The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
England / East Midlands
Rank 76 81 82
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 24 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.61% 0.86% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.89% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 3
Median daily rate £300 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year -2.98% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -4.00%  

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 1441 1565 1580
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.52% 96.43% 96.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 917 862
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 62 94
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
Derbyshire -7 7 £300 -26.82% 2
Leicestershire -1 6 £300 +71.42% 1
Northamptonshire -3 5 £280 +9.26% 2
Lincolnshire -5 2 - - 2
Nottinghamshire +6 1 £350 - 5
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 20 (55.56%) Windows
3 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 13 (36.11%) Cisco
5 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
6 12 (33.33%) HP
6 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (30.56%) LAN
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (25.00%) Citrix
9 8 (22.22%) SAN
9 8 (22.22%) Firewall
9 8 (22.22%) Wireless
9 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (19.44%) IIS
10 7 (19.44%) WAN
10 7 (19.44%) DNS
11 6 (16.67%) DHCP
11 6 (16.67%) SQL
11 6 (16.67%) ITIL
11 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
12 5 (13.89%) Retail
12 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
12 5 (13.89%) Office 365
12 5 (13.89%) NetApp
12 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (19.44%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) LAN
2 8 (22.22%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) SAN
2 8 (22.22%) Wireless
3 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 7 (19.44%) WAN
4 6 (16.67%) DHCP
5 4 (11.11%) MPLS
5 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.11%) VLAN
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (8.33%) WLAN
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
1 5 (13.89%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Local Government
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.56%) Android
8 1 (2.78%) Unix
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 3 (8.33%) Network Design
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.56%) Network Management
4 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.78%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.78%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (2.78%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.78%) Server Patching
5 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) vSphere
5 3 (8.33%) XenApp
5 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) Cisco
4 12 (33.33%) HP
5 9 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (13.89%) Dell
6 5 (13.89%) NetApp
7 4 (11.11%) Intel
8 3 (8.33%) EqualLogic
8 3 (8.33%) LANDesk
8 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 3 (8.33%) Sophos
8 3 (8.33%) Veeam
9 2 (5.56%) Juniper
9 2 (5.56%) Meraki
9 2 (5.56%) Sun
10 1 (2.78%) Apple
10 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.78%) IBM
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Rullion
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £260 to £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago