The table below looks at the statistics for Infrastructure Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Management 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
Infrastructure Management
Rank 121 115 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -31
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 4 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.043% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.059% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
Infrastructure Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1887 1698 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.03% 72.66% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 888 566
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 77
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Infrastructure Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Infrastructure Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the West Midlands region.

Infrastructure Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the West Midlands region.

Infrastructure Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the West Midlands region 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
Shropshire - 2 £400 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Infrastructure Management
England

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Infrastructure Management also 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 that cited Infrastructure Management.

1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Apache
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) J2EE
2 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) Subversion
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Puppet
2 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 8 (44.44%) Hudson
3 7 (38.89%) Confluence
3 7 (38.89%) JIRA
3 7 (38.89%) BEA
3 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
4 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) JBoss
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Change Management
5 5 (27.78%) Open Source
5 5 (27.78%) Maven
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Perl

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Infrastructure Management also 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 that cited Infrastructure Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) Apache
1 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 7 (38.89%) Confluence
2 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
3 5 (27.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Subversion
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 8 (44.44%) Hudson
2 7 (38.89%) JIRA
3 5 (27.78%) Maven
4 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Platform Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 4 (22.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Squid
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
2 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) BEA
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) AppSense
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix