The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 63 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.90% 0.71% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.75% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Median daily rate £300 £244 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £313 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.87 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-43.93% +41.81%
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
735 929 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.11% 94.70% 95.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 562 407
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 49 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Cheshire region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Cheshire region.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 1 - -
Chester -7 1 - - 1
Sandbach - 1 £300 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) JBoss
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) MCITP
4 3 (27.27%) SCCM
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Server Hardening
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Brocade
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) XenApp
5 2 (18.18%) WAMP
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) UAG
5 2 (18.18%) Puppet
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Satellite

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) JSP
1 2 (18.18%) LAMP
1 2 (18.18%) WAMP
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Server Hardening
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCTS
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 2 (18.18%) RHCE
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) UAG
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) AppSense
2 2 (18.18%) Brocade
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet