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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 34 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.96% 1.45% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.53% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Median daily rate £350 £240 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £283 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.69 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +27.27%
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 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
290 524 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.77% 94.93% 86.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 377 227
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 27
Median hourly rate £40.75 £34.95 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.59% +58.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £42.02 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Blackpool +17 3 £475 +97.91%
Burnley - 2 £225 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Lancashire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) Intel Security
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (28.57%) Cash Management
4 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables

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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) 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 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (28.57%) Cash Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Intel Security
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Canon
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam