Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 127 115
Rank change year-on-year +25 -12 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 47 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.47% 0.74% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.77% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 17
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £313 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +14.68% -18.96%
10th Percentile £188 £247 £213
90th Percentile £383 £424 £320
England median daily rate £350 £364 £338
% change year-on-year -3.78% +7.78% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% -7.14% +30.84%

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 3031 3115 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.88% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1946 1847
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £556 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 128 183
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.35
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Leicestershire 0 12 £250 - 3
Derbyshire -5 12 £333 +20.91% 4
Northamptonshire +16 9 £325 -
Nottinghamshire +11 8 £360 -
Lincolnshire +3 6 £225 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
3 21 (44.68%) VMware
4 19 (40.43%) Windows Server
5 18 (38.30%) SAN
6 15 (31.91%) ITIL
6 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (29.79%) Office 365
7 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (29.79%) Cisco
8 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (23.40%) Linux
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
11 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (17.02%) Migration
11 8 (17.02%) CCNA
11 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
12 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
12 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.89%) Skype
12 7 (14.89%) Skype for Business
12 7 (14.89%) Citrix
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (14.89%) SQL
12 7 (14.89%) MCSE
12 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
13 6 (12.77%) Patch Management
13 6 (12.77%) Git (software)

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 (14.89%) MS Exchange
1 7 (14.89%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.64%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Office 365
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) SAN
2 7 (14.89%) Skype
3 4 (8.51%) DNS
3 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 3 (6.38%) DHCP
4 3 (6.38%) LAN
4 3 (6.38%) WAN
5 2 (4.26%) DSL
5 2 (4.26%) NAS
5 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.13%) SMS
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Burp Suite
2 4 (8.51%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.13%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Windows Server
3 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (23.40%) Linux
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Migration
3 6 (12.77%) Patch Management
4 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) Build Automation
5 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.51%) DevOps
5 4 (8.51%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 4 (8.51%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) High Availability
7 2 (4.26%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.26%) Server Building
8 1 (2.13%) Proactive Monitoring
8 1 (2.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) CCNA
1 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.89%) MCSE
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.64%) CCNP
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 4 (8.51%) MCSA
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.38%) XenApp
5 2 (4.26%) Docker
5 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Firmware
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.26%) SCOM
4 1 (2.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (44.68%) VMware
3 14 (29.79%) Cisco
4 7 (14.89%) Citrix
5 5 (10.64%) NetApp
6 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
6 4 (8.51%) Black Duck
6 4 (8.51%) Qualys
6 4 (8.51%) Veracode
7 3 (6.38%) HP
8 2 (4.26%) arcserve
8 2 (4.26%) Dell
8 2 (4.26%) Intel
8 2 (4.26%) Sophos
9 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.13%) EMC
9 1 (2.13%) Juniper
9 1 (2.13%) Mercator
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.13%) Veeam