The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Infrastructure Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 101 94 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 22 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.20% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.26% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 6
Median daily rate £393 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 - £46.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2252 2455 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.87% 94.75% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1385 1144
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 77 168
Median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Infrastructure Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

Infrastructure Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
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 Manager across the West Midlands region.

Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Infrastructure Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
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 Manager across the West Midlands region.

Infrastructure Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 6 £371 -7.76%
Coventry -6 5 £400 -33.33%
Staffordshire +4 4 £300 -25.00%
Solihull -2 2 £313 -29.77%
Warwickshire -9 1 - -
Infrastructure Manager
England

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Infrastructure Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 20 (46.51%) Data Centre
2 19 (44.19%) Project Management
3 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
4 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.60%) Cisco
5 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (16.28%) Degree
7 6 (13.95%) Finance
8 5 (11.63%) Migration
8 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.63%) Quality Management
8 5 (11.63%) Change Management
8 5 (11.63%) PMI Certification
8 5 (11.63%) Retail
8 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
9 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
9 4 (9.30%) WAN
9 4 (9.30%) VMware
10 3 (6.98%) Office 365
10 3 (6.98%) Presales
10 3 (6.98%) Automotive
10 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.98%) ISEB
10 3 (6.98%) CCNA
10 3 (6.98%) PMI
10 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Automotive
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Local Government
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (46.51%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) PMI
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) SUSE
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Project Management
2 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Change Management
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Quality Management
5 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.98%) Change Control
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL
6 3 (6.98%) Presales
6 3 (6.98%) Project Governance
6 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (4.65%) Programme Governance
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.65%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
1 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (11.63%) PMI Certification
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.98%) ISEB
5 2 (4.65%) PMP
5 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.33%) VCP6
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) BT
5 1 (2.33%) Capita
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Mitel
5 1 (2.33%) NetApp
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow