The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 117 80 88
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 12 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 1.80% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.95% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 29
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £263 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £92.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.88%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2840 2467 2982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.57% 92.40% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1176 1516
Average daily rate £350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 189 225
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Infrastructure Manager
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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
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 25 July 2014. 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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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 6 £385 -3.75% 3
Cheshire -2 5 £450 - 1
Merseyside -2 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Cumbria - - - -
Infrastructure Manager
England

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 20 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (43.18%) Finance
3 18 (40.91%) Project Management
4 16 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 9 (20.45%) Banking
6 8 (18.18%) Windows
7 7 (15.91%) ITIL
7 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (15.91%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.09%) LAN
8 4 (9.09%) WAN
8 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
9 3 (6.82%) SQL
9 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
9 3 (6.82%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.82%) Cisco
9 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.82%) VMware
9 3 (6.82%) Retail
10 2 (4.55%) Test Management
10 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
10 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (4.55%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) Lync
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) LAN
1 4 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) DHCP
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.55%) NHS
2 2 (4.55%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (40.91%) Project Management
3 16 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.82%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.55%) Test Management
7 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.27%) Time Management
8 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.27%) Change Management
8 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco
2 3 (6.82%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) Avaya
4 1 (2.27%) NetApp