Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 221 237
Rank change year-on-year +25 +16 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.071% 0.074% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.078% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
North West median daily rate £400 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +2.36% -0.78%
10th Percentile £204 £273 £306
90th Percentile £425 £338 £335
England median daily rate £325 £347 £325
% change year-on-year -6.34% +6.77% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £21.00 -
England median hourly rate £13.03 £34.40 £38.75
% change year-on-year -62.13% -11.24% +55.00%

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 5370 6396 8118
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 94.45% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3393 4120 4854
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £232
90th Percentile £588 £550 £568
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 229 401
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -25.58% +34.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.98 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.80 £50.08
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the North West

Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the North West.

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

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the North West.

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

Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Cheshire +10 2 £413 +50.00%
Manchester +18 1 £163 -50.00% 2
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Windows Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Windows 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft