Period
to 22 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 400 311
Rank change year-on-year -39 -89 -58
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Project Manager 517 518 827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.56% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.59% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 393 604
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £350 £325 £319
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £423
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.37% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £50.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.00% +16.28% +4.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £49.00 -
% change year-on-year -53.06% - -

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 96,020 87,286 101,437
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.87% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,185 56,704 65,420
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,954 3,007 3,326
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.93 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% -2.92% +14.71%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.56 £48.75 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

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 April 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 22 April 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 -45 460 £451 +6.00% 45
UK excluding London -16 307 £425 +3.03% 36
London -51 203 £478 +0.53% 12
South East +4 117 £450 +8.76% 6
Scotland -13 50 £388 -8.82% 3
North of England -24 50 £413 -2.94% 9
Midlands -25 39 £400 -3.03% 6
East of England -14 31 £550 +29.41% 5
North West -15 25 £420 +1.82% 3
West Midlands -19 22 £413 - 5
South West +6 21 £438 +12.54% 7
Yorkshire -19 19 £400 -5.88% 6
East Midlands -1 15 £400 -5.88% 1
North East +35 6 £500 +56.25%
Wales -13 1 £325 -6.81%

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 226 (43.71%) Project Management
2 171 (33.08%) Finance
3 155 (29.98%) PRINCE2
4 137 (26.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 98 (18.96%) Data Centre
6 93 (17.99%) Migration
7 77 (14.89%) Windows
8 60 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (10.44%) PMP
9 54 (10.44%) WAN
10 52 (10.06%) Citrix
11 50 (9.67%) VMware
12 47 (9.09%) LAN
13 45 (8.70%) PMI Certification
14 42 (8.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 41 (7.93%) Security Cleared
15 41 (7.93%) Active Directory
15 41 (7.93%) Microsoft
16 40 (7.74%) Banking
17 39 (7.54%) Retail
17 39 (7.54%) Cisco
18 37 (7.16%) Risk Management
19 35 (6.77%) Change Management
20 33 (6.38%) Project Planning
20 33 (6.38%) SC Cleared
21 32 (6.19%) Matrix Organization
21 32 (6.19%) ITIL
22 31 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
23 30 (5.80%) Firewall
24 28 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 11 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.74%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.16%) IIS
4 5 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.77%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.58%) Confluence
6 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.39%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.19%) CMS
8 1 (0.19%) Documentum
8 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (5.22%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.19%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.19%) Maximo
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.06%) Office 365
3 15 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.35%) IaaS
5 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.58%) PaaS
7 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.39%) Yammer
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.44%) WAN
2 47 (9.09%) LAN
3 30 (5.80%) Firewall
4 21 (4.06%) SAN
5 19 (3.68%) MPLS
6 15 (2.90%) IP Telephony
7 12 (2.32%) Network Security
7 12 (2.32%) Skype
8 11 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.55%) DNS
10 6 (1.16%) NAS
10 6 (1.16%) VoIP
10 6 (1.16%) Wireless
11 5 (0.97%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.77%) ATM
12 4 (0.77%) Internet
12 4 (0.77%) PBX
13 3 (0.58%) Intranet
13 3 (0.58%) SMS
13 3 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.97%) Blockchain
2 5 (0.97%) Electronic Patient Records
3 3 (0.58%) Big Data
3 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.58%) DB2
4 2 (0.39%) Power BI
5 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.19%) GIS
5 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.16%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) GitLab
2 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 171 (33.08%) Finance
2 40 (7.74%) Banking
3 39 (7.54%) Retail
4 18 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.13%) French Language
5 11 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.93%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.74%) Marketing
8 8 (1.55%) Legal
9 7 (1.35%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.97%) Electronics
10 5 (0.97%) German Language
11 2 (0.39%) Automotive
11 2 (0.39%) Front Office
11 2 (0.39%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.16%) Web Services
2 4 (0.77%) Middleware
3 1 (0.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 98 (18.96%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.29%) PMI
3 14 (2.71%) Mainframe
4 13 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (1.93%) Virtual Team
6 9 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.55%) FlexPod
8 6 (1.16%) CCTV
9 5 (0.97%) NHS
10 4 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.58%) Clustering
11 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.58%) Equities
11 3 (0.58%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.39%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.39%) FMCG
12 2 (0.39%) PKI
12 2 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (14.89%) Windows
2 25 (4.84%) Unix
3 20 (3.87%) Windows 10
4 17 (3.29%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.51%) Linux
6 12 (2.32%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.93%) AIX
8 5 (0.97%) Solaris
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) zOS
11 1 (0.19%) MVS
11 1 (0.19%) OS/390
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) VMS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (43.71%) Project Management
2 155 (29.98%) PRINCE2
3 137 (26.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (17.99%) Migration
5 60 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (7.16%) Risk Management
7 35 (6.77%) Change Management
8 33 (6.38%) Project Planning
9 32 (6.19%) ITIL
9 32 (6.19%) Matrix Organization
10 27 (5.22%) Change Control
11 23 (4.45%) Supplier Management
12 22 (4.26%) Programme Management
13 21 (4.06%) Project Governance
13 21 (4.06%) Waterfall
14 18 (3.48%) Resource Management
15 17 (3.29%) Decision-Making
16 16 (3.09%) Contingency Planning
17 15 (2.90%) Matrix Management
17 15 (2.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.16%) SQL
2 5 (0.97%) C
3 3 (0.58%) Java
4 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.19%) Python
4 1 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (10.44%) PMP
2 45 (8.70%) PMI Certification
3 42 (8.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 41 (7.93%) Security Cleared
5 33 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 28 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (2.90%) Degree
8 5 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.77%) APMP
9 4 (0.77%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.39%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.39%) CCIE
10 2 (0.39%) CCNA
10 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 2 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.39%) Server+ Certification
11 1 (0.19%) CCNP
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.19%) MCP
11 1 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.84%) QA
2 15 (2.90%) PMO
3 7 (1.35%) GDPR
4 3 (0.58%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) BS25999
5 1 (0.19%) GxP
5 1 (0.19%) IASME
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 41 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.39%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Firmware
4 1 (0.19%) RHEV
4 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (4.26%) SCCM
2 3 (0.58%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.39%) Ansible
3 2 (0.39%) MOM
3 2 (0.39%) SCOM
3 2 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.19%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (10.06%) Citrix
2 50 (9.67%) VMware
3 41 (7.93%) Microsoft
4 39 (7.54%) Cisco
5 19 (3.68%) NetApp
6 14 (2.71%) Oracle
7 13 (2.51%) IBM
7 13 (2.51%) SAP
8 8 (1.55%) Juniper
9 7 (1.35%) Capita
9 7 (1.35%) HP
9 7 (1.35%) Splunk
10 6 (1.16%) EMC
11 4 (0.77%) Dell
11 4 (0.77%) F5
11 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.77%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.58%) BroadSoft
13 2 (0.39%) Infoblox
13 2 (0.39%) Veeam