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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 107 115 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 50 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 0.65% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.70% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 18
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £450
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
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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 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
3469 2839 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.18% 92.42% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1965 1536 1037
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 180 170
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.18 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.67 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
Manchester +12 22 £419 -0.29% 3
Cheshire -3 14 £425 -8.10% 1
Merseyside - 10 £375 -
Lancashire +9 2 £320 - 1
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Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 36 (40.00%) Project Management
2 31 (34.44%) Finance
3 23 (25.56%) PRINCE2
3 23 (25.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (21.11%) Banking
5 18 (20.00%) Migration
6 15 (16.67%) Windows
7 13 (14.44%) ITIL
7 13 (14.44%) VMware
8 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 10 (11.11%) Citrix
8 10 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 9 (10.00%) Retail
9 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
10 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (6.67%) Service Management
10 6 (6.67%) SQL
11 5 (5.56%) UNIX
11 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
11 5 (5.56%) WAN
11 5 (5.56%) Change Management
11 5 (5.56%) Firewall
11 5 (5.56%) SAN
11 5 (5.56%) Software Delivery
12 4 (4.44%) Retail Banking
12 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (4.44%) Mainframe
12 4 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.11%) Lync
2 1 (1.11%) IIS
2 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) WAN
1 5 (5.56%) SAN
1 5 (5.56%) Firewall
2 4 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.11%) Internet
4 1 (1.11%) DHCP
4 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 31 (34.44%) Finance
2 19 (21.11%) Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.44%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) PMI
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) AIX
3 2 (2.22%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) CentOS
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.11%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) Project Management
2 23 (25.56%) PRINCE2
2 23 (25.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (20.00%) Migration
4 13 (14.44%) ITIL
5 6 (6.67%) Service Management
5 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 5 (5.56%) Change Management
6 5 (5.56%) Software Delivery
7 4 (4.44%) ITSM
7 4 (4.44%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.33%) Information Security
8 3 (3.33%) ERP
8 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.33%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.22%) Release Management
9 2 (2.22%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (2.22%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.22%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.22%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) C
3 1 (1.11%) Java
3 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.33%) ISEB
4 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) GxP
1 3 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) VMware
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Citrix
3 4 (4.44%) Cisco
4 3 (3.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) IBM
5 2 (2.22%) AppSense
6 1 (1.11%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.11%) ICL
6 1 (1.11%) Capita
6 1 (1.11%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle
6 1 (1.11%) Progress
6 1 (1.11%) Lotus
6 1 (1.11%) Sage
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) EMC