The table below looks at the statistics for Infrastructure Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Management
Rank 84 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£355 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.58% -11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
Infrastructure Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1030 815 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.15% 73.62% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 427 383
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -20.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.70 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Infrastructure Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Infrastructure Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Infrastructure Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Infrastructure Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Infrastructure Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Infrastructure Management
North West

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) iSeries
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) zOS
3 1 (20.00%) RACF
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) RACF
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix