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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 252 299 274
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 397 312 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.66% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 209 186
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £324 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £413 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £46.00 £38.50 £40.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £38.50 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £38.50 £146.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £38.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+19.48% -4.34%

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
47659 47013 42321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.36% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29398 27746 24152
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1803 2001 2307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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
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 26 February 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 +27 337 £425 - 73
London +31 150 £455 +1.11% 31
South East -11 63 £398 -3.63% 12
Scotland +8 44 £425 +6.25% 7
North West -7 40 £378 -10.11% 5
City of London +18 36 £500 +5.26% 10
Edinburgh +7 32 £400 -3.61% 1
Yorkshire -6 22 £350 -17.64% 10
Manchester -2 20 £425 - 3
East of England +15 18 £500 +26.98% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 16 £425 +6.25%
South West -7 16 £480 +23.87% 3
Berkshire -4 15 £398 +17.77% 3
East Midlands +5 12 £338 +2.27% 4
Milton Keynes - 12 £330 -
Surrey - 11 £435 - 1
Hertfordshire +19 10 £500 - 1
West Midlands +1 10 £400 +3.22% 2
Wales - 10 £375 - 3
West Yorkshire +1 9 £348 -18.23% 8
Cheshire +4 8 £425 -8.10%
Hampshire -22 8 £425 - 1
South Wales - 8 £375 - 3
Bedfordshire +4 7 £500 +17.64% 3
Northamptonshire -3 7 £315 -20.00% 1
Lancashire -10 7 £310 -22.50%
Glasgow +4 6 £419 +21.37% 5
Oxfordshire -10 6 £425 +21.42% 3
Birmingham -5 5 £425 +6.25%
Uxbridge - 5 - -

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 287 (37.91%) Project Management
2 248 (32.76%) Finance
3 228 (30.12%) PRINCE2
4 149 (19.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 144 (19.02%) ITIL
6 141 (18.63%) Windows
7 107 (14.13%) Banking
8 101 (13.34%) Migration
9 89 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 72 (9.51%) Cisco
11 64 (8.45%) VMware
12 63 (8.32%) WAN
13 56 (7.40%) LAN
14 54 (7.13%) Citrix
15 53 (7.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 50 (6.61%) MS Excel
16 50 (6.61%) MS Project
16 50 (6.61%) Oracle
17 48 (6.34%) Linux
17 48 (6.34%) Active Directory
18 47 (6.21%) Service Management
19 46 (6.08%) Change Management
20 45 (5.94%) Service Delivery
21 44 (5.81%) Security Cleared
22 43 (5.68%) Retail
22 43 (5.68%) PMI Certification
23 42 (5.55%) Firewall
24 40 (5.28%) PMP
25 38 (5.02%) SC Cleared
26 37 (4.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 21 (2.77%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.19%) Lync
5 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.40%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.26%) Apache
7 2 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.26%) Quickr
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.13%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (0.13%) CMS
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.13%) IIS
Applications
1 50 (6.61%) MS Project
1 50 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.89%) MS Office
3 29 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) assyst
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.25%) Office 365
2 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.32%) WAN
2 56 (7.40%) LAN
3 42 (5.55%) Firewall
4 24 (3.17%) SAN
5 20 (2.64%) DNS
6 19 (2.51%) VPN
7 11 (1.45%) VoIP
7 11 (1.45%) MPLS
8 10 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (1.32%) DHCP
9 9 (1.19%) Internet
10 8 (1.06%) Network Security
11 7 (0.92%) Wireless
11 7 (0.92%) NAS
12 5 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.53%) SMTP
13 4 (0.53%) HTTP
13 4 (0.53%) ATM
13 4 (0.53%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.40%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.53%) MySQL
4 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (0.40%) SQLPlus
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.13%) Big Data
6 1 (0.13%) Informix
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.13%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 8 (1.06%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.13%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.13%) Yeoman
2 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
General
1 248 (32.76%) Finance
2 107 (14.13%) Banking
3 43 (5.68%) Retail
4 29 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.85%) Legal
7 12 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.45%) Law
9 9 (1.19%) Marketing
10 7 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.53%) Front Office
12 3 (0.40%) Back Office
12 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.40%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) German Language
13 2 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.70%) Middleware
2 3 (0.40%) Web Services
3 2 (0.26%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (1.06%) NHS
2 8 (1.06%) Mainframe
2 8 (1.06%) Clustering
3 6 (0.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (0.79%) PMI
4 5 (0.66%) User Experience
5 4 (0.53%) iSeries
5 4 (0.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (0.53%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.40%) EPoS
6 3 (0.40%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.40%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.26%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.26%) iPad
7 2 (0.26%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 141 (18.63%) Windows
2 48 (6.34%) Linux
3 34 (4.49%) UNIX
4 26 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (3.30%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.98%) Solaris
7 12 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.19%) AIX
9 6 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.40%) Android
11 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.40%) SUSE
12 2 (0.26%) NetWare
12 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.13%) VME
13 1 (0.13%) CentOS
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (37.91%) Project Management
2 228 (30.12%) PRINCE2
3 149 (19.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 144 (19.02%) ITIL
5 101 (13.34%) Migration
6 47 (6.21%) Service Management
7 46 (6.08%) Change Management
8 45 (5.94%) Service Delivery
9 28 (3.70%) Risk Management
9 28 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (2.77%) Risk Assessment
10 21 (2.77%) Programme Management
11 20 (2.64%) PRINCE
12 18 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (2.25%) Project Planning
13 17 (2.25%) Resource Management
13 17 (2.25%) Change Control
14 16 (2.11%) People Management
14 16 (2.11%) Supplier Management
15 14 (1.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (3.96%) SQL
2 15 (1.98%) C
3 8 (1.06%) Java
4 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.13%) PHP
5 1 (0.13%) VB
5 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (7.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 44 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 43 (5.68%) PMI Certification
4 40 (5.28%) PMP
5 38 (5.02%) SC Cleared
6 37 (4.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 32 (4.23%) Degree
8 15 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (1.85%) APMP
10 10 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.32%) ISEB
11 7 (0.92%) MCSE
11 7 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.53%) CCNA
12 4 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.53%) VCP4
13 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.26%) MCSA
13 2 (0.26%) CCIE
13 2 (0.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.25%) QA
2 12 (1.59%) SLA
3 3 (0.40%) COBIT
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 48 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.72%) XenApp
4 7 (0.92%) XenDesktop
4 7 (0.92%) Firmware
5 5 (0.66%) vSphere
5 5 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.26%) vCloud
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.13%) XenServer
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
2 11 (1.45%) SCCM
3 5 (0.66%) SCOM
4 3 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.40%) Puppet
4 3 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.26%) OPNET
5 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.26%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.13%) Control-M
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.13%) SCSM
6 1 (0.13%) MOM
6 1 (0.13%) Netcool
6 1 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 89 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 72 (9.51%) Cisco
3 64 (8.45%) VMware
4 54 (7.13%) Citrix
5 50 (6.61%) Oracle
6 26 (3.43%) EMC
7 22 (2.91%) HP
8 16 (2.11%) BMC
8 16 (2.11%) F5
9 13 (1.72%) IBM
10 11 (1.45%) SAP
11 10 (1.32%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.06%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.92%) Dell
14 6 (0.79%) Juniper
15 5 (0.66%) Avaya
16 4 (0.53%) Symantec
17 3 (0.40%) Remedy
17 3 (0.40%) McAfee
17 3 (0.40%) Websense
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Wilson HCG
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £45 - £54 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £50000 - £64000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago