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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 84 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 24 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 0.81% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.86% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 6
Median daily rate £300 £310 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £217 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £395 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.73 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.69 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +27.27%
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
1717 1747 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.65% 94.84% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 1012 805
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 71 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Bolton - 1 £335 -
Oldham - 1 £300 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 26 (72.22%) Windows
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 22 (61.11%) VMware
4 19 (52.78%) Cisco
4 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
5 18 (50.00%) Citrix
6 15 (41.67%) Firewall
7 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
8 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 10 (27.78%) Intel Security
8 10 (27.78%) Clearswift
8 10 (27.78%) EMC
8 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
8 10 (27.78%) VMware ESX
8 10 (27.78%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 6 (16.67%) DNS
10 6 (16.67%) SCCM
10 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
11 5 (13.89%) Migration
11 5 (13.89%) LAN
11 5 (13.89%) DHCP
11 5 (13.89%) ITIL
11 5 (13.89%) Linux
11 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (11.11%) SAN

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 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) DHCP
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) VoIP
4 4 (11.11%) VPN
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
4 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
5 3 (8.33%) VLAN
5 3 (8.33%) Wireless
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.56%) FWSM
6 2 (5.56%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) BYOD
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) CentOS
7 1 (2.78%) Scientific Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
3 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.56%) Service Management
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.78%) DevOps
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) High Availability
4 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (2.78%) Presales
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) C
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) CCNA
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) MCSA
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware ESX
3 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) NFS
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Xen
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.78%) NDS
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (8.33%) WSUS
4 2 (5.56%) Cacti
4 2 (5.56%) Puppet
4 2 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 19 (52.78%) Cisco
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 18 (50.00%) Citrix
4 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 10 (27.78%) Clearswift
4 10 (27.78%) EMC
4 10 (27.78%) Intel Security
5 4 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Avaya
7 2 (5.56%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) IBM
7 2 (5.56%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) Polycom
7 2 (5.56%) Siemens
7 2 (5.56%) Veeam
8 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.78%) SAP
8 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL