The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 259 312 290
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 390 269 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.60% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 176 173
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£425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £28.75 £38.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.32% +50.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £38.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £38.50 £88.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £38.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-25.32% +50.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Infrastructure Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Infrastructure Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Infrastructure Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England +41 335 £425 -1.44% 60
London +28 147 £458 -2.65% 23
South East +3 68 £425 +3.65% 12
Scotland +8 42 £445 +11.25% 10
Yorkshire +14 39 £375 -14.28% 10
City of London +15 36 £475 - 2
Edinburgh +1 30 £400 -3.03% 6
North West -1 23 £400 -4.47% 3
West Yorkshire +14 19 £380 -15.55% 7
East of England +13 19 £500 +25.00% 3
Hampshire -20 19 £400 -5.88% 4
Hertfordshire - 17 £500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +4 15 £378 -5.62%
West Midlands +7 12 £400 +33.33% 4
South West -15 12 £413 +6.45% 3
East Midlands +8 11 £315 -3.07% 2
Manchester 0 11 £400 -5.88% 3
Milton Keynes - 11 £330 -
Surrey +7 10 £435 -24.34% 1
Leeds -5 9 £400 - 7
Oxfordshire -9 9 £425 +21.42% 1
Berkshire -2 7 £425 +4.93% 1
Wiltshire -5 7 £413 -17.50%
Northamptonshire -9 6 £315 -20.00%
Swindon -10 6 £413 +10.00%
Wales - 6 £363 - 2
Cheshire +3 5 £375 -7.69%
Glasgow -6 5 £431 +18.96% 3
Lancashire -14 5 £385 +37.50%
Reading +9 4 £388 -20.51%

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 260 (36.88%) Project Management
2 226 (32.06%) Finance
3 212 (30.07%) PRINCE2
4 148 (20.99%) ITIL
5 128 (18.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 125 (17.73%) Windows
7 104 (14.75%) Migration
8 91 (12.91%) Banking
9 75 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 65 (9.22%) Cisco
11 63 (8.94%) WAN
12 58 (8.23%) VMware
13 57 (8.09%) LAN
14 55 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 48 (6.81%) Service Delivery
16 47 (6.67%) Service Management
16 47 (6.67%) Security Cleared
17 46 (6.52%) Citrix
17 46 (6.52%) Linux
18 42 (5.96%) MS Project
18 42 (5.96%) MS Excel
19 41 (5.82%) Active Directory
19 41 (5.82%) PMI Certification
19 41 (5.82%) SC Cleared
20 40 (5.67%) Change Management
21 39 (5.53%) Firewall
21 39 (5.53%) Oracle
22 36 (5.11%) Retail
23 33 (4.68%) MS Office
23 33 (4.68%) PMP

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (3.40%) MS Exchange
2 20 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.70%) WebLogic
4 10 (1.42%) Lync
5 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.71%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.43%) Quickr
7 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.14%) Apache
9 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.14%) IIS
9 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 42 (5.96%) MS Project
1 42 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.68%) MS Office
3 23 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) assyst
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.27%) Office 365
2 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.94%) WAN
2 57 (8.09%) LAN
3 39 (5.53%) Firewall
4 22 (3.12%) SAN
5 20 (2.84%) DNS
6 15 (2.13%) Internet
6 15 (2.13%) VPN
7 14 (1.99%) VoIP
8 13 (1.84%) DHCP
9 11 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (1.28%) Wireless
11 8 (1.13%) TCP/IP
12 7 (0.99%) Intranet
12 7 (0.99%) MPLS
13 6 (0.85%) Network Security
13 6 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (0.57%) WLAN
15 4 (0.57%) SNMP
15 4 (0.57%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.42%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.43%) SQLPlus
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (0.43%) MySQL
6 1 (0.14%) Big Data
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (0.85%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.14%) TestLink
2 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.14%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
General
1 226 (32.06%) Finance
2 91 (12.91%) Banking
3 36 (5.11%) Retail
4 32 (4.54%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.26%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.84%) Legal
7 10 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.28%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.99%) Marketing
9 7 (0.99%) Law
10 6 (0.85%) Local Government
11 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.43%) French Language
12 3 (0.43%) Back Office
12 3 (0.43%) Billing
13 2 (0.28%) Front Office
13 2 (0.28%) Electronics
13 2 (0.28%) Publishing
13 2 (0.28%) German Language
13 2 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.83%) Middleware
2 5 (0.71%) Web Services
3 2 (0.28%) JSP
4 1 (0.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (1.70%) PMI
3 9 (1.28%) NHS
4 8 (1.13%) Clustering
4 8 (1.13%) Mainframe
5 5 (0.71%) FMCG
5 5 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.57%) Blackberry
6 4 (0.57%) Thin Client
6 4 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (0.57%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.43%) User Experience
7 3 (0.43%) iSeries
7 3 (0.43%) EPoS
7 3 (0.43%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.43%) Replication
8 2 (0.28%) CESG
8 2 (0.28%) Handset
8 2 (0.28%) DTV
8 2 (0.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 125 (17.73%) Windows
2 46 (6.52%) Linux
3 32 (4.54%) UNIX
4 23 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (3.12%) Windows 7
6 15 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.84%) Solaris
8 6 (0.85%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.43%) Android
11 3 (0.43%) AIX
11 3 (0.43%) SUSE
12 2 (0.28%) NetWare
12 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.14%) CentOS
13 1 (0.14%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (36.88%) Project Management
2 212 (30.07%) PRINCE2
3 148 (20.99%) ITIL
4 128 (18.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 104 (14.75%) Migration
6 48 (6.81%) Service Delivery
7 47 (6.67%) Service Management
8 40 (5.67%) Change Management
9 29 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (3.26%) Risk Management
11 20 (2.84%) Programme Management
11 20 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (2.84%) Change Control
12 19 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
13 18 (2.55%) People Management
14 16 (2.27%) PRINCE
14 16 (2.27%) Resource Management
15 15 (2.13%) Time Management
16 14 (1.99%) Supplier Management
17 13 (1.84%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.83%) SQL
2 12 (1.70%) C
3 7 (0.99%) Java
4 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.14%) Perl
6 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 47 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 41 (5.82%) PMI Certification
3 41 (5.82%) SC Cleared
4 33 (4.68%) PMP
5 32 (4.54%) Degree
6 29 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (3.12%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.84%) APMP
9 10 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.13%) ISEB
11 4 (0.57%) MCSE
11 4 (0.57%) CCNA
11 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.43%) CCNP
13 2 (0.28%) MCSA
13 2 (0.28%) CCIE
13 2 (0.28%) MCTS
13 2 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.13%) SLA
2 14 (1.99%) QA
3 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.71%) COBIT
4 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.56%) XenApp
4 7 (0.99%) Firmware
5 6 (0.85%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.71%) vSphere
7 4 (0.57%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.28%) vCloud
9 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.14%) Postfix
10 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.14%) XenServer
10 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (1.84%) SCCM
2 10 (1.42%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (0.85%) SCOM
4 3 (0.43%) Puppet
4 3 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.43%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.28%) OPNET
6 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.14%) Control-M
6 1 (0.14%) Netcool
6 1 (0.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 75 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 65 (9.22%) Cisco
3 58 (8.23%) VMware
4 46 (6.52%) Citrix
5 39 (5.53%) Oracle
6 19 (2.70%) HP
6 19 (2.70%) EMC
7 13 (1.84%) F5
8 12 (1.70%) BMC
9 11 (1.56%) IBM
10 10 (1.42%) SAP
10 10 (1.42%) Dell
11 7 (0.99%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.99%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.85%) Juniper
13 4 (0.57%) BT
13 4 (0.57%) Avaya
13 4 (0.57%) Intel
13 4 (0.57%) Symantec
14 3 (0.43%) Kaseya
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