The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £230 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 30 April 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 21 34
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.46% 2.03% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.21% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £230 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +86.95% -16.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 125 136 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 91.24% 91.89% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 127
Median daily rate £338 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 17
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -15.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.56 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £15.16 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Staffordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago