Period
to 3 April 2020

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 182 194
Rank change year-on-year +23 +12 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Project Manager 16 25 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.45% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.47% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 14
Median daily rate £413 £450 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.81% -9.70%
10th Percentile £313 £356 £303
90th Percentile £496 £541 £473
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.34 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.34 £21.83
% change year-on-year +49.96% +6.93% -56.35%

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 3,836 5,318 5,458
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 94.71% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,262 3,364 3,422
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £231
90th Percentile £600 £613 £588
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 261 303
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.86% +16.46% -7.89%
10th Percentile £12.48 £13.02 £11.19
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £52.05
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +6.95% - -

Infrastructure Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Project Manager in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Project Manager in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Project Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Project Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Project Manager in the North West.

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 3 April 2020. 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 +19 8 £400 -9.35%
Merseyside +12 4 £488 -2.50%
Cheshire +17 2 £413 -2.94%
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Infrastructure Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Project Delivery
2 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
3 6 (37.50%) PMO
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Wireless
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Business Development
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) PMP
6 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
7 1 (6.25%) Creative Thinking

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
1 6 (37.50%) Wireless
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Project Delivery
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Business Development
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (6.25%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Transition
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) PMP
3 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco