Period
to 21 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux Infrastructure Engineer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

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.

Linux Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Infrastructure Engineer 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.39% 1.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £400 -
% change year-on-year -7.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West 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 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 204 256 334
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.17% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 160 211
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £220 £275 £185
90th Percentile £460 £456 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 31
Staffordshire median hourly rate £34.50 £18.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.49% -13.95% +59.26%
10th Percentile £14.33 £11.23 £11.33
90th Percentile £59.31 £47.75 £57.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +21.21% +10.00%

Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Infrastructure Engineer in Staffordshire

Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Infrastructure Engineer in Staffordshire

Linux 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 Linux Infrastructure Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. 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 -8 3 £370 -7.50%
Linux Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands

Linux Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, Linux Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Linux Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Re-Platforming
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

Linux 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 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix