The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 255 195
Rank change year-on-year -53 -60  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 313 518 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.98% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.03% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 373 415
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £33.25

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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -61 293 £425 -5.55% 56
London -64 118 £475 -1.04% 14
South East +2 50 £425 -5.55% 12
West Midlands +25 31 £425 +3.03% 6
Yorkshire +18 22 £400 -11.11% 5
North West +12 22 £415 +2.46% 4
East of England -24 22 £356 -14.92% 7
West Yorkshire +23 17 £400 -3.03% 5
Scotland +18 17 £470 +34.28%
City of London -7 17 £538 +7.50% 4
Coventry +29 15 £425 -5.66% 4
Berkshire +6 13 £450 -5.26% 2
South West -8 11 £375 -12.79% 6
Milton Keynes -15 11 £425 +1.19% 3
East Midlands -17 11 £390 -6.02% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 11 £425 +1.19% 4
Leeds +15 10 £394 -7.35% 2
Manchester +6 10 £415 -2.35% 3
Edinburgh +4 10 £458 +24.06%
Birmingham +15 8 £438 -5.40% 1
Hertfordshire -6 8 £300 -20.00%
Oxfordshire -7 8 £463 -7.50% 1
Bristol -3 6 £375 -5.36% 3
Midlands +16 5 £500 +5.26% 8
Bradford +12 5 £356 -60.41% 1
Northampton +8 5 £425 +25.92%
Hampshire +2 5 £363 -11.58%
Northamptonshire 0 5 £425 +25.92%
Essex -11 5 £375 -31.81%
Croydon - 5 £450 -

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 292 (42.07%) Project Management
2 203 (29.25%) Finance
3 191 (27.52%) PRINCE2
4 162 (23.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 152 (21.90%) Data Centre
6 130 (18.73%) Migration
7 104 (14.99%) ITIL
8 94 (13.54%) Windows
9 93 (13.40%) Microsoft
10 81 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
11 72 (10.37%) WAN
12 64 (9.22%) LAN
13 60 (8.65%) VMware
14 59 (8.50%) Banking
15 56 (8.07%) Office 365
16 55 (7.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 50 (7.20%) Security Cleared
18 49 (7.06%) Risk Management
18 49 (7.06%) Active Directory
19 48 (6.92%) Change Management
19 48 (6.92%) Retail
20 46 (6.63%) Supplier Management
21 43 (6.20%) PMI Certification
22 42 (6.05%) Cisco
22 42 (6.05%) Microsoft Project
23 41 (5.91%) SC Cleared
24 37 (5.33%) PMP
24 37 (5.33%) Degree
25 36 (5.19%) Service Delivery
26 34 (4.90%) Citrix

