The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 April 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
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 218 178
Rank change year-on-year -79 -40  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 340 623 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 1.12% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.17% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 427 441
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44592 53123 52813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.09% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28970 34603 31991
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1459 1537 2115
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
England -92 303 £443 -1.66% 51
London -73 114 £475 -1.04% 13
South East -41 57 £450 - 5
West Midlands +20 34 £425 +6.25% 7
Scotland +14 31 £438 +9.37% 1
North West +15 23 £438 +9.37% 5
East of England -17 22 £413 -2.94% 5
Edinburgh -3 20 £450 +4.34%
South West -3 18 £408 -0.91% 7
East Midlands -13 15 £419 +10.92% 1
Berkshire +13 14 £450 -5.51% 1
City of London -28 14 £475 - 4
Birmingham +9 13 £419 -4.28% 4
Yorkshire -4 13 £420 -1.17% 6
Manchester +3 12 £438 +9.37% 3
Coventry - 12 £425 - 2
West Yorkshire +6 10 £390 -2.50% 6
Milton Keynes -20 10 £410 -6.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -33 10 £410 -8.83% 1
Bristol +8 9 £325 -22.38% 5
Northamptonshire +4 8 £425 +11.84%
Northampton -1 8 £425 +15.25%
Surrey -5 8 £538 +36.50% 2
Glasgow +7 7 £413 +17.43% 1
Staffordshire +3 7 £413 -8.83%
Kent +9 6 £446 -12.50%
Tamworth +3 6 £413 +8.55%
Hertfordshire +1 6 £400 -13.51% 1
Leeds +8 5 £355 -16.47% 3
Bracknell +7 5 £644 -

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 300 (42.86%) Project Management
2 214 (30.57%) Finance
3 191 (27.29%) PRINCE2
4 178 (25.43%) Data Centre
5 165 (23.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 114 (16.29%) Migration
7 95 (13.57%) Windows
8 92 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
9 90 (12.86%) Microsoft
10 88 (12.57%) ITIL
11 72 (10.29%) VMware
12 66 (9.43%) WAN
13 59 (8.43%) Banking
14 53 (7.57%) Change Management
15 52 (7.43%) Cisco
15 52 (7.43%) Office 365
15 52 (7.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 50 (7.14%) Supplier Management
17 49 (7.00%) LAN
18 47 (6.71%) Retail
19 45 (6.43%) Active Directory
20 44 (6.29%) Security Cleared
21 43 (6.14%) Service Delivery
21 43 (6.14%) Risk Management
22 41 (5.86%) Degree
23 40 (5.71%) PMP
24 38 (5.43%) PMI Certification
24 38 (5.43%) Linux
24 38 (5.43%) Microsoft Project
25 37 (5.29%) SC Cleared

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.00%) IBM Domino
5 6 (0.86%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.71%) IIS
7 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.29%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.14%) Apache
10 1 (0.14%) Confluence
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.14%) JBoss
10 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (5.43%) Microsoft Project
2 20 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Exstream
1 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 52 (7.43%) Office 365
2 28 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.86%) IaaS
5 5 (0.71%) SaaS
6 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.43%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.29%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) G Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.14%) PaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (9.43%) WAN
2 49 (7.00%) LAN
3 33 (4.71%) Firewall
3 33 (4.71%) SAN
4 15 (2.14%) VoIP
5 14 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (1.57%) MPLS
6 11 (1.57%) NAS
6 11 (1.57%) VPN
7 10 (1.43%) DNS
7 10 (1.43%) Internet
7 10 (1.43%) IP Telephony
8 9 (1.29%) Network Security
9 8 (1.14%) Wireless
10 7 (1.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.86%) FTP
11 6 (0.86%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.71%) DHCP
13 4 (0.57%) Skype
13 4 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.71%) Big Data
3 3 (0.43%) MySQL
3 3 (0.43%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.29%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.14%) DB2
5 1 (0.14%) GIS
5 1 (0.14%) MS Access
5 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.14%) Redis
5 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.57%) JIRA
2 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.14%) Hudson
3 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 214 (30.57%) Finance
2 59 (8.43%) Banking
3 47 (6.71%) Retail
4 34 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.43%) Legal
6 14 (2.00%) Law
7 10 (1.43%) Marketing
8 7 (1.00%) Back Office
9 6 (0.86%) Advertising
9 6 (0.86%) Billing
9 6 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.57%) French Language
12 3 (0.43%) Electronics
12 3 (0.43%) Local Government
12 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Front Office
13 2 (0.29%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.57%) Web Services
2 7 (1.00%) Middleware
3 3 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.29%) .NET
4 2 (0.29%) XML
5 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.14%) HTML
5 1 (0.14%) J2EE
5 1 (0.14%) JDBC
5 1 (0.14%) JMS
5 1 (0.14%) JMX
5 1 (0.14%) jQuery
5 1 (0.14%) JSP
5 1 (0.14%) Node.js
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.14%) Servlets
5 1 (0.14%) Spring
5 1 (0.14%) Struts
5 1 (0.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 178 (25.43%) Data Centre
2 18 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.29%) PMI
4 14 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 13 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.71%) Private Cloud
7 10 (1.43%) FMCG
8 9 (1.29%) iSeries
8 9 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.00%) CCTV
10 6 (0.86%) User Experience
11 5 (0.71%) Clustering
11 5 (0.71%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.57%) CMDB
12 4 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.43%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.43%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.43%) Fintech
13 3 (0.43%) FlexPod
13 3 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 95 (13.57%) Windows
2 38 (5.43%) Linux
3 37 (5.29%) Windows Server
4 32 (4.57%) Unix
5 16 (2.29%) Windows 10
6 11 (1.57%) AIX
6 11 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.00%) Solaris
8 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (42.86%) Project Management
2 191 (27.29%) PRINCE2
3 165 (23.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 114 (16.29%) Migration
5 92 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (12.57%) ITIL
7 53 (7.57%) Change Management
8 50 (7.14%) Supplier Management
9 43 (6.14%) Risk Management
9 43 (6.14%) Service Delivery
10 34 (4.86%) Programme Management
11 31 (4.43%) Waterfall
12 30 (4.29%) Service Management
13 24 (3.43%) Change Control
13 24 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (3.43%) People Management
14 21 (3.00%) Project Governance
15 19 (2.71%) Project Planning
16 18 (2.57%) Data Migration
16 18 (2.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 25 (3.57%) SQL
2 9 (1.29%) C
3 6 (0.86%) Java
4 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.14%) C#
5 1 (0.14%) Delphi
5 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (7.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 44 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 41 (5.86%) Degree
4 40 (5.71%) PMP
5 38 (5.43%) PMI Certification
6 37 (5.29%) SC Cleared
7 30 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.43%) APMP
10 7 (1.00%) MCSE
10 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.86%) ISEB
12 5 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.57%) CCNA
14 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.43%) PgMP
15 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.14%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.00%) PMO
2 15 (2.14%) SLA
3 13 (1.86%) QA
4 7 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.57%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.43%) GDPR
8 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.29%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.14%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 45 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (1.29%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.43%) XenApp
6 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.29%) vSphere
7 2 (0.29%) XenServer
8 1 (0.14%) Docker
8 1 (0.14%) vCloud
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (2.29%) SCCM
2 4 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (0.43%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.29%) Ansible
4 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.29%) Nagios
4 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.29%) Puppet
4 2 (0.29%) SCOM
4 2 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.14%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 90 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 72 (10.29%) VMware
3 52 (7.43%) Cisco
4 34 (4.86%) Citrix
5 25 (3.57%) HP
6 23 (3.29%) Oracle
7 17 (2.43%) Avaya
8 8 (1.14%) SAP
8 8 (1.14%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.00%) EMC
10 6 (0.86%) Palo Alto
11 5 (0.71%) BMC
11 5 (0.71%) BT
11 5 (0.71%) NetApp
11 5 (0.71%) Remedy
12 4 (0.57%) IBM
13 3 (0.43%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.43%) Symantec
14 2 (0.29%) Juniper
14 2 (0.29%) Veritas
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Seven Principles Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475.00 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago