The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Infrastructure Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Management
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 - 97
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.61% - 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% - 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £228 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 - £26.00

Infrastructure Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1059 1500 1272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 81.03% 83.61% 78.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 906 678
Median daily rate £390 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 25
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +54.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Infrastructure Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Infrastructure Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Management in Manchester

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Management in Manchester

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) KNIME
4 2 (20.00%) R
4 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Power BI
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (20.00%) Contract Management
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Tableau
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) SPSS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (20.00%) KNIME
2 2 (20.00%) Power BI
2 2 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ProC
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Director
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Contract Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) R
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) JCL
3 1 (10.00%) PROC SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (20.00%) SAS Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) VMware