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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Manager
Rank 563 544 542
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Manager 29 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.051% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.055% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 9
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£394 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £294 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £548 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £369
% change year-on-year
-1.43% -0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -28 25 £365 -8.75% 4
London +8 9 £458 +5.17% 2
South East -28 6 £365 -0.06% 1
City of London +6 4 £450 -7.69%
North West -9 4 £330 +17.85% 1
East of England -9 2 £355 -11.25%
Manchester -11 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £376 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £355 -
South West - 2 £388 -
Yorkshire -11 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £225 -
Guildford - 1 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £330 - 1
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
St Albans - - - -

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (40.74%) Project Management
2 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) PRINCE2
2 14 (25.93%) Windows
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
4 9 (16.67%) NHS
5 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.96%) LAN
7 6 (11.11%) WAN
7 6 (11.11%) Cisco
7 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 5 (9.26%) VMware
8 5 (9.26%) Service Management
8 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
8 5 (9.26%) Migration
9 4 (7.41%) Retail
9 4 (7.41%) SCCM
9 4 (7.41%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (7.41%) SAN
9 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle
10 3 (5.56%) VPN
10 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
10 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
10 3 (5.56%) Citrix
10 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
10 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Lync
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) LAN
2 6 (11.11%) WAN
3 4 (7.41%) SAN
4 3 (5.56%) VPN
4 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.70%) NAS
5 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.70%) Intranet
5 2 (3.70%) Internet
5 2 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (1.85%) Firewall
6 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
5 1 (1.85%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (3.70%) Replication
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Project Management
2 14 (25.93%) PRINCE2
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (9.26%) Service Management
4 5 (9.26%) Migration
5 4 (7.41%) PRINCE
6 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.70%) Change Control
7 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (3.70%) Data Management
7 2 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.85%) Information Security
8 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.85%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.85%) PMP
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Cisco
3 5 (9.26%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
5 3 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (3.70%) EMC
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) JDA
6 2 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) Websense
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) BMC