Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 243 190
Rank change year-on-year -4 -53 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 126 137 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 0.83% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.88% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 107 175
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £533 £608 £513
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £27.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.63 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +31.96% +35.00% -27.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15802 15500 18416
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 93.97% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9382 9237 10813
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 769 921
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in the South East

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the South East

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the South East

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the South East

Infrastructure Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley +10 68 £438 +2.94% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 34 £425 +5.78% 1
Berkshire -4 24 £500 +17.65% 1
Hampshire -8 24 £425 -10.53% 1
Surrey -12 15 £385 -14.44% 2
Oxfordshire +8 10 £463 +2.78% 2
West Sussex -14 10 £479 +6.39%
Kent -22 2 £400 -43.16%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Infrastructure Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 40 (31.75%) Project Management
2 36 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 34 (26.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (23.81%) Windows
5 20 (15.87%) Data Centre
6 19 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (13.49%) ITIL
7 17 (13.49%) Microsoft
8 16 (12.70%) Finance
9 15 (11.90%) Migration
10 13 (10.32%) VMware
10 13 (10.32%) PMI Certification
11 12 (9.52%) PMP
11 12 (9.52%) Programme Management
11 12 (9.52%) SC Cleared
11 12 (9.52%) Security Cleared
12 11 (8.73%) Office 365
12 11 (8.73%) Active Directory
12 11 (8.73%) LAN
13 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Project
13 10 (7.94%) Supplier Management
13 10 (7.94%) Retail
13 10 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (7.14%) WebSphere
14 9 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
14 9 (7.14%) Scrum
14 9 (7.14%) Citrix
15 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
15 8 (6.35%) Change Management
15 8 (6.35%) Windows Server

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.17%) Confluence
3 4 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.17%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) Office 365
2 8 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.17%) IaaS
4 4 (3.17%) PaaS
5 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) LAN
2 8 (6.35%) Network Security
3 7 (5.56%) WAN
4 6 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.97%) Firewall
5 5 (3.97%) Internet
6 3 (2.38%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.59%) Intranet
7 2 (1.59%) Skype
7 2 (1.59%) VoIP
8 1 (0.79%) ATM
8 1 (0.79%) DHCP
8 1 (0.79%) DNS
8 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.79%) SMS
8 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) GitLab
1 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 16 (12.70%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Retail
3 4 (3.17%) Banking
3 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.97%) PMI
3 3 (2.38%) EPoS
4 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.59%) CCTV
4 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.79%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.81%) Windows
2 8 (6.35%) Windows 10
2 8 (6.35%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.17%) Linux
4 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.75%) Project Management
2 36 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 34 (26.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (13.49%) ITIL
6 15 (11.90%) Migration
7 12 (9.52%) Programme Management
8 10 (7.94%) Supplier Management
9 9 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (7.14%) Scrum
10 8 (6.35%) Change Management
10 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.56%) Release Management
12 6 (4.76%) DevOps
12 6 (4.76%) Process Improvement
12 6 (4.76%) Project Planning
13 5 (3.97%) Change Control
13 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (3.97%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.59%) C
1 2 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.32%) PMI Certification
2 12 (9.52%) PMP
2 12 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 12 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.38%) CCNA
5 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.59%) Degree
6 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.59%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.79%) APMP
7 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) PMO
2 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.32%) VMware
3 9 (7.14%) Citrix
4 6 (4.76%) Cisco
5 3 (2.38%) NetApp
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle
6 2 (1.59%) IBM
6 2 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (0.79%) Avaya
7 1 (0.79%) Capita
7 1 (0.79%) EMC
7 1 (0.79%) Huawei
7 1 (0.79%) Progress
7 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow