The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 May 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 Project Manager
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 287 226
Rank change year-on-year -56 -61  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Project Manager 253 428 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.80% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.84% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 304 353
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 £350 £338 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +17.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50

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 42472 50787 52200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27448 33138 32083
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1310 1476 2091
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 £41.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.54% +9.37%  

Infrastructure Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

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 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 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 May 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 -70 227 £425 -5.55% 25
London -28 93 £465 -2.10% 11
South East -24 35 £438 -2.77% 4
West Midlands +32 28 £413 - 1
Scotland +30 22 £425 +25.00% 1
North West +4 15 £428 +6.87% 3
East of England -11 15 £354 -19.08% 1
Coventry +25 14 £425 -5.66%
East Midlands -6 14 £400 +5.26%
Berkshire +14 13 £438 -5.66% 2
Edinburgh +14 12 £425 -5.55%
Yorkshire +2 11 £400 -11.11% 3
West Yorkshire +19 9 £413 -2.94% 3
Birmingham +17 9 £419 -6.94%
South West +7 9 £395 -5.67% 2
Milton Keynes -14 9 £360 -15.23%
Buckinghamshire -28 9 £360 -15.23%
Glasgow +11 8 £425 +25.00% 1
Leeds +10 7 £400 -11.11% 1
Northampton +5 7 £425 +25.92%
Staffordshire +5 7 £413 -10.56% 1
Northamptonshire -1 7 £425 +18.46%
City of London -18 6 £488 +2.90% 2
Tamworth - 6 £413 -
Hertfordshire +1 5 £400 +6.66% 1
Manchester 0 5 £428 +12.94%
Bracknell +12 4 - -
Croydon +10 4 £450 -
Midlands +9 4 £500 +5.26%
Hampshire +7 4 £363 -16.90%

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, Infrastructure Project 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 Project Manager in the job title.

1 274 (52.19%) Project Management
2 175 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 150 (28.57%) Finance
4 129 (24.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 123 (23.43%) Data Centre
6 92 (17.52%) Migration
7 66 (12.57%) Microsoft
8 57 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (10.48%) ITIL
10 54 (10.29%) Windows
10 54 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 46 (8.76%) WAN
12 43 (8.19%) Banking
13 42 (8.00%) Supplier Management
14 40 (7.62%) Retail
15 38 (7.24%) Security Cleared
16 37 (7.05%) LAN
16 37 (7.05%) Change Management
17 36 (6.86%) Microsoft Project
17 36 (6.86%) Office 365
18 35 (6.67%) Risk Management
19 34 (6.48%) PMP
20 33 (6.29%) PMI Certification
21 30 (5.71%) Active Directory
22 29 (5.52%) Citrix
22 29 (5.52%) SC Cleared
23 27 (5.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 26 (4.95%) VMware
25 25 (4.76%) Cisco
26 21 (4.00%) Degree

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 12 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.52%) Skype for Business
3 5 (0.95%) IIS
3 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 36 (6.86%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Exstream
1 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.38%) iTrent
3 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.19%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.86%) Office 365
2 15 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.33%) IaaS
5 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.38%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.76%) WAN
2 37 (7.05%) LAN
3 20 (3.81%) Firewall
4 17 (3.24%) SAN
5 13 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (2.10%) Internet
6 11 (2.10%) NAS
6 11 (2.10%) VoIP
7 9 (1.71%) Wireless
8 8 (1.52%) MPLS
9 6 (1.14%) DNS
9 6 (1.14%) Skype
9 6 (1.14%) VPN
10 5 (0.95%) DHCP
10 5 (0.95%) Intranet
10 5 (0.95%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.95%) Network Security
11 4 (0.76%) FTP
12 3 (0.57%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.38%) Big Data
2 2 (0.38%) MS Access
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.38%) SAP HANA
2 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.19%) DB2
3 1 (0.19%) GIS
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 150 (28.57%) Finance
2 43 (8.19%) Banking
3 40 (7.62%) Retail
4 13 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.10%) Law
6 9 (1.71%) Legal
7 8 (1.52%) Back Office
8 6 (1.14%) Advertising
9 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.76%) French Language
9 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.76%) Marketing
10 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Turkish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.95%) Middleware
1 5 (0.95%) Web Services
2 3 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.38%) .NET
3 2 (0.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.38%) HTML
3 2 (0.38%) jQuery
3 2 (0.38%) XML
4 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.19%) OAuth
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (23.43%) Data Centre
2 16 (3.05%) PMI
3 14 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (1.90%) FMCG
5 9 (1.71%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.52%) CCTV
6 8 (1.52%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.57%) Clustering
9 3 (0.57%) EPoS
9 3 (0.57%) IVR
10 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.38%) Digital Signage
10 2 (0.38%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.38%) Fintech
10 2 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.38%) iSeries
10 2 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.29%) Windows
2 20 (3.81%) Windows 10
3 17 (3.24%) Linux
4 14 (2.67%) Unix
5 13 (2.48%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.33%) AIX
8 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.57%) Solaris
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (52.19%) Project Management
2 175 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 129 (24.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (17.52%) Migration
5 57 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (10.48%) ITIL
7 42 (8.00%) Supplier Management
8 37 (7.05%) Change Management
9 35 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 21 (4.00%) Change Control
10 21 (4.00%) Project Governance
11 16 (3.05%) Matrix Organization
11 16 (3.05%) Project Planning
11 16 (3.05%) Waterfall
12 15 (2.86%) PRINCE
12 15 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (2.48%) Data Migration
13 13 (2.48%) Resource Management
14 12 (2.29%) Matrix Management
14 12 (2.29%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.05%) SQL
2 6 (1.14%) Java
3 4 (0.76%) C
4 2 (0.38%) C#
4 2 (0.38%) Delphi
4 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 38 (7.24%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.48%) PMP
4 33 (6.29%) PMI Certification
5 29 (5.52%) SC Cleared
6 27 (5.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 21 (4.00%) Degree
8 10 (1.90%) APMP
9 8 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.76%) ISEB
12 3 (0.57%) CCNP
12 3 (0.57%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.19%) CAPM
13 1 (0.19%) CCNA
13 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.19%) CWAP
13 1 (0.19%) MCSE
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.24%) QA
2 16 (3.05%) PMO
3 6 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.76%) SLA
5 3 (0.57%) GDPR
6 2 (0.38%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 30 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.48%) SCCM
2 2 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.38%) MOM
2 2 (0.38%) Nagios
3 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.19%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.52%) Citrix
3 26 (4.95%) VMware
4 25 (4.76%) Cisco
5 17 (3.24%) Oracle
6 11 (2.10%) HP
7 7 (1.33%) EMC
8 6 (1.14%) Remedy
8 6 (1.14%) SAP
9 5 (0.95%) BMC
9 5 (0.95%) NetApp
9 5 (0.95%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.76%) Avaya
10 4 (0.76%) BT
10 4 (0.76%) IBM
11 2 (0.38%) McAfee
12 1 (0.19%) Apple
12 1 (0.19%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.19%) Hitachi
12 1 (0.19%) Novell
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