible
3 3 (5.66%) SCCM
4 2 (3.77%) SCOM
4 2 (3.77%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.89%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) VMware
2 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.42%) Cisco
4 9 (16.98%) Citrix
5 7 (13.21%) NetApp
6 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.43%) Atlassian
7 5 (9.43%) Black Duck
7 5 (9.43%) Qualys
7 5 (9.43%) Veracode
8 2 (3.77%) arcserve
8 2 (3.77%) HP
8 2 (3.77%) Intel
8 2 (3.77%) Juniper
8 2 (3.77%) Sophos
9 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.89%) Dell
9 1 (1.89%) Mercator
9 1 (1.89%) Veeam