The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 253 211
Rank change year-on-year -70 -42  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 299 477 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.96% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.01% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 355 382
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -59 121 £475 -0.52% 13
South East -23 50 £425 -5.55% 12
West Midlands +22 33 £418 -0.29% 5
North West +6 23 £415 +2.46% 4
Yorkshire +27 22 £400 -11.11% 6
East of England -20 22 £356 -13.37% 7
South West -6 11 £375 -12.79% 6
East Midlands -12 11 £390 -6.02% 2
Midlands +16 5 £500 +5.26% 7
North East +58 1 £325 -4.41%
Infrastructure Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 269 (41.77%) Project Management
2 182 (28.26%) Finance
3 173 (26.86%) PRINCE2
4 149 (23.14%) Data Centre
5 148 (22.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 121 (18.79%) Migration
7 103 (15.99%) ITIL
8 90 (13.98%) Microsoft
9 88 (13.66%) Windows
10 74 (11.49%) WAN
11 72 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (9.78%) LAN
13 59 (9.16%) VMware
14 56 (8.70%) Office 365
15 54 (8.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 54 (8.39%) Banking
16 50 (7.76%) Security Cleared
17 49 (7.61%) Retail
17 49 (7.61%) Change Management
18 48 (7.45%) Risk Management
19 46 (7.14%) Active Directory
19 46 (7.14%) Supplier Management
20 42 (6.52%) PMI Certification
20 42 (6.52%) Microsoft Project
21 41 (6.37%) SC Cleared
22 40 (6.21%) Cisco
23 36 (5.59%) PMP
24 34 (5.28%) Degree
24 34 (5.28%) Service Delivery
25 33 (5.12%) Citrix

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 17 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.71%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.24%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.24%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.09%) IIS
5 6 (0.93%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.16%) Apache
8 1 (0.16%) Confluence
8 1 (0.16%) JBoss
8 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (6.52%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) iTrent
1 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.16%) Exstream
2 1 (0.16%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.16%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.16%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.70%) Office 365
2 30 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.33%) IaaS
5 5 (0.78%) PaaS
6 4 (0.62%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.62%) SaaS
7 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.47%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.16%) G Suite
8 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.49%) WAN
2 63 (9.78%) LAN
3 28 (4.35%) Firewall
4 26 (4.04%) SAN
5 22 (3.42%) VoIP
6 18 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (2.33%) Internet
8 14 (2.17%) VPN
9 13 (2.02%) Wireless
10 12 (1.86%) DNS
11 10 (1.55%) NAS
11 10 (1.55%) Unified Communications
12 9 (1.40%) DHCP
12 9 (1.40%) Network Security
13 8 (1.24%) MPLS
14 7 (1.09%) Intranet
14 7 (1.09%) Skype
14 7 (1.09%) VLAN
15 6 (0.93%) TCP/IP
16 5 (0.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.47%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.31%) MS Access
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.31%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.16%) GIS
4 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.16%) MySQL
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.31%) JIRA
1 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 182 (28.26%) Finance
2 54 (8.39%) Banking
3 49 (7.61%) Retail
4 24 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.33%) Law
6 13 (2.02%) Legal
7 11 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.24%) Advertising
10 6 (0.93%) Back Office
11 5 (0.78%) Marketing
11 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.47%) French Language
13 3 (0.47%) Publishing
14 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.31%) Electronics
14 2 (0.31%) Front Office
14 2 (0.31%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.93%) Middleware
2 5 (0.78%) Web Services
3 3 (0.47%) .NET
3 3 (0.47%) XML
4 2 (0.31%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.31%) HTML
4 2 (0.31%) jQuery
5 1 (0.16%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.16%) J2EE
5 1 (0.16%) JDBC
5 1 (0.16%) JMS
5 1 (0.16%) JMX
5 1 (0.16%) JSP
5 1 (0.16%) OAuth
5 1 (0.16%) SAML
5 1 (0.16%) Servlets
5 1 (0.16%) Spring
5 1 (0.16%) Struts
5 1 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.16%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 149 (23.14%) Data Centre
2 21 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (2.95%) PMI
4 11 (1.71%) Private Cloud
5 10 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.55%) Virtual Team
6 9 (1.40%) CCTV
6 9 (1.40%) iSeries
7 7 (1.09%) Clustering
7 7 (1.09%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.09%) FMCG
8 6 (0.93%) IVR
9 5 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.62%) CMDB
10 4 (0.62%) Fintech
10 4 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.47%) EPoS
11 3 (0.47%) Robotics
11 3 (0.47%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (13.66%) Windows
2 30 (4.66%) Windows Server
3 27 (4.19%) Windows 10
4 25 (3.88%) Unix
5 22 (3.42%) Linux
6 17 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.86%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.40%) AIX
10 4 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.31%) Solaris
12 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (41.77%) Project Management
2 173 (26.86%) PRINCE2
3 148 (22.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 121 (18.79%) Migration
5 103 (15.99%) ITIL
6 72 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (7.61%) Change Management
8 48 (7.45%) Risk Management
9 46 (7.14%) Supplier Management
10 34 (5.28%) Service Delivery
11 28 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 27 (4.19%) Service Management
13 24 (3.73%) Data Migration
14 23 (3.57%) Change Control
14 23 (3.57%) Project Governance
15 22 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (3.42%) Project Planning
16 21 (3.26%) Matrix Management
16 21 (3.26%) Programme Management
17 20 (3.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (3.57%) SQL
2 8 (1.24%) C
3 6 (0.93%) Java
4 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.31%) C#
5 2 (0.31%) Delphi
5 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (8.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 50 (7.76%) Security Cleared
3 42 (6.52%) PMI Certification
4 41 (6.37%) SC Cleared
5 36 (5.59%) PMP
6 34 (5.28%) Degree
7 29 (4.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.40%) APMP
9 9 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.09%) MCSE
10 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.78%) CCNA
12 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.62%) ISEB
13 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.47%) CCNP
13 3 (0.47%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.47%) PgMP
13 3 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.42%) PMO
2 14 (2.17%) QA
3 13 (2.02%) SLA
4 6 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.47%) GDPR
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.16%) P3O
8 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 31 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.47%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.31%) XenApp
7 2 (0.31%) XenServer
8 1 (0.16%) Firmware
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (2.80%) SCCM
2 4 (0.62%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (0.62%) SCOM
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.31%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.31%) MOM
4 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.31%) WSUS
5 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.16%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 90 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.16%) VMware
3 40 (6.21%) Cisco
4 33 (5.12%) Citrix
5 18 (2.80%) Oracle
6 17 (2.64%) HP
7 12 (1.86%) Avaya
8 9 (1.40%) EMC
8 9 (1.40%) SAP
9 6 (0.93%) IBM
9 6 (0.93%) NetApp
9 6 (0.93%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.78%) BMC
10 5 (0.78%) Palo Alto
10 5 (0.78%) Remedy
11 3 (0.47%) BT
11 3 (0.47%) Juniper
11 3 (0.47%) Symantec
12 2 (0.31%) Dell
12 2 (0.31%) Veritas
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