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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 81 103 73
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 14 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 0.21% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.23% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 10
Median daily rate £300 - £351
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
1298 1771 1352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 95.01% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 1016 803
Median daily rate £375 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 54 65
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) VMware
3 20 (64.52%) Windows Server
4 18 (58.06%) Citrix
5 16 (51.61%) Firewall
6 15 (48.39%) Cisco
7 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
7 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (29.03%) XenApp
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
11 8 (25.81%) Web Services
11 8 (25.81%) Blue Coat
11 8 (25.81%) ProxySG
12 7 (22.58%) SQL
13 6 (19.35%) ITIL
13 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
13 6 (19.35%) NetApp
13 6 (19.35%) VLAN
14 5 (16.13%) Intel Security
15 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (12.90%) SCCM
16 3 (9.68%) Office 365
16 3 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
16 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX

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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 6 (19.35%) VLAN
3 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
4 3 (9.68%) VoIP
5 2 (6.45%) DNS
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) DHCP
6 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) PBX
6 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) BYOD
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows Server
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) DevOps
2 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.23%) Chat Support
3 1 (3.23%) CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.23%) Kanban
3 1 (3.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.23%) Project Management
3 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
3 1 (3.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) CCNP
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
1 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (29.03%) XenApp
3 8 (25.81%) ProxySG
4 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) WSUS
4 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) VMware
2 18 (58.06%) Citrix
3 15 (48.39%) Cisco
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) Blue Coat
6 6 (19.35%) NetApp
7 5 (16.13%) Intel Security
8 3 (9.68%) Avaya
8 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
8 3 (9.68%) Clearswift
8 3 (9.68%) EMC
9 2 (6.45%) Dell
10 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
10 1 (3.23%) HP
10 1 (3.23%) Juniper
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle
10 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL