Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Infrastructure Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 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 Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 210 168
Rank change year-on-year +32 -42 +3
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 9 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.016% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.020% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
West Midlands median daily rate £401 - £450
10th Percentile £381 - £345
90th Percentile £444 - £490
England median daily rate £425 £450 £385
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.88% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +50.00%

Infrastructure Management 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3985 5084 3929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3044 2252
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £236
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 135 179
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.63 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Infrastructure Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Infrastructure Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Management in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Management in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Management in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Birmingham +13 4 £388 - 3
Shropshire - 3 £401 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Infrastructure Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (33.33%) Confluence
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (33.33%) Ansible
3 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack

Infrastructure Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) IPv6
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) ProC
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Category Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) DHTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (11.11%) MDX
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) HPUX
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Brand Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PROC SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Informatica
4 1 (11.11%) VMware