Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 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 > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 177 143
Rank change year-on-year -2 -34 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 65 93 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.79% 0.95% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.00% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 66 64
Midlands median daily rate £400 £440 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.34% +2.90%
10th Percentile £305 £283 £250
90th Percentile £483 £925 £556
England median daily rate £436 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.06% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.63 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +31.96% +35.00% -30.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7791 9337 7943
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 95.39% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4871 5674 4591
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £231 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 370 453
Midlands median hourly rate £15.55 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.67% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in the Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Midlands +9 47 £400 -5.88% 5
East Midlands -16 15 £400 -11.11% 2
Infrastructure Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 25 (38.46%) Project Management
2 23 (35.38%) PRINCE2
3 17 (26.15%) Finance
4 16 (24.62%) Data Centre
5 15 (23.08%) Migration
6 13 (20.00%) Windows
7 11 (16.92%) PMI Certification
8 10 (15.38%) PMP
8 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.38%) Retail
9 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (12.31%) Project Planning
10 8 (12.31%) LAN
11 7 (10.77%) PMI
11 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (10.77%) Change Control
12 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
12 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
12 6 (9.23%) QA
12 6 (9.23%) ITIL
13 5 (7.69%) WAN
13 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (7.69%) SAP
13 5 (7.69%) Test Strategy
13 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
13 5 (7.69%) Project Governance
14 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
14 4 (6.15%) VMware

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) LAN
2 5 (7.69%) WAN
3 4 (6.15%) SAN
3 4 (6.15%) VoIP
4 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.54%) Firewall
5 1 (1.54%) FTP
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Automotive
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Middleware
1 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) PMI
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.54%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.62%) Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Unix
6 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Project Management
2 23 (35.38%) PRINCE2
3 15 (23.08%) Migration
4 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.31%) Project Planning
7 7 (10.77%) Change Control
8 6 (9.23%) ITIL
9 5 (7.69%) Project Governance
9 5 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
10 4 (6.15%) Logistics
10 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.62%) Change Management
11 3 (4.62%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (4.62%) PRINCE
11 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
12 2 (3.08%) Business Development
12 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) C
2 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) PMI Certification
2 10 (15.38%) PMP
3 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.54%) APMP
6 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.54%) MCSE
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.54%) VCP6
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) PMO
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Firmware
2 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) SAP
2 4 (6.15%) VMware
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix
4 2 (3.08%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) EMC
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Reuters
5 1 (1.54%) Siebel