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 19 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.30%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.01%) IIS
6 6 (0.86%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.14%) Apache
9 1 (0.14%) Confluence
9 1 (0.14%) JBoss
9 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (6.05%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) iTrent
1 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.14%) Exstream
2 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.14%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.07%) Office 365
2 31 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.16%) IaaS
5 5 (0.72%) PaaS
5 5 (0.72%) SaaS
6 4 (0.58%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.43%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.14%) G Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 72 (10.37%) WAN
2 64 (9.22%) LAN
3 31 (4.47%) Firewall
4 26 (3.75%) SAN
5 22 (3.17%) VoIP
6 19 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (2.16%) Internet
8 14 (2.02%) VPN
9 13 (1.87%) DNS
9 13 (1.87%) Wireless
10 11 (1.59%) Network Security
11 10 (1.44%) NAS
11 10 (1.44%) Unified Communications
12 9 (1.30%) DHCP
12 9 (1.30%) MPLS
13 8 (1.15%) Skype
14 7 (1.01%) Intranet
14 7 (1.01%) VLAN
15 6 (0.86%) TCP/IP
16 5 (0.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.43%) 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 2008
3 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.14%) DB2
4 1 (0.14%) GIS
4 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.14%) MySQL
4 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.29%) JIRA
1 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 203 (29.25%) Finance
2 59 (8.50%) Banking
3 48 (6.92%) Retail
4 27 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.45%) Law
6 13 (1.87%) Legal
7 10 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.15%) Advertising
9 8 (1.15%) Back Office
10 6 (0.86%) Marketing
11 5 (0.72%) French Language
11 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.43%) Publishing
14 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.29%) Electronics
14 2 (0.29%) Front Office
14 2 (0.29%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.72%) Middleware
1 5 (0.72%) Web Services
2 3 (0.43%) .NET
2 3 (0.43%) XML
3 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.29%) HTML
3 2 (0.29%) jQuery
4 1 (0.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.14%) J2EE
4 1 (0.14%) JDBC
4 1 (0.14%) JMS
4 1 (0.14%) JMX
4 1 (0.14%) JSP
4 1 (0.14%) OAuth
4 1 (0.14%) SAML
4 1 (0.14%) Servlets
4 1 (0.14%) Spring
4 1 (0.14%) Struts
4 1 (0.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 152 (21.90%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (2.88%) PMI
4 13 (1.87%) Virtual Team
5 11 (1.59%) Private Cloud
6 10 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.30%) CCTV
7 9 (1.30%) iSeries
8 7 (1.01%) Clustering
8 7 (1.01%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.01%) FMCG
9 6 (0.86%) IVR
10 5 (0.72%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.72%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.58%) CMDB
11 4 (0.58%) Fintech
11 4 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.58%) User Experience
12 3 (0.43%) Robotics
12 3 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 94 (13.54%) Windows
2 34 (4.90%) Windows Server
3 28 (4.03%) Windows 10
4 26 (3.75%) Unix
5 24 (3.46%) Linux
6 18 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.73%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.15%) AIX
10 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.29%) Solaris
12 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.14%) HPUX
13 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (42.07%) Project Management
2 191 (27.52%) PRINCE2
3 162 (23.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 130 (18.73%) Migration
5 104 (14.99%) ITIL
6 81 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (7.06%) Risk Management
8 48 (6.92%) Change Management
9 46 (6.63%) Supplier Management
10 36 (5.19%) Service Delivery
11 29 (4.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 28 (4.03%) Data Migration
12 28 (4.03%) Service Management
13 26 (3.75%) Programme Management
14 25 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (3.31%) PRINCE
15 23 (3.31%) Project Governance
16 22 (3.17%) Change Control
16 22 (3.17%) People Management
16 22 (3.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (3.31%) SQL
2 9 (1.30%) C
3 6 (0.86%) Java
4 3 (0.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.29%) C#
5 2 (0.29%) Delphi
5 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (7.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 50 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 43 (6.20%) PMI Certification
4 41 (5.91%) SC Cleared
5 37 (5.33%) Degree
5 37 (5.33%) PMP
6 34 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.44%) APMP
7 10 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.15%) MCSE
8 8 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.86%) CCNA
10 4 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.58%) ISEB
11 3 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.43%) CCNP
11 3 (0.43%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.43%) PgMP
11 3 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.17%) PMO
2 16 (2.31%) QA
3 13 (1.87%) SLA
4 6 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.43%) GDPR
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
7 1 (0.14%) P3O
7 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 31 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.29%) XenApp
7 2 (0.29%) XenServer
8 1 (0.14%) Firmware
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (2.74%) SCCM
2 4 (0.58%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (0.58%) SCOM
3 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.43%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.29%) MOM
4 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.29%) WSUS
5 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.14%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 93 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.65%) VMware
3 42 (6.05%) Cisco
4 34 (4.90%) Citrix
5 18 (2.59%) HP
6 17 (2.45%) Oracle
7 13 (1.87%) Avaya
8 9 (1.30%) EMC
8 9 (1.30%) SAP
9 6 (0.86%) IBM
9 6 (0.86%) NetApp
9 6 (0.86%) Palo Alto
9 6 (0.86%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.72%) BMC
10 5 (0.72%) Remedy
11 4 (0.58%) BT
11 4 (0.58%) Symantec
12 3 (0.43%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.43%) Juniper
13 2 (0.29%) Veritas
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £370.00 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago