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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 306 258 249
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 341 392 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.74% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.80% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 241 273
Average daily rate
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£425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.29%

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
51582 48912 54385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.74% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31504 29191 30441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2115 2659
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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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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 -46 314 £425 +2.40% 84
London -10 138 £461 -2.89% 38
South East -1 73 £413 +1.85% 13
City of London +20 30 £463 -7.26% 11
Hampshire +3 24 £430 +10.61% 1
South West -16 24 £406 +25.00% 3
East of England -16 21 £438 +75.00% 6
Berkshire +6 20 £350 -15.66% 1
East Midlands +7 16 £350 -5.08% 1
Scotland -30 16 £350 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -7 15 £375 -8.25% 6
Yorkshire -9 13 £425 +13.33% 12
North West -26 12 £385 +2.66% 2
Surrey -1 10 £350 -11.11% 1
Glasgow -11 10 £350 -6.66%
Oxfordshire - 9 £413 - 2
Wiltshire -14 8 £400 +23.07% 2
Manchester -15 8 £385 -3.75%
Reading +6 7 £350 -19.54%
Kent -1 7 £400 +12.28% 5
Swindon -3 7 £406 -16.66%
South Yorkshire - 7 £425 - 1
Bristol -13 6 £412 +29.33% 1
Edinburgh -22 6 - - 1
South Wales - 6 £345 - 1
Wales - 6 £345 - 1
Milton Keynes 0 5 £435 +2.35% 1
Southampton -6 5 £450 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £435 +2.35% 2
Nottinghamshire +14 4 £450 +19.60%

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 269 (39.56%) Project Management
2 235 (34.56%) PRINCE2
3 187 (27.50%) Finance
4 140 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 133 (19.56%) Windows
6 118 (17.35%) ITIL
7 90 (13.24%) Migration
8 82 (12.06%) Microsoft
8 82 (12.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 70 (10.29%) WAN
9 70 (10.29%) Banking
10 67 (9.85%) VMware
11 63 (9.26%) Cisco
12 58 (8.53%) LAN
13 52 (7.65%) Citrix
14 50 (7.35%) Active Directory
15 47 (6.91%) Oracle
16 44 (6.47%) PMI Certification
17 43 (6.32%) Linux
17 43 (6.32%) Firewall
17 43 (6.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 42 (6.18%) Service Delivery
18 42 (6.18%) Telecoms
19 40 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
20 39 (5.74%) Security Cleared
20 39 (5.74%) Risk Management
21 38 (5.59%) MS Excel
22 36 (5.29%) Windows 7
22 36 (5.29%) Project Planning
23 35 (5.15%) Agile Software Development

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 32 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 30 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.50%) Lync
4 16 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.88%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.59%) IIS
9 3 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.29%) Quickr
10 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.29%) Apache
10 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.29%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.15%) Documentum
11 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.00%) MS Project
3 20 (2.94%) MS Office
4 9 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.62%) Office 365
2 3 (0.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (10.29%) WAN
2 58 (8.53%) LAN
3 43 (6.32%) Firewall
4 34 (5.00%) SAN
5 25 (3.68%) DNS
6 20 (2.94%) DHCP
7 17 (2.50%) VoIP
8 16 (2.35%) Internet
9 14 (2.06%) Wireless
10 11 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (1.47%) Intranet
11 10 (1.47%) VPN
12 9 (1.32%) WLAN
12 9 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.18%) TCP/IP
14 7 (1.03%) OSPF
14 7 (1.03%) BGP
14 7 (1.03%) IPsec
14 7 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.65%) Oracle Database
2 7 (1.03%) DB2
3 6 (0.88%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.59%) MySQL
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.29%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.29%) DataStage
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.15%) Big Data
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (0.74%) JIRA
2 3 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.29%) Maven
3 2 (0.29%) Ant
4 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 187 (27.50%) Finance
2 70 (10.29%) Banking
3 42 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.24%) Retail
4 22 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.03%) Local Government
7 5 (0.74%) Advertising
7 5 (0.74%) Publishing
7 5 (0.74%) Law
7 5 (0.74%) Legal
7 5 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.74%) Billing
8 4 (0.59%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.59%) French Language
8 4 (0.59%) German Language
9 3 (0.44%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.91%) Middleware
2 6 (0.88%) .NET
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.29%) LAMP
3 2 (0.29%) JSP
3 2 (0.29%) Web Services
3 2 (0.29%) J2EE
4 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.65%) NHS
2 18 (2.65%) PMI
3 12 (1.76%) Clustering
4 10 (1.47%) iSeries
5 8 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 6 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 5 (0.74%) FMCG
8 4 (0.59%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.59%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.44%) CESG
9 3 (0.44%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.29%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.29%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 133 (19.56%) Windows
2 43 (6.32%) Linux
3 36 (5.29%) Windows 7
4 33 (4.85%) UNIX
5 15 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.91%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.03%) Solaris
10 3 (0.44%) AIX
10 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.29%) zOS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (39.56%) Project Management
2 235 (34.56%) PRINCE2
3 140 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (17.35%) ITIL
5 90 (13.24%) Migration
6 42 (6.18%) Service Delivery
7 39 (5.74%) Risk Management
8 36 (5.29%) Project Planning
9 35 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (4.85%) Change Management
11 31 (4.56%) Service Management
12 29 (4.26%) PRINCE
13 24 (3.53%) Supplier Management
14 23 (3.38%) Asset Management
15 20 (2.94%) Programme Management
16 19 (2.79%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (2.35%) People Management
17 16 (2.35%) Time Management
17 16 (2.35%) Resource Management
18 15 (2.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.71%) SQL
2 14 (2.06%) Java
3 4 (0.59%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.44%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.44%) C
5 2 (0.29%) C#
6 1 (0.15%) Perl
6 1 (0.15%) PHP
6 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (12.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 44 (6.47%) PMI Certification
3 43 (6.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 39 (5.74%) Security Cleared
5 34 (5.00%) PMP
5 34 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 25 (3.68%) Degree
7 14 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.18%) ISEB
11 6 (0.88%) MCSE
11 6 (0.88%) CCNA
12 4 (0.59%) APMP
12 4 (0.59%) CCNP
13 3 (0.44%) MCSA
13 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.29%) MCITP
15 1 (0.15%) CISSP
15 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.50%) SLA
2 8 (1.18%) COBIT
3 7 (1.03%) QA
4 5 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) GxP
System Software
1 50 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 40 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.88%) XenApp
5 5 (0.74%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.59%) GPFS
7 3 (0.44%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.44%) XenServer
7 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.44%) vSphere
8 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.15%) Postfix
9 1 (0.15%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.15%) vCloud
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (1.76%) SCCM
2 7 (1.03%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.44%) Control-M
3 3 (0.44%) SCOM
4 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.15%) WSUS
5 1 (0.15%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 82 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 67 (9.85%) VMware
3 63 (9.26%) Cisco
4 52 (7.65%) Citrix
5 47 (6.91%) Oracle
6 22 (3.24%) IBM
7 21 (3.09%) SAP
8 13 (1.91%) CheckPoint
9 12 (1.76%) HP
9 12 (1.76%) Dell
9 12 (1.76%) EMC
10 10 (1.47%) Avaya
10 10 (1.47%) Informatica
10 10 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.03%) NetApp
12 6 (0.88%) Lotus
13 5 (0.74%) Genesys
14 4 (0.59%) BT
14 4 (0.59%) Intel
15 3 (0.44%) Juniper
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