The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Engineer 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 North West 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 Engineer
Rank 125 104 120
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 11 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.66% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.71% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate £270 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £227 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £287 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £64.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -53.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -10.71%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2915 2248 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.87% 93.36% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1068 1362
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 183 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.47 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -6 7 £295 -
Manchester -19 2 £300 +7.14% 5
Merseyside - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 10 (41.67%) WAN
4 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) Structured Cabling
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (25.00%) DHCP
6 6 (25.00%) MPLS
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.83%) VoIP
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (16.67%) SCOM
8 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (16.67%) VPN
8 4 (16.67%) LAN
8 4 (16.67%) CCNP
8 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (16.67%) Migration
9 3 (12.50%) BGP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) WAN
2 7 (29.17%) Structured Cabling
3 6 (25.00%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) MPLS
3 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (20.83%) VoIP
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (16.67%) VPN
5 4 (16.67%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 3 (12.50%) BGP
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) Internet
6 3 (12.50%) DMZ
6 3 (12.50%) VLAN
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (8.33%) SAN
7 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) Document Management
3 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) BT
6 1 (4.17%) AppSense
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
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