The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 272 223
Rank change year-on-year -83 -49  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Project Manager 252 483 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.86% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.91% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 337 371
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 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £538 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £68.00 £43.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.13% -6.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - £46.00

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 43793 53164 53820
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.11% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28457 34706 32620
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1456 1552 2147
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -88 224 £425 -5.55% 12
London -40 90 £475 - 5
South East -58 34 £430 -4.44% 2
Scotland +11 23 £425 +6.91%
West Midlands +21 22 £413 +8.55%
East of England -2 21 £413 -
Edinburgh -1 15 £425 -5.55%
South West -4 15 £390 -6.86% 1
North West +14 13 £425 +5.59% 1
East Midlands -7 13 £419 +10.19% 1
Yorkshire +14 12 £425 - 2
City of London -8 12 £463 -5.61% 1
Birmingham +17 9 £413 +2.48%
Berkshire +10 9 £375 -16.66%
Milton Keynes -19 9 £410 -6.22%
Buckinghamshire -29 9 £410 -8.83%
West Yorkshire +12 8 £425 -1.44% 1
Bristol +5 8 £375 -10.44% 1
Northampton +3 8 £425 +6.25% 1
Northamptonshire +3 8 £425 +8.97% 1
Coventry - 8 £425 -
Manchester +7 7 £425 +6.25% 1
Staffordshire +6 7 £413 -8.83%
Glasgow +4 7 £413 +17.43%
Hertfordshire +4 6 £400 -11.11%
Tamworth +3 6 £413 +8.55%
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £413 -9.34%
Cheshire +27 4 £250 -44.44%
Kent +9 4 £430 -15.68%
Leeds +9 4 £388 -11.42% 1

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 271 (53.03%) Project Management
2 176 (34.44%) PRINCE2
3 150 (29.35%) Finance
4 127 (24.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (24.85%) Data Centre
5 91 (17.81%) Migration
6 72 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (11.94%) Microsoft
8 48 (9.39%) Windows
9 47 (9.20%) ITIL
9 47 (9.20%) Supplier Management
10 45 (8.81%) Banking
10 45 (8.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 41 (8.02%) Microsoft Project
11 41 (8.02%) Change Management
11 41 (8.02%) Risk Management
12 40 (7.83%) Office 365
13 39 (7.63%) WAN
13 39 (7.63%) Retail
14 36 (7.05%) Security Cleared
15 33 (6.46%) PMP
16 31 (6.07%) VMware
17 30 (5.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 30 (5.87%) SC Cleared
18 28 (5.48%) Active Directory
19 27 (5.28%) Citrix
20 25 (4.89%) PMI Certification
20 25 (4.89%) LAN
21 24 (4.70%) Firewall
21 24 (4.70%) Change Control

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 15 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.98%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.39%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.39%) IIS
5 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 41 (8.02%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Exstream
1 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.83%) Office 365
2 20 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.98%) IaaS
5 4 (0.78%) SaaS
6 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.63%) WAN
2 25 (4.89%) LAN
3 24 (4.70%) Firewall
4 20 (3.91%) SAN
5 13 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (1.96%) MPLS
6 10 (1.96%) NAS
7 8 (1.57%) Internet
8 7 (1.37%) VPN
8 7 (1.37%) Wireless
9 6 (1.17%) Network Security
9 6 (1.17%) VoIP
10 5 (0.98%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.78%) FTP
12 3 (0.59%) DNS
12 3 (0.59%) Skype
13 2 (0.39%) DHCP
13 2 (0.39%) PABX
13 2 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
13 2 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.98%) Big Data
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.39%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.20%) DB2
4 1 (0.20%) GIS
4 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 150 (29.35%) Finance
2 45 (8.81%) Banking
3 39 (7.63%) Retail
4 15 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.74%) Legal
6 7 (1.37%) Advertising
6 7 (1.37%) Back Office
6 7 (1.37%) Billing
7 6 (1.17%) Law
8 5 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.98%) Marketing
9 4 (0.78%) French Language
9 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.59%) Local Government
11 2 (0.39%) Front Office
11 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Turkish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.37%) Middleware
2 6 (1.17%) Web Services
3 3 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 127 (24.85%) Data Centre
2 12 (2.35%) PMI
3 10 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (1.96%) FMCG
4 9 (1.76%) Virtual Team
5 8 (1.57%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.37%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.17%) CCTV
8 3 (0.59%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.59%) FlexPod
8 3 (0.59%) NHS
8 3 (0.59%) User Experience
9 2 (0.39%) Digital Signage
9 2 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.39%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.39%) Fintech
9 2 (0.39%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.39%) Windows
2 21 (4.11%) Linux
3 16 (3.13%) Unix
4 14 (2.74%) Windows 10
5 11 (2.15%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.37%) AIX
7 5 (0.98%) Solaris
7 5 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (53.03%) Project Management
2 176 (34.44%) PRINCE2
3 127 (24.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 91 (17.81%) Migration
5 72 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (9.20%) ITIL
6 47 (9.20%) Supplier Management
7 41 (8.02%) Change Management
7 41 (8.02%) Risk Management
8 24 (4.70%) Change Control
8 24 (4.70%) Waterfall
9 21 (4.11%) Project Governance
10 20 (3.91%) Project Planning
11 18 (3.52%) Matrix Organization
12 17 (3.33%) Scrum
13 14 (2.74%) Asset Management
14 13 (2.54%) PRINCE
15 12 (2.35%) Data Migration
15 12 (2.35%) Programme Management
15 12 (2.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.94%) SQL
2 5 (0.98%) C
2 5 (0.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (8.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 36 (7.05%) Security Cleared
3 33 (6.46%) PMP
4 30 (5.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 30 (5.87%) SC Cleared
5 25 (4.89%) PMI Certification
6 23 (4.50%) Degree
7 11 (2.15%) APMP
8 8 (1.57%) ISEB
9 7 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.20%) CAPM
12 1 (0.20%) CCNA
12 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.20%) MCSE
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.13%) PMO
2 14 (2.74%) QA
3 6 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.98%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.59%) GDPR
5 3 (0.59%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
System Software
1 28 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
6 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (2.35%) SCCM
2 2 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.39%) Nagios
3 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.20%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 61 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.07%) VMware
3 27 (5.28%) Citrix
4 21 (4.11%) Cisco
4 21 (4.11%) Oracle
5 14 (2.74%) HP
6 6 (1.17%) EMC
6 6 (1.17%) SAP
6 6 (1.17%) ServiceNow
7 5 (0.98%) BMC
7 5 (0.98%) BT
7 5 (0.98%) Remedy
8 4 (0.78%) Avaya
8 4 (0.78%) NetApp
9 3 (0.59%) Blue Coat
9 3 (0.59%) F5
9 3 (0.59%) IBM
10 2 (0.39%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.39%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.39%) Tumbleweed
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