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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 131 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 32 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 1.01% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.06% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 18
Median daily rate £328 £275 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £328 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.73 £22.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% -8.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +4.67%
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
3514 3591 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 95.08% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2187 2090 1543
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 194 187
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -19 19 £300 +2.56% 7
Cheshire +2 7 £325 +33.33% 1
Merseyside -4 3 £350 - 2
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 40 (71.43%) Windows
2 33 (58.93%) Active Directory
3 31 (55.36%) Windows Server
4 29 (51.79%) VMware
5 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
6 24 (42.86%) Citrix
7 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (30.36%) DNS
9 16 (28.57%) Cisco
9 16 (28.57%) Linux
10 15 (26.79%) DHCP
10 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
11 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (23.21%) SQL
11 13 (23.21%) Firewall
12 11 (19.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (19.64%) Migration
12 11 (19.64%) ITIL
12 11 (19.64%) HP
12 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (19.64%) SCCM
13 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
13 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
14 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
15 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 8 (14.29%) VMware ESX
15 8 (14.29%) Clustering
15 8 (14.29%) Finance
15 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (12.50%) CheckPoint

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 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) JBoss
3 4 (7.14%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) Apache
5 2 (3.57%) Confluence
5 2 (3.57%) SAS
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (7.14%) IaaS
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
1 4 (7.14%) PaaS
1 4 (7.14%) SoftLayer
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) DNS
2 15 (26.79%) DHCP
3 13 (23.21%) Firewall
4 7 (12.50%) SAN
5 6 (10.71%) iSCSI
6 5 (8.93%) LAN
6 5 (8.93%) VLAN
6 5 (8.93%) WAN
7 4 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (7.14%) Internet
7 4 (7.14%) Network Security
7 4 (7.14%) SSL
7 4 (7.14%) WLAN
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.36%) MPLS
8 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.36%) Wireless
9 2 (3.57%) IPsec
9 2 (3.57%) VoIP
9 2 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.79%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Local Government
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.57%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.57%) JSP
1 2 (3.57%) LAMP
1 2 (3.57%) WAMP
2 1 (1.79%) MCollective
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Clustering
3 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (3.57%) PMI
5 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.57%) Wiki
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
6 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (71.43%) Windows
2 31 (55.36%) Windows Server
3 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (28.57%) Linux
5 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.71%) Unix
8 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.57%) AIX
9 2 (3.57%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (3.57%) Solaris
10 1 (1.79%) HPUX
10 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
1 11 (19.64%) Migration
2 6 (10.71%) Innovation Management
2 6 (10.71%) Project Management
2 6 (10.71%) Time Management
3 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.57%) CRM
6 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.57%) Security Management
6 2 (3.57%) Server Hardening
6 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 2 (3.57%) Software Licensing
6 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.14%) C
4 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.36%) Java
4 3 (5.36%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.93%) MCSA
4 5 (8.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (7.14%) CCNA
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.14%) MCSE
6 3 (5.36%) MCITP
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.57%) MCP
7 2 (3.57%) MCTS
7 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.57%) RHCE
8 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (58.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
3 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 7 (12.50%) XenApp
6 5 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (8.93%) vSphere
6 5 (8.93%) Xen
7 4 (7.14%) NFS
8 2 (3.57%) UAG
9 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.79%) NDS
9 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (12.50%) SCOM
3 4 (7.14%) WSUS
4 3 (5.36%) Puppet
5 2 (3.57%) Cacti
5 2 (3.57%) EdgeSight
5 2 (3.57%) Nagios
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.57%) vMotion
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) VMware
2 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
3 24 (42.86%) Citrix
4 16 (28.57%) Cisco
5 11 (19.64%) HP
6 7 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 7 (12.50%) Clearswift
6 7 (12.50%) EMC
6 7 (12.50%) Intel Security
6 7 (12.50%) Veritas
7 5 (8.93%) NetApp
7 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.14%) IBM
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle
9 3 (5.36%) Veeam
10 2 (3.57%) Brocade
10 2 (3.57%) NETGEAR
10 2 (3.57%) Polycom
10 2 (3.57%) SAP
10 2 (3.57%) SonicWALL
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