Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 Project Manager
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 468 385 321
Rank change year-on-year -83 -64 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Project Manager 447 536 833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.57% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.60% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 406 584
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £331 £314 £313
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
UK median hourly rate £21.83 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.35% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.83 £49.00 -
% change year-on-year -55.45% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,460 89,566 102,600
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,406 58,384 65,671
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,830 3,195 3,744
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

Infrastructure Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Project Manager over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Project Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Project Manager
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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 -75 400 £450 +5.88% 44
UK excluding London -8 279 £425 +3.03% 35
London -118 163 £465 -3.68% 13
South East +13 110 £425 +3.66% 12
North of England +2 46 £400 -5.88% 5
Scotland +6 43 £400 -5.88% 4
Midlands -5 35 £390 -1.58% 5
East of England -18 32 £525 +16.67% 5
North West +5 22 £338 -17.37% 3
Yorkshire -15 22 £408 -4.12% 2
West Midlands -3 21 £404 +2.87% 3
South West +1 14 £419 +7.37% 4
East Midlands +7 13 £383 -4.38% 2
North East +35 2 £500 +56.25%
Wales -2 1 £275 -21.43%

Infrastructure Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Infrastructure Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Infrastructure Project Manager in the job title.

1 177 (39.60%) Project Management
2 149 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 131 (29.31%) Finance
4 115 (25.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 93 (20.81%) Data Centre
6 79 (17.67%) Migration
6 79 (17.67%) Windows
7 55 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (11.86%) Citrix
9 47 (10.51%) VMware
10 46 (10.29%) LAN
10 46 (10.29%) WAN
11 41 (9.17%) Banking
12 38 (8.50%) Microsoft
12 38 (8.50%) PMP
13 36 (8.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 35 (7.83%) Cisco
15 33 (7.38%) Active Directory
16 32 (7.16%) ITIL
16 32 (7.16%) Retail
17 30 (6.71%) PMI Certification
17 30 (6.71%) Security Cleared
18 29 (6.49%) Office 365
18 29 (6.49%) Firewall
18 29 (6.49%) Risk Management
19 28 (6.26%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (6.26%) Matrix Organization
20 27 (6.04%) Change Management
20 27 (6.04%) Project Planning
21 26 (5.82%) Microsoft Project

Infrastructure Project 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 10 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.01%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.12%) Confluence
5 4 (0.89%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.67%) IIS
7 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.22%) CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Documentum
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (5.82%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.22%) Maximo
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.49%) Office 365
2 21 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.67%) IaaS
5 3 (0.67%) PaaS
6 2 (0.45%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.45%) Yammer
7 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.29%) LAN
1 46 (10.29%) WAN
2 29 (6.49%) Firewall
3 18 (4.03%) SAN
4 17 (3.80%) MPLS
5 15 (3.36%) Skype
6 13 (2.91%) IP Telephony
6 13 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (2.24%) Network Security
8 9 (2.01%) VoIP
9 8 (1.79%) DNS
10 7 (1.57%) Wireless
11 5 (1.12%) PBX
12 4 (0.89%) ATM
12 4 (0.89%) Intranet
12 4 (0.89%) NAS
12 4 (0.89%) WLAN
13 3 (0.67%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (0.67%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.12%) Blockchain
3 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.22%) Big Data
4 1 (0.22%) GIS
4 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.22%) Power BI
4 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.01%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) GitLab
2 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 131 (29.31%) Finance
2 41 (9.17%) Banking
3 32 (7.16%) Retail
4 15 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.91%) Legal
6 10 (2.24%) French Language
7 9 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.01%) Marketing
8 8 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.12%) Electronics
9 5 (1.12%) Law
10 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Automotive
11 2 (0.45%) Front Office
11 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.67%) Middleware
1 3 (0.67%) Web Services
2 1 (0.22%) .NET
2 1 (0.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 93 (20.81%) Data Centre
2 11 (2.46%) PMI
3 9 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.79%) FlexPod
5 7 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.34%) CCTV
7 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.12%) NHS
7 5 (1.12%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.89%) Equities
8 4 (0.89%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.89%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.67%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.67%) FMCG
9 3 (0.67%) PKI
9 3 (0.67%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.45%) Clustering
10 2 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 79 (17.67%) Windows
2 18 (4.03%) Windows 10
3 16 (3.58%) Unix
4 15 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.68%) Linux
6 11 (2.46%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.57%) AIX
8 4 (0.89%) Solaris
8 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (39.60%) Project Management
2 149 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 115 (25.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 79 (17.67%) Migration
5 55 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (7.16%) ITIL
7 29 (6.49%) Risk Management
8 28 (6.26%) Matrix Organization
9 27 (6.04%) Change Management
9 27 (6.04%) Project Planning
10 23 (5.15%) Change Control
11 22 (4.92%) Programme Management
12 19 (4.25%) Supplier Management
13 12 (2.68%) Project Governance
13 12 (2.68%) Waterfall
14 11 (2.46%) Infrastructure Transformation
15 10 (2.24%) Asset Management
15 10 (2.24%) Information Security
15 10 (2.24%) Server Building
16 9 (2.01%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.34%) C
1 6 (1.34%) SQL
2 3 (0.67%) Java
3 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (8.50%) PMP
2 36 (8.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 30 (6.71%) PMI Certification
3 30 (6.71%) Security Cleared
4 25 (5.59%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (2.46%) Degree
7 3 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.45%) APMP
8 2 (0.45%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.22%) CCNP
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CISSP
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) MCP
9 1 (0.22%) MCSA
9 1 (0.22%) MCSE
9 1 (0.22%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.92%) QA
2 12 (2.68%) PMO
3 5 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.89%) GDPR
5 3 (0.67%) SLA
6 1 (0.22%) GxP
System Software
1 33 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 28 (6.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.45%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) Docker
5 1 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.22%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (5.59%) SCCM
2 3 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.45%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.22%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.22%) Nagios
4 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 53 (11.86%) Citrix
2 47 (10.51%) VMware
3 38 (8.50%) Microsoft
4 35 (7.83%) Cisco
5 17 (3.80%) NetApp
6 14 (3.13%) IBM
6 14 (3.13%) Oracle
7 13 (2.91%) SAP
8 11 (2.46%) HP
9 6 (1.34%) Capita
10 5 (1.12%) BroadSoft
11 4 (0.89%) Dell
12 3 (0.67%) Avaya
12 3 (0.67%) Splunk
13 2 (0.45%) Adobe
13 2 (0.45%) Arista
13 2 (0.45%) EMC
13 2 (0.45%) Juniper
13 2 (0.45%) Lotus
13 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com