Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 245 211
Rank change year-on-year -85 -34 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 682 1140 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 1.04% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.09% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 831 851
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £330 £313
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +8.86% -16.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50

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 90422 104428 107002
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58668 67939 66296
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £234
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2875 3108 4133
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.43 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.80 £47.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 27 July 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 16 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 6 months to 27 July 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
England -88 626 £428 -5.00% 55
UK excluding London -51 427 £423 -0.59% 46
London -110 253 £475 - 13
South East -55 114 £444 -1.39% 13
Midlands +2 101 £425 +2.10% 10
North of England -8 84 £411 +2.81% 13
West Midlands +27 70 £418 +4.38% 6
Scotland +4 46 £435 +8.75% 2
East of England -37 45 £363 -12.12% 5
North West +1 43 £420 +4.87% 4
Yorkshire +16 36 £400 -11.11% 9
South West -6 29 £388 -8.82% 1
East Midlands -15 25 £413 -2.08% 4
Wales +1 6 £329 -22.65% 1
North East +34 5 £325 -4.41%
Northern Ireland -49 2 £280 - 1

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 283 (41.50%) Project Management
2 198 (29.03%) Finance
3 195 (28.59%) PRINCE2
4 154 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 143 (20.97%) Data Centre
6 124 (18.18%) Migration
7 97 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (13.05%) Windows
9 83 (12.17%) ITIL
10 77 (11.29%) Microsoft
11 69 (10.12%) WAN
12 65 (9.53%) LAN
13 59 (8.65%) Banking
14 56 (8.21%) Microsoft Project
15 54 (7.92%) Retail
16 52 (7.62%) VMware
16 52 (7.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 50 (7.33%) Office 365
18 48 (7.04%) Security Cleared
18 48 (7.04%) Risk Management
19 45 (6.60%) PMI Certification
20 44 (6.45%) Active Directory
21 41 (6.01%) Change Management
22 39 (5.72%) SC Cleared
23 38 (5.57%) Supplier Management
24 37 (5.43%) PMP
25 36 (5.28%) Windows 10
26 35 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 34 (4.99%) Citrix
27 34 (4.99%) Windows Server

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 17 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.91%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.17%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.73%) IIS
6 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.29%) Confluence
7 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) JBoss
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (8.21%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.15%) Endur
2 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.15%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.33%) Office 365
2 30 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.64%) IaaS
5 7 (1.03%) PaaS
6 5 (0.73%) SaaS
7 4 (0.59%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.44%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.15%) G Suite
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.12%) WAN
2 65 (9.53%) LAN
3 25 (3.67%) Firewall
4 23 (3.37%) VoIP
4 23 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
5 21 (3.08%) SAN
6 18 (2.64%) Internet
7 14 (2.05%) VPN
8 11 (1.61%) DNS
8 11 (1.61%) Network Security
8 11 (1.61%) Skype
8 11 (1.61%) Unified Communications
9 9 (1.32%) Wireless
10 8 (1.17%) Intranet
11 7 (1.03%) DHCP
11 7 (1.03%) VLAN
12 6 (0.88%) TCP/IP
13 5 (0.73%) MPLS
14 4 (0.59%) NAS
15 3 (0.44%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.44%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.29%) MS Access
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.29%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.15%) DB2
4 1 (0.15%) GIS
4 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.15%) MySQL
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (0.73%) JIRA
2 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.15%) GitLab
3 1 (0.15%) Subversion
3 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 198 (29.03%) Finance
2 59 (8.65%) Banking
3 54 (7.92%) Retail
4 22 (3.23%) Law
5 19 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.35%) Legal
7 15 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.32%) Advertising
9 8 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.03%) Back Office
11 4 (0.59%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.44%) French Language
12 3 (0.44%) Marketing
12 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.44%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.29%) Front Office
13 2 (0.29%) Local Government
13 2 (0.29%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.17%) Middleware
2 4 (0.59%) .NET
3 3 (0.44%) Web Services
3 3 (0.44%) XML
4 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.29%) HTML
4 2 (0.29%) jQuery
5 1 (0.15%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.15%) J2EE
5 1 (0.15%) JDBC
5 1 (0.15%) JMS
5 1 (0.15%) JMX
5 1 (0.15%) JSP
5 1 (0.15%) OAuth
5 1 (0.15%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.15%) SAML
5 1 (0.15%) Servlets
5 1 (0.15%) Spring
5 1 (0.15%) Struts
5 1 (0.15%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 143 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 25 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.52%) PMI
4 12 (1.76%) Virtual Team
5 10 (1.47%) Private Cloud
6 8 (1.17%) CCTV
6 8 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.03%) FMCG
8 6 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 6 (0.88%) IVR
9 5 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.73%) Fintech
9 5 (0.73%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.59%) User Experience
11 3 (0.44%) Clustering
11 3 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.44%) Robotics
12 2 (0.29%) EPoS
12 2 (0.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 89 (13.05%) Windows
2 36 (5.28%) Windows 10
3 34 (4.99%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.79%) Unix
5 18 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.49%) Linux
7 13 (1.91%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.32%) AIX
10 5 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.15%) HPUX
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (41.50%) Project Management
2 195 (28.59%) PRINCE2
3 154 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 124 (18.18%) Migration
5 97 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (12.17%) ITIL
7 48 (7.04%) Risk Management
8 41 (6.01%) Change Management
9 38 (5.57%) Supplier Management
10 28 (4.11%) Change Control
10 28 (4.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 27 (3.96%) Data Migration
11 27 (3.96%) Service Delivery
12 26 (3.81%) Project Planning
13 23 (3.37%) Service Management
14 22 (3.23%) Matrix Management
14 22 (3.23%) Project Governance
14 22 (3.23%) Waterfall
15 21 (3.08%) PRINCE
15 21 (3.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (2.79%) SQL
2 7 (1.03%) C
3 6 (0.88%) Java
4 2 (0.29%) C#
4 2 (0.29%) Delphi
4 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (7.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 48 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 45 (6.60%) PMI Certification
4 39 (5.72%) SC Cleared
5 37 (5.43%) PMP
6 35 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 32 (4.69%) Degree
8 13 (1.91%) APMP
9 10 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.88%) CCNA
12 5 (0.73%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.73%) ISEB
12 5 (0.73%) MCSE
12 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.44%) CCNP
13 3 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.67%) PMO
2 15 (2.20%) QA
3 10 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.88%) GDPR
4 6 (0.88%) SLA
5 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) P3O
7 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 44 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.15%) Firmware
8 1 (0.15%) vSphere
8 1 (0.15%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (2.79%) SCCM
2 8 (1.17%) SCOM
3 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.29%) MOM
3 2 (0.29%) WSUS
4 1 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.15%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 77 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.62%) VMware
3 34 (4.99%) Citrix
4 28 (4.11%) Cisco
5 22 (3.23%) Oracle
6 12 (1.76%) HP
7 11 (1.61%) SAP
8 7 (1.03%) EMC
8 7 (1.03%) IBM
9 5 (0.73%) Avaya
9 5 (0.73%) NetApp
10 4 (0.59%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.44%) BT
11 3 (0.44%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.44%) Juniper
11 3 (0.44%) Remedy
12 2 (0.29%) BMC
12 2 (0.29%) Intel
12 2 (0.29%) McAfee
12 2 (0.29%) Symantec
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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South East
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Rate: day rate up to £450 per day max.
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Revoco
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
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