Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £439 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 136 115
Rank change year-on-year +25 -21 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 26 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.88% 0.77% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.81% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 23
Manchester median daily rate £439 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £318 £327 £348
90th Percentile £565 £925 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -5.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2800 3325 3585
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 94.38% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 2125 2072
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £231 £240 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 81 142
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -7.94% +8.62%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 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
Altrincham - 1 £450 -
Salford - 1 £525 -
Infrastructure Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Manchester region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 10 (38.46%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) Finance
5 3 (11.54%) CCTV
5 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Office 365
5 3 (11.54%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
5 3 (11.54%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
6 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) DNS
6 2 (7.69%) AIX
6 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Unix

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) VLAN
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.85%) ISDN
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) MPLS
2 1 (3.85%) PBX
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) SMS
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) GoCD
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Private Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) CCTV
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) AIX
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) PowerHA
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) FlexNet
1 1 (3.85%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Snow
3 1 (3.85%) VMware