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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 282 313 262
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -51
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 378 300 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.58% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.63% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 196 220
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 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £28.75 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 - £25.00

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Infrastructure Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 +16 333 £425 - 54
London +7 140 £450 -3.32% 18
South East +16 80 £425 +6.25% 13
City of London +11 43 £465 -2.10% 5
Scotland +5 34 £438 +2.94% 3
Yorkshire +4 28 £383 -10.00% 5
Edinburgh -1 26 £444 +4.41% 1
North West -5 22 £388 +3.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 21 £413 +3.12% 2
Hampshire -19 18 £381 +0.99% 4
Milton Keynes - 18 £431 - 2
Berkshire +8 17 £425 +2.40% 2
South West -16 17 £435 +16.00% 5
East of England -15 16 £500 +14.28% 4
Hertfordshire +12 14 £500 - 3
West Midlands -8 14 £425 +41.66% 2
West Yorkshire -1 13 £400 -11.11%
Manchester -6 12 £400 -5.88% 2
Bristol -5 10 £455 +13.75% 2
East Midlands 0 9 £315 -1.56% 3
Oxfordshire -16 9 £413 +17.85% 1
Leeds +2 8 £425 +13.33%
South Yorkshire +8 7 £390 +11.42% 1
Surrey -1 7 £409 -14.39%
Reading +20 6 £425 -12.82%
Cheshire +11 5 £345 -1.42% 1
Newbury +3 5 £425 -0.58%
Southampton 0 5 £360 +2.12% 2
Wales -20 5 £363 - 1
Slough - 5 £450 -

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 266 (37.31%) Project Management
2 230 (32.26%) PRINCE2
3 200 (28.05%) Finance
4 136 (19.07%) Windows
5 132 (18.51%) ITIL
6 125 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 105 (14.73%) Migration
8 78 (10.94%) Banking
9 70 (9.82%) WAN
9 70 (9.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 69 (9.68%) Microsoft
10 69 (9.68%) LAN
11 59 (8.27%) Cisco
12 56 (7.85%) VMware
13 48 (6.73%) Linux
13 48 (6.73%) Citrix
13 48 (6.73%) Active Directory
14 46 (6.45%) Security Cleared
15 44 (6.17%) PMI Certification
15 44 (6.17%) Service Management
16 43 (6.03%) Service Delivery
17 41 (5.75%) SC Cleared
18 40 (5.61%) Telecoms
19 38 (5.33%) Firewall
19 38 (5.33%) MS Project
19 38 (5.33%) MS Excel
20 37 (5.19%) Change Management
21 36 (5.05%) Degree
21 36 (5.05%) Risk Management
21 36 (5.05%) PMP

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.82%) Lync
4 12 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.84%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.70%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.56%) Quickr
8 2 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.28%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) Apache
9 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.14%) IIS
9 1 (0.14%) GroupWise
Applications
1 38 (5.33%) MS Project
1 38 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.37%) MS Office
3 19 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) assyst
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.24%) Office 365
2 3 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 70 (9.82%) WAN
2 69 (9.68%) LAN
3 38 (5.33%) Firewall
4 29 (4.07%) SAN
5 25 (3.51%) DNS
6 19 (2.66%) VPN
7 17 (2.38%) DHCP
7 17 (2.38%) VoIP
7 17 (2.38%) Internet
8 14 (1.96%) Wireless
9 10 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (1.26%) Intranet
11 8 (1.12%) MPLS
11 8 (1.12%) BGP
11 8 (1.12%) TCP/IP
11 8 (1.12%) WLAN
12 7 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (0.84%) MySQL
5 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (0.42%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (0.42%) JIRA
2 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.14%) TestLink
3 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.14%) ClearQuest
General
1 200 (28.05%) Finance
2 78 (10.94%) Banking
3 40 (5.61%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.77%) Retail
5 25 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.96%) Legal
8 9 (1.26%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.98%) Local Government
10 6 (0.84%) Law
11 5 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.56%) Publishing
12 4 (0.56%) Billing
12 4 (0.56%) French Language
12 4 (0.56%) Marketing
13 3 (0.42%) German Language
13 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.42%) Back Office
14 2 (0.28%) Front Office
14 2 (0.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.65%) Middleware
2 4 (0.56%) Web Services
3 2 (0.28%) .NET
3 2 (0.28%) JSP
4 1 (0.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.38%) NHS
3 12 (1.68%) PMI
3 12 (1.68%) Clustering
4 6 (0.84%) Mainframe
4 6 (0.84%) FMCG
5 5 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.56%) iSeries
7 3 (0.42%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.42%) Replication
7 3 (0.42%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.42%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.42%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.28%) DTV
8 2 (0.28%) EPoS
8 2 (0.28%) CESG
8 2 (0.28%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.28%) PKI
8 2 (0.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 136 (19.07%) Windows
2 48 (6.73%) Linux
3 34 (4.77%) UNIX
4 29 (4.07%) Windows 7
5 22 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.26%) Solaris
8 8 (1.12%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.42%) Android
10 3 (0.42%) SUSE
11 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.28%) NetWare
12 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (37.31%) Project Management
2 230 (32.26%) PRINCE2
3 132 (18.51%) ITIL
4 125 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 105 (14.73%) Migration
6 44 (6.17%) Service Management
7 43 (6.03%) Service Delivery
8 37 (5.19%) Change Management
9 36 (5.05%) Risk Management
10 27 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (3.51%) PRINCE
12 22 (3.09%) Supplier Management
13 21 (2.95%) Project Planning
13 21 (2.95%) Change Control
13 21 (2.95%) Programme Management
14 18 (2.52%) Asset Management
15 17 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (2.24%) Time Management
17 14 (1.96%) People Management
17 14 (1.96%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.07%) SQL
2 12 (1.68%) C
3 10 (1.40%) Java
4 3 (0.42%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.28%) C#
5 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.14%) R
6 1 (0.14%) Perl
6 1 (0.14%) VB
6 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (9.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 46 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 44 (6.17%) PMI Certification
4 41 (5.75%) SC Cleared
5 36 (5.05%) Degree
5 36 (5.05%) PMP
6 33 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.54%) APMP
8 11 (1.54%) ISEB
8 11 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.70%) MCSE
10 5 (0.70%) CCNA
11 4 (0.56%) CCNP
12 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.28%) MCSA
13 2 (0.28%) MCITP
13 2 (0.28%) MCTS
13 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.82%) QA
2 12 (1.68%) SLA
3 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.70%) COBIT
4 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.54%) XenApp
4 7 (0.98%) Firmware
5 6 (0.84%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.84%) vSphere
6 5 (0.70%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.42%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.28%) vCloud
8 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.14%) GPFS
9 1 (0.14%) Postfix
9 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.14%) XenServer
9 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (1.54%) SCCM
2 7 (0.98%) SCOrch
3 6 (0.84%) SCOM
4 4 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.42%) Puppet
5 3 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.28%) OPNET
6 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.14%) Netcool
7 1 (0.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.14%) Control-M
7 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 69 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.27%) Cisco
3 56 (7.85%) VMware
4 48 (6.73%) Citrix
5 32 (4.49%) Oracle
6 14 (1.96%) HP
6 14 (1.96%) Dell
6 14 (1.96%) EMC
7 13 (1.82%) IBM
8 12 (1.68%) SAP
9 9 (1.26%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.26%) Avaya
9 9 (1.26%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.98%) F5
10 7 (0.98%) BMC
11 5 (0.70%) Juniper
11 5 (0.70%) Genesys
11 5 (0.70%) Lotus
12 4 (0.56%) Intel
12 4 (0.56%) NetApp
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