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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 97 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 9 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.28% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.29% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 7
Median daily rate £300 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 - £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%

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
1281 1721 1428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.75% 95.40% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 988 811
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 52
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 14 (58.33%) Citrix
4 12 (50.00%) Firewall
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco
6 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (37.50%) XenApp
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (33.33%) Blue Coat
8 8 (33.33%) ProxySG
8 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 8 (33.33%) Web Services
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (25.00%) NetApp
10 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
10 5 (20.83%) VLAN
11 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
12 2 (8.33%) Office 365
12 2 (8.33%) SCCM
12 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
12 2 (8.33%) SQL Server

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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.83%) VLAN
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.17%) Chat Support
2 1 (4.17%) CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (4.17%) DevOps
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (4.17%) Kanban
2 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (4.17%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.17%) Project Management
2 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
2 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) XenApp
3 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (33.33%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Citrix
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 6 (25.00%) NetApp
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
8 1 (4.17%) Avaya
8 1 (4.17%) Juniper
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec
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