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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 122 126 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 26 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.28% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.30% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 6
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£313 £320 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +24.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £324 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £281 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.40%
Infrastructure Engineer
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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
3316 2623 2180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.93% 92.55% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1747 1357 1034
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 214 173
Average hourly rate £19.35 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.91 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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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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
Lancashire - 10 £363 - 3
Manchester -3 8 £363 - 6
Cheshire -1 6 £288 -10.15% 3
Merseyside - 1 £350 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 56 (90.32%) Windows
2 47 (75.81%) VMware
3 32 (51.61%) Active Directory
4 31 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
6 27 (43.55%) MS Exchange
7 26 (41.94%) Citrix
8 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (29.03%) Cisco
11 17 (27.42%) Finance
11 17 (27.42%) Migration
12 16 (25.81%) Linux
13 15 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (22.58%) vSphere
15 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
15 13 (20.97%) CheckPoint
15 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
17 10 (16.13%) XenDesktop
17 10 (16.13%) VMS
17 10 (16.13%) SQL
17 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
18 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V
18 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
19 8 (12.90%) CCIA
19 8 (12.90%) XenApp
19 8 (12.90%) SAN
19 8 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
19 8 (12.90%) CCEA

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 27 (43.55%) MS Exchange
2 15 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.84%) IIS
6 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.61%) Apache
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Office
2 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) SAN
2 7 (11.29%) Firewall
2 7 (11.29%) DHCP
2 7 (11.29%) DNS
3 5 (8.06%) LAN
4 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.84%) WAN
6 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.61%) VPN
7 1 (1.61%) VLAN
7 1 (1.61%) NAS
7 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.61%) LINQ
2 1 (1.61%) jQuery
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.61%) CSS
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Clustering
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 56 (90.32%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (25.81%) Linux
5 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (16.13%) VMS
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.61%) UNIX
9 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.61%) HPUX
9 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Migration
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL
3 4 (6.45%) Project Management
4 3 (4.84%) Service Management
4 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.23%) Load Testing
5 2 (3.23%) Time Management
5 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.61%) MVC
6 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.61%) OO
6 1 (1.61%) ERP
6 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.61%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.61%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.61%) Content Management
6 1 (1.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.23%) VBScript
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (12.90%) CCEA
3 8 (12.90%) CCIA
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (11.29%) MCSE
5 6 (9.68%) CCNA
5 6 (9.68%) CCA
6 5 (8.06%) MCP
7 3 (4.84%) MCITP
8 2 (3.23%) Degree
8 2 (3.23%) CCEE
8 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.61%) HNC
9 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 31 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (22.58%) vSphere
4 10 (16.13%) XenDesktop
5 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V
6 8 (12.90%) XenApp
7 7 (11.29%) XenServer
8 6 (9.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (8.06%) VMware ESX
10 2 (3.23%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) OpenView
1 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) PureDisk
2 1 (1.61%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.61%) WMI
2 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) VMware
2 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 26 (41.94%) Citrix
4 18 (29.03%) Cisco
5 13 (20.97%) CheckPoint
6 7 (11.29%) HP
7 6 (9.68%) NetApp
8 3 (4.84%) EMC
8 3 (4.84%) AppSense
9 2 (3.23%) Wyse
9 2 (3.23%) Dell
9 2 (3.23%) Avaya
9 2 (3.23%) Lotus
10 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.61%) McAfee
10 1 (1.61%) StorageTek
10 1 (1.61%) Compaq
10 1 (1.61%) SAP
10 1 (1.61%) Sun
10 1 (1.61%) Stellent
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