Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 52 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.15% 1.13% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.19% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Leicestershire median daily rate £250 £250 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.16% +2.19%
10th Percentile £186 £219 £271
90th Percentile £334 £381 £305
East Midlands median daily rate £320 £313 £268
% change year-on-year +2.40% +16.82% -20.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 543 506 501
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 95.65% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 311 277
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £217 £131 £123
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 39
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +12.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £9.85
90th Percentile £43.63 £37.10 £34.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Leicester 0 2 £250 -20.00% 2
Loughborough - 1 £275 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
5 5 (41.67%) Office 365
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
5 5 (41.67%) IIS
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) CCNP
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Skype
6 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server

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 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Skype
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix