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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 273 222 242
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 476 630 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 1.08% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.13% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 371 356
Median daily rate £450 £419 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- -51.21%

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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -31 452 £450 +7.14% 54
London -39 207 £500 +7.52% 14
South East -32 73 £431 +11.29% 13
West Midlands -2 43 £445 +14.10% 3
City of London +19 37 £500 +5.26% 3
East of England +15 36 £411 -0.90% 8
North West +17 35 £398 +2.58% 2
Scotland -29 22 £425 +6.25% 2
South West +9 19 £411 +2.81% 2
Manchester +1 18 £375 -6.25%
Yorkshire -7 18 £425 +6.25% 10
Berkshire +2 17 £475 +8.88% 5
East Midlands -4 17 £400 +5.26% 1
Edinburgh -34 14 £425 +7.59% 1
Warwickshire +6 13 £350 +7.69%
Hertfordshire +2 13 £375 -11.76% 2
Hampshire -17 13 £443 +36.15% 3
West Yorkshire -2 12 £413 +3.12% 7
Cambridgeshire +25 11 £435 +8.75% 2
Surrey +10 11 £475 +11.76% 1
Leeds +3 11 £413 +3.12% 6
West Sussex +3 10 £425 -8.10%
Birmingham -4 10 £500 +5.26%
Wiltshire +5 9 £450 +15.38%
Kent +10 8 £400 +33.33% 1
Cheshire +7 8 £400 +3.29% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 8 £425 -
Nottingham -5 8 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -9 8 £391 +1.90%
Bristol -1 7 £375 -16.66%

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 386 (37.44%) Project Management
2 319 (30.94%) Finance
3 281 (27.26%) PRINCE2
4 261 (25.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 259 (25.12%) Data Centre
6 182 (17.65%) Windows
7 166 (16.10%) Migration
8 160 (15.52%) Banking
9 138 (13.39%) ITIL
10 125 (12.12%) Microsoft
11 98 (9.51%) WAN
12 94 (9.12%) PMI Certification
13 93 (9.02%) VMware
14 83 (8.05%) PMP
15 82 (7.95%) LAN
15 82 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
16 81 (7.86%) Linux
17 80 (7.76%) Citrix
18 74 (7.18%) Change Management
19 68 (6.60%) Cisco
19 68 (6.60%) MS Excel
20 67 (6.50%) Active Directory
21 65 (6.30%) Unix
21 65 (6.30%) Office 365
22 61 (5.92%) Security Cleared
23 58 (5.63%) Risk Management
24 57 (5.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 56 (5.43%) Programme Management
26 55 (5.33%) SAN
26 55 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 35 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.26%) IIS
4 11 (1.07%) MS Project Server
5 10 (0.97%) IBM Notes
6 8 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.68%) Apache
8 5 (0.48%) Confluence
8 5 (0.48%) SAS
8 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.39%) CMS
9 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.097%) Drupal
12 1 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 68 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.66%) MS Project
3 30 (2.91%) MS Office
4 18 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.19%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.48%) Primavera
3 2 (0.19%) Exstream
3 2 (0.19%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.097%) Faxination
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.097%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.097%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 65 (6.30%) Office 365
2 38 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.07%) PaaS
5 9 (0.87%) IaaS
6 6 (0.58%) SaaS
7 3 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.29%) Slack
7 3 (0.29%) Yammer
8 2 (0.19%) Apcera
8 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.097%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.097%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.097%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.097%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 98 (9.51%) WAN
2 82 (7.95%) LAN
3 55 (5.33%) SAN
4 47 (4.56%) Firewall
5 27 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
6 26 (2.52%) Unified Communications
7 20 (1.94%) Network Security
8 18 (1.75%) Internet
9 16 (1.55%) NAS
10 14 (1.36%) VoIP
11 13 (1.26%) VPN
12 11 (1.07%) MPLS
13 10 (0.97%) IP Telephony
13 10 (0.97%) TCP/IP
14 9 (0.87%) DNS
15 8 (0.78%) FTP
15 8 (0.78%) Skype
16 6 (0.58%) SSL
17 4 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
18 3 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (0.39%) Big Data
3 4 (0.39%) DB2
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.19%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.19%) ObjectStore
5 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.097%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.097%) MySQL
6 1 (0.097%) OLTP
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.097%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.097%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (0.58%) JIRA
2 3 (0.29%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.19%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.19%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.097%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.097%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.097%) TeamCity
General
1 319 (30.94%) Finance
2 160 (15.52%) Banking
3 53 (5.14%) Retail
4 39 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.62%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.13%) Legal
7 14 (1.36%) Law
8 13 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.87%) Advertising
10 8 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.78%) Games
11 6 (0.58%) Electronics
11 6 (0.58%) Marketing
12 5 (0.48%) Automotive
12 5 (0.48%) Back Office
12 5 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.39%) Front Office
13 4 (0.39%) Publishing
14 3 (0.29%) French Language
14 3 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.07%) Middleware
2 17 (1.65%) Web Services
3 5 (0.48%) .NET
4 3 (0.29%) LAMP
5 2 (0.19%) CSS
5 2 (0.19%) HTML
5 2 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.19%) XML
6 1 (0.097%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.097%) jQuery
6 1 (0.097%) RESTful
6 1 (0.097%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 259 (25.12%) Data Centre
2 43 (4.17%) PMI
3 27 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.23%) Mainframe
4 23 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.94%) Virtual Team
6 17 (1.65%) Clustering
7 14 (1.36%) Private Cloud
8 9 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (0.68%) IVR
10 6 (0.58%) iSeries
10 6 (0.58%) NHS
11 5 (0.48%) BYOD
11 5 (0.48%) CCTV
11 5 (0.48%) Replication
12 4 (0.39%) AS400
12 4 (0.39%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.39%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 182 (17.65%) Windows
2 81 (7.86%) Linux
3 65 (6.30%) Unix
4 52 (5.04%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.36%) Windows 10
7 14 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.26%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.16%) AIX
10 11 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.97%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.78%) OpenVMS
13 7 (0.68%) SUSE
14 5 (0.48%) Android
15 4 (0.39%) CentOS
15 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.39%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (37.44%) Project Management
2 281 (27.26%) PRINCE2
3 261 (25.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 166 (16.10%) Migration
5 138 (13.39%) ITIL
6 82 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (7.18%) Change Management
8 58 (5.63%) Risk Management
9 56 (5.43%) Programme Management
10 47 (4.56%) Service Delivery
11 45 (4.36%) Service Management
12 40 (3.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 39 (3.78%) Supplier Management
14 35 (3.39%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 35 (3.39%) Line Management
15 34 (3.30%) Matrix Organization
16 31 (3.01%) Resource Management
17 29 (2.81%) Business Development
17 29 (2.81%) People Management
18 28 (2.72%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 41 (3.98%) SQL
2 12 (1.16%) Java
3 9 (0.87%) Shell Script
4 8 (0.78%) C
5 3 (0.29%) Perl
6 2 (0.19%) Python
7 1 (0.097%) C#
7 1 (0.097%) C++
7 1 (0.097%) COBOL
7 1 (0.097%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.097%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.097%) PHP
7 1 (0.097%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.097%) VB
7 1 (0.097%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (9.12%) PMI Certification
2 83 (8.05%) PMP
3 61 (5.92%) Security Cleared
4 57 (5.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 55 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 50 (4.85%) Degree
7 36 (3.49%) SC Cleared
8 28 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (2.13%) ISEB
10 15 (1.45%) APMP
11 14 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.87%) CCNA
14 8 (0.78%) MCSE
15 6 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
17 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
18 3 (0.29%) CCNP
19 2 (0.19%) CCIE
19 2 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.33%) SLA
2 17 (1.65%) QA
3 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.48%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.39%) ISO22301
4 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.097%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.097%) GAMP
6 1 (0.097%) GxP
6 1 (0.097%) JSP 440
System Software
1 67 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 48 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.87%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.78%) vSphere
5 8 (0.78%) XenApp
6 6 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.29%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.29%) MetaFrame
8 3 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.097%) Docker
10 1 (0.097%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.097%) StorNext
10 1 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.097%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.75%) SCCM
2 11 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (0.39%) Ansible
3 4 (0.39%) MOM
3 4 (0.39%) SCOM
4 3 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.19%) Mesos
5 2 (0.19%) Netcool
5 2 (0.19%) OpenView
5 2 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.097%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.097%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.097%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.097%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.097%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 125 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 93 (9.02%) VMware
3 80 (7.76%) Citrix
4 68 (6.60%) Cisco
5 36 (3.49%) Oracle
6 33 (3.20%) HP
7 22 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.94%) SAP
9 13 (1.26%) Avaya
9 13 (1.26%) NetApp
10 12 (1.16%) IBM
11 11 (1.07%) Apple
12 10 (0.97%) Lotus
13 9 (0.87%) F5
14 8 (0.78%) CheckPoint
14 8 (0.78%) EMC
15 7 (0.68%) BT
15 7 (0.68%) Dell
16 5 (0.48%) ServiceNow
17 4 (0.39%) 3PAR
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