The table below looks at the statistics for Infrastructure Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Management
Rank 49 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£370 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £307 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.71% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
403 382 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.85% 67.37% 63.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 245 135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Infrastructure Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Infrastructure Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the Birmingham region.

Infrastructure Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Management
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Infrastructure Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Infrastructure Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense