The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Manager
Rank 580 553 527
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -26
Contract jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Manager 27 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.055% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.060% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 12
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£413 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £547 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 -28 27 £413 -5.71% 5
London -8 12 £475 +5.55% 2
City of London - 7 £500 - 1
South West +13 4 £406 +30.00%
North West - 4 £325 -
West Midlands -8 3 £550 - 1
Yorkshire -14 3 £300 -45.45%
East Midlands - 2 £233 -
Manchester - 2 £250 -
Sheffield - 2 £300 -
Somerset - 2 £413 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
East of England +8 1 - -
Essex +3 1 - -
Bristol 0 1 £390 +24.80%
West Yorkshire -12 1 £325 -40.90%
South East -21 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £165 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
Derbyshire - 1 £300 -
Chesterfield - 1 £300 -
Doncaster - 1 £300 -
Harlow - 1 - -
Hertford - 1 - -

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 24 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 23 (44.23%) Project Management
3 19 (36.54%) Finance
4 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 16 (30.77%) Windows
5 16 (30.77%) ITIL
5 16 (30.77%) VMware
6 12 (23.08%) Manufacturing
7 11 (21.15%) WAN
8 10 (19.23%) LAN
9 9 (17.31%) Cisco
9 9 (17.31%) Linux
9 9 (17.31%) Information Security
10 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (13.46%) SAN
11 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
12 5 (9.62%) UNIX
12 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
12 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (7.69%) Migration
13 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (7.69%) Degree
13 4 (7.69%) Service Management
13 4 (7.69%) Firewall
13 4 (7.69%) PMP
13 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
14 3 (5.77%) Citrix
14 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (5.77%) ITSM

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.77%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.77%) MS Project
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) WAN
2 10 (19.23%) LAN
3 7 (13.46%) SAN
4 4 (7.69%) Firewall
5 3 (5.77%) WLAN
6 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.85%) Network Security
6 2 (3.85%) VPN
6 2 (3.85%) MPLS
7 1 (1.92%) DNS
7 1 (1.92%) DHCP
7 1 (1.92%) SMS
7 1 (1.92%) VoIP
7 1 (1.92%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
1 1 (1.92%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) FMCG
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) DTV
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.92%) iSeries
3 1 (1.92%) SecurID
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) UNIX
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Android
5 2 (3.85%) AIX
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) CentOS
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 23 (44.23%) Project Management
3 16 (30.77%) ITIL
4 9 (17.31%) Information Security
5 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.69%) Migration
6 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.69%) Service Management
7 3 (5.77%) ITSM
7 3 (5.77%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.77%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.85%) Coaching
8 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) ERP
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.85%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
1 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) PMP
3 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.77%) MCSE
5 2 (3.85%) APMP
5 2 (3.85%) CCNA
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.92%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) VMware
3 9 (17.31%) Cisco
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) SAP
4 3 (5.77%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.92%) Avaya
6 1 (1.92%) Juniper
6 1 (1.92%) Sage
6 1 (1.92%) Websense
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) MobileIron