Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Infrastructure Engineer
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 28 57
Rank change year-on-year +13 +29 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 6.47% 1.63% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.91% 1.70% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Warrington median daily rate £325 £533 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.97% +52.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £208 £315 £325
90th Percentile £388 £740 £375
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £275 £315
% change year-on-year +1.82% -12.70% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.38 - -

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 188 235 509
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 95.53% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 148 386
Warrington median daily rate £400 £386 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.56% -15.26% +0.73%
10th Percentile £194 £150 £263
90th Percentile £600 £614 £675
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 14
Warrington median hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.17% +100.00% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.25 £9.30
90th Percentile £57.50 £65.00 £33.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.79% -8.04%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Warrington over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Warrington

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) Office 365
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (46.15%) DHCP
6 6 (46.15%) DNS
7 5 (38.46%) VPN
7 5 (38.46%) LAN
7 5 (38.46%) WAN
8 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard
9 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (23.08%) IaaS
9 3 (23.08%) AirWatch
9 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
9 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (23.08%) Firewall
9 3 (23.08%) Clustering
9 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
9 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (15.38%) Degree

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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) IaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (7.69%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) Skype
6 1 (7.69%) SSL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Server Hardening
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) AirWatch
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Foglight
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
2 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
2 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) Brocade
4 1 (7.69%) CommVault
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) NetIQ
4 1 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) TippingPoint