The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 105 101 96
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 12 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.69% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £360 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £40.25
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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
2314 2312 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.04% 91.31% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1172 991
Average daily rate £365 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 172 134
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Infrastructure Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Warwickshire +6 4 £325 -
Birmingham +6 3 £475 +26.66% 2
Coventry 0 3 £238 -50.00% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £431 - 1
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Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Infrastructure Manager in their job title.

1 13 (33.33%) VMware
2 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 8 (20.51%) Manufacturing
3 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.95%) Finance
4 7 (17.95%) Information Security
4 7 (17.95%) SAN
5 6 (15.38%) Firewall
5 6 (15.38%) WAN
6 5 (12.82%) Software Delivery
6 5 (12.82%) ITIL
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Service Management
7 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 4 (10.26%) Windows
7 4 (10.26%) LAN
7 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (7.69%) Legal
8 3 (7.69%) FMCG
8 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (7.69%) SLA
8 3 (7.69%) Cisco
8 3 (7.69%) ISEB
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.69%) Linux
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Infrastructure Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) SAN
2 6 (15.38%) WAN
2 6 (15.38%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) VoIP
4 1 (2.56%) RTP
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (20.51%) Manufacturing
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Games
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) FMCG
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) DTV
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
2 7 (17.95%) Information Security
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Software Delivery
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
4 4 (10.26%) Service Management
4 4 (10.26%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) Server Building
6 2 (5.13%) Software Licensing
6 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ISEB
1 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) PMP
2 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 2 (5.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) Sage