Period
to 26 October 2021

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Project Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

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 Project Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 114 206
Rank change year-on-year -42 +92 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Project Manager 24 3 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.17% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.18% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 23
10th Percentile £412 £405 £426
25th Percentile £451 £450 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -9.52%
75th Percentile £700 £556 £556
90th Percentile £748 £575 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +18.92% -2.63% -9.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 3,620 1,656 5,568
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.82% 91.80% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,748 1,256 4,430
10th Percentile £356 £306 £313
25th Percentile £461 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £511 £513
Median % change year-on-year +7.58% -0.24% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £748 £678 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 68
10th Percentile £13.88 £15.50 £11.93
25th Percentile £21.00 £20.00 £13.44
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -19.72% +82.05% +4.28%
75th Percentile £37.75 £46.00 £24.25
90th Percentile £62.15 £47.75 £49.18
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £29.89 £20.50
% change year-on-year +7.06% +45.80% +9.63%

Infrastructure Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Project Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the City of London

Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Project Manager in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the City of London

Infrastructure Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Project Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Project Manager in the City of London

Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Project Manager in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, Infrastructure Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Infrastructure Project Manager in the job title.

1 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 8 (33.33%) Migration
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Azure
5 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (29.17%) Social Skills
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) Change Management
7 5 (20.83%) IP Telephony
7 5 (20.83%) Fat Client
7 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 5 (20.83%) Thin Client
7 5 (20.83%) MPLS
7 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) Citrix
7 5 (20.83%) Email Migration
7 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
7 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
8 4 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (16.67%) Project Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Banking
9 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) PMP

Infrastructure Project 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Azure
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) GCP
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) IP Telephony
1 5 (20.83%) MPLS
2 3 (12.50%) SD-WAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Social Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Public Sector
5 1 (4.17%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Presentation Skills
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Fat Client
1 5 (20.83%) Thin Client
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Reinsurance
4 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Migration
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.83%) Email Migration
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (16.67%) Project Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 3 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) High Availability
9 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (4.17%) VMware