Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 289 244
Rank change year-on-year -85 -45 +34
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 270 373 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.84% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.88% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 282 325
London median daily rate £475 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% +5.11%
10th Percentile £363 £357 £333
90th Percentile £675 £638 £600
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.63 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +31.96% +35.00% -27.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44252 42345 44555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.99% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 30120 31401
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 553 693
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in London

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in London

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Manager in London

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in London

Infrastructure Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London -5 73 £500 - 12
West London -13 7 £488 +8.33% 2
South London -37 6 £438 -12.50% 1
North London -8 3 £475 +10.47%
East London -8 2 £539 +59.56%
Infrastructure Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 89 (32.96%) Finance
2 84 (31.11%) Project Management
3 66 (24.44%) PRINCE2
4 64 (23.70%) Data Centre
5 60 (22.22%) Windows
6 51 (18.89%) Microsoft
7 49 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 46 (17.04%) Banking
8 46 (17.04%) Migration
9 41 (15.19%) Office 365
10 39 (14.44%) VMware
11 38 (14.07%) ITIL
12 29 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (10.37%) Citrix
14 27 (10.00%) Cisco
14 27 (10.00%) WAN
14 27 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (9.63%) LAN
16 23 (8.52%) Firewall
17 22 (8.15%) Investment Banking
17 22 (8.15%) SCCM
18 21 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
18 21 (7.78%) Retail
19 19 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (7.04%) Windows Server
20 18 (6.67%) Change Control
20 18 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
20 18 (6.67%) Active Directory
21 17 (6.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 17 (6.30%) SQL

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.96%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.48%) IIS
5 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) Endur
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.37%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.19%) Office 365
2 27 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.33%) IaaS
5 8 (2.96%) PaaS
6 6 (2.22%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.11%) SaaS
8 2 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) GitHub
9 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.00%) WAN
2 26 (9.63%) LAN
3 23 (8.52%) Firewall
4 11 (4.07%) Skype
5 10 (3.70%) SAN
6 9 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (2.59%) VoIP
8 6 (2.22%) Intranet
8 6 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.22%) MPLS
9 5 (1.85%) Internet
9 5 (1.85%) PBX
10 4 (1.48%) NAS
11 3 (1.11%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.11%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.11%) VPN
11 3 (1.11%) WLAN
12 2 (0.74%) 4G
12 2 (0.74%) DHCP
12 2 (0.74%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) Big Data
5 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (3.70%) JIRA
2 5 (1.85%) Zephyr
3 2 (0.74%) JMeter
3 2 (0.74%) JUnit
3 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.74%) Selenium
3 2 (0.74%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (0.74%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.37%) Subversion
4 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (32.96%) Finance
2 46 (17.04%) Banking
3 22 (8.15%) Investment Banking
4 21 (7.78%) Retail
5 6 (2.22%) Law
5 6 (2.22%) Legal
6 5 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.11%) Advertising
7 3 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.11%) Front Office
8 2 (0.74%) Automotive
8 2 (0.74%) Back Office
8 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.59%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (1.85%) Middleware
3 2 (0.74%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 64 (23.70%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.70%) Microsoft Licensing
3 9 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.85%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.48%) PMI
7 3 (1.11%) Equities
7 3 (1.11%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.11%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.11%) PKI
8 2 (0.74%) Clustering
8 2 (0.74%) Fintech
8 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.74%) IVR
8 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.37%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.22%) Windows
2 19 (7.04%) Windows Server
3 17 (6.30%) Windows 10
4 16 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.19%) Linux
6 12 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.59%) Unix
7 7 (2.59%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.74%) Solaris
10 1 (0.37%) AIX
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (31.11%) Project Management
2 66 (24.44%) PRINCE2
3 49 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (17.04%) Migration
5 38 (14.07%) ITIL
6 29 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (6.67%) Change Control
8 17 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (5.93%) Project Governance
9 16 (5.93%) Risk Management
9 16 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (5.19%) Coaching
11 13 (4.81%) PRINCE
11 13 (4.81%) Programme Management
11 13 (4.81%) Service Delivery
12 12 (4.44%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.44%) Problem Management
13 11 (4.07%) Line Management
13 11 (4.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.30%) SQL
2 5 (1.85%) Java
3 4 (1.48%) C
4 2 (0.74%) Python
5 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (6.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (4.07%) Degree
5 10 (3.70%) PMP
6 8 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.96%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.22%) APMP
8 6 (2.22%) MCP
8 6 (2.22%) MCSE
9 5 (1.85%) CCNA
9 5 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.11%) ISEB
11 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.44%) SLA
2 9 (3.33%) PMO
3 6 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.48%) QA
5 3 (1.11%) GDPR
6 2 (0.74%) MiFID
6 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.11%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.74%) vSphere
6 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (8.15%) SCCM
2 7 (2.59%) Backup Exec
2 7 (2.59%) NetBackup
2 7 (2.59%) SCOM
3 2 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.74%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.37%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.37%) Nagios
4 1 (0.37%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 51 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 39 (14.44%) VMware
3 28 (10.37%) Citrix
4 27 (10.00%) Cisco
5 17 (6.30%) Oracle
6 9 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (2.96%) HP
7 8 (2.96%) Veeam
8 7 (2.59%) Sophos
9 6 (2.22%) NetApp
10 5 (1.85%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.48%) Dell
12 3 (1.11%) BroadSoft
13 2 (0.74%) Arista
13 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.74%) BMC
13 2 (0.74%) F5
13 2 (0.74%) IBM
13 2 (0.74%) Juniper
13 2 (0.74%) Palo Alto