The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 275 237 245
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 387 396 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.83% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.90% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 236 280
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £28.17 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.88%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -34 353 £428 +0.58% 70
London -43 140 £450 -5.26% 26
South East -18 76 £425 - 14
City of London -23 37 £475 - 8
North West -24 35 £420 +26.13% 6
Yorkshire +2 26 £420 +22.18% 9
Scotland -19 26 £428 +18.75% 3
East of England -35 22 £463 +14.19% 3
Edinburgh -22 21 £445 +4.70% 2
South West -26 17 £378 +2.37% 6
West Yorkshire -19 15 £425 +25.92% 5
Hampshire -5 13 £450 - 3
Manchester -10 13 £423 +26.88% 4
Berkshire -14 13 £325 -4.41% 3
West Midlands -21 12 £388 -8.82% 2
Cheshire -20 11 £463 +85.00% 1
Oxfordshire +2 9 £350 -3.44% 1
West Sussex +1 9 £425 - 1
Tyne and Wear -20 9 £495 - 1
North East -22 9 £495 +7.02% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 9 £495 - 1
Oxford +6 8 £350 - 1
South Yorkshire +3 8 £423 +19.01% 3
Birmingham -3 8 £400 -5.88% 1
Reading -7 8 £313 -30.55%
East Midlands -18 8 £395 +21.53% 2
Hertfordshire -11 7 £465 +6.59%
Leeds -16 7 £388 +14.81% 4
Buckinghamshire -18 7 £450 +9.09% 2
Sheffield +1 6 £385 +28.87% 3

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (40.30%) Project Management
2 234 (35.45%) PRINCE2
3 210 (31.82%) Finance
4 170 (25.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 142 (21.52%) Windows
6 124 (18.79%) ITIL
7 106 (16.06%) Migration
8 82 (12.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 80 (12.12%) Banking
10 76 (11.52%) VMware
11 60 (9.09%) Oracle
12 54 (8.18%) Microsoft
13 49 (7.42%) Citrix
13 49 (7.42%) UNIX
13 49 (7.42%) WAN
13 49 (7.42%) Service Delivery
13 49 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 47 (7.12%) PMI Certification
15 45 (6.82%) Linux
16 43 (6.52%) LAN
17 42 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (5.91%) PMP
19 37 (5.61%) Degree
20 35 (5.30%) Windows 7
20 35 (5.30%) Change Management
21 33 (5.00%) Project Planning
21 33 (5.00%) Service Management
22 32 (4.85%) Programme Management
22 32 (4.85%) Cisco
23 31 (4.70%) IBM

Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (3.48%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.42%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (1.97%) IIS
6 10 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.52%) Lync
7 7 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (0.91%) MQSeries
8 6 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.61%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.45%) Apache
10 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.30%) CMS
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (4.55%) MS Project
1 30 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.97%) MS Office
3 10 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.15%) SAP PLM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.21%) Office 365
2 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) PaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.42%) WAN
2 43 (6.52%) LAN
3 31 (4.70%) SAN
4 26 (3.94%) VoIP
5 22 (3.33%) Firewall
6 16 (2.42%) Internet
6 16 (2.42%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.27%) Wireless
8 12 (1.82%) Network Security
9 10 (1.52%) DNS
10 8 (1.21%) HTTP
10 8 (1.21%) IP Telephony
10 8 (1.21%) NAS
11 7 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.06%) WLAN
11 7 (1.06%) DHCP
12 6 (0.91%) MPLS
13 5 (0.76%) Intranet
13 5 (0.76%) Structured Cabling
14 3 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.79%) Oracle Database
2 11 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.67%) DB2
3 8 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.15%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Ant
1 2 (0.30%) Maven
1 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.15%) JIRA
General
1 210 (31.82%) Finance
2 80 (12.12%) Banking
3 28 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.94%) Retail
5 14 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.21%) Legal
9 6 (0.91%) French Language
10 5 (0.76%) Law
10 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.61%) Local Government
11 4 (0.61%) Automotive
11 4 (0.61%) Marketing
12 3 (0.45%) German Language
12 3 (0.45%) Advertising
12 3 (0.45%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.21%) Middleware
2 7 (1.06%) .NET
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.30%) LAMP
4 2 (0.30%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.15%) J2EE
5 1 (0.15%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.18%) PMI
2 11 (1.67%) Mainframe
3 10 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.36%) Computer Science
5 5 (0.76%) iSeries
5 5 (0.76%) NHS
5 5 (0.76%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.61%) CLARiiON
6 4 (0.61%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.45%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (0.45%) FMCG
7 3 (0.45%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.45%) Clustering
7 3 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.30%) CCTV
8 2 (0.30%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.30%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 142 (21.52%) Windows
2 49 (7.42%) UNIX
3 45 (6.82%) Linux
4 35 (5.30%) Windows 7
5 16 (2.42%) Solaris
6 15 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.97%) AIX
8 11 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.91%) SUSE
11 5 (0.76%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.45%) HPUX
13 2 (0.30%) zOS
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.30%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (40.30%) Project Management
2 234 (35.45%) PRINCE2
3 170 (25.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 124 (18.79%) ITIL
5 106 (16.06%) Migration
6 49 (7.42%) Service Delivery
7 35 (5.30%) Change Management
8 33 (5.00%) Service Management
8 33 (5.00%) Project Planning
9 32 (4.85%) Programme Management
10 29 (4.39%) Risk Management
11 27 (4.09%) Time Management
12 26 (3.94%) PRINCE
13 25 (3.79%) Supplier Management
14 23 (3.48%) Resource Management
15 20 (3.03%) Asset Management
16 18 (2.73%) Risk Assessment
17 17 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
18 14 (2.12%) Data Migration
19 13 (1.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (4.24%) SQL
2 9 (1.36%) Java
3 8 (1.21%) C
4 1 (0.15%) PHP
4 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.15%) VB
4 1 (0.15%) ABAP
4 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (12.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 49 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 47 (7.12%) PMI Certification
4 39 (5.91%) PMP
5 37 (5.61%) Degree
6 16 (2.42%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.36%) MCSE
8 9 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.76%) ISEB
11 4 (0.61%) MCITP
12 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.45%) CISA
12 3 (0.45%) CISSP
12 3 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.45%) CCNP
13 2 (0.30%) CCNA
13 2 (0.30%) MCSA
13 2 (0.30%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.36%) QA
2 6 (0.91%) SLA
2 6 (0.91%) COBIT
3 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.15%) GxP
System Software
1 42 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (4.70%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.58%) VMware ESX
4 12 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.67%) vSphere
6 5 (0.76%) XenApp
7 3 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.30%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.30%) XenServer
8 2 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.30%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.30%) RACF
8 2 (0.30%) VMware GSX
9 1 (0.15%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.15%) Postfix
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (1.97%) SCCM
2 5 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (0.76%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.61%) WSUS
3 4 (0.61%) SCOM
4 2 (0.30%) OpenView
4 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.30%) YUM
4 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.15%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (11.52%) VMware
2 60 (9.09%) Oracle
3 54 (8.18%) Microsoft
4 49 (7.42%) Citrix
5 32 (4.85%) Cisco
6 31 (4.70%) IBM
7 24 (3.64%) HP
8 19 (2.88%) SAP
9 18 (2.73%) NetApp
10 15 (2.27%) EMC
11 13 (1.97%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.21%) Sun
12 8 (1.21%) Avaya
12 8 (1.21%) Dell
13 6 (0.91%) Informatica
13 6 (0.91%) Isilon
14 5 (0.76%) BT
15 4 (0.61%) Lotus
15 4 (0.61%) F5
16 3 (0.45%) Endeca
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £460 - £480 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £330 - £331 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ITF Solutions
Rate: £299 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Sanderson
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £440 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 2 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
83Zero
Rate: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
IT HR
Rate: £300 - £335 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago