Period
to 16 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 16 October 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 37 51
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14 +1
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 25 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.51% 2.86% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 3.43% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 0
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £231 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.97% - -
North West median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £45.75
% change year-on-year -24.21% -48.09% +120.69%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 460 379 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 83.03% 83.48% 83.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 242 277
Merseyside median daily rate £410 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.14% -0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £593 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.25 £13.11 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.29% +0.85% -42.02%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.41 £11.45
90th Percentile £23.75 £22.00 £20.05
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £22.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.58% -26.06% +42.55%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering 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 +5 23 £400 +60.00% 13
Bootle - 2 £375 -
Infrastructure Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (60.00%) Office 365
3 11 (44.00%) Azure
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (32.00%) Public Cloud
5 8 (32.00%) PaaS
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) SCCM
6 7 (28.00%) Citrix
7 6 (24.00%) Migration
7 6 (24.00%) DevOps
7 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (16.00%) Task Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (16.00%) High Availability
8 4 (16.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared

Infrastructure Engineering
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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) CICS
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (60.00%) Office 365
2 11 (44.00%) Azure
3 8 (32.00%) PaaS
4 2 (8.00%) AWS
4 2 (8.00%) IaaS
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) VoIP
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Adabas
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) ICT Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) CICS Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (4.00%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Automation
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (16.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Operations
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Project Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Server Management
5 1 (4.00%) Storage Management
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.00%) COBOL
3 1 (4.00%) JCL
3 1 (4.00%) Natural
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) VCP5
3 1 (4.00%) VCP6
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.00%) Firmware
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) RACF
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) Intel
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Virgin Media
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle