The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 79 82 79
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 13 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.99% 1.23% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.30% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 7
Median daily rate £413 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -8.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £344 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £415 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1246 1697 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 95.04% 94.54% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 982 821
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in Manchester

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in Manchester

Infrastructure Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bolton - 3 £405 -
Infrastructure Manager
North West

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 10 (47.62%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
6 4 (19.05%) Banking
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 3 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (9.52%) Office 365
8 2 (9.52%) Dependency Management
8 2 (9.52%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (9.52%) Change Control
8 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
8 2 (9.52%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) ITSM
8 2 (9.52%) AIX
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle
9 1 (4.76%) SQL

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 2 (9.52%) Dependency Management
6 2 (9.52%) ITSM
6 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
6 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) arcserve
2 1 (4.76%) PlateSpin
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat