Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 41 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 14 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.90% 1.43% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 1.69% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Merseyside median daily rate £231 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.19% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £187 £400 £318
90th Percentile £330 £400 £488
North West median daily rate £338 £410 £335
% change year-on-year -17.68% +22.39% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £45.75 £20.73
% change year-on-year -61.95% +120.69% -38.58%

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 395 414 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 81.78% 84.84% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 258 297
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £258 £254 £246
90th Percentile £588 £538 £513
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 6
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.06 £13.00 £22.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.12% -42.02% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.80 £20.18 £30.76
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -22.29% +27.27% -27.03%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 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 +6 9 £275 -31.25% 5
Wirral - 2 - -
Southport - 1 - - 1
St Helens - 1 £205 - 1
Infrastructure Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Office 365
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) XenApp
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
7 3 (21.43%) Task Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco
8 2 (14.29%) Acronis
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007

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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) Multicast
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Task Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Acronis
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (7.14%) Ivanti
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard