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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 125 139 111
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 32 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 0.53% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.56% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 18
Median daily rate £338 £306 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £219 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £24.25 £33.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.14% +35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +50.00%
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
3009 3936 3091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.50% 93.94% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1974 2361 1816
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 192 177
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +11 14 £325 -13.33% 8
Merseyside +7 9 £338 -
Cheshire +18 5 £435 +62.61% 3
Lancashire -6 4 £369 +32.88%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 41 (58.57%) VMware
2 41 (58.57%) Windows Server
3 40 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 30 (42.86%) Firewall
5 27 (38.57%) Cisco
6 25 (35.71%) Citrix
6 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (32.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (30.00%) ITIL
9 19 (27.14%) LAN
10 18 (25.71%) MS Exchange
10 18 (25.71%) SQL
10 18 (25.71%) WAN
11 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (22.86%) Intel Security
13 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (17.14%) VMware ESX
14 12 (17.14%) SAN
14 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
14 12 (17.14%) SCCM
15 11 (15.71%) XenApp
15 11 (15.71%) McAfee ePO
16 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (14.29%) NetApp
16 10 (14.29%) HP
16 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
16 10 (14.29%) DNS
17 9 (12.86%) DHCP

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 18 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.71%) IIS
4 2 (2.86%) SAS
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.86%) MS Office
5 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.57%) Office 365
4 2 (2.86%) IaaS
4 2 (2.86%) PaaS
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.43%) GitHub
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.86%) Firewall
2 19 (27.14%) LAN
3 18 (25.71%) WAN
4 12 (17.14%) SAN
5 10 (14.29%) DNS
5 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 9 (12.86%) DHCP
7 8 (11.43%) VLAN
8 7 (10.00%) VPN
9 6 (8.57%) WLAN
10 5 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (7.14%) Network Security
10 5 (7.14%) VoIP
10 5 (7.14%) Wireless
11 4 (5.71%) iSCSI
11 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (4.29%) IPsec
12 3 (4.29%) MPLS
12 3 (4.29%) NAS
12 3 (4.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.43%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (2.86%) Back Office
1 2 (2.86%) Banking
1 2 (2.86%) General Ledger
1 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) German Language
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) MCollective
3 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Licensing
3 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.43%) AS400
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) BYOD
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 41 (58.57%) Windows Server
3 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (32.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.43%) Linux
7 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.86%) CentOS
10 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.43%) Solaris
10 1 (1.43%) SUSE
10 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.43%) Unix
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Migration
3 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (7.14%) Project Management
5 4 (5.71%) DevOps
5 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.71%) Service Management
6 3 (4.29%) Change Management
6 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.29%) CRM
6 3 (4.29%) ERP
6 3 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.29%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (2.86%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.86%) Network Design
7 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.86%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.86%) Python
3 2 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.43%) CCNA
3 5 (7.14%) MCSE
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.29%) MCSA
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) CCA
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) CISSP
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.14%) VMware ESX
4 11 (15.71%) XenApp
5 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
6 6 (8.57%) vSphere
7 5 (7.14%) ProxySG
8 2 (2.86%) Xen
8 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.43%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.43%) NDS
9 1 (1.43%) NFS
9 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) SCCM
2 11 (15.71%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (7.14%) SCOM
3 5 (7.14%) WSUS
4 4 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.71%) Puppet
5 2 (2.86%) Cacti
5 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.86%) vMotion
6 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.43%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 41 (58.57%) VMware
2 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 27 (38.57%) Cisco
4 25 (35.71%) Citrix
5 16 (22.86%) Intel Security
6 10 (14.29%) HP
6 10 (14.29%) NetApp
7 9 (12.86%) Symantec
8 7 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (10.00%) Clearswift
8 7 (10.00%) Dell
8 7 (10.00%) EMC
9 5 (7.14%) Blue Coat
9 5 (7.14%) Oracle
9 5 (7.14%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.29%) Avaya
10 3 (4.29%) Canon
10 3 (4.29%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.86%) Siemens
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