Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 25 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 20 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 9.80% 3.99% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.36% 4.17% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 2
Warrington median daily rate £350 £650 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +116.67% -
10th Percentile £308 £411 £235
90th Percentile £397 £750 £365
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £363 £275
% change year-on-year -3.45% +31.82% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £24.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington. 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
Warrington
Contract vacancies in Warrington with a recognized job title 193 264 362
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 95.65% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 179 269
Warrington median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £209 £143 £163
90th Percentile £525 £619 £688
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 8
Warrington median hourly rate £35.00 £12.03 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +190.94% -3.76% -26.47%
10th Percentile £9.59 £9.00 £10.05
90th Percentile £45.25 £41.25 £15.90
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.08
% change year-on-year +20.69% -3.81% -13.01%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Warrington

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Warrington

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 Warrington region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (50.00%) Office 365
7 9 (45.00%) LAN
7 9 (45.00%) WAN
8 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (35.00%) VPN
9 7 (35.00%) DNS
9 7 (35.00%) DHCP
10 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (25.00%) AirWatch
11 5 (25.00%) HP
12 4 (20.00%) Clustering
12 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
12 4 (20.00%) IaaS
12 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
12 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (15.00%) High Availability
13 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
13 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (15.00%) IIS

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) LAN
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
2 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (35.00%) DHCP
3 7 (35.00%) DNS
3 7 (35.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) High Availability
2 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) AirWatch
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (10.00%) QRadar
4 1 (5.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Micro Focus
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) CommVault
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) NetIQ
5 1 (5.00%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) TippingPoint