Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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.

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 136 152
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +13.82% -
10th Percentile £300 £325 £279
90th Percentile £538 £375 £334
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 3,111 2,732 3,512
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 94.73% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,965 1,661 2,097
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +7.59%
10th Percentile £250 £215 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 101 84
Manchester median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.73% +13.79% -
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £41.40 £45.00 £36.18
North West median hourly rate £18.79 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -6.05% +14.29% -6.67%

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, Senior 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 Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) Citrix
4 7 (70.00%) XenApp
4 7 (70.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (60.00%) DHCP
5 6 (60.00%) DNS
6 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (50.00%) Finance
6 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (50.00%) Data Management
6 5 (50.00%) Network Design
6 5 (50.00%) Degree
6 5 (50.00%) Resource Management
6 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (50.00%) CISSP
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (50.00%) Project Management
6 5 (50.00%) CISM
6 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (50.00%) Windows
6 5 (50.00%) CCIE
6 5 (50.00%) CCNP

Senior 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (10.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) PaaS
1 5 (50.00%) SaaS
2 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Skype
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Availability Management
3 5 (50.00%) Contract Management
3 5 (50.00%) Data Management
3 5 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 5 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) Network Design
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 5 (50.00%) SFIA
4 4 (40.00%) Product Management
5 3 (30.00%) ITSM
5 3 (30.00%) Line Management
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) VB
1 4 (40.00%) VBScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCDP
1 5 (50.00%) CCIE
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) CISM
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) XenApp
1 7 (70.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Ivanti
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Informatica
5 1 (10.00%) IronPort
5 1 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Polycom