The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 54 38 49
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 17 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.88% 3.43% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 3.57% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 14
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £498 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.62%  
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 Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 855 1456 1362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.79% 96.04% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 791 765
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 17
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 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 Edinburgh region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) LAN
6 4 (15.38%) WAN
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) Linux
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Firewall
7 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
8 2 (7.69%) Network Management
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
8 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) VLAN
8 2 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 2 (7.69%) IT Strategy

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) WLAN
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (30.77%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
2 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.69%) Network Management
4 2 (7.69%) People Management
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) Security Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) APMP
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Planview
4 1 (3.85%) Teradata
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter