The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 107 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.056% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
Infrastructure Specialist
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
1691 1781 1312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.31% 94.53% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 1025 800
Median daily rate £400 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.25 £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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the Manchester region.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the Manchester region.

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Softphone
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) PCoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation

Infrastructure Specialist 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 1 (33.33%) Commerce Server
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) PCoIP
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Jython
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) VMware