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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 268 311 261
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -50
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 459 336 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.67% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 229 235
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £390 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.48% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £33.25 £27.50 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -30.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £27.50 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 - £40.25

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +30 386 £425 - 62
London +33 178 £450 -5.26% 23
South East +4 88 £400 - 5
Scotland +29 57 £425 +23.18% 2
Edinburgh +26 44 £400 +21.21% 2
City of London -1 43 £464 -2.36% 6
North West -10 28 £419 -6.94% 8
East of England +10 27 £418 -8.74% 3
Hampshire -8 25 £325 -26.55% 1
Yorkshire -19 21 £400 +3.22% 5
Berkshire +6 20 £425 +17.24% 2
South West -9 19 £450 +12.50% 11
Manchester +3 17 £419 +8.76% 6
West Yorkshire -13 17 £400 +14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 15 £348 -20.57% 2
Milton Keynes +5 14 £348 -13.12% 2
West Midlands +5 13 £375 - 5
Southampton +4 13 £325 -35.00% 1
Wales +1 13 £463 +32.14% 1
East Midlands +1 12 £325 -2.25% 2
Hertfordshire 0 10 £418 -13.91% 2
Glasgow +4 9 £378 +7.85%
West Sussex -1 9 £435 +50.00%
Essex -3 8 £260 -30.66%
Bedfordshire +15 7 £450 -14.28%
Surrey -9 7 £425 +21.42%
West Wales - 7 £475 -
Swansea - 7 £475 -
Crawley +3 6 £435 +45.00%
South Wales -2 6 £375 +7.14% 1

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 407 (40.58%) Project Management
2 336 (33.50%) Finance
3 323 (32.20%) PRINCE2
4 278 (27.72%) Data Centre
5 187 (18.64%) Windows
6 179 (17.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 168 (16.75%) Migration
8 149 (14.86%) Banking
9 140 (13.96%) ITIL
9 140 (13.96%) Microsoft
10 112 (11.17%) VMware
11 95 (9.47%) WAN
12 92 (9.17%) Active Directory
13 88 (8.77%) Oracle
14 87 (8.67%) Retail
15 85 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 83 (8.28%) LAN
17 81 (8.08%) PMI Certification
18 72 (7.18%) Cisco
19 71 (7.08%) Citrix
19 71 (7.08%) PMP
20 69 (6.88%) Linux
21 64 (6.38%) MS Project
21 64 (6.38%) Change Management
22 59 (5.88%) SQL
22 59 (5.88%) SAN
23 57 (5.68%) MS Excel
24 56 (5.58%) Service Management
24 56 (5.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 53 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.99%) Lync
4 15 (1.50%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.20%) IIS
7 2 (0.20%) Apache
7 2 (0.20%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.100%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.100%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.100%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.100%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (0.100%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.100%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 64 (6.38%) MS Project
2 57 (5.68%) MS Excel
3 30 (2.99%) MS Office
4 25 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.100%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.100%) Primavera
2 1 (0.100%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.100%) assyst
2 1 (0.100%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.100%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.59%) Office 365
2 22 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.70%) SaaS
5 5 (0.50%) PaaS
6 3 (0.30%) IaaS
7 2 (0.20%) Yammer
7 2 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.100%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.100%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (9.47%) WAN
2 83 (8.28%) LAN
3 59 (5.88%) SAN
4 51 (5.08%) Firewall
5 26 (2.59%) DNS
6 17 (1.69%) VPN
7 16 (1.60%) MPLS
8 14 (1.40%) Wireless
8 14 (1.40%) DHCP
9 12 (1.20%) Internet
9 12 (1.20%) Unified Communications
10 11 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.90%) HTTP
11 9 (0.90%) SMTP
11 9 (0.90%) VoIP
12 8 (0.80%) Network Security
13 7 (0.70%) NAS
14 6 (0.60%) WLAN
15 5 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 10 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.60%) Ingres
4 3 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.30%) MySQL
4 3 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.30%) Big Data
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.20%) Informix
5 2 (0.20%) QlikView
6 1 (0.100%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.100%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.100%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.100%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.100%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.100%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.100%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.100%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.100%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.100%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.40%) JIRA
2 2 (0.20%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.100%) ERwin
3 1 (0.100%) Yeoman
General
1 336 (33.50%) Finance
2 149 (14.86%) Banking
3 87 (8.67%) Retail
4 26 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 17 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 17 (1.69%) Law
7 14 (1.40%) Back Office
8 12 (1.20%) Games
9 11 (1.10%) Legal
9 11 (1.10%) Front Office
10 9 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.90%) Advertising
11 8 (0.80%) Marketing
12 7 (0.70%) Automotive
13 5 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.40%) Billing
15 3 (0.30%) French Language
15 3 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.50%) Middleware
2 10 (1.00%) Web Services
3 4 (0.40%) XMPP
4 3 (0.30%) .NET
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.20%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.100%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 278 (27.72%) Data Centre
2 30 (2.99%) PMI
3 22 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (1.40%) Mainframe
5 13 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.00%) BYOD
7 9 (0.90%) NHS
8 8 (0.80%) Private Cloud
8 8 (0.80%) iPad
8 8 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (0.70%) Online Games
10 6 (0.60%) User Experience
11 5 (0.50%) Replication
12 4 (0.40%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.40%) FMCG
13 3 (0.30%) iSeries
13 3 (0.30%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 187 (18.64%) Windows
2 69 (6.88%) Linux
3 40 (3.99%) UNIX
4 33 (3.29%) Windows 7
5 28 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (1.99%) AIX
7 17 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.00%) Android
10 9 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.80%) Solaris
12 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.100%) CentOS
14 1 (0.100%) VMS
14 1 (0.100%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (40.58%) Project Management
2 323 (32.20%) PRINCE2
3 179 (17.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 168 (16.75%) Migration
5 140 (13.96%) ITIL
6 64 (6.38%) Change Management
7 56 (5.58%) Service Management
8 45 (4.49%) Risk Management
8 45 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (3.79%) Project Planning
10 35 (3.49%) Supplier Management
11 34 (3.39%) Information Security
12 33 (3.29%) Programme Management
13 25 (2.49%) Service Delivery
14 24 (2.39%) PRINCE
15 21 (2.09%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (2.09%) Change Control
15 21 (2.09%) Infrastructure Management
16 20 (1.99%) Release Management
16 20 (1.99%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 59 (5.88%) SQL
2 21 (2.09%) C
3 5 (0.50%) Java
4 3 (0.30%) Lingo
5 2 (0.20%) PHP
6 1 (0.100%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.100%) Python
6 1 (0.100%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.100%) C++
Qualifications
1 85 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 81 (8.08%) PMI Certification
3 71 (7.08%) PMP
4 56 (5.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 39 (3.89%) Security Cleared
6 30 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 22 (2.19%) Degree
8 15 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.50%) ISEB
9 14 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.30%) CCNA
11 8 (0.80%) MCSE
12 7 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.50%) MCITP
13 5 (0.50%) APMP
14 3 (0.30%) CCENT
14 3 (0.30%) CCA
14 3 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.09%) QA
2 15 (1.50%) SLA
3 8 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.50%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.40%) GxP
7 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.20%) COBIT
9 1 (0.100%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 92 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 53 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.50%) XenApp
4 6 (0.60%) vSphere
5 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.30%) vCloud
6 3 (0.30%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.100%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.100%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.100%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (0.80%) SCCM
2 4 (0.40%) SCOM
3 2 (0.20%) MOM
3 2 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.20%) WSUS
3 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.100%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.100%) SCSM
4 1 (0.100%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.100%) Control-M
4 1 (0.100%) Nagios
4 1 (0.100%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.100%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.100%) Puppet
Vendors
1 140 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 112 (11.17%) VMware
3 88 (8.77%) Oracle
4 72 (7.18%) Cisco
5 71 (7.08%) Citrix
6 22 (2.19%) IBM
7 21 (2.09%) HP
8 19 (1.89%) EMC
9 15 (1.50%) Lotus
10 14 (1.40%) SAP
11 13 (1.30%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.70%) Avaya
12 7 (0.70%) NetApp
13 6 (0.60%) Remedy
14 5 (0.50%) BMC
15 4 (0.40%) BT
15 4 (0.40%) 3PAR
15 4 (0.40%) F5
16 3 (0.30%) Google
16 3 (0.30%) Brocade
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
CPS Group
Rate: £500 - 550 per day + expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £20 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £395 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
East of England
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Rate: competitive
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London
Computer Futures
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