The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 135 139
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 15 34 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 1.00% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.04% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 51
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £394 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £33.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3148 3259 5509
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.51% 95.74% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2639 4250
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 99
Median hourly rate £17.77 £20.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +1.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.57 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in the City of London

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the City of London

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the City of London

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the City of London

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 13 (29.55%) Project Management
4 11 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
6 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 8 (18.18%) Migration
7 7 (15.91%) Banking
7 7 (15.91%) WAN
7 7 (15.91%) LAN
7 7 (15.91%) Windows
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco
8 6 (13.64%) HP
8 6 (13.64%) Server Building
9 5 (11.36%) ITIL
9 5 (11.36%) VMware
9 5 (11.36%) SCCM
10 4 (9.09%) Retail
10 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.09%) Citrix
10 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
10 4 (9.09%) Firewall
10 4 (9.09%) Office 365
11 3 (6.82%) Email Migration
11 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (6.82%) Service Management
11 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (6.82%) SAN
11 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) Exstream
2 1 (2.27%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) LAN
1 7 (15.91%) WAN
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.82%) FTP
3 3 (6.82%) IP Telephony
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) NAS
4 2 (4.55%) SMTP
4 2 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) MPLS
5 1 (2.27%) Skype
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.82%) Advertising
4 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.55%) Electronics
5 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.55%) Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) Back Office
6 1 (2.27%) French Language
6 1 (2.27%) Law
6 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.27%) iSeries
3 1 (2.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.27%) AIX
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Project Management
2 11 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
4 8 (18.18%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Server Building
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL
7 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.82%) Email Migration
7 3 (6.82%) High Availability
7 3 (6.82%) Matrix Management
7 3 (6.82%) Project Governance
7 3 (6.82%) Service Management
8 2 (4.55%) Data Deduplication
8 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.55%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.55%) PMP
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Cisco
1 6 (13.64%) HP
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) EMC
5 2 (4.55%) NetApp
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) Symantec
5 2 (4.55%) Veritas
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper