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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Manager
Rank 559 543 550
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Manager 30 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.039% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.042% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 12
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£394 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £366 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £488 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +4 30 £394 -7.35% 15
South East -2 11 £381 -27.38% 5
London -5 9 £500 +17.64% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £375 - 3
Berkshire +6 4 £450 -14.28% 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 2
North West -1 2 £385 -18.94% 2
Manchester -1 2 £385 -18.94% 2
West Midlands -10 2 £438 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Surrey - 2 £344 -
City of London +23 1 £335 -14.10%
Birmingham -5 1 £400 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £325 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (50.00%) Project Management
2 15 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 11 (20.37%) Windows
3 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
3 11 (20.37%) Finance
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.81%) Citrix
6 7 (12.96%) LAN
6 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
6 7 (12.96%) Cisco
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL
6 7 (12.96%) Migration
6 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.11%) VMware
7 6 (11.11%) WAN
7 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 6 (11.11%) Banking
8 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
8 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
8 5 (9.26%) Oracle
8 5 (9.26%) NHS
9 4 (7.41%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.41%) SAN
9 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.41%) Firewall
9 4 (7.41%) Degree
9 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Project
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) LAN
2 6 (11.11%) WAN
3 4 (7.41%) SAN
3 4 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) Intranet
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) NHS
2 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) CCTV
3 1 (1.85%) Informatics
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) AS400
3 1 (1.85%) iSeries
3 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) UNIX
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Project Management
2 15 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Migration
3 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.41%) PRINCE
4 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.56%) Change Control
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.56%) Change Management
5 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 3 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.70%) Operations Management
6 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.70%) PMP
3 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) OCA
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Citrix
3 7 (12.96%) Cisco
4 6 (11.11%) VMware
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) Civica
7 1 (1.85%) BMC
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
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