Period
to 16 October 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

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.

Infrastructure Engineer
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 39 53
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 16 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.89% 2.42% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 2.53% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Merseyside median daily rate £383 £213 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% - -
North West median daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +1.54% +4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year -24.21% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 516 435 505
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.14% 95.81% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 285 329
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.94% +4.03%
10th Percentile £213 £206 £223
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 19 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +17.31% -9.34%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.50 £22.94 £18.08
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% +13.24%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Merseyside over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Liverpool -2 14 £395 +85.88% 12
Bootle - 2 £375 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 Merseyside region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 10 (62.50%) Office 365
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
5 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (37.50%) Migration
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Citrix
6 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Automation
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Azure
8 4 (25.00%) PaaS
8 4 (25.00%) Task Automation
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
10 2 (12.50%) DevOps
10 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
10 2 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (12.50%) IaaS
10 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 2 (12.50%) SCCM
10 2 (12.50%) SQL
10 2 (12.50%) Intel
10 2 (12.50%) Firewall

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) CICS
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) Azure
2 4 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Adabas
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Automation
2 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) B2B
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Project Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Server Management
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
3 1 (6.25%) COBOL
3 1 (6.25%) JCL
3 1 (6.25%) Natural
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) Firmware
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) IBM