Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £328 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 104 119
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 40 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.45% 1.31% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.38% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 12
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £237 £188 £216
90th Percentile £408 £369 £424
England median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.28 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +17.26% -41.54% -5.80%

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 2,610 2,904 3,104
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.78% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,660 1,783 1,968
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £215 £225 £247
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 162 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £10.28 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £31.50 £45.00 £34.25
England median hourly rate £18.35 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.87% +1.08% +4.11%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Nottinghamshire +17 15 £333 +11.76% 9
Derbyshire +14 12 £300 -1.23% 2
Northamptonshire -12 11 £328 +0.95% 7
Leicestershire -4 2 £251 +0.50%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 40 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (77.50%) Windows
3 25 (62.50%) VMware
4 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
5 17 (42.50%) Windows Server
6 11 (27.50%) Office 365
6 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
6 11 (27.50%) Cisco
6 11 (27.50%) Firewall
7 10 (25.00%) SCCM
7 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
8 9 (22.50%) LAN
8 9 (22.50%) Citrix
9 8 (20.00%) SAN
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (17.50%) WAN
10 7 (17.50%) Linux
10 7 (17.50%) SQL
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.00%) Migration
11 6 (15.00%) High Availability
12 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (12.50%) vSphere
12 5 (12.50%) Server Building

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 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) Site Server
4 3 (7.50%) Confluence
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) CICS
6 1 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Office 365
2 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) LAN
2 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
3 8 (20.00%) SAN
4 7 (17.50%) WAN
5 4 (10.00%) DHCP
5 4 (10.00%) DNS
5 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.50%) NAS
7 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
1 3 (7.50%) Maven
1 3 (7.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
1 3 (7.50%) Marketing
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Credit Risk
1 3 (7.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) Tandem
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.50%) Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (15.00%) High Availability
2 6 (15.00%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Server Building
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Decision-Making
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (7.50%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Web Filtering
6 1 (2.50%) Email Migration
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Line Management
6 1 (2.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) CCNA
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) CCNP
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) MCITP
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) MCTS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (12.50%) vSphere
6 4 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (7.50%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (7.50%) XenApp
8 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (7.50%) Ansible
3 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) VMware
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco
3 9 (22.50%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) Veeam
6 3 (7.50%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) CommVault
7 2 (5.00%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
8 1 (2.50%) Meraki
8 1 (2.50%) Snow
8 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec