The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 28 June 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 63 57
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 8 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.25% 1.11% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.18% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Median daily rate £438 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 609 763 690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.31% 94.43% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1868 1751
Median daily rate £378 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 85
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.75 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in Birmingham

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in Birmingham

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Birmingham region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 6 (27.27%) PMO
4 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Retail
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (22.73%) FMCG
4 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
5 4 (18.18%) Logistics
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (18.18%) Service Design
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) Validation
5 4 (18.18%) Data Validation
5 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
6 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) GDPR
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) SIEM

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) FMCG
3 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.55%) PMI
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
3 4 (18.18%) Data Validation
3 4 (18.18%) Logistics
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Service Design
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) VCP6
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) PMO
2 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 3 (13.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Proofpoint