Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 88 71
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 17 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.07% 0.92% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.96% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 12
Birmingham median daily rate £340 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.26% +14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £299 £306 £318
90th Percentile £474 £663 £568
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1512 1464 1309
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 96.25% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1075 937 820
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.52% +6.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £212
90th Percentile £525 £550 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 65
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.67% +7.64%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.29 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.50 £27.42 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.83% -9.26% +5.07%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 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 8 (47.06%) Retail
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (35.29%) PMI Certification
4 5 (29.41%) PMI
4 5 (29.41%) PMP
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (29.41%) Project Governance
5 4 (23.53%) Change Control
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Logistics
5 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 4 (23.53%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) PMO
7 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL

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:

Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (29.41%) PMI
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.88%) HP Storage
4 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Project Governance
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Change Control
3 4 (23.53%) Logistics
3 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) PMI Certification
2 5 (29.41%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) VCP6
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP