Period
to 19 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £469 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 April 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 199 235
Rank change year-on-year -1 +36 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 19 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.073% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.077% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 2
North West median daily rate £469 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.05% -22.35% +88.89%
10th Percentile £363 £305 £413
90th Percentile £649 £368 £438
England median daily rate £413 £394 £375
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.79 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +139.01% -16.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,510 5,196 7,467
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,436 3,244 4,467
North West median daily rate £400 £377 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% -4.01% +4.67%
10th Percentile £238 £219 £225
90th Percentile £575 £545 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 257 333
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.15 £49.60 £47.81
England median hourly rate £18.69 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.62% - +11.76%

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the North West

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the North West

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the North West

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the North West

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Manchester -3 13 £375 +7.14% 3
Cheshire -19 3 £650 +85.71% 1
Lancashire - 2 £625 -
Merseyside +11 1 - - 3
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
England

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 North West region featuring Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (89.47%) ITIL
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco
3 12 (63.16%) CCNP
3 12 (63.16%) Management Information System
3 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) Problem Management
3 12 (63.16%) Infrastructure Management
3 12 (63.16%) SFIA
3 12 (63.16%) Decision-Making
4 11 (57.89%) Contract Management
4 11 (57.89%) IT Strategy
4 11 (57.89%) Product Management
4 11 (57.89%) Open Source
4 11 (57.89%) SaaS
4 11 (57.89%) PaaS
4 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (57.89%) Chartered Engineer
4 11 (57.89%) Data Management
4 11 (57.89%) Network Design
4 11 (57.89%) Degree
4 11 (57.89%) Resource Management
4 11 (57.89%) CISSP
4 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (57.89%) Project Management
4 11 (57.89%) CISM
4 11 (57.89%) CCIE
4 11 (57.89%) CCDP

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) PaaS
1 11 (57.89%) SaaS
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) BGP
3 3 (15.79%) IP Telephony
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security
3 3 (15.79%) OSPF
3 3 (15.79%) Skype
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) OLAP
2 1 (5.26%) OLTP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) XSD
1 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) SCADA
4 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Decision-Making
2 12 (63.16%) Infrastructure Management
2 12 (63.16%) Problem Management
2 12 (63.16%) SFIA
3 11 (57.89%) Contract Management
3 11 (57.89%) Data Management
3 11 (57.89%) IT Strategy
3 11 (57.89%) Network Design
3 11 (57.89%) Open Source
3 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
3 11 (57.89%) Product Management
3 11 (57.89%) Project Management
3 11 (57.89%) Resource Management
4 8 (42.11%) ITSM
4 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (36.84%) Line Management
6 4 (21.05%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCNP
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) CCDP
2 11 (57.89%) CCIE
2 11 (57.89%) Chartered Engineer
2 11 (57.89%) CISM
2 11 (57.89%) CISSP
2 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) XenApp
1 10 (52.63%) XenDesktop
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco
3 11 (57.89%) Citrix
4 8 (42.11%) Ivanti
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Informatica
7 1 (5.26%) IronPort
7 1 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) Polycom
7 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat