Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Infrastructure Manager was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 December 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.

IT Infrastructure Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 90 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 +2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Manager 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £393 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.20% +6.80% -5.16%
10th Percentile £298 £281 £318
90th Percentile £419 £675 £447
West Midlands median daily rate £333 £388 £335
% change year-on-year -14.19% +15.67% -13.55%
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 1534 1387 1334
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.04% 95.99% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 857 843
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 56 65
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.30 £10.55
90th Percentile £39.13 £26.25 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +6.25%

IT Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Infrastructure Manager in Birmingham

IT Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Infrastructure Manager in Birmingham

IT Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT 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 IT Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) PMP
1 5 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) PMI
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Project Governance
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) PMO
4 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

IT 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Project Governance
1 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 5 (100.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware