The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Manager was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK / England
Rank 278 219 210
Rank change year-on-year -59 -9  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 342 535 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 1.10% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.15% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 374 346
Median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £68.00 £43.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.13% -6.52%  
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 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 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -35 132 £475 - 10
South East -49 55 £430 -4.44% 13
Yorkshire +15 37 £425 +7.59% 6
East of England -16 29 £438 +6.06% 2
West Midlands +9 28 £425 +1.19% 1
North West +2 22 £413 +3.12% 2
South West -11 21 £398 -3.63% 3
East Midlands -11 11 £419 +8.06% 2
North East -7 6 £320 -5.88%
Infrastructure Manager
UK

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 282 (42.47%) Project Management
2 207 (31.17%) Finance
3 200 (30.12%) PRINCE2
4 174 (26.20%) Data Centre
5 162 (24.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 104 (15.66%) Migration
7 97 (14.61%) Windows
8 91 (13.70%) ITIL
9 90 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (12.20%) Microsoft
11 72 (10.84%) VMware
12 62 (9.34%) Banking
13 56 (8.43%) WAN
14 55 (8.28%) Office 365
15 53 (7.98%) Cisco
16 52 (7.83%) Supplier Management
17 51 (7.68%) Security Cleared
17 51 (7.68%) Change Management
18 49 (7.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 47 (7.08%) Risk Management
20 46 (6.93%) Retail
21 45 (6.78%) MS Excel
21 45 (6.78%) Active Directory
22 44 (6.63%) SC Cleared
23 43 (6.48%) LAN
23 43 (6.48%) Linux
24 42 (6.33%) PMP
24 42 (6.33%) Service Delivery
25 37 (5.57%) Windows Server
26 36 (5.42%) PMI Certification

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 27 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.66%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.20%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.05%) IBM Domino
6 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.30%) CICS
8 2 (0.30%) IIS
8 2 (0.30%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.30%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.15%) JBoss
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.42%) MS Project
3 26 (3.92%) MS Office
4 15 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Exstream
1 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.28%) Office 365
2 30 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.36%) IaaS
5 8 (1.20%) SaaS
6 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.45%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.43%) WAN
2 43 (6.48%) LAN
3 34 (5.12%) Firewall
4 31 (4.67%) SAN
5 13 (1.96%) MPLS
5 13 (1.96%) VoIP
6 12 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (1.66%) Internet
7 11 (1.66%) Network Security
7 11 (1.66%) VPN
8 10 (1.51%) IP Telephony
9 9 (1.36%) NAS
10 8 (1.20%) DNS
10 8 (1.20%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.05%) Wireless
12 6 (0.90%) DHCP
12 6 (0.90%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.75%) FTP
14 4 (0.60%) Skype
15 3 (0.45%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.20%) Big Data
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.45%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.30%) MySQL
4 2 (0.30%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.15%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.15%) GIS
5 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.15%) Redis
5 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.60%) JIRA
2 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.30%) Hudson
3 2 (0.30%) Log4j
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 207 (31.17%) Finance
2 62 (9.34%) Banking
3 46 (6.93%) Retail
4 32 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.41%) Legal
6 14 (2.11%) Law
7 9 (1.36%) Marketing
8 8 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.05%) Billing
9 7 (1.05%) French Language
9 7 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.90%) Advertising
11 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.60%) Back Office
12 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.45%) Automotive
13 3 (0.45%) Electronics
14 2 (0.30%) Front Office
14 2 (0.30%) Turkish Language
15 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.11%) Web Services
2 7 (1.05%) Middleware
3 3 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (0.45%) XML
4 2 (0.30%) .NET
4 2 (0.30%) JAX-RPC
4 2 (0.30%) REST
4 2 (0.30%) SOAP
4 2 (0.30%) WSDL
4 2 (0.30%) XSL
4 2 (0.30%) XSLT
5 1 (0.15%) J2EE
5 1 (0.15%) JDBC
5 1 (0.15%) JMS
5 1 (0.15%) JMX
5 1 (0.15%) JSP
5 1 (0.15%) Node.js
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.15%) Servlets
5 1 (0.15%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 174 (26.20%) Data Centre
2 18 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.41%) PMI
4 14 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.66%) Private Cloud
6 10 (1.51%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.36%) FMCG
7 9 (1.36%) iSeries
8 7 (1.05%) Mainframe
9 6 (0.90%) User Experience
10 5 (0.75%) CCTV
10 5 (0.75%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.60%) Clustering
11 4 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.60%) NHS
12 3 (0.45%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.45%) CMDB
12 3 (0.45%) FlexPod
12 3 (0.45%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.30%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 97 (14.61%) Windows
2 43 (6.48%) Linux
3 37 (5.57%) Windows Server
4 31 (4.67%) Unix
5 16 (2.41%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.81%) AIX
7 10 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.75%) Solaris
11 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.30%) HPUX
12 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.15%) SUSE
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (42.47%) Project Management
2 200 (30.12%) PRINCE2
3 162 (24.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 104 (15.66%) Migration
5 91 (13.70%) ITIL
6 90 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (7.83%) Supplier Management
8 51 (7.68%) Change Management
9 47 (7.08%) Risk Management
10 42 (6.33%) Service Delivery
11 32 (4.82%) Waterfall
12 31 (4.67%) Service Management
13 28 (4.22%) Change Control
13 28 (4.22%) People Management
14 27 (4.07%) Programme Management
15 25 (3.77%) Project Planning
16 22 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (3.31%) Project Governance
17 20 (3.01%) Matrix Organization
18 18 (2.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.01%) SQL
2 9 (1.36%) C
3 8 (1.20%) Java
4 3 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (7.68%) Security Cleared
2 49 (7.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 44 (6.63%) SC Cleared
4 42 (6.33%) PMP
5 36 (5.42%) PMI Certification
6 35 (5.27%) Degree
7 32 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.51%) APMP
10 8 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.20%) ISEB
10 8 (1.20%) MCSE
10 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.90%) CCNA
12 4 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.45%) PgMP
14 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.15%) CCDP
15 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.01%) PMO
2 14 (2.11%) QA
2 14 (2.11%) SLA
3 5 (0.75%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.15%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 45 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.60%) vSphere
6 3 (0.45%) XenApp
6 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.30%) Docker
7 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.30%) XenServer
8 1 (0.15%) vCloud
8 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (2.56%) SCCM
2 4 (0.60%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (0.45%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.45%) Ansible
3 3 (0.45%) Puppet
4 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.30%) Nagios
4 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.30%) SCOM
4 2 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.15%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 72 (10.84%) VMware
3 53 (7.98%) Cisco
4 31 (4.67%) Citrix
5 25 (3.77%) Oracle
6 24 (3.61%) HP
7 14 (2.11%) Avaya
8 9 (1.36%) SAP
9 8 (1.20%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.90%) F5
11 5 (0.75%) BMC
11 5 (0.75%) EMC
11 5 (0.75%) NetApp
11 5 (0.75%) Palo Alto
12 4 (0.60%) BT
12 4 (0.60%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.60%) Remedy
13 3 (0.45%) IBM
14 2 (0.30%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.30%) Veritas
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