Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 96 122
Rank change year-on-year +6 +26 -18
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 54 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.02% 1.75% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.09% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 12
East Midlands median daily rate £329 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -13.33% +40.85%
10th Percentile £259 £224 £279
90th Percentile £450 £404 £515
England median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £24.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.02% -
England median hourly rate £23.13 £25.72 £27.38
% change year-on-year -10.06% -6.05% -21.79%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,206 2,682 2,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.41% 84.05% 82.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,700 1,703
East Midlands median daily rate £404 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.32% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £249 £226
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 97 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.64 £15.40 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +10.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.72 £8.76
90th Percentile £32.50 £47.50 £41.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 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 +15 18 £335 -6.94% 16
Northamptonshire +1 15 £328 +0.95% 14
Derbyshire +3 12 £300 -9.77% 7
Leicestershire +6 7 £281 -1.32% 5
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) VMware
3 24 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 20 (37.04%) Windows Server
5 19 (35.19%) Firewall
6 14 (25.93%) Cisco
6 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (22.22%) SCCM
8 12 (22.22%) Office 365
9 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (20.37%) Linux
10 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
10 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
11 9 (16.67%) LAN
11 9 (16.67%) SQL
11 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.67%) Citrix
11 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (14.81%) SAN
12 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (14.81%) Retail
13 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
13 7 (12.96%) WAN
13 7 (12.96%) Server Building
13 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010

Infrastructure Engineering
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 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) Confluence
3 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.41%) Site Server
5 2 (3.70%) CICS
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.22%) Office 365
3 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.85%) Route 53
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) Firewall
2 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.67%) LAN
4 8 (14.81%) SAN
5 7 (12.96%) WAN
6 5 (9.26%) DNS
6 5 (9.26%) Wireless
7 4 (7.41%) DHCP
7 4 (7.41%) VPN
8 2 (3.70%) Skype
8 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.85%) NAS
9 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.85%) SSH
9 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.85%) VLAN
9 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.26%) JIRA
1 5 (9.26%) Maven
1 5 (9.26%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.81%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Information Security Architect
4 5 (9.26%) IT Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.85%) LAMP
3 1 (1.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.56%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) Tandem
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.37%) Linux
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
6 4 (7.41%) Unix
7 1 (1.85%) AIX
7 1 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (12.96%) High Availability
2 7 (12.96%) Server Building
3 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 6 (11.11%) Migration
3 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (9.26%) Information Security
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (9.26%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
4 5 (9.26%) Security Architecture
4 5 (9.26%) Strategic Thinking
4 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Decision-Making
7 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) CCNA
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (9.26%) CISSP
1 5 (9.26%) SSCP
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (3.70%) CCNP
4 2 (3.70%) MCITP
4 2 (3.70%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) MCTS
5 1 (1.85%) VCP6
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (11.11%) vSphere
5 5 (9.26%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (5.56%) XenApp
7 1 (1.85%) Docker
7 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) Ansible
2 5 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) SCOM
5 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.85%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) VMware
2 14 (25.93%) Cisco
3 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.67%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (7.41%) NetApp
7 3 (5.56%) HP
7 3 (5.56%) Veeam
8 2 (3.70%) CommVault
8 2 (3.70%) Dell
8 2 (3.70%) F5
9 1 (1.85%) EMC
9 1 (1.85%) Lotus
9 1 (1.85%) McAfee
9 1 (1.85%) Meraki
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.85%) Snow
9 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec