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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 311 246 251
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 337 406 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.76% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.82% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 250 274
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£400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.29%

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 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 -54 309 £413 +0.60% 73
London -2 128 £450 -1.09% 22
South East -4 76 £400 - 20
City of London +28 29 £460 -6.59% 9
Hampshire +7 25 £435 +11.53% 6
Berkshire +15 22 £375 -7.40% 4
South West -29 22 £406 +19.48% 4
Scotland -29 19 £369 -7.81% 6
West Midlands -16 18 £375 +7.14% 6
East of England -30 17 £390 +44.44% 4
Yorkshire -7 16 £425 +13.33% 5
East Midlands +2 15 £340 +4.21% 3
North West -28 14 £385 -3.75% 8
Surrey +4 12 £350 -16.66% 4
Glasgow -4 12 £388 +3.33% 2
Manchester -21 9 £385 -3.75% 6
Reading +14 8 £425 +6.25% 3
Oxfordshire +7 7 £413 -2.94% 1
Bristol -15 7 £438 +34.61% 2
Edinburgh -35 7 £330 -22.35% 4
South Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
Nottinghamshire +11 6 £250 -33.55%
Southampton -2 6 £450 +20.00% 3
West Yorkshire -8 6 £350 -6.66% 3
Wiltshire -9 6 £394 +21.15% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 6 £450 +5.88%
Wales - 6 £345 - 1
South Wales - 6 £345 -
Essex -2 5 £363 -27.50% 1
Swindon -3 5 £400 -11.11% 1

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 279 (39.80%) Project Management
2 246 (35.09%) PRINCE2
3 203 (28.96%) Finance
4 156 (22.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 143 (20.40%) Windows
6 119 (16.98%) ITIL
7 93 (13.27%) Migration
8 89 (12.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 79 (11.27%) Microsoft
10 75 (10.70%) Banking
11 71 (10.13%) WAN
12 69 (9.84%) VMware
13 60 (8.56%) Cisco
14 59 (8.42%) LAN
15 53 (7.56%) Oracle
16 51 (7.28%) Citrix
17 48 (6.85%) PMI Certification
18 47 (6.70%) Active Directory
18 47 (6.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 45 (6.42%) Telecoms
20 44 (6.28%) Linux
21 43 (6.13%) Service Delivery
22 42 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
23 40 (5.71%) Firewall
24 39 (5.56%) Risk Management
24 39 (5.56%) UNIX
25 38 (5.42%) PMP
26 37 (5.28%) MS Excel
26 37 (5.28%) Project Planning
27 36 (5.14%) Windows 7

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (4.56%) MS Exchange
2 30 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.28%) Lync
3 16 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.00%) IIS
5 7 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.86%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.43%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.29%) Quickr
9 2 (0.29%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.29%) Apache
10 1 (0.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 37 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.99%) MS Project
3 17 (2.43%) MS Office
4 9 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.43%) Office 365
2 3 (0.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) IaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (10.13%) WAN
2 59 (8.42%) LAN
3 40 (5.71%) Firewall
4 35 (4.99%) SAN
5 19 (2.71%) DNS
6 17 (2.43%) VoIP
7 15 (2.14%) Internet
8 14 (2.00%) DHCP
9 13 (1.85%) Wireless
10 11 (1.57%) Intranet
11 9 (1.28%) VPN
12 8 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (1.14%) BGP
12 8 (1.14%) WLAN
13 7 (1.00%) TCP/IP
13 7 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (0.86%) Network Security
14 6 (0.86%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.28%) Oracle Database
2 10 (1.43%) DB2
3 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (0.71%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.57%) MySQL
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.29%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.29%) DataStage
7 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.14%) Big Data
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.71%) JIRA
2 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.29%) Maven
3 2 (0.29%) Ant
4 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 203 (28.96%) Finance
2 75 (10.70%) Banking
3 45 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.28%) Retail
5 20 (2.85%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.43%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.00%) Local Government
9 6 (0.86%) Law
9 6 (0.86%) Advertising
10 5 (0.71%) Publishing
10 5 (0.71%) Legal
10 5 (0.71%) Billing
11 4 (0.57%) French Language
11 4 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.43%) German Language
12 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.29%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.00%) Middleware
2 6 (0.86%) .NET
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.29%) LAMP
4 2 (0.29%) JSP
4 2 (0.29%) Web Services
4 2 (0.29%) J2EE
5 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (2.71%) PMI
2 14 (2.00%) NHS
3 12 (1.71%) Clustering
4 10 (1.43%) iSeries
5 9 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 6 (0.86%) FMCG
6 6 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 6 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.57%) Fat Client
7 4 (0.57%) Blackberry
7 4 (0.57%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.43%) CLARiiON
8 3 (0.43%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.43%) Symmetrix DMX
8 3 (0.43%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.29%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 143 (20.40%) Windows
2 44 (6.28%) Linux
3 39 (5.56%) UNIX
4 36 (5.14%) Windows 7
5 17 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 13 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.71%) Solaris
9 6 (0.86%) AIX
10 3 (0.43%) SUSE
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.29%) zOS
11 2 (0.29%) HPUX
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (39.80%) Project Management
2 246 (35.09%) PRINCE2
3 156 (22.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (16.98%) ITIL
5 93 (13.27%) Migration
6 43 (6.13%) Service Delivery
7 39 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 37 (5.28%) Project Planning
9 35 (4.99%) Change Management
10 31 (4.42%) Service Management
11 30 (4.28%) PRINCE
12 29 (4.14%) Supplier Management
13 24 (3.42%) Asset Management
14 22 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (2.85%) Programme Management
16 18 (2.57%) Change Control
16 18 (2.57%) Time Management
16 18 (2.57%) Resource Management
17 16 (2.28%) Risk Assessment
18 12 (1.71%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.56%) SQL
2 14 (2.00%) Java
3 5 (0.71%) C
4 4 (0.57%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.29%) C#
7 1 (0.14%) Perl
7 1 (0.14%) PHP
7 1 (0.14%) R
7 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 89 (12.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 48 (6.85%) PMI Certification
3 47 (6.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 38 (5.42%) PMP
5 32 (4.56%) Security Cleared
6 30 (4.28%) Degree
7 28 (3.99%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.14%) ISEB
10 4 (0.57%) APMP
10 4 (0.57%) MCSE
11 3 (0.43%) MCSA
11 3 (0.43%) CCNP
11 3 (0.43%) CCNA
12 2 (0.29%) MCITP
12 2 (0.29%) CAPM
12 2 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.14%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.14%) SLA
2 6 (0.86%) QA
3 5 (0.71%) COBIT
4 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) GxP
5 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 47 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 42 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.86%) XenApp
4 6 (0.86%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.71%) vSphere
6 4 (0.57%) GPFS
7 3 (0.43%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.43%) XenServer
7 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.14%) vCloud
9 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.14%) Postfix
9 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (1.71%) SCCM
2 6 (0.86%) SCOrch
3 4 (0.57%) SCOM
4 3 (0.43%) Control-M
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.14%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 69 (9.84%) VMware
3 60 (8.56%) Cisco
4 53 (7.56%) Oracle
5 51 (7.28%) Citrix
6 26 (3.71%) IBM
7 19 (2.71%) SAP
8 17 (2.43%) HP
9 15 (2.14%) EMC
10 14 (2.00%) Dell
11 13 (1.85%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.57%) Avaya
12 11 (1.57%) NetApp
13 10 (1.43%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.43%) Informatica
14 6 (0.86%) Lotus
15 5 (0.71%) Genesys
16 4 (0.57%) BT
17 3 (0.43%) Remedy
17 3 (0.43%) Siemens
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincoln
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 7 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 21 days ago