The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 66 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 23 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.52% 0.65% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.69% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Average daily rate
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£419 £423 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +18.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £336 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £92.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £72.00
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1427 1154 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.13% 93.14% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 605 415
Average daily rate £360 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £193 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 59 76
Average hourly rate £13.94 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Infrastructure Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Infrastructure Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Infrastructure Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Infrastructure Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 18 (42.86%) Project Management
3 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
3 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.81%) Banking
5 9 (21.43%) Retail
5 9 (21.43%) Migration
6 8 (19.05%) ITIL
6 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.90%) Citrix
8 5 (11.90%) Windows
8 5 (11.90%) VMware
9 4 (9.52%) Retail Banking
9 4 (9.52%) Change Management
9 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (7.14%) Service Management
10 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.14%) Information Security
10 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
10 3 (7.14%) SAP
10 3 (7.14%) SQL
10 3 (7.14%) WAN
10 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
10 3 (7.14%) ISEB
11 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
11 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
11 2 (4.76%) ERP
11 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Lync
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
3 9 (21.43%) Retail
4 4 (9.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) CentOS
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Project Management
2 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
2 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (21.43%) Migration
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (9.52%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security
6 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.76%) ERP
7 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.38%) People Management
8 1 (2.38%) DevOps
8 1 (2.38%) Coaching
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Citrix
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Capita
4 1 (2.38%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Progress
4 1 (2.38%) Lotus
4 1 (2.38%) Sage