The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Manager
Rank 105 85 101
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 13 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.71% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.77% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £354 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £433 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.44%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2209 1690 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.17% 92.81% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 777 962
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 152 171
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.31 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Infrastructure Manager
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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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 8 £400 -5.88%
Warwickshire -7 2 £388 -1.58%
Coventry - 1 £375 -
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Infrastructure Manager
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Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) MS Office
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) ITSM
5 2 (11.11%) PMP
5 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.11%) NHS
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) ISDN
3 1 (5.56%) WLAN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (11.11%) PMP
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.56%) BT
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Avaya