Period
to 10 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Network Infrastructure Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Network Infrastructure Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 148 -
Rank change year-on-year +66 - +138
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 4 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 0.34% 0.035% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.037% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
North West median daily rate £475 £225 -
% change year-on-year +111.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 1,115 2,670 3,050
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 94.58% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 1,713 1,920
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £182 £256 £250
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
North West median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 76 134
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £18.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -14.85% +21.23%
10th Percentile £11.67 £11.17 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £29.90 £40.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.41
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.23% -12.77%

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Network Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester

Network Infrastructure Engineer
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 Network Infrastructure Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
Cheadle - 3 £475 -
Network Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, Network Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Network Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds