The median contractor rate for a IT Infrastructure Manager was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Manager
England / South East
Rank 233 252 257
Rank change year-on-year +19 +5  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Manager 12 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 8
Median daily rate £538 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £360 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £520 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7288 8686 9157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.05% 94.92% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4122 5321 4899
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 373 440
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured IT Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Infrastructure Manager in the South East

IT 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 IT Infrastructure Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Infrastructure Manager in the South East

IT Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Infrastructure Manager in the South East

IT Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Infrastructure Manager in the South East

IT 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 IT Infrastructure Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 3 £375 - 1
Berkshire +22 2 - -
Surrey +17 2 £550 +24.68%
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
IT Infrastructure Manager
England

IT Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT 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 IT Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
4 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) PMO
5 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (17.39%) MPLS
5 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) QA
6 3 (13.04%) CMDB
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) Internet
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) WAN
6 3 (13.04%) SLA
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) ITSM
6 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization

IT Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) MPLS
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Law
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CMDB
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) PMI
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 5 (21.74%) Service Management
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.04%) ITSM
6 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
7 2 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
3 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) PgMP
4 2 (8.70%) PMP
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PMO
2 3 (13.04%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Tumbleweed