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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
North West / Manchester
Rank 91 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.076% 0.055% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.058% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £380 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00

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
1253 1725 1438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.71% 95.36% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 991 814
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £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 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.30 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +4.84%
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 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (16.67%) HSRP
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HSRP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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