The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 94 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.67% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.70% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
Median daily rate £350 £291 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -2.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £291
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £27.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.45% +34.14%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1740 1572 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.87% 95.22% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 821 678
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 65 62
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £21.30 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Manchester region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) SCCM
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) Xen
7 2 (14.29%) WSUS
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) NFS

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (14.29%) SoftLayer
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Scientific Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) NFS
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Xen
4 1 (7.14%) BitLocker
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe
5 1 (7.14%) SafeCom
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow