The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Infrastructure Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Manager
Rank 565 524 561
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +37
Contract jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Manager 22 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.042% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.045% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 15
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £330 £388
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.34 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
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
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
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 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

IT Infrastructure Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Infrastructure Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Infrastructure Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager within the UK.

IT Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Infrastructure Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

IT Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Infrastructure Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager within the UK.

IT Infrastructure Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT 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 IT Infrastructure Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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 -86 21 £450 +12.50% 4
London -22 8 £438 -3.58% 1
South East -11 5 £500 +53.84%
West Midlands - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Hampshire +6 2 £440 -
City of London -12 2 £438 -16.66%
West Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
Surrey - 2 £420 -
Reading -3 1 - -
Berkshire -8 1 - -
East of England -26 1 £463 +40.15% 2
Scotland - 1 £315 -
Glasgow - 1 £315 -
Godalming - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Thame - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Yeovil - - - - 1

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Infrastructure Manager in their job title.

1 22 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (31.82%) PRINCE2
3 13 (29.55%) Migration
4 10 (22.73%) VMware
5 9 (20.45%) Finance
5 9 (20.45%) Windows
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle
6 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (13.64%) Banking
8 5 (11.36%) UNIX
8 5 (11.36%) Linux
8 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
8 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.09%) ITIL
9 4 (9.09%) IBM
9 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
9 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
10 3 (6.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.82%) Operations Management
10 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
10 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
10 3 (6.82%) Firewall
10 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
11 2 (4.55%) High Availability
11 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Infrastructure Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) Lync
1 2 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) DHCP
2 2 (4.55%) VLAN
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) International Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
4 1 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) iSeries
2 1 (2.27%) Informatics
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) PMI
2 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) UNIX
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) AIX
4 2 (4.55%) Solaris
4 2 (4.55%) Windows NT
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (31.82%) PRINCE2
3 13 (29.55%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.82%) Operations Management
6 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) High Availability
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.55%) Workflow
7 2 (4.55%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.55%) Network Design
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) PMP
3 2 (4.55%) CCNP
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) MCSE
3 2 (4.55%) MCSA
3 2 (4.55%) SCSA
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.27%) OCA
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (4.55%) VMware GSX
4 2 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) WSUS
1 2 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
1 2 (4.55%) YUM
2 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) VMware
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) IBM
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Hitachi
4 2 (4.55%) Veritas
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) Sun
4 2 (4.55%) Opsware
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) Apple