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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 225 277 231
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -46
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 535 390 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.69% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.75% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 276 239
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £373
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £28.17
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 - £21.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 - £46.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - £43.25

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
51719 51910 44155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.37% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31426 31539 25286
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2027 2080 2187
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 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +49 470 £425 - 66
London +62 219 £463 +2.77% 23
South East -1 82 £398 -6.47% 17
City of London +45 63 £489 +2.89% 10
North West +12 63 £400 -4.76% 5
Scotland +12 50 £400 -6.43% 4
Edinburgh +11 36 £400 -10.11% 1
Berkshire +13 30 £388 +16.54% 5
East Midlands +19 28 £400 +1.26% 6
Manchester +5 27 £419 -0.88% 3
East of England +15 26 £475 +2.70% 4
West Midlands 0 21 £388 -3.12% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 19 £425 -5.55% 1
Cheshire +4 19 £425 -8.10%
Yorkshire -23 18 £350 -16.66% 5
South West +4 16 £448 +18.54% 2
Milton Keynes +6 15 £438 - 1
Hampshire -11 15 £395 -12.22% 4
Bedfordshire +7 14 £500 -
West Yorkshire -6 14 £370 -12.94% 2
Derbyshire +13 9 £413 -15.38% 1
Glasgow +6 9 £381 +16.41% 3
Wales -2 9 £375 +50.00% 1
Leeds -11 9 £360 -7.09% 2
Nottinghamshire - 9 £388 -
Staffordshire - 9 £388 -
Surrey +6 8 £375 -10.71% 1
Birmingham -4 8 £363 -9.37% 1
Northamptonshire -5 8 £375 -3.84% 4
Nottingham - 8 £400 -

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 355 (38.71%) Project Management
2 313 (34.13%) Finance
3 282 (30.75%) PRINCE2
4 179 (19.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 161 (17.56%) Windows
6 144 (15.70%) ITIL
7 142 (15.49%) Banking
8 137 (14.94%) Migration
9 131 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 85 (9.27%) VMware
11 78 (8.51%) WAN
12 75 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 73 (7.96%) Cisco
14 69 (7.52%) LAN
15 67 (7.31%) MS Project
16 66 (7.20%) MS Excel
17 64 (6.98%) Linux
17 64 (6.98%) Oracle
18 62 (6.76%) Retail
19 61 (6.65%) PMI Certification
20 60 (6.54%) Change Management
21 57 (6.22%) Citrix
22 56 (6.11%) PMP
23 52 (5.67%) Service Management
24 51 (5.56%) Active Directory
25 47 (5.13%) Security Cleared
26 44 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
27 42 (4.58%) Firewall
27 42 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
28 40 (4.36%) Service Delivery

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.18%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.53%) WebLogic
4 9 (0.98%) IBM Notes
5 8 (0.87%) Lync
6 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.22%) Apache
8 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.11%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 1 (0.11%) CMS
9 1 (0.11%) Quickr
Applications
1 67 (7.31%) MS Project
2 66 (7.20%) MS Excel
3 38 (4.14%) MS Visio
3 38 (4.14%) MS Office
4 11 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) assyst
3 1 (0.11%) Primavera
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.18%) Office 365
2 8 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.44%) SaaS
4 4 (0.44%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (8.51%) WAN
2 69 (7.52%) LAN
3 42 (4.58%) Firewall
4 39 (4.25%) SAN
5 13 (1.42%) VPN
6 11 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (1.09%) MPLS
8 9 (0.98%) Unified Communications
8 9 (0.98%) VoIP
9 8 (0.87%) DNS
10 7 (0.76%) Network Security
11 6 (0.65%) Internet
11 6 (0.65%) NAS
12 5 (0.55%) Wireless
12 5 (0.55%) WLAN
13 4 (0.44%) ATM
13 4 (0.44%) HTTP
13 4 (0.44%) SMTP
14 3 (0.33%) GPRS
15 2 (0.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.53%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.44%) MySQL
6 3 (0.33%) Big Data
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.22%) Informix
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.11%) QlikView
8 1 (0.11%) Ingres
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.11%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (0.87%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.11%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
General
1 313 (34.13%) Finance
2 142 (15.49%) Banking
3 62 (6.76%) Retail
4 34 (3.71%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.85%) Legal
7 15 (1.64%) Marketing
8 13 (1.42%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.42%) Law
9 7 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.76%) Back Office
9 7 (0.76%) Games
10 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.65%) Front Office
10 6 (0.65%) Automotive
11 5 (0.55%) Advertising
12 4 (0.44%) Electronics
13 3 (0.33%) Local Government
14 2 (0.22%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.49%) Middleware
2 6 (0.65%) Web Services
3 2 (0.22%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (1.31%) BYOD
3 10 (1.09%) PMI
3 10 (1.09%) Mainframe
3 10 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 9 (0.98%) NHS
5 8 (0.87%) Private Cloud
6 7 (0.76%) User Experience
7 6 (0.65%) Clustering
8 5 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.44%) Online Games
9 4 (0.44%) DTV
10 3 (0.33%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.33%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.33%) EPoS
10 3 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.33%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.33%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 161 (17.56%) Windows
2 64 (6.98%) Linux
3 37 (4.03%) UNIX
4 31 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (2.84%) Windows 7
6 23 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.85%) Solaris
8 16 (1.74%) AIX
9 14 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.65%) Android
12 4 (0.44%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.33%) SUSE
14 2 (0.22%) NetWare
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.11%) VME
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (38.71%) Project Management
2 282 (30.75%) PRINCE2
3 179 (19.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 144 (15.70%) ITIL
5 137 (14.94%) Migration
6 60 (6.54%) Change Management
7 52 (5.67%) Service Management
8 42 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (4.36%) Service Delivery
10 33 (3.60%) Risk Management
11 29 (3.16%) Information Security
12 27 (2.94%) Programme Management
13 26 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (2.51%) Release Management
15 22 (2.40%) PRINCE
16 20 (2.18%) Project Planning
16 20 (2.18%) People Management
17 19 (2.07%) Risk Assessment
18 17 (1.85%) Six Sigma
18 17 (1.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (4.14%) SQL
2 17 (1.85%) C
3 5 (0.55%) Java
4 2 (0.22%) PHP
4 2 (0.22%) Lingo
5 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.11%) VB
5 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 61 (6.65%) PMI Certification
3 56 (6.11%) PMP
4 47 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 44 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 36 (3.93%) SC Cleared
7 31 (3.38%) Degree
8 17 (1.85%) ISEB
9 14 (1.53%) APMP
10 13 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.87%) MCSE
13 7 (0.76%) CCNA
14 3 (0.33%) CCA
14 3 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.33%) CCENT
15 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.73%) QA
2 10 (1.09%) SLA
3 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.33%) GxP
4 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 51 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.98%) XenApp
4 5 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.44%) Firmware
6 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.22%) vSphere
8 1 (0.11%) vCloud
8 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (1.31%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (0.98%) SCCM
3 3 (0.33%) SCOM
3 3 (0.33%) Puppet
3 3 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.11%) MOM
5 1 (0.11%) Control-M
5 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 131 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 85 (9.27%) VMware
3 73 (7.96%) Cisco
4 64 (6.98%) Oracle
5 57 (6.22%) Citrix
6 26 (2.84%) EMC
7 23 (2.51%) HP
8 22 (2.40%) IBM
9 16 (1.74%) BMC
10 15 (1.64%) SAP
11 14 (1.53%) F5
12 9 (0.98%) Lotus
13 8 (0.87%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.76%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.65%) Avaya
16 5 (0.55%) Dell
16 5 (0.55%) NetApp
16 5 (0.55%) Symantec
16 5 (0.55%) Remedy
17 4 (0.44%) AppSense
Corby, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 1 hour ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £260 - £280 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
IWM
Rate: From £36,733 to £41,566 per annum + 20.9% employer pension contributio
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £340.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £430 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Moulsecoomb, Brighton
University of Brighton
Rate: £48,743 to £56,482 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Doncaster
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago