Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 206 178
Rank change year-on-year +29 -28 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.023% 0.067% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.070% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £265 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% - -
England median daily rate £364 £343 £375
% change year-on-year +6.20% -8.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £26.00
England median hourly rate £13.03 - £26.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4182 5706 4839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.72% 95.24% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2625 3327 2833
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £210
90th Percentile £538 £538 £519
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 178 322
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.18 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.46 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.84% +8.57% +2.94%

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the West Midlands

Windows Infrastructure 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the West Midlands.

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

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the West Midlands

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Windows 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 West Midlands region featuring Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows Infrastructure 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware