Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Services Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 October 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 Service Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 182 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 - -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Services Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.020% 0.022% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.023% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £350 - -
England median daily rate £431 £450 £381
% change year-on-year -4.17% +18.03% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,797 4,362 5,889
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 94.74% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,909 2,743 3,501
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £231 £213 £236
90th Percentile £575 £544 £540
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 199 224
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.60 £50.00 £39.28
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

Infrastructure Services Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Services Engineer in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Services Engineer
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 Services Engineer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Services Engineer in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Services Engineer
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 Services Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Birmingham - 1 £350 -
Infrastructure Services Engineer
England

Infrastructure Services Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Infrastructure Services 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 West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Services Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

Infrastructure Services Engineer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware