Period
to 23 October 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 440 391 284
Rank change year-on-year -49 -107 +54
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Project Manager 513 631 958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.60% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.63% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 481 608
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £313 £320 £307
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
UK median hourly rate £40.75 - £33.25
10th Percentile £23.65 - £30.58
90th Percentile £45.00 - £36.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - £36.50

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 94988 99866 108209
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.77% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62434 65085 68726
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £248
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2825 3256 4131
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +6.06%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -45 474 £425 - 21
UK excluding London -6 323 £413 - 15
London -47 187 £475 +2.15% 7
South East -11 94 £425 - 5
North of England +49 75 £413 +3.00%
Midlands +32 62 £413 -0.60% 2
West Midlands +33 41 £413 -2.94% 1
East of England -40 40 £375 -3.23% 2
North West +19 38 £415 +3.62%
Yorkshire +28 35 £400 -4.76%
Scotland +5 35 £425 -
East Midlands -3 17 £400 -3.61% 1
South West -8 15 £375 -6.25% 5
Wales +8 3 £275 -35.29% 1
North East +61 2 £350 +2.94%

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 234 (45.61%) Project Management
2 189 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 156 (30.41%) Finance
4 133 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 107 (20.86%) Data Centre
6 103 (20.08%) Migration
7 79 (15.40%) Windows
8 65 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (12.09%) LAN
10 60 (11.70%) Banking
11 57 (11.11%) ITIL
12 55 (10.72%) WAN
13 51 (9.94%) Microsoft Project
14 50 (9.75%) Microsoft
15 47 (9.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 45 (8.77%) Office 365
17 42 (8.19%) Citrix
18 40 (7.80%) Retail
18 40 (7.80%) Risk Management
19 37 (7.21%) PMI Certification
19 37 (7.21%) Security Cleared
20 34 (6.63%) PMP
20 34 (6.63%) VMware
21 32 (6.24%) Active Directory
22 31 (6.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 31 (6.04%) SC Cleared
23 30 (5.85%) Change Management
24 29 (5.65%) Change Control
25 28 (5.46%) Supplier Management
26 25 (4.87%) Project Planning

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 22 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.34%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.95%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.36%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.17%) Confluence
5 6 (1.17%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.97%) IIS
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (9.94%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (4.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.19%) Primavera
1 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
1 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.77%) Office 365
2 18 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.12%) IaaS
4 15 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.36%) PaaS
6 4 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.58%) SaaS
8 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) GitHub
9 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 62 (12.09%) LAN
2 55 (10.72%) WAN
3 25 (4.87%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (4.09%) Firewall
5 17 (3.31%) VoIP
6 14 (2.73%) SAN
7 12 (2.34%) Skype
8 11 (2.14%) Internet
9 10 (1.95%) Network Security
10 8 (1.56%) Intranet
11 7 (1.36%) MPLS
11 7 (1.36%) Wireless
12 6 (1.17%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.97%) DNS
14 4 (0.78%) DHCP
14 4 (0.78%) PBX
14 4 (0.78%) SMS
14 4 (0.78%) VLAN
14 4 (0.78%) VPN
14 4 (0.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.39%) MS Access
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.19%) Big Data
4 1 (0.19%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (1.75%) JIRA
2 4 (0.78%) GitLab
2 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 156 (30.41%) Finance
2 60 (11.70%) Banking
3 40 (7.80%) Retail
4 21 (4.09%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.34%) Legal
6 10 (1.95%) Law
7 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.58%) Advertising
9 3 (0.58%) Automotive
9 3 (0.58%) Back Office
9 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.36%) Middleware
2 4 (0.78%) .NET
3 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.39%) HTML
3 2 (0.39%) jQuery
3 2 (0.39%) Web Services
3 2 (0.39%) XML
4 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.19%) OAuth
4 1 (0.19%) SAML
4 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 107 (20.86%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.31%) PMI
3 13 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (1.56%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.36%) CCTV
5 7 (1.36%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.17%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.17%) IVR
6 6 (1.17%) Thin Client
7 4 (0.78%) Clustering
7 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.58%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.58%) Robotics
9 2 (0.39%) EPoS
9 2 (0.39%) Fintech
9 2 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.39%) PKI
9 2 (0.39%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 79 (15.40%) Windows
2 24 (4.68%) Windows 10
3 20 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 16 (3.12%) Linux
5 12 (2.34%) Unix
6 7 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.17%) AIX
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Solaris
10 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (45.61%) Project Management
2 189 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 133 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (20.08%) Migration
5 65 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (11.11%) ITIL
7 40 (7.80%) Risk Management
8 30 (5.85%) Change Management
9 29 (5.65%) Change Control
10 28 (5.46%) Supplier Management
11 25 (4.87%) Project Planning
12 23 (4.48%) Matrix Organization
12 23 (4.48%) Project Governance
13 22 (4.29%) PRINCE
14 21 (4.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 16 (3.12%) Matrix Management
15 16 (3.12%) Service Delivery
16 15 (2.92%) Programme Management
17 13 (2.53%) Data Migration
17 13 (2.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.12%) SQL
2 7 (1.36%) Java
3 4 (0.78%) C
4 2 (0.39%) C#
4 2 (0.39%) Delphi
4 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (9.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 37 (7.21%) PMI Certification
2 37 (7.21%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.63%) PMP
4 31 (6.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 31 (6.04%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.12%) Degree
6 12 (2.34%) APMP
7 6 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.58%) CCNA
8 3 (0.58%) CCNP
8 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.39%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.19%) CWAP
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB
10 1 (0.19%) MCSE
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.90%) QA
2 19 (3.70%) PMO
3 5 (0.97%) GDPR
3 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.97%) SLA
4 2 (0.39%) MiFID
5 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 32 (6.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) Docker
7 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.19%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) XenApp
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.12%) SCCM
2 3 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.39%) MOM
3 2 (0.39%) SCOM
3 2 (0.39%) WSUS
4 1 (0.19%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.19%) FlexNet
4 1 (0.19%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 50 (9.75%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.19%) Citrix
3 34 (6.63%) VMware
4 23 (4.48%) Cisco
4 23 (4.48%) Oracle
5 11 (2.14%) HP
6 9 (1.75%) NetApp
6 9 (1.75%) SAP
7 7 (1.36%) IBM
8 6 (1.17%) Dell
9 5 (0.97%) Avaya
10 3 (0.58%) BMC
11 2 (0.39%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.39%) Cadence
11 2 (0.39%) EMC
11 2 (0.39%) Intel
11 2 (0.39%) Juniper
11 2 (0.39%) Mitel
11 2 (0.39%) Progress
11 2 (0.39%) Siebel