The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 22 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 31 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.03% 2.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £225 £238 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
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 £23.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -38.19% -34.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 254 264 292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.21% 98.51% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 158 163
Median daily rate £315 £310 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +8.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £12.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.50 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Leicestershire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Leicestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Leicestershire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Leicestershire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Leicestershire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Leicester 0 4 £173 -40.00%
Infrastructure Engineer
East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicestershire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) SAN
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) IIS
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
5 5 (35.71%) Office 365
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) NetApp
7 3 (21.43%) CCNA
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) Network Design
8 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (14.29%) HP

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) EqualLogic
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) Meraki