Period
to 26 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Engineering
North West > Manchester
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 98 111
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13 +25
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 34 54 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.21% 1.80% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.09% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 24
Manchester median daily rate £300 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £257 £283 £189
90th Percentile £523 £615 £475
North West median daily rate £379 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -10.88% +21.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Manchester median hourly rate £17.41 £36.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.64% -29.41% -
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £25.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year -30.36% +3.09% +46.97%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,422 2,587 2,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.16% 86.46% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,588 1,688 1,438
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £268 £225
90th Percentile £606 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 94 45
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £19.76 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.44% -5.90% +10.53%
10th Percentile £12.83 £13.09 £11.75
90th Percentile £33.25 £41.40 £47.25
North West median hourly rate £25.50 £21.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +18.60% -42.28% +6.43%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester over the 6 months to 26 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 26 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 3 - -
Salford 0 2 - - 2
Altrincham - 1 - -
Sale - 1 £288 -
Infrastructure Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) VMware
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
6 10 (29.41%) Cisco
6 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
7 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 8 (23.53%) Office 365
9 7 (20.59%) DNS
9 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
10 6 (17.65%) DHCP
10 6 (17.65%) Linux
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (17.65%) DevOps
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
11 5 (14.71%) Docker
11 5 (14.71%) vSphere
11 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
11 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
11 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
11 5 (14.71%) ITIL
11 5 (14.71%) Degree
12 4 (11.76%) Network Design
12 4 (11.76%) Firewall
12 4 (11.76%) SLA
12 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification

Infrastructure Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) Office 365
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.94%) GitHub
5 1 (2.94%) IaaS
5 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
5 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) DHCP
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) Skype
5 3 (8.82%) SAN
5 3 (8.82%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) BGP
6 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security
6 2 (5.88%) OSPF
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
6 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.94%) Internet
7 1 (2.94%) Intranet
7 1 (2.94%) SNMP
7 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Fintech
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.94%) CCTV
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Android
6 2 (5.88%) HPUX
6 2 (5.88%) Solaris
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.94%) CentOS
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) DevOps
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Network Design
3 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Network Management
4 3 (8.82%) SFIA
5 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Network Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Network Segmentation
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) CCDP
4 3 (8.82%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) CCNP
4 3 (8.82%) MCP
4 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.88%) CCIE
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) CISM
6 1 (2.94%) CISSP
6 1 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) Docker
3 5 (14.71%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) NFS
5 1 (2.94%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Ansible
2 3 (8.82%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
3 2 (5.88%) Forum Sentry
3 2 (5.88%) Grafana
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.88%) Nagios
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.88%) vRealize
4 1 (2.94%) Terraform
4 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) Dell
4 4 (11.76%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) RedGate
5 3 (8.82%) Sun
6 2 (5.88%) Avaya
6 2 (5.88%) BMC
6 2 (5.88%) Brocade
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) Infoblox
6 2 (5.88%) Meraki
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow