Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 365 299 244
Rank change year-on-year -66 -55 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 623 803 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.82% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.87% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 594 724
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £310
90th Percentile £588 £600 £561
UK median daily rate £436 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.06% +5.88% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
England median hourly rate £35.63 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.96% +35.00% -30.43%
UK median hourly rate £35.63 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.96% +8.00% -33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in England

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in England

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Manager in England

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in England

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Infrastructure Manager in England

Infrastructure Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -85 270 £475 -5.00% 20
South East +3 132 £425 - 9
North of England +34 85 £400 -3.03% 13
Midlands +6 64 £400 -5.88% 7
East of England -10 50 £415 -2.35% 7
West Midlands +4 46 £400 -5.88% 4
North West +15 44 £425 +4.87% 8
Yorkshire +28 38 £400 -5.88% 4
South West -14 18 £413 +3.13% 3
East Midlands -12 15 £400 -3.61% 3
North East +52 3 £363 +6.62% 1
Infrastructure Manager
UK

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 England region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 202 (32.42%) Project Management
2 173 (27.77%) PRINCE2
3 172 (27.61%) Finance
4 145 (23.27%) Data Centre
5 129 (20.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (20.71%) Windows
6 108 (17.34%) Migration
7 88 (14.13%) ITIL
8 84 (13.48%) Microsoft
9 77 (12.36%) VMware
9 77 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (11.24%) Office 365
11 69 (11.08%) LAN
12 68 (10.91%) WAN
13 65 (10.43%) Banking
14 51 (8.19%) Citrix
15 49 (7.87%) Active Directory
15 49 (7.87%) Retail
15 49 (7.87%) Security Cleared
16 47 (7.54%) Cisco
17 45 (7.22%) Microsoft Project
18 44 (7.06%) SC Cleared
19 43 (6.90%) Windows Server
20 41 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
20 41 (6.58%) Risk Management
21 40 (6.42%) Firewall
21 40 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
22 37 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 36 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
23 36 (5.78%) Change Control

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 22 (3.53%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.61%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.96%) Confluence
5 6 (0.96%) IIS
6 5 (0.80%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (7.22%) Microsoft Project
2 28 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.16%) Endur
1 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.16%) Primavera
1 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 70 (11.24%) Office 365
2 40 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.93%) IaaS
4 12 (1.93%) PaaS
5 7 (1.12%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.48%) SaaS
7 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 69 (11.08%) LAN
2 68 (10.91%) WAN
3 40 (6.42%) Firewall
4 24 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (3.53%) SAN
6 15 (2.41%) VoIP
7 13 (2.09%) Skype
8 12 (1.93%) Network Security
9 11 (1.77%) Internet
9 11 (1.77%) MPLS
10 8 (1.28%) DNS
10 8 (1.28%) IP Telephony
10 8 (1.28%) Unified Communications
11 7 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.12%) Wireless
12 6 (0.96%) NAS
12 6 (0.96%) VPN
13 5 (0.80%) DHCP
13 5 (0.80%) SMS
14 4 (0.64%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.96%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.16%) Big Data
5 1 (0.16%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.16%) MySQL
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (2.73%) JIRA
2 6 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.80%) Zephyr
4 4 (0.64%) GitLab
5 2 (0.32%) JMeter
5 2 (0.32%) JUnit
5 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.32%) Selenium
5 2 (0.32%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.16%) GoCD
6 1 (0.16%) Subversion
6 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 172 (27.61%) Finance
2 65 (10.43%) Banking
3 49 (7.87%) Retail
4 27 (4.33%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.57%) Legal
6 14 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.93%) Law
8 9 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.80%) Front Office
11 3 (0.48%) Advertising
11 3 (0.48%) Automotive
11 3 (0.48%) Back Office
11 3 (0.48%) Marketing
12 2 (0.32%) French Language
12 2 (0.32%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Military
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.44%) Middleware
2 7 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (0.48%) Web Services
4 2 (0.32%) .NET
4 2 (0.32%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.16%) SAML
5 1 (0.16%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 145 (23.27%) Data Centre
2 18 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.73%) PMI
4 12 (1.93%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.77%) Microsoft Licensing
6 8 (1.28%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.12%) CCTV
7 7 (1.12%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.80%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.80%) IVR
8 5 (0.80%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.64%) NHS
10 3 (0.48%) Clustering
10 3 (0.48%) EPoS
10 3 (0.48%) Equities
10 3 (0.48%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.48%) PKI
10 3 (0.48%) Robotics
10 3 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 129 (20.71%) Windows
2 43 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 32 (5.14%) Windows 10
4 29 (4.65%) Linux
5 21 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.93%) Unix
6 12 (1.93%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.44%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.12%) AIX
10 4 (0.64%) Solaris
11 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (32.42%) Project Management
2 173 (27.77%) PRINCE2
3 129 (20.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 108 (17.34%) Migration
5 88 (14.13%) ITIL
6 77 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (6.58%) Risk Management
8 36 (5.78%) Change Control
9 34 (5.46%) Programme Management
10 32 (5.14%) Change Management
11 30 (4.82%) Project Planning
12 27 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 26 (4.17%) Service Delivery
13 26 (4.17%) Supplier Management
14 22 (3.53%) PRINCE
14 22 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 21 (3.37%) Project Governance
16 20 (3.21%) Service Management
17 17 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
17 17 (2.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.53%) SQL
2 9 (1.44%) C
3 5 (0.80%) Java
4 2 (0.32%) Python
5 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 44 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 37 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 35 (5.62%) PMI Certification
5 34 (5.46%) PMP
5 34 (5.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 25 (4.01%) Degree
7 14 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.77%) MCSE
10 10 (1.61%) CCNA
10 10 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (1.28%) APMP
12 8 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.12%) MCP
14 6 (0.96%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.64%) ISEB
16 3 (0.48%) Master's Degree
17 2 (0.32%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.21%) PMO
2 16 (2.57%) SLA
3 15 (2.41%) QA
4 9 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.80%) GDPR
7 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 49 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.48%) vSphere
7 3 (0.48%) XenApp
7 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.32%) Docker
8 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.16%) Firmware
9 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 32 (5.14%) SCCM
2 11 (1.77%) SCOM
3 9 (1.44%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.28%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.32%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.16%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.16%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.16%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.16%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.16%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 77 (12.36%) VMware
3 51 (8.19%) Citrix
4 47 (7.54%) Cisco
5 27 (4.33%) Oracle
6 14 (2.25%) HP
7 12 (1.93%) NetApp
8 11 (1.77%) CheckPoint
8 11 (1.77%) IBM
9 10 (1.61%) SAP
9 10 (1.61%) Veeam
10 8 (1.28%) Sophos
11 5 (0.80%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.80%) Dell
12 4 (0.64%) EMC
13 3 (0.48%) Avaya
13 3 (0.48%) BMC
13 3 (0.48%) BroadSoft
13 3 (0.48%) CommVault
13 3 (0.48%) Red Hat