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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 41 50 60
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 +22
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 51 19 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.72% 2.01% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 2.51% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 9
10th Percentile £230 £176 £274
25th Percentile £306 £259 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £386 £295 £325
Median % change year-on-year +30.93% -9.23% -
75th Percentile £502 £389 £475
90th Percentile £520 £469 £538
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -

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 1,094 756 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 79.85% 79.92% 79.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 503 492
10th Percentile £213 £190 £238
25th Percentile £350 £313 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £522 £488 £488
90th Percentile £614 £600 £577
England median daily rate £545 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 43
10th Percentile £9.74 £9.20 £10.00
25th Percentile £13.95 £10.59 £11.56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.86 £14.17
Median % change year-on-year +26.10% +11.93% -0.77%
75th Percentile £28.75 £26.46 £20.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.50 £43.20
England median hourly rate £26.98 £24.47 £21.57
% change year-on-year +10.26% +13.44% -4.13%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East Midlands.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire 0 18 £470 +89.90% 1
Derbyshire +1 14 £275 -9.09% 5
Nottinghamshire +9 9 £326 -9.58% 13
Leicestershire -7 9 £373 -21.58% 11
Lincolnshire -3 1 £263 -21.05% 1
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Windows Server
3 29 (56.86%) VMware
4 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
5 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 25 (49.02%) SCCM
7 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (31.37%) Cisco
9 15 (29.41%) Microsoft 365
10 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (25.49%) ITIL
11 13 (25.49%) Azure
12 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
13 9 (17.65%) Social Skills
13 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
13 9 (17.65%) DNS
14 8 (15.69%) NetApp
14 8 (15.69%) SQL
14 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (15.69%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
15 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
15 7 (13.73%) Veeam
16 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
16 6 (11.76%) Migration
16 6 (11.76%) Firewall
16 6 (11.76%) MCSE
16 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (9.80%) Windows 10

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 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft 365
2 13 (25.49%) Azure
3 4 (7.84%) IaaS
4 2 (3.92%) AWS
4 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.92%) Nutanix
4 2 (3.92%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.96%) GCP
5 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.96%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) DNS
2 6 (11.76%) Firewall
3 4 (7.84%) Internet
3 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.88%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) SAN
4 3 (5.88%) VPN
4 3 (5.88%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) BGP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) VLAN
6 1 (1.96%) VSAN
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (17.65%) Social Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.88%) Automotive
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) IT Support
5 8 (15.69%) IT Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (9.80%) Server Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
11 2 (3.92%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.92%) Fibre Optics
3 2 (3.92%) FMCG
3 2 (3.92%) NHS
3 2 (3.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
5 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.84%) Linux
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.96%) CentOS
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Solaris
8 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 6 (11.76%) Migration
3 5 (9.80%) Customer-Centricity
3 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.80%) Service Management
4 4 (7.84%) Network Architecture
4 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.84%) Release Management
5 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (3.92%) Business Case
6 2 (3.92%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.92%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.92%) Proactive Maintenance
6 2 (3.92%) Project Management
6 2 (3.92%) Task Automation
6 2 (3.92%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) MCSE
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) MCSA
4 3 (5.88%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) VCAP
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
2 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 8 (15.69%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (9.80%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (7.84%) vSphere
7 2 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.96%) NFS
8 1 (1.96%) vCloud
8 1 (1.96%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (49.02%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) SCOM
2 5 (9.80%) vCenter Server
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Packer
4 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.92%) Terraform
5 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) VMware
2 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 16 (31.37%) Cisco
4 8 (15.69%) NetApp
5 7 (13.73%) Veeam
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix
6 3 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) Zscaler
7 2 (3.92%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (3.92%) Aruba
7 2 (3.92%) EMC
7 2 (3.92%) Meraki
7 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.96%) Remedy