The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 44 72 41
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 51 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.03% 0.60% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 0.64% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £330 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £386 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £40.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1563 1102 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.98% 93.71% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 597 456
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £42.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Infrastructure Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Infrastructure Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 44 (56.41%) Banking
2 40 (51.28%) Finance
3 28 (35.90%) PRINCE2
4 19 (24.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 17 (21.79%) Project Management
6 13 (16.67%) Time Management
6 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 8 (10.26%) Oracle
9 8 (10.26%) Risk Management
10 7 (8.97%) VMware
11 6 (7.69%) Windows
11 6 (7.69%) Migration
11 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (6.41%) Change Control
12 5 (6.41%) People Management
12 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (6.41%) QA
12 5 (6.41%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (6.41%) UNIX
12 5 (6.41%) Citrix
13 4 (5.13%) Change Management
13 4 (5.13%) Firewall
13 4 (5.13%) Linux
13 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
13 4 (5.13%) Retail Banking
13 4 (5.13%) Information Security
13 4 (5.13%) Programme Management
13 4 (5.13%) Test Strategy

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) Network Security
3 2 (2.56%) DMZ
4 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.28%) LAN
4 1 (1.28%) VoIP
4 1 (1.28%) WAN
4 1 (1.28%) SAN
General
1 44 (56.41%) Banking
2 40 (51.28%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 4 (5.13%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.28%) IVR
3 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.28%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.28%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) UNIX
3 4 (5.13%) Linux
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) PRINCE2
2 17 (21.79%) Project Management
3 13 (16.67%) Time Management
4 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.26%) Risk Management
6 6 (7.69%) Migration
7 5 (6.41%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (6.41%) Change Control
7 5 (6.41%) People Management
8 4 (5.13%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.13%) Change Management
8 4 (5.13%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Information Security
8 4 (5.13%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.56%) CRM
10 2 (2.56%) Business Development
10 2 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
1 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) VMware
4 5 (6.41%) Citrix
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (1.28%) IBM