The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 129 100 95
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 31 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 1.24% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.32% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 13
Average daily rate £413 £378 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £323 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.44
% change year-on-year
- -7.26%
Infrastructure Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3573 3030 2567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.13% 94.25% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2147 1704 1303
Average daily rate £380 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 183 191
Average hourly rate £23.83 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £42.50 £42.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
Manchester -22 13 £403 +0.62% 3
Cheshire -8 7 £425 +13.33% 1
Merseyside +2 5 £388 +10.71% 1
Lancashire -5 5 £371 -17.50% 1
Infrastructure Manager
England

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 34 (40.96%) Finance
2 28 (33.73%) Project Management
3 22 (26.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (24.10%) Banking
5 18 (21.69%) PRINCE2
6 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
7 13 (15.66%) Migration
8 10 (12.05%) Windows
9 8 (9.64%) QA
9 8 (9.64%) WAN
10 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
10 6 (7.23%) Citrix
10 6 (7.23%) Change Management
10 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
11 5 (6.02%) PRINCE
11 5 (6.02%) LAN
11 5 (6.02%) VoIP
11 5 (6.02%) MS Office
11 5 (6.02%) ITIL
11 5 (6.02%) Release Management
11 5 (6.02%) Retail
12 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (4.82%) Unix
12 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
12 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
12 4 (4.82%) PMI Certification
12 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
12 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (4.82%) Risk Management

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Confluence
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Office
2 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) WAN
2 5 (6.02%) LAN
2 5 (6.02%) VoIP
3 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.61%) SAN
5 2 (2.41%) Network Security
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.20%) Firewall
6 1 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.20%) VLAN
6 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 34 (40.96%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Local Government
4 3 (3.61%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Law
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.61%) PMI
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.20%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Unix
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.20%) AIX
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Project Management
2 22 (26.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (21.69%) PRINCE2
4 13 (15.66%) Migration
5 6 (7.23%) Change Management
5 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 5 (6.02%) ITIL
6 5 (6.02%) PRINCE
6 5 (6.02%) Release Management
7 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.82%) Change Control
7 4 (4.82%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.61%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.41%) Analytics
9 2 (2.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.41%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (2.41%) SDLC
9 2 (2.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.41%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.20%) C
1 1 (1.20%) Java
1 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Netcool
2 1 (1.20%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) Citrix
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) CA
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco
4 2 (2.41%) HP
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) F5
5 1 (1.20%) Riverbed