Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 471 409 294
Rank change year-on-year -62 -115 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Project Manager 476 586 937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.56% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.59% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 445 597
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £313 £340 £306
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £28.58 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.58 - -

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 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

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 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Project Manager over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 November 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 -61 436 £425 - 26
UK excluding London +16 305 £413 +0.61% 19
London -105 167 £467 -1.68% 10
South East +4 102 £425 - 3
North of England +64 65 £400 -0.12% 6
Midlands +17 49 £400 -3.61% 4
East of England -15 39 £388 - 1
Scotland +2 36 £411 -3.24% 3
Yorkshire +30 33 £400 -4.76% 2
West Midlands +20 32 £406 -2.99% 2
North West +10 31 £415 +3.62% 4
East Midlands -6 15 £400 -3.61% 2
South West +2 13 £381 -1.61% 2
Wales +18 2 £293 -16.43%
North East +58 1 £375 +10.29%

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 197 (41.39%) Project Management
2 175 (36.76%) PRINCE2
3 144 (30.25%) Finance
4 120 (25.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 101 (21.22%) Data Centre
6 93 (19.54%) Migration
7 80 (16.81%) Windows
8 60 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (12.18%) LAN
10 55 (11.55%) WAN
10 55 (11.55%) Banking
11 48 (10.08%) ITIL
12 45 (9.45%) Microsoft Project
13 44 (9.24%) Microsoft
13 44 (9.24%) Office 365
14 42 (8.82%) Citrix
15 40 (8.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 38 (7.98%) Risk Management
16 38 (7.98%) Retail
17 35 (7.35%) VMware
18 32 (6.72%) Security Cleared
18 32 (6.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 31 (6.51%) Active Directory
20 30 (6.30%) PMI Certification
20 30 (6.30%) SC Cleared
21 29 (6.09%) Change Control
21 29 (6.09%) PMP
22 27 (5.67%) Change Management
22 27 (5.67%) Project Planning
23 25 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel

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 18 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.10%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.68%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.26%) Confluence
5 6 (1.26%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.63%) IIS
7 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.42%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (9.45%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.21%) Primavera
1 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.24%) Office 365
2 19 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.31%) IaaS
5 7 (1.47%) PaaS
6 3 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.42%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 58 (12.18%) LAN
2 55 (11.55%) WAN
3 24 (5.04%) Wi-Fi
4 22 (4.62%) Firewall
5 14 (2.94%) SAN
6 13 (2.73%) VoIP
7 11 (2.31%) MPLS
7 11 (2.31%) Network Security
7 11 (2.31%) Skype
8 7 (1.47%) Internet
9 6 (1.26%) IP Telephony
9 6 (1.26%) Wireless
10 5 (1.05%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.84%) Intranet
11 4 (0.84%) PBX
11 4 (0.84%) SMS
11 4 (0.84%) WLAN
12 3 (0.63%) 4G
12 3 (0.63%) DNS
12 3 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.21%) Big Data
3 1 (0.21%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (1.89%) JIRA
2 4 (0.84%) GitLab
2 4 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 144 (30.25%) Finance
2 55 (11.55%) Banking
3 38 (7.98%) Retail
4 19 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.31%) Legal
6 7 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.05%) Law
9 3 (0.63%) Automotive
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) French Language
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
10 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.47%) Middleware
2 2 (0.42%) .NET
2 2 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (0.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 101 (21.22%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.15%) PMI
3 10 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (1.68%) CCTV
5 7 (1.47%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.47%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.26%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.26%) Thin Client
7 4 (0.84%) IVR
7 4 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.63%) Clustering
8 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.63%) Equities
8 3 (0.63%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.63%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.63%) Robotics
9 2 (0.42%) Fintech
9 2 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.42%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 80 (16.81%) Windows
2 21 (4.41%) Windows 10
2 21 (4.41%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.36%) Linux
4 12 (2.52%) Unix
5 6 (1.26%) AIX
5 6 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.63%) Solaris
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (41.39%) Project Management
2 175 (36.76%) PRINCE2
3 120 (25.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (19.54%) Migration
5 60 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (10.08%) ITIL
7 38 (7.98%) Risk Management
8 29 (6.09%) Change Control
9 27 (5.67%) Change Management
9 27 (5.67%) Project Planning
10 23 (4.83%) Supplier Management
11 22 (4.62%) Project Governance
12 20 (4.20%) Programme Management
13 19 (3.99%) Matrix Organization
14 18 (3.78%) PRINCE
15 17 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 13 (2.73%) Service Delivery
17 12 (2.52%) Waterfall
18 10 (2.10%) Matrix Management
18 10 (2.10%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.89%) SQL
2 4 (0.84%) C
3 3 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (8.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 32 (6.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 32 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.30%) PMI Certification
3 30 (6.30%) SC Cleared
4 29 (6.09%) PMP
5 12 (2.52%) Degree
6 7 (1.47%) APMP
7 3 (0.63%) CCNA
7 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.42%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB
9 1 (0.21%) MCSE
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.99%) PMO
2 17 (3.57%) QA
3 5 (1.05%) GDPR
3 5 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.21%) MiFID
4 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 31 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
6 1 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (3.99%) SCCM
2 3 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.42%) SCOM
3 2 (0.42%) WSUS
4 1 (0.21%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.21%) FlexNet
4 1 (0.21%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.21%) Nagios
4 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.82%) Citrix
3 35 (7.35%) VMware
4 23 (4.83%) Cisco
5 22 (4.62%) Oracle
6 11 (2.31%) HP
7 10 (2.10%) NetApp
8 7 (1.47%) IBM
8 7 (1.47%) SAP
9 6 (1.26%) Dell
10 3 (0.63%) Avaya
10 3 (0.63%) BMC
10 3 (0.63%) BroadSoft
11 2 (0.42%) Arista
11 2 (0.42%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.42%) Brocade
11 2 (0.42%) Capita
11 2 (0.42%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.42%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.42%) Mitel