The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Manager
London / City of London
Rank 125 131 142
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 28 30 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.93% 0.91% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.96% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 45
Median daily rate £488 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
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 £68.00 - £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 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 2852 3136 4830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.38% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2214 2501 3637
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 £313 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.99 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.96% +8.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £47.50 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 17 (32.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (30.77%) Project Management
4 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
5 14 (26.92%) PRINCE2
6 12 (23.08%) Cisco
6 12 (23.08%) Migration
7 10 (19.23%) Windows
8 8 (15.38%) LAN
9 7 (13.46%) WAN
9 7 (13.46%) HP
10 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
10 6 (11.54%) Unix
10 6 (11.54%) ITIL
10 6 (11.54%) Banking
10 6 (11.54%) Retail
10 6 (11.54%) Server Building
11 5 (9.62%) SCCM
11 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
11 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
11 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.62%) FTP
11 5 (9.62%) Citrix
11 5 (9.62%) PMP
11 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
11 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
12 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (7.69%) Firewall

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Exstream
2 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) LAN
2 7 (13.46%) WAN
3 5 (9.62%) FTP
4 4 (7.69%) Firewall
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
5 3 (5.77%) MPLS
5 3 (5.77%) NAS
5 3 (5.77%) Telepresence
6 2 (3.85%) DHCP
6 2 (3.85%) DNS
6 2 (3.85%) SAN
6 2 (3.85%) SMTP
6 2 (3.85%) Wireless
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.92%) Skype
7 1 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.92%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.69%) Advertising
5 3 (5.77%) Legal
5 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.85%) Electronics
6 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.85%) Law
6 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) iSeries
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Unix
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.77%) Linux
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (30.77%) Project Management
3 14 (26.92%) PRINCE2
4 12 (23.08%) Migration
5 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 6 (11.54%) Server Building
6 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.69%) Service Management
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.77%) Change Management
7 3 (5.77%) Email Migration
7 3 (5.77%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Data Deduplication
8 2 (3.85%) High Availability
8 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
1 5 (9.62%) PMP
1 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.85%) XenServer
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Nagios
2 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Cisco
2 7 (13.46%) HP
3 5 (9.62%) Citrix
4 4 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) EMC
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) NetApp
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) Symantec
5 2 (3.85%) Veritas
6 1 (1.92%) Meraki
6 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
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