Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £240 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 37 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.76% 1.11% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 1.18% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £240 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.73% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £370 £325
% change year-on-year -12.16% +13.85% +9.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 - £26.00

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 239 339 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 94.09% 94.43% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 203 207
Staffordshire median daily rate £345 £333 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.76% -8.28% +11.54%
10th Percentile £206 £182 £250
90th Percentile £475 £488 £456
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 31
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.10 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.71% -12.50% +16.36%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.08 £10.50
90th Percentile £28.35 £46.70 £21.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.76% +6.25%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Tamworth - 2 £363 -
Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) WatchGuard
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Logistics
4 2 (28.57%) Kaspersky
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Kaspersky
2 2 (28.57%) WatchGuard
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco