Period
to 25 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 15 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 2 12 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.50% 6.52% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 8.96% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 23
Median daily rate £319 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% +2.78% +6.67%
10th Percentile £308 £310 £302
90th Percentile £324 £416 £370
West Midlands median daily rate £340 £370 £360
% change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +21.62% +30.14%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 66 134 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 82.50% 72.83% 83.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 94 164
Median daily rate £350 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.20% +1.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £263 £197 £286
90th Percentile £513 £521 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 10
Median hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.25% +49.81% -6.97%
10th Percentile £16.73 £11.17 £11.18
90th Percentile £40.78 £57.13 £56.15
Median hourly rate £23.92 £17.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year +36.66% +15.70% -39.50%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Infrastructure Engineering
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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) VMware