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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 138 126 96
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 29 10 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.32% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.35% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £438 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £40.25
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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
4042 2843 2649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.46% 92.16% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 1582 1315
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 179 203
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -11 15 £413 +7.14% 2
Cheshire - 6 £388 -
Merseyside -7 3 £425 -10.52%
Cumbria - 3 £348 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £320 -
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Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (50.00%) Project Management
2 28 (35.90%) Finance
3 23 (29.49%) PRINCE2
4 22 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (19.23%) Banking
6 13 (16.67%) Migration
6 13 (16.67%) Windows
7 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
8 10 (12.82%) VMware
9 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
9 9 (11.54%) ITIL
10 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.26%) Service Management
11 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
11 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
12 6 (7.69%) Information Security
12 6 (7.69%) Programme Management
12 6 (7.69%) Retail
12 6 (7.69%) ITSM
12 6 (7.69%) Risk Management
12 6 (7.69%) Change Management
12 6 (7.69%) SAN
13 5 (6.41%) Citrix
13 5 (6.41%) Firewall
13 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (6.41%) Software Delivery
14 4 (5.13%) Supplier Management
14 4 (5.13%) Retail Banking

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) Lync
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
1 1 (1.28%) PaaS
1 1 (1.28%) IaaS
1 1 (1.28%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) SAN
2 5 (6.41%) Firewall
3 4 (5.13%) WAN
4 3 (3.85%) LAN
5 2 (2.56%) DNS
5 2 (2.56%) DHCP
5 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.56%) Intranet
5 2 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) Network Security
6 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 28 (35.90%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 4 (5.13%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.85%) PMI
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) UNIX
3 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) CentOS
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.00%) Project Management
2 23 (29.49%) PRINCE2
3 22 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (16.67%) Migration
5 9 (11.54%) ITIL
6 8 (10.26%) Service Management
7 6 (7.69%) Change Management
7 6 (7.69%) ITSM
7 6 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 6 (7.69%) Information Security
8 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.41%) Software Delivery
9 4 (5.13%) Supplier Management
10 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.85%) ERP
10 3 (3.85%) PRINCE
10 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) C
3 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.85%) ISEB
5 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) GxP
1 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) VMware
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) Citrix
4 4 (5.13%) IBM
5 3 (3.85%) HP
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle
6 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Progress
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) Sage
7 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.28%) AppSense
7 1 (1.28%) ION Trading