Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 Project Manager
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 179 189
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Project Manager 29 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 24
North West median daily rate £425 £415 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +2.47% +1.25%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £366
90th Percentile £504 £543 £508
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £23.34 - -
England median hourly rate £23.34 £20.66 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.00% -48.36% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,361 5,218 5,807
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 95.60% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,356 3,323 3,739
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £245 £238 £238
90th Percentile £585 £594 £575
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 266 218
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.74 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.74% +1.37% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.66 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.77% -0.05% +0.16%

Infrastructure Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Project Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Project Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Project Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Manchester -21 9 £429 -0.58%
Merseyside - 8 £481 -
Cheshire +6 7 £425 +6.25%
Lancashire -15 4 £345 -9.80%
Cumbria - 1 £550 -
Infrastructure Project Manager
England

Infrastructure Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Infrastructure Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region featuring Infrastructure Project Manager in the job title.

1 17 (58.62%) Project Management
2 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
4 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) LAN
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
6 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (10.34%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (10.34%) PMO
7 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.34%) PMP
7 3 (10.34%) Legal
7 3 (10.34%) Firewall
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (6.90%) Avaya
8 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management

Infrastructure Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) AIX
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Project Management
2 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Change Control
8 2 (6.90%) Logistics
8 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
8 2 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
9 1 (3.45%) Converged Infrastructure
9 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
4 3 (10.34%) PMP
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (10.34%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Avaya
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) VMware