The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Management
Rank - 81 98
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 0 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 1.32% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.98% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Average daily rate
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- £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
- -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1779 1314 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.12% 66.60% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 660 748
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 55 65
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £13.80 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Infrastructure Management
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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 28 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
Birmingham - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Infrastructure Management
England

Infrastructure Management
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared