The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 75 71 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.53% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.57% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£298 £200 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £288 £301
% change year-on-year
+2.60% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.74%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1178 1059 1258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.31% 93.55% 90.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 527 609
Average daily rate £336 £333 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 85 105
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 £255 -
Stockport - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) XenApp
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) EMC
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) MCITP
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (20.00%) Symantec
7 2 (20.00%) Apple
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Juniper
7 2 (20.00%) HP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Meru Networks
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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