The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 253 210 239
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +29
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 537 623 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 1.09% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.15% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 379 335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £33.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.25 -

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
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Infrastructure Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 497 £450 +5.88% 54
London -37 212 £475 +5.55% 18
South East -28 88 £450 +7.78% 14
East of England +26 48 £410 -
North West -4 40 £401 -2.90% 5
West Midlands -3 37 £400 -1.84% 7
Scotland -20 36 £406 -4.41%
City of London +15 29 £500 +5.26% 5
Berkshire +9 29 £475 +11.76% 1
South West +6 24 £438 +6.06% 3
Manchester -7 23 £400 -3.03% 2
East Midlands +5 21 £420 +21.73% 2
Yorkshire -6 20 £450 +12.50% 5
Edinburgh -34 17 £425 +6.25%
Hertfordshire +17 15 £375 -10.17%
Hampshire -9 13 £410 +9.33% 7
West Yorkshire -10 13 £406 +1.56% 3
Cambridgeshire +23 12 £425 +6.25%
Wiltshire -2 12 £450 +15.38% 3
Cheshire +9 11 £410 -3.52% 3
West Sussex -2 11 £425 -2.29%
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £420 +9.09%
Leeds -4 10 £406 +1.56% 2
Nottinghamshire +6 9 £415 -
Kent +6 9 £400 +33.33%
Nottingham +3 9 £415 -
Surrey -6 9 £475 +11.76% 4
Birmingham -8 9 £438 +12.90% 2
North East -40 9 £345 -21.14%
Suffolk +8 8 £575 -

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Infrastructure Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 457 (38.79%) Project Management
2 379 (32.17%) Finance
3 329 (27.93%) PRINCE2
4 304 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 269 (22.84%) Data Centre
6 224 (19.02%) Windows
7 195 (16.55%) Migration
8 191 (16.21%) Banking
9 162 (13.75%) ITIL
10 123 (10.44%) VMware
11 118 (10.02%) Microsoft
12 114 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
13 110 (9.34%) WAN
14 101 (8.57%) Citrix
15 99 (8.40%) LAN
16 93 (7.89%) PMI Certification
17 87 (7.39%) PMP
18 85 (7.22%) Active Directory
19 79 (6.71%) Change Management
20 76 (6.45%) Cisco
20 76 (6.45%) Linux
21 73 (6.20%) Windows Server
22 72 (6.11%) Office 365
23 70 (5.94%) Security Cleared
24 68 (5.77%) Unix
25 65 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
26 64 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 62 (5.26%) Risk Management
27 62 (5.26%) Retail
28 61 (5.18%) SAN

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.21%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.02%) IIS
3 12 (1.02%) Skype for Business
4 11 (0.93%) MS Project Server
5 10 (0.85%) IBM Notes
6 7 (0.59%) Apache
7 6 (0.51%) Confluence
7 6 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.42%) SAS
9 4 (0.34%) CMS
9 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.085%) Drupal
12 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.085%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 60 (5.09%) MS Project
2 59 (5.01%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.87%) MS Office
4 21 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.17%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.17%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.42%) Primavera
3 3 (0.25%) Exstream
3 3 (0.25%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.085%) Faxination
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.085%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.085%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.11%) Office 365
2 40 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.59%) PaaS
4 7 (0.59%) SaaS
5 5 (0.42%) IaaS
6 4 (0.34%) Yammer
7 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.085%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.085%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.085%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 110 (9.34%) WAN
2 99 (8.40%) LAN
3 61 (5.18%) SAN
4 54 (4.58%) Firewall
5 34 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
6 25 (2.12%) Network Security
7 20 (1.70%) Unified Communications
7 20 (1.70%) VoIP
8 18 (1.53%) Internet
8 18 (1.53%) NAS
9 17 (1.44%) DNS
10 16 (1.36%) MPLS
11 14 (1.19%) Skype
11 14 (1.19%) VPN
12 10 (0.85%) TCP/IP
12 10 (0.85%) VLAN
12 10 (0.85%) Wireless
13 9 (0.76%) FTP
14 8 (0.68%) IP Telephony
15 4 (0.34%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (0.51%) Big Data
4 5 (0.42%) DB2
4 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.17%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.17%) ObjectStore
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.17%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.085%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.085%) OLTP
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.085%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.085%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (0.59%) JIRA
2 3 (0.25%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.17%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.17%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.085%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.085%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.085%) TeamCity
General
1 379 (32.17%) Finance
2 191 (16.21%) Banking
3 62 (5.26%) Retail
4 45 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.53%) Legal
7 16 (1.36%) Law
8 15 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.10%) Advertising
10 8 (0.68%) Games
11 7 (0.59%) Automotive
11 7 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.59%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.51%) Electronics
12 6 (0.51%) Marketing
13 4 (0.34%) Back Office
13 4 (0.34%) Front Office
13 4 (0.34%) Publishing
13 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.48%) Middleware
2 14 (1.19%) Web Services
3 4 (0.34%) .NET
4 3 (0.25%) LAMP
4 3 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.085%) CSS
5 1 (0.085%) Flash
5 1 (0.085%) HTML
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.085%) RESTful
5 1 (0.085%) Velocity
5 1 (0.085%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 269 (22.84%) Data Centre
2 38 (3.23%) PMI
3 30 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.12%) Mainframe
5 23 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.78%) Virtual Team
7 17 (1.44%) Clustering
8 13 (1.10%) Private Cloud
9 12 (1.02%) NHS
10 11 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
11 10 (0.85%) PKI
12 9 (0.76%) iSeries
13 8 (0.68%) BYOD
14 6 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.51%) IVR
14 6 (0.51%) Replication
15 5 (0.42%) Driving Licence
15 5 (0.42%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.42%) Thin Client
15 5 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 224 (19.02%) Windows
2 76 (6.45%) Linux
3 73 (6.20%) Windows Server
4 68 (5.77%) Unix
5 28 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.44%) Windows 10
9 12 (1.02%) AIX
10 11 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.85%) OpenVMS
12 9 (0.76%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.68%) SUSE
14 5 (0.42%) Android
14 5 (0.42%) Solaris
15 4 (0.34%) CentOS
15 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (38.79%) Project Management
2 329 (27.93%) PRINCE2
3 304 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 195 (16.55%) Migration
5 162 (13.75%) ITIL
6 114 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (6.71%) Change Management
8 62 (5.26%) Risk Management
9 48 (4.07%) Programme Management
10 47 (3.99%) Matrix Organization
11 45 (3.82%) Service Management
12 44 (3.74%) Service Delivery
12 44 (3.74%) Supplier Management
13 41 (3.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 39 (3.31%) Infrastructure Transformation
15 35 (2.97%) Line Management
15 35 (2.97%) Project Planning
16 33 (2.80%) Business Transformation
17 32 (2.72%) People Management
17 32 (2.72%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 59 (5.01%) SQL
2 12 (1.02%) Java
3 11 (0.93%) C
4 6 (0.51%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.34%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.17%) Perl
6 2 (0.17%) Python
7 1 (0.085%) C++
7 1 (0.085%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.085%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.085%) PHP
7 1 (0.085%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (7.89%) PMI Certification
2 87 (7.39%) PMP
3 70 (5.94%) Security Cleared
4 64 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 55 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 51 (4.33%) Degree
7 47 (3.99%) SC Cleared
8 26 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.53%) ISEB
10 16 (1.36%) APMP
11 12 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.76%) CCNA
14 8 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (0.68%) MCSE
15 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.25%) CAPM
16 3 (0.25%) MCITP
16 3 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.21%) QA
2 21 (1.78%) SLA
3 7 (0.59%) PMBOK
4 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.34%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.085%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.085%) GAMP
7 1 (0.085%) GxP
7 1 (0.085%) JSP 440
System Software
1 85 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 65 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (0.85%) VMware ESX
4 10 (0.85%) vSphere
5 9 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.68%) XenApp
7 7 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.42%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.25%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.25%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.25%) vCloud
9 3 (0.25%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.085%) Docker
11 1 (0.085%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.085%) RACF
11 1 (0.085%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 22 (1.87%) SCCM
2 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.25%) MOM
5 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.17%) Mesos
5 2 (0.17%) Netcool
5 2 (0.17%) OpenView
5 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.17%) SCOM
5 2 (0.17%) WSUS
6 1 (0.085%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.085%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.085%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.085%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 123 (10.44%) VMware
2 118 (10.02%) Microsoft
3 101 (8.57%) Citrix
4 76 (6.45%) Cisco
5 51 (4.33%) Oracle
6 32 (2.72%) HP
7 23 (1.95%) Red Hat
8 21 (1.78%) SAP
9 17 (1.44%) NetApp
10 13 (1.10%) EMC
10 13 (1.10%) IBM
11 10 (0.85%) Apple
11 10 (0.85%) F5
11 10 (0.85%) Lotus
12 9 (0.76%) BT
12 9 (0.76%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.68%) Dell
14 7 (0.59%) Avaya
15 5 (0.42%) 3PAR
15 5 (0.42%) Veritas
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £750 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £260 - £310 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Corsham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago