Period
to 23 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 79 97
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18 -2
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 41 73 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.75% 2.41% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.83% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 60 27
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £365 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.96% +15.87% +8.15%
10th Percentile £256 £246 £248
90th Percentile £450 £438 £468
England median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
East Midlands median hourly rate - £24.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.12% +53.57%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -3.23% +12.73%

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 1,975 2,580 2,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 84.29% 85.23% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,272 1,616 1,575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £260 £249 £215
90th Percentile £556 £553 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 93 83
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.85 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.89% +12.90% -4.32%
10th Percentile £9.99 £11.01 £10.31
90th Percentile £29.15 £47.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% - +8.70%

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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
Northamptonshire +8 22 £325 -7.14% 14
Nottinghamshire +14 10 £335 -13.55% 16
Lincolnshire -5 2 - -
Derbyshire -17 2 £450 +5.88% 4
Leicestershire +4 1 £263 -30.69% 5
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) VMware
3 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 17 (41.46%) Cisco
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
5 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
6 15 (36.59%) SCCM
7 12 (29.27%) Office 365
8 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
9 10 (24.39%) Firewall
10 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (19.51%) ITIL
11 8 (19.51%) Citrix
12 7 (17.07%) HP
12 7 (17.07%) Linux
12 7 (17.07%) CCNA
12 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
13 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (12.20%) SAN
14 5 (12.20%) Migration
14 5 (12.20%) MCSE
14 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
14 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange

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 (12.20%) MS Exchange
1 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Confluence
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Office 365
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (9.76%) Mimecast
5 3 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.88%) Boomi
7 1 (2.44%) IaaS
7 1 (2.44%) Route 53
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (12.20%) SAN
2 5 (12.20%) Skype
3 3 (7.32%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.88%) SSH
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
1 2 (4.88%) Maven
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.88%) Automotive
1 2 (4.88%) Back Office
1 2 (4.88%) Front Office
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) LDAP
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.07%) Linux
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.76%) Unix
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.44%) AIX
9 1 (2.44%) CentOS
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) Server Building
4 3 (7.32%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.88%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.88%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Storage Management
5 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.44%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (2.44%) Email Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) CCNA
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (12.20%) MCSE
4 4 (9.76%) MCSA
5 3 (7.32%) CCNP
5 3 (7.32%) MCP
6 2 (4.88%) MCITP
7 1 (2.44%) CCA
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) VCP6
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 5 (12.20%) vSphere
6 4 (9.76%) XenApp
7 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (7.32%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (4.88%) VMware Server
8 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.88%) XenServer
9 1 (2.44%) Docker
9 1 (2.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) SCOM
3 3 (7.32%) AirWatch
4 2 (4.88%) Ansible
4 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.88%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.44%) Netcool
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) VMware
2 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 17 (41.46%) Cisco
4 8 (19.51%) Citrix
5 7 (17.07%) HP
6 4 (9.76%) 3PAR
6 4 (9.76%) Brocade
6 4 (9.76%) Dell
7 3 (7.32%) McAfee
7 3 (7.32%) NetApp
8 2 (4.88%) EMC
8 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.44%) Remedy
9 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.44%) Snow
9 1 (2.44%) Sophos
9 1 (2.44%) Symantec
9 1 (2.44%) Zerto