The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 112 119 102
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 32 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.60% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.66% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 15
Average daily rate
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£310 £264 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.53% -18.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £313
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £19.69
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.68%
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
2978 2575 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.17% 90.93% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1290 1390
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 189 213
Average hourly rate £16.08 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 21 £351 +31.64% 8
Cheshire +12 8 £294 +30.55% 5
Merseyside -9 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 £175 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (87.76%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) VMware
3 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
4 28 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 22 (44.90%) Citrix
5 22 (44.90%) MS Exchange
6 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (28.57%) SAN
10 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (22.45%) HP
11 11 (22.45%) XenDesktop
12 10 (20.41%) XenApp
12 10 (20.41%) DHCP
12 10 (20.41%) DNS
12 10 (20.41%) MCSE
13 9 (18.37%) ITIL
13 9 (18.37%) XenServer
13 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
14 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
14 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (16.33%) Finance
15 7 (14.29%) MS Office
15 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 7 (14.29%) Linux
15 7 (14.29%) LAN
15 7 (14.29%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (44.90%) MS Exchange
2 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.12%) IIS
6 2 (4.08%) Apache
6 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Office
2 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) SAN
2 10 (20.41%) DHCP
2 10 (20.41%) DNS
3 7 (14.29%) LAN
4 6 (12.24%) Firewall
5 5 (10.20%) WAN
6 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.12%) VLAN
8 2 (4.08%) VPN
8 2 (4.08%) Wireless
9 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Legal
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.04%) LINQ
1 1 (2.04%) jQuery
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
1 1 (2.04%) Replication
1 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.29%) Linux
7 4 (8.16%) Solaris
8 3 (6.12%) UNIX
9 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.08%) HPUX
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Migration
3 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.04%) MVC
4 1 (2.04%) Service Management
4 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.04%) Change Management
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.04%) Web Development
4 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.04%) OO
4 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.04%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (20.41%) MCSE
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.24%) CCNA
4 6 (12.24%) CCA
4 6 (12.24%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (12.24%) CCEA
4 6 (12.24%) MCP
4 6 (12.24%) CCIA
5 4 (8.16%) MCITP
6 2 (4.08%) MCSA
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.45%) XenDesktop
4 10 (20.41%) XenApp
5 9 (18.37%) XenServer
6 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
7 6 (12.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (10.20%) vSphere
9 3 (6.12%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.04%) PureDisk
2 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.04%) WMI
2 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) VMware
2 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.90%) Citrix
4 11 (22.45%) HP
5 7 (14.29%) Cisco
6 6 (12.24%) Dell
6 6 (12.24%) EMC
6 6 (12.24%) NetApp
7 3 (6.12%) Symantec
7 3 (6.12%) Compaq
8 2 (4.08%) Sun
8 2 (4.08%) StorageTek
8 2 (4.08%) Apple
8 2 (4.08%) Juniper
8 2 (4.08%) Meru Networks
9 1 (2.04%) Open-E
9 1 (2.04%) Veeam
9 1 (2.04%) AppSense
9 1 (2.04%) McAfee
9 1 (2.04%) BMC
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