The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 79 95
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 19 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.24% 0.92% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.96% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 2
Median daily rate £288 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £209 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £324 £291
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +1.53% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £26.58 £28.00
% change year-on-year -46.50% -5.08%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1447 1463 1520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.45% 96.00% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2964 3102 3694
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £256 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 191 272
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £9.72 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £20.00 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire 0 8 £225 -10.00%
Derbyshire -17 5 £288 +4.54% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 4 £375 +87.50%
Northamptonshire +1 2 - - 2
Lincolnshire -5 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) VMware
3 21 (44.68%) Active Directory
4 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
5 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.79%) Cisco
7 13 (27.66%) SAN
8 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (21.28%) Migration
9 10 (21.28%) SQL
9 10 (21.28%) ITIL
9 10 (21.28%) LAN
10 9 (19.15%) Citrix
10 9 (19.15%) NetApp
10 9 (19.15%) Office 365
10 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
11 8 (17.02%) DNS
11 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.89%) WAN
12 7 (14.89%) DHCP
12 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
12 7 (14.89%) Firewall
12 7 (14.89%) Wireless
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
13 6 (12.77%) IIS
13 6 (12.77%) .NET
13 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (12.77%) HP

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 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Office 365
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) SAN
2 10 (21.28%) LAN
3 8 (17.02%) DNS
4 7 (14.89%) DHCP
4 7 (14.89%) Firewall
4 7 (14.89%) WAN
4 7 (14.89%) Wireless
5 4 (8.51%) VLAN
5 4 (8.51%) WLAN
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (6.38%) MPLS
6 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.13%) Skype
7 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Burp Suite
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) AS400
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.51%) Linux
8 3 (6.38%) Android
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
1 10 (21.28%) Migration
2 5 (10.64%) Patch Management
3 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (6.38%) Application Packaging
4 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (6.38%) Network Management
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.26%) Build Automation
5 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.26%) Network Design
5 2 (4.26%) SDLC
6 1 (2.13%) DevOps
6 1 (2.13%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.13%) Server Building
6 1 (2.13%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.51%) CCNA
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) CCNP
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Server
4 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.26%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.13%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) VMware
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.79%) Cisco
4 9 (19.15%) Citrix
4 9 (19.15%) NetApp
5 6 (12.77%) HP
6 5 (10.64%) Intel
6 5 (10.64%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.51%) Dell
8 3 (6.38%) LANDesk
8 3 (6.38%) Rackspace
8 3 (6.38%) Sophos
8 3 (6.38%) Veeam
9 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
9 2 (4.26%) Black Duck
9 2 (4.26%) EqualLogic
9 2 (4.26%) IBM
9 2 (4.26%) Qualys
9 2 (4.26%) Veracode
10 1 (2.13%) Meraki