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 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 Engineer
England / North West
Rank 113 135 115
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 24 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.65% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.69% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 15
Median daily rate £300 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £375 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.24%

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
2459 3641 3195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.80% 94.94% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 2167 1733
Median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 198 201
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +16 9 £300 - 14
Merseyside -2 7 £338 -12.90% 4
Cheshire - 5 £250 - 3
Lancashire +6 2 £256 -31.66%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Windows Server
3 27 (52.94%) VMware
4 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
4 22 (43.14%) Citrix
5 21 (41.18%) Firewall
5 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (37.25%) Cisco
7 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (25.49%) XenApp
8 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (23.53%) ITIL
9 12 (23.53%) SQL
9 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
11 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
11 10 (19.61%) NetApp
11 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (17.65%) Web Services
13 8 (15.69%) LAN
13 8 (15.69%) WAN
13 8 (15.69%) Blue Coat
13 8 (15.69%) ProxySG
14 7 (13.73%) Linux
15 6 (11.76%) Symantec
15 6 (11.76%) Intel Security
15 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (11.76%) VLAN

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 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) Firewall
2 8 (15.69%) LAN
2 8 (15.69%) WAN
3 6 (11.76%) VLAN
4 5 (9.80%) SAN
4 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.84%) NAS
6 3 (5.88%) DNS
6 3 (5.88%) VPN
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.92%) DHCP
7 2 (3.92%) Network Security
8 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.96%) Internet
8 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.96%) MPLS
8 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.96%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) PKI
3 1 (1.96%) AS400
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Windows Server
3 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.73%) Linux
7 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.84%) Solaris
9 2 (3.92%) AIX
9 2 (3.92%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (3.92%) HPUX
9 2 (3.92%) Unix
10 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Asset Management
3 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.92%) Cash Management
4 2 (3.92%) Change Management
4 2 (3.92%) CRM
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (3.92%) DevOps
4 2 (3.92%) ERP
4 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (3.92%) Migration
4 2 (3.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (3.92%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.92%) Project Management
4 2 (3.92%) Service Management
4 2 (3.92%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) Perl
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) VBScript
3 1 (1.96%) VB
3 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.80%) CCNA
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CCA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) CISSP
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (25.49%) XenApp
4 8 (15.69%) ProxySG
5 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.92%) vSphere
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.96%) VMware GSX
8 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (3.92%) Netcool
4 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.96%) Kibana
4 1 (1.96%) logstash
4 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) MOM
4 1 (1.96%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.96%) vMotion
4 1 (1.96%) Webmin
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
4 1 (1.96%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) VMware
2 22 (43.14%) Citrix
3 19 (37.25%) Cisco
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.61%) NetApp
6 8 (15.69%) Blue Coat
7 6 (11.76%) Intel Security
7 6 (11.76%) Symantec
8 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.88%) F5
9 3 (5.88%) HP
9 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.92%) CA
10 2 (3.92%) Dell
10 2 (3.92%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.92%) IBM
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle
10 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.96%) Canon
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