The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 301 249 251
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 339 386 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.76% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.82% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 236 265
Average daily rate
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£413 £411 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.67% -5.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.88%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -44 306 £425 +2.40% 76
London +12 142 £475 +4.97% 26
South East 0 75 £400 +1.26% 18
City of London +18 35 £475 - 8
Hampshire +3 25 £450 +7.46% 4
Berkshire +12 19 £363 -15.20% 4
South West -30 19 £406 +12.06% 4
Scotland -37 19 £345 -13.75% 3
Yorkshire +2 17 £375 +3.44% 7
East of England -26 15 £470 +4.44% 3
Surrey +2 14 £350 -17.15% 4
North West -37 12 £450 +12.50% 5
East Midlands -10 11 £333 -1.48% 3
West Midlands -15 11 £375 +7.14% 6
South Yorkshire - 11 £375 - 3
Glasgow +8 10 £350 -6.66% 2
Bristol -15 9 £425 +30.76% 1
Edinburgh -33 9 £330 -20.00%
Wales - 9 £350 - 1
South Wales - 9 £350 - 1
Reading +12 7 £450 -12.19% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 7 £438 +2.94% 1
Hertfordshire +3 6 £485 +7.77%
West Yorkshire -9 6 £350 -3.44% 4
Manchester -22 6 £385 -3.75% 3
Basingstoke - 6 £400 - 1
Cheshire -2 5 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire -3 5 £340 -12.25% 1
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £250 -31.08% 1
Nottingham +3 4 £250 -31.08%

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 290 (39.84%) Project Management
2 259 (35.58%) PRINCE2
3 217 (29.81%) Finance
4 170 (23.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 154 (21.15%) Windows
6 127 (17.45%) ITIL
7 103 (14.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 89 (12.23%) Migration
9 84 (11.54%) VMware
10 82 (11.26%) Banking
11 75 (10.30%) Microsoft
12 72 (9.89%) WAN
13 59 (8.10%) LAN
14 58 (7.97%) Oracle
15 56 (7.69%) Cisco
15 56 (7.69%) Citrix
16 53 (7.28%) Service Delivery
17 49 (6.73%) PMI Certification
18 47 (6.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 47 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
19 46 (6.32%) Telecoms
20 45 (6.18%) UNIX
20 45 (6.18%) Linux
21 42 (5.77%) Active Directory
22 39 (5.36%) PMP
22 39 (5.36%) SAN
22 39 (5.36%) Risk Management
23 38 (5.22%) Change Management
23 38 (5.22%) Firewall
23 38 (5.22%) MS Project

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 31 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 27 (3.71%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 14 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (1.79%) Lync
5 12 (1.65%) IIS
6 9 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.96%) IBM Notes
8 6 (0.82%) MQSeries
8 6 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.27%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.27%) Apache
11 2 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (5.22%) MS Project
1 38 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.61%) MS Office
3 9 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.10%) Office 365
2 3 (0.41%) SaaS
3 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (9.89%) WAN
2 59 (8.10%) LAN
3 39 (5.36%) SAN
4 38 (5.22%) Firewall
5 17 (2.34%) VoIP
6 16 (2.20%) DNS
7 14 (1.92%) Wireless
8 12 (1.65%) DHCP
9 11 (1.51%) Internet
10 10 (1.37%) WLAN
11 8 (1.10%) TCP/IP
11 8 (1.10%) Intranet
11 8 (1.10%) NAS
12 7 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.96%) BGP
12 7 (0.96%) VPN
13 6 (0.82%) HTTP
13 6 (0.82%) MPLS
13 6 (0.82%) Unified Communications
14 5 (0.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.71%) Oracle Database
2 13 (1.79%) DB2
3 10 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.41%) MySQL
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.27%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.27%) DataStage
7 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.69%) JIRA
2 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.27%) Ant
3 2 (0.27%) Maven
4 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 217 (29.81%) Finance
2 82 (11.26%) Banking
3 46 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.85%) Retail
5 24 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.96%) French Language
9 6 (0.82%) Legal
9 6 (0.82%) Advertising
10 5 (0.69%) Law
11 4 (0.55%) Publishing
11 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.41%) Billing
12 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.27%) German Language
13 2 (0.27%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.79%) Middleware
2 8 (1.10%) .NET
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.27%) J2EE
4 2 (0.27%) LAMP
5 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (2.47%) PMI
2 14 (1.92%) NHS
3 11 (1.51%) Clustering
4 9 (1.24%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.24%) iSeries
5 8 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 4 (0.55%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.55%) Thin Client
6 4 (0.55%) Blackberry
6 4 (0.55%) Fat Client
6 4 (0.55%) CLARiiON
6 4 (0.55%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.55%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.41%) FMCG
7 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 154 (21.15%) Windows
2 45 (6.18%) UNIX
2 45 (6.18%) Linux
3 36 (4.95%) Windows 7
4 20 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 12 (1.65%) Solaris
8 9 (1.24%) AIX
8 9 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.82%) SUSE
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.27%) zOS
10 2 (0.27%) HPUX
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (39.84%) Project Management
2 259 (35.58%) PRINCE2
3 170 (23.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (17.45%) ITIL
5 89 (12.23%) Migration
6 53 (7.28%) Service Delivery
7 39 (5.36%) Risk Management
8 38 (5.22%) Change Management
9 37 (5.08%) Project Planning
10 32 (4.40%) Supplier Management
11 29 (3.98%) Service Management
12 27 (3.71%) PRINCE
13 23 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (3.16%) Asset Management
14 22 (3.02%) Programme Management
15 19 (2.61%) Risk Assessment
16 18 (2.47%) Resource Management
16 18 (2.47%) Time Management
16 18 (2.47%) Change Control
17 15 (2.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (4.81%) SQL
2 14 (1.92%) Java
3 5 (0.69%) C
4 4 (0.55%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.27%) C#
7 1 (0.14%) PHP
7 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 103 (14.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 49 (6.73%) PMI Certification
3 47 (6.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 39 (5.36%) PMP
5 33 (4.53%) Degree
6 28 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 25 (3.43%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.96%) ISEB
10 6 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.82%) MCSE
10 6 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.41%) APMP
12 2 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.27%) MCITP
12 2 (0.27%) CAPM
12 2 (0.27%) MCSA
12 2 (0.27%) CCNP
12 2 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.65%) SLA
2 5 (0.69%) COBIT
3 4 (0.55%) QA
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.14%) GxP
System Software
1 47 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.96%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.69%) vSphere
6 4 (0.55%) GPFS
6 4 (0.55%) XenApp
7 3 (0.41%) XenServer
7 3 (0.41%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.14%) Postfix
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (1.51%) SCCM
2 4 (0.55%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.41%) SCOM
3 3 (0.41%) Control-M
4 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.27%) WSUS
5 1 (0.14%) OpenView
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.14%) Nagios
5 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.14%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 84 (11.54%) VMware
2 75 (10.30%) Microsoft
3 58 (7.97%) Oracle
4 56 (7.69%) Cisco
4 56 (7.69%) Citrix
5 29 (3.98%) IBM
6 24 (3.30%) HP
7 19 (2.61%) SAP
8 17 (2.34%) NetApp
9 16 (2.20%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.06%) Dell
10 15 (2.06%) EMC
11 12 (1.65%) Avaya
12 10 (1.37%) Informatica
12 10 (1.37%) CheckPoint
13 7 (0.96%) Lotus
14 6 (0.82%) Sun
15 5 (0.69%) Genesys
16 4 (0.55%) Isilon
17 3 (0.41%) F5
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £150 to £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum 12 month fixed term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
DP Connect
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £495 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago