Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 146 83
Rank change year-on-year +12 -63 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 49 23 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.03% 0.61% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.64% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 43
Scotland median daily rate £410 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% -1.16% -
10th Percentile £325 £293 £353
90th Percentile £488 £475 £535
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £29.57 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -26.09% +100.00% -46.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4,575 3,577 5,370
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 94.86% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,670 2,071 2,840
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £223 £225
90th Percentile £538 £501 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 133 91
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £17.32 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.70% -17.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.53 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.36 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year +2.01% -3.64% +13.21%

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in Scotland

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in Scotland

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Manager in Scotland

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in Scotland

Infrastructure Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Edinburgh -21 37 £410 -2.09% 1
Glasgow 0 9 £393 +15.02%
Aberdeen +4 1 - -
Infrastructure Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Scotland region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 30 (61.22%) Finance
2 21 (42.86%) Project Management
3 19 (38.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (26.53%) PRINCE2
5 12 (24.49%) Banking
6 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
7 8 (16.33%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
7 8 (16.33%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (14.29%) Business Development
8 7 (14.29%) QA
9 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
9 6 (12.24%) Windows
10 5 (10.20%) Unix
10 5 (10.20%) SAN
10 5 (10.20%) Migration
10 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (8.16%) People Management
11 4 (8.16%) Office 365
11 4 (8.16%) Virtual Team
11 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
12 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (6.12%) PMP
12 3 (6.12%) Scrum
12 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking
12 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
12 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team Management
12 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
13 2 (4.08%) SDLC
13 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) SAN
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) SMTP
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.04%) Skype
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 30 (61.22%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Project Management
2 19 (38.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (26.53%) PRINCE2
4 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
5 8 (16.33%) Matrix Organization
5 8 (16.33%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (14.29%) Business Development
7 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) People Management
9 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.12%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team Management
10 2 (4.08%) ITIL
10 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.08%) Resource Management
10 2 (4.08%) SDLC
10 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
11 1 (2.04%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 1 (2.04%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (6.12%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) APMP
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Lotus
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco
2 1 (2.04%) Citrix
2 1 (2.04%) CyberArk
2 1 (2.04%) VMware