The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Manager was £471 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Manager
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 35 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 5 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.61% 1.25% 4.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.30% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
Median daily rate £471 £431 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.27% -13.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £411 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £503 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 299 307 380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.14% 95.64% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 225 265
Median daily rate £425 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £46.07 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.52% +15.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Manager
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Luton +7 1 £525 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Infrastructure Manager
East of England

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Strategic Management
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Email Migration
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
4 2 (18.18%) Server Building
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
1 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (18.18%) Email Migration
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Server Building
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Strategic Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware