The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 85 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 -25  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 11 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 1.06% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.12% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 14
Median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £33.25

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 1308 1696 1429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.50% 94.91% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 1006 841
Median daily rate £375 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.79% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 38 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £28.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Manager in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
4 5 (20.83%) Change Management
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Banking
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) AIX
6 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (12.50%) LAN
6 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) NAS
7 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.33%) QA
7 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.33%) ITSM
7 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.33%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LAN
1 3 (12.50%) NAS
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.17%) ISDN
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) PBX
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) CCTV
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) AIX
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.83%) Change Management
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
7 2 (8.33%) ITSM
7 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.17%) BCP
8 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco
1 1 (4.17%) EMC
1 1 (4.17%) IBM
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) PlateSpin
1 1 (4.17%) VMware