The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 141 115 109
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 22 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.92% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.97% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 18
Median daily rate £325 £263 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £213 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £325 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £296
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-34.28% +40.00%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3552 3495 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.69% 94.66% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2205 2024 1614
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 197 177
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £43.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Manchester -23 12 £325 +18.18% 8
Cheshire -5 6 £305 +37.07% 1
Merseyside 0 2 £278 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North West region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
3 24 (51.06%) Windows Server
4 22 (46.81%) VMware
5 20 (42.55%) Citrix
6 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
7 14 (29.79%) Linux
7 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (27.66%) DNS
9 12 (25.53%) Cisco
9 12 (25.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
10 11 (23.40%) SCCM
10 11 (23.40%) DHCP
11 10 (21.28%) Finance
12 9 (19.15%) Clustering
12 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
12 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
12 9 (19.15%) SQL
12 9 (19.15%) HP
13 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (17.02%) Veritas
13 8 (17.02%) ITIL
13 8 (17.02%) XenApp
13 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (17.02%) Banking
13 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Clustering
14 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
14 7 (14.89%) Migration

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (12.77%) IIS
1 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) JBoss
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) Confluence
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) IaaS
1 4 (8.51%) PaaS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.38%) SoftLayer
3 2 (4.26%) Office 365
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) DNS
2 11 (23.40%) DHCP
3 6 (12.77%) SAN
4 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 4 (8.51%) VLAN
5 3 (6.38%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) LAN
6 2 (4.26%) SSL
6 2 (4.26%) VoIP
6 2 (4.26%) WAN
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.13%) MPLS
7 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.13%) Network Security
7 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Local Government
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.26%) JSP
1 2 (4.26%) LAMP
1 2 (4.26%) WAMP
2 1 (2.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Clustering
2 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.38%) Wiki
6 2 (4.26%) PMI
7 1 (2.13%) Replication
7 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.77%) Unix
7 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.38%) AIX
8 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.26%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (4.26%) Solaris
10 1 (2.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Migration
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (12.77%) Project Management
4 6 (12.77%) Time Management
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.38%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.26%) Security Management
8 2 (4.26%) Server Hardening
9 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.13%) Information Security
9 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.38%) C
4 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.26%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.51%) MCITP
4 4 (8.51%) MCSA
4 4 (8.51%) MCSE
5 3 (6.38%) CCNA
6 2 (4.26%) MCTS
6 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.26%) RHCE
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
2 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) XenApp
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (10.64%) vSphere
6 4 (8.51%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.51%) Xen
7 3 (6.38%) NFS
8 2 (4.26%) UAG
9 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
9 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) SCCM
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (14.89%) SCOM
4 3 (6.38%) EdgeSight
4 3 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.38%) Nagios
4 3 (6.38%) SCOrch
4 3 (6.38%) WSUS
5 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.13%) SafeCom
6 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) VMware
2 20 (42.55%) Citrix
3 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.53%) Cisco
5 9 (19.15%) HP
6 8 (17.02%) Veritas
7 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.64%) NetApp
9 4 (8.51%) EMC
10 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.38%) Clearswift
10 3 (6.38%) IBM
10 3 (6.38%) Intel Security
10 3 (6.38%) Veeam
11 2 (4.26%) AppSense
11 2 (4.26%) Brocade
11 2 (4.26%) SAP
12 1 (2.13%) Adobe
12 1 (2.13%) Oracle
12 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago