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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 93 107 72
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -35
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 15 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 0.25% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.27% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Median daily rate £325 £344 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £393 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +60.71%
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
1552 1859 1371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.89% 94.08% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 1057 835
Median daily rate £400 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 72 70
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
Stockport - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 25 (65.79%) Windows
1 25 (65.79%) VMware
2 23 (60.53%) Windows Server
3 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
4 20 (52.63%) Citrix
5 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (50.00%) Cisco
5 19 (50.00%) Firewall
6 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
6 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (23.68%) SQL
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (23.68%) Intel Security
9 8 (21.05%) ITIL
10 7 (18.42%) XenApp
10 7 (18.42%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
10 7 (18.42%) Clearswift
10 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
10 7 (18.42%) EMC
10 7 (18.42%) NetApp
10 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
10 7 (18.42%) VLAN
11 6 (15.79%) Blue Coat
11 6 (15.79%) ProxySG
11 6 (15.79%) SCCM

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 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
2 7 (18.42%) VLAN
3 5 (13.16%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
4 4 (10.53%) VoIP
4 4 (10.53%) VPN
4 4 (10.53%) WAN
4 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.89%) DNS
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security
5 3 (7.89%) Unified Communications
5 3 (7.89%) Wireless
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (5.26%) FWSM
6 2 (5.26%) OpenScape
6 2 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.63%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) BYOD
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 2 (5.26%) DevOps
2 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (5.26%) Project Management
2 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
2 2 (5.26%) Service Management
2 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
3 1 (2.63%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (2.63%) High Availability
3 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.63%) Migration
3 1 (2.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
3 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
3 1 (2.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
3 7 (18.42%) XenApp
4 6 (15.79%) ProxySG
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.63%) NDS
6 1 (2.63%) NFS
6 1 (2.63%) Xen
6 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (15.79%) SCCM
3 3 (7.89%) Puppet
4 2 (5.26%) Cacti
4 2 (5.26%) WSUS
5 1 (2.63%) SCOM
5 1 (2.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) VMware
2 20 (52.63%) Citrix
3 19 (50.00%) Cisco
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Intel Security
5 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
5 7 (18.42%) Clearswift
5 7 (18.42%) EMC
5 7 (18.42%) NetApp
6 6 (15.79%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.89%) Avaya
7 3 (7.89%) HP
8 2 (5.26%) Dell
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 2 (5.26%) Polycom
8 2 (5.26%) Siemens
9 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.63%) IBM
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
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