The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
North West / Lancashire
Rank 42 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.39% 1.32% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.39% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £263 £303 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.22% -31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
235 359 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.52% 94.47% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 241 283
Median daily rate £350 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.91% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £69.07 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Symantec
3 4 (57.14%) Intel Security
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cash Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
1 3 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Intel Security
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Canon
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
5 1 (14.29%) HP