Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Infrastructure Engineer
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 47 51
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.04% 0.81% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 0.85% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Merseyside median daily rate £213 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.88% -3.03% +22.22%
10th Percentile £204 £400 £336
90th Percentile £305 £400 £499
North West median daily rate £344 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -14.06% +23.08% +10.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £17.41 - £20.73

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 462 470 559
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.29% 95.72% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 306 329
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 22
Merseyside median hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.85% -16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £12.40 £9.32 £12.75
90th Percentile £24.80 £18.87 £25.01
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £16.11
% change year-on-year +1.33% +16.41% -20.46%

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 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 20 November 2018. 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 +5 6 £231 -42.19% 5
Wirral - 2 - -
Southport - 1 - - 1
St Helens - 1 £205 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (60.00%) Office 365
6 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (30.00%) DNS
8 3 (30.00%) Linux
8 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (30.00%) Firewall
9 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (20.00%) SQL
9 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (20.00%) GxP
9 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (20.00%) Acronis
9 2 (20.00%) Open Source
9 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Acronis
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) WatchGuard