Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 42 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.86% 0.76% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.79% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £248 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.62% -23.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £363 £207 £313
90th Percentile £475 £316 £338
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £289 £325
% change year-on-year +16.88% -11.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £17.24
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £20.87
% change year-on-year -22.00% +19.79% -2.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 256 382 260
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 96.46% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 246 175
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -2.78% +10.77%
10th Percentile £262 £175 £263
90th Percentile £451 £488 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 21
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.56% +59.26% +10.20%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.33 £10.09
90th Percentile £45.90 £57.50 £18.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.52% -8.88% +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
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 16 January 2018. 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 - 4 £400 -
Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
1 4 (80.00%) FMCG
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre

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:

General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp