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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 243 189 234
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +45
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 521 657 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 1.19% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.26% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 401 361
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -47 477 £450 +5.88% 57
London -57 199 £478 +6.11% 23
South East -22 88 £450 +5.88% 13
East of England +18 41 £411 +2.17% 6
Scotland -25 41 £350 -12.50% 1
North West -17 37 £405 +1.25% 5
West Midlands -17 31 £419 +4.68% 3
City of London -6 27 £500 +5.26% 5
Berkshire -4 26 £475 +11.76% 2
Yorkshire -8 26 £450 +12.50% 4
South West -2 21 £430 +5.84% 2
Edinburgh -28 20 £369 -7.81%
Manchester -25 19 £425 +6.25% 3
East Midlands -13 18 £415 +7.79% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 16 £420 -2.60%
West Yorkshire -15 15 £413 +3.12% 3
North East -45 15 £340 -15.00%
Milton Keynes +11 14 £420 +0.59%
Cheshire +8 13 £410 -3.52%
Leeds -2 13 £425 +11.47% 1
Hertfordshire +20 12 £375 -11.76% 5
West Sussex -7 12 £463 +6.93% 1
Tyne and Wear -53 12 £340 -15.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -52 11 £340 -15.00%
South Yorkshire +8 10 £450 +2.85% 1
Hampshire -3 10 £410 +4.12% 3
Surrey -5 10 £444 +4.41% 5
Nottingham +2 9 £415 +10.66% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 9 £415 +10.66% 1
Wiltshire -1 9 £475 +22.58%

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 458 (40.42%) Project Management
2 359 (31.69%) Finance
3 331 (29.21%) PRINCE2
4 303 (26.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 259 (22.86%) Data Centre
6 216 (19.06%) Windows
7 184 (16.24%) Migration
7 184 (16.24%) Banking
8 155 (13.68%) ITIL
9 117 (10.33%) VMware
10 113 (9.97%) WAN
11 104 (9.18%) LAN
12 103 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
13 102 (9.00%) Citrix
14 98 (8.65%) Microsoft
15 93 (8.21%) PMI Certification
16 85 (7.50%) Active Directory
17 77 (6.80%) Change Management
18 75 (6.62%) Cisco
18 75 (6.62%) Windows Server
19 74 (6.53%) PMP
20 72 (6.35%) Office 365
21 71 (6.27%) Linux
22 63 (5.56%) Risk Management
23 62 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 62 (5.47%) Security Cleared
24 60 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
24 60 (5.30%) Retail
24 60 (5.30%) SQL
25 59 (5.21%) Unix

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 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.24%) Skype for Business
4 11 (0.97%) MS Project Server
5 9 (0.79%) IIS
6 6 (0.53%) Apache
6 6 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.44%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.44%) SAS
7 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.35%) CMS
8 4 (0.35%) Confluence
9 3 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.26%) CICS
9 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.088%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.088%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (4.85%) MS Project
2 47 (4.15%) MS Excel
3 19 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.59%) MS Office
5 11 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.18%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Primavera
2 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.26%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.18%) Exstream
5 1 (0.088%) Faxination
5 1 (0.088%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.088%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.35%) Office 365
2 33 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.53%) SaaS
5 5 (0.44%) PaaS
6 4 (0.35%) IaaS
6 4 (0.35%) Yammer
7 3 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.088%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.088%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.088%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 113 (9.97%) WAN
2 104 (9.18%) LAN
3 54 (4.77%) Firewall
4 51 (4.50%) SAN
5 30 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
6 23 (2.03%) Network Security
7 20 (1.77%) VoIP
8 19 (1.68%) DNS
9 18 (1.59%) Unified Communications
10 15 (1.32%) MPLS
11 14 (1.24%) Internet
11 14 (1.24%) VPN
12 13 (1.15%) Skype
13 12 (1.06%) NAS
13 12 (1.06%) Wireless
14 9 (0.79%) FTP
14 9 (0.79%) TCP/IP
14 9 (0.79%) VLAN
15 7 (0.62%) IP Telephony
16 5 (0.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.53%) Big Data
3 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (0.44%) DB2
4 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.18%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.18%) ObjectStore
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.18%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.088%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.088%) MySQL
8 1 (0.088%) OLTP
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (0.44%) JIRA
2 3 (0.26%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.18%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.18%) WinRunner
General
1 359 (31.69%) Finance
2 184 (16.24%) Banking
3 60 (5.30%) Retail
4 52 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.32%) Legal
6 14 (1.24%) Law
7 12 (1.06%) Advertising
7 12 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.62%) Games
9 6 (0.53%) Automotive
9 6 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.35%) Back Office
10 4 (0.35%) Electronics
10 4 (0.35%) Front Office
10 4 (0.35%) Marketing
10 4 (0.35%) Publishing
11 3 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.82%) Middleware
2 15 (1.32%) Web Services
3 4 (0.35%) .NET
4 2 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.088%) CSS
5 1 (0.088%) Flash
5 1 (0.088%) HTML
5 1 (0.088%) LAMP
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.088%) RESTful
5 1 (0.088%) Velocity
5 1 (0.088%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 259 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 37 (3.27%) PMI
3 25 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 22 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (1.94%) Mainframe
5 21 (1.85%) Virtual Team
6 15 (1.32%) Clustering
7 13 (1.15%) NHS
8 11 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (0.88%) PKI
9 10 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 9 (0.79%) BYOD
10 9 (0.79%) iSeries
11 6 (0.53%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.53%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.53%) Replication
11 6 (0.53%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 216 (19.06%) Windows
2 75 (6.62%) Windows Server
3 71 (6.27%) Linux
4 59 (5.21%) Unix
5 29 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.59%) AIX
9 17 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 16 (1.41%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.79%) OpenVMS
11 9 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.71%) SUSE
13 7 (0.62%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.44%) Solaris
15 4 (0.35%) HPUX
15 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (40.42%) Project Management
2 331 (29.21%) PRINCE2
3 303 (26.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 184 (16.24%) Migration
5 155 (13.68%) ITIL
6 103 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (6.80%) Change Management
8 63 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 44 (3.88%) Matrix Organization
9 44 (3.88%) Service Delivery
10 42 (3.71%) Service Management
11 41 (3.62%) Supplier Management
12 39 (3.44%) Programme Management
12 39 (3.44%) Project Planning
12 39 (3.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 37 (3.27%) People Management
14 36 (3.18%) Infrastructure Transformation
15 35 (3.09%) Change Control
16 33 (2.91%) Line Management
17 32 (2.82%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 60 (5.30%) SQL
2 10 (0.88%) C
2 10 (0.88%) Java
3 4 (0.35%) PowerShell
3 4 (0.35%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.18%) Perl
4 2 (0.18%) Python
5 1 (0.088%) C++
5 1 (0.088%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.088%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.088%) PHP
5 1 (0.088%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (8.21%) PMI Certification
2 74 (6.53%) PMP
3 62 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 62 (5.47%) Security Cleared
4 56 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 48 (4.24%) Degree
6 41 (3.62%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.32%) APMP
9 14 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.24%) ISEB
10 11 (0.97%) CCNA
11 10 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.53%) MCSE
14 5 (0.44%) MCITP
14 5 (0.44%) MCTS
15 4 (0.35%) ISTQB
16 3 (0.26%) CAPM
16 3 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.74%) QA
2 18 (1.59%) SLA
3 8 (0.71%) PMBOK
4 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.35%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.088%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.088%) GAMP
8 1 (0.088%) GxP
System Software
1 85 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 60 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.88%) XenApp
5 9 (0.79%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.53%) vSphere
8 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.26%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.26%) vCloud
9 3 (0.26%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.088%) Docker
10 1 (0.088%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.088%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.088%) RACF
10 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (1.68%) SCCM
2 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.26%) MOM
5 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.18%) Mesos
5 2 (0.18%) Netcool
5 2 (0.18%) SCOM
5 2 (0.18%) WSUS
6 1 (0.088%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.088%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.088%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.088%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.088%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.088%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 117 (10.33%) VMware
2 102 (9.00%) Citrix
3 98 (8.65%) Microsoft
4 75 (6.62%) Cisco
5 52 (4.59%) Oracle
6 28 (2.47%) HP
7 21 (1.85%) NetApp
7 21 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.77%) SAP
9 17 (1.50%) IBM
10 11 (0.97%) CheckPoint
10 11 (0.97%) EMC
10 11 (0.97%) F5
11 9 (0.79%) BT
12 8 (0.71%) Apple
13 7 (0.62%) Dell
14 6 (0.53%) Veritas
15 5 (0.44%) Lotus
15 5 (0.44%) Veeam
16 4 (0.35%) Planview
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £475-525pd
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago