The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 77 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 12 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.09% 2.30% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 2.40% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 4
Average daily rate £485 £425 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £350 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £570 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 -
Infrastructure Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1028 957 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.03% 95.80% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 579 371
Average daily rate £422 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 57
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.16 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.00 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Infrastructure Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Infrastructure Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Manager across the Cheshire region.

Infrastructure Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -9 6 £600 +9.09%
Chester +2 1 £638 +82.14%
Knutsford -15 1 £375 -11.76%
Infrastructure Manager
North West

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Infrastructure Manager in their job title 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 with Infrastructure Manager in their job title.

1 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.00%) Line Management
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 3 (15.00%) Openreach
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Contingency Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) BT
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
5 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.00%) Escalation Management
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (5.00%) Xerox
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) H.323
6 1 (5.00%) Java

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Infrastructure Manager in their job title 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 with Infrastructure Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) CTI
1 1 (5.00%) H.323
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) IVR
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Contingency Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Line Management
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Escalation Management
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) BT
1 3 (15.00%) Openreach
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Genesys
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Xerox