The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank - - 80
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £440
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -26.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1313 908 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.79% 94.09% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 405 640
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 83
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Infrastructure Specialist
North West

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix