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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 245 303 253
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -50
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 505 345 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.65% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.70% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 239 228
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 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
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 £21.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £27.50 £71.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 - £41.00

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 3 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 +27 445 £425 -2.01% 73
London +38 217 £450 -5.26% 23
South East +12 94 £425 - 15
City of London +14 57 £475 - 12
Scotland +29 46 £400 - 3
North West +4 34 £400 -11.11% 6
Edinburgh +19 32 £400 - 3
Berkshire +22 23 £425 +3.03% 3
East of England +12 23 £403 -12.97% 3
Manchester +11 23 £400 - 2
Yorkshire -18 23 £400 +6.66% 10
East Midlands +3 21 £375 +10.29% 2
South West +2 21 £406 -4.41% 7
West Yorkshire -9 21 £400 +14.28% 7
West Midlands +5 18 £400 +2.56% 6
Hampshire -2 18 £325 -27.77% 6
Buckinghamshire +9 16 £413 -5.71%
Milton Keynes +11 14 £418 +4.37%
Wales +10 12 £475 +31.03% 1
Glasgow +5 10 £378 +2.02%
West Sussex -5 9 £435 +16.00% 4
Surrey -9 8 £425 +30.76%
Southampton -1 7 £325 -35.00% 4
Hertfordshire -7 7 £410 -13.22% 1
Essex -10 7 £260 -43.78% 1
Swansea - 7 £475 -
Kent - 7 £300 -
West Wales - 7 £475 -
Bedfordshire +14 6 £475 +5.55%
Somerset +11 6 £450 - 1

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 (40.38%) Project Management
2 344 (34.13%) Finance
3 311 (30.85%) PRINCE2
4 275 (27.28%) Data Centre
5 192 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 187 (18.55%) Windows
7 152 (15.08%) Migration
8 149 (14.78%) Banking
9 144 (14.29%) ITIL
10 142 (14.09%) Microsoft
11 120 (11.90%) VMware
12 90 (8.93%) WAN
13 84 (8.33%) Cisco
13 84 (8.33%) Active Directory
14 83 (8.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 79 (7.84%) Retail
16 78 (7.74%) Oracle
17 77 (7.64%) LAN
18 72 (7.14%) Citrix
19 68 (6.75%) Linux
20 66 (6.55%) PMI Certification
21 65 (6.45%) MS Excel
22 63 (6.25%) MS Project
23 61 (6.05%) Change Management
24 59 (5.85%) Service Management
24 59 (5.85%) PMP
25 58 (5.75%) SAN
26 54 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
27 53 (5.26%) SQL
28 52 (5.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 27 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.79%) Lync
4 15 (1.49%) 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 (0.099%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.099%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.099%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (0.099%) CMS
8 1 (0.099%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 65 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 63 (6.25%) MS Project
3 32 (3.17%) MS Office
4 27 (2.68%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.099%) Primavera
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.88%) Office 365
2 20 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.40%) SaaS
4 4 (0.40%) PaaS
5 2 (0.20%) IaaS
5 2 (0.20%) Yammer
6 1 (0.099%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (8.93%) WAN
2 77 (7.64%) LAN
3 58 (5.75%) SAN
4 50 (4.96%) Firewall
5 22 (2.18%) DNS
6 16 (1.59%) MPLS
6 16 (1.59%) VPN
7 14 (1.39%) Wireless
8 12 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (1.19%) DHCP
9 11 (1.09%) VoIP
9 11 (1.09%) Unified Communications
10 9 (0.89%) Internet
10 9 (0.89%) SMTP
10 9 (0.89%) HTTP
11 7 (0.69%) WLAN
11 7 (0.69%) Network Security
11 7 (0.69%) NAS
12 5 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.29%) Oracle Database
2 11 (1.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.60%) Ingres
4 5 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.40%) Big Data
6 3 (0.30%) MySQL
7 2 (0.20%) Informix
7 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.20%) QlikView
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.099%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.099%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.099%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.099%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.30%) LoadRunner
1 3 (0.30%) JIRA
2 1 (0.099%) Yeoman
General
1 344 (34.13%) Finance
2 149 (14.78%) Banking
3 79 (7.84%) Retail
4 31 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.18%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.79%) Retail Banking
7 17 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.49%) Law
9 14 (1.39%) Back Office
10 13 (1.29%) Marketing
11 11 (1.09%) Front Office
12 10 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.99%) Games
13 9 (0.89%) Legal
14 7 (0.69%) Advertising
15 6 (0.60%) Automotive
15 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.40%) Electronics
17 3 (0.30%) Billing
18 2 (0.20%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.39%) Middleware
2 9 (0.89%) Web Services
3 4 (0.40%) XMPP
4 3 (0.30%) .NET
5 2 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.099%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.099%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 275 (27.28%) Data Centre
2 26 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (1.98%) PMI
4 14 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 10 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 10 (0.99%) NHS
5 10 (0.99%) BYOD
6 9 (0.89%) Private Cloud
7 8 (0.79%) iPad
8 6 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (0.60%) Online Games
9 5 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.50%) User Experience
10 4 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.40%) FMCG
10 4 (0.40%) iSeries
10 4 (0.40%) DTV
10 4 (0.40%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.40%) Clustering
11 3 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 187 (18.55%) Windows
2 68 (6.75%) Linux
3 39 (3.87%) UNIX
4 35 (3.47%) Windows 7
5 29 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (2.38%) AIX
7 20 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.99%) Android
10 9 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.79%) Solaris
12 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.099%) CentOS
13 1 (0.099%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.099%) VMS
13 1 (0.099%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (40.38%) Project Management
2 311 (30.85%) PRINCE2
3 192 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 152 (15.08%) Migration
5 144 (14.29%) ITIL
6 61 (6.05%) Change Management
7 59 (5.85%) Service Management
8 42 (4.17%) Risk Management
8 42 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (3.57%) Project Planning
10 32 (3.17%) Information Security
11 29 (2.88%) Programme Management
11 29 (2.88%) Supplier Management
12 28 (2.78%) Service Delivery
13 27 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (2.38%) PRINCE
15 23 (2.28%) Release Management
16 22 (2.18%) People Management
17 18 (1.79%) ITSM
18 17 (1.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (5.26%) SQL
2 20 (1.98%) C
3 5 (0.50%) Java
4 3 (0.30%) Lingo
5 2 (0.20%) PHP
6 1 (0.099%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 83 (8.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 66 (6.55%) PMI Certification
3 59 (5.85%) PMP
4 52 (5.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 39 (3.87%) Security Cleared
6 30 (2.98%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.88%) Degree
8 15 (1.49%) ISEB
9 14 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (1.29%) CCNA
11 12 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.79%) MCSE
13 7 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.50%) MCITP
14 5 (0.50%) APMP
15 3 (0.30%) CCENT
15 3 (0.30%) CCA
15 3 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
16 2 (0.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.98%) QA
2 15 (1.49%) SLA
3 8 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.40%) GxP
5 3 (0.30%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.099%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 84 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 54 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.39%) XenApp
4 5 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.50%) vSphere
5 3 (0.30%) vCloud
5 3 (0.30%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.099%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.099%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.099%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.099%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (1.09%) SCCM
2 3 (0.30%) SCOM
2 3 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.20%) MOM
3 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.099%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.099%) SCSM
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.099%) WSUS
4 1 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.099%) Puppet
Vendors
1 142 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 120 (11.90%) VMware
3 84 (8.33%) Cisco
4 78 (7.74%) Oracle
5 72 (7.14%) Citrix
6 27 (2.68%) HP
7 20 (1.98%) EMC
8 19 (1.88%) IBM
9 17 (1.69%) SAP
10 15 (1.49%) Lotus
11 14 (1.39%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.69%) Avaya
12 7 (0.69%) NetApp
13 6 (0.60%) BMC
14 5 (0.50%) BT
14 5 (0.50%) Remedy
14 5 (0.50%) F5
15 4 (0.40%) 3PAR
15 4 (0.40%) Juniper
16 3 (0.30%) Business Objects
Liverpool, Merseyside
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - 650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vertical IT
Rate: £380 - £420 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Waterlooville
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Sussex
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Chelsea House, Ealing, London
River Island
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago