The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 314 241
Rank change year-on-year -49 -73  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Project Manager 250 373 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.69% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.73% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 275 337
Median daily rate £425 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +2.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £33.25

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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
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 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
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 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 June 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 June 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 -34 237 £425 -2.85% 21
London -20 96 £450 -5.26% 5
South East +1 41 £425 -5.55% 4
West Midlands +32 22 £425 +3.03% 6
Yorkshire +23 20 £400 -11.11% 2
East of England -18 19 £356 -13.10% 1
North West +6 17 £415 +3.62% 1
West Yorkshire +29 15 £400 -5.88% 2
Coventry +26 13 £425 -5.66% 4
City of London -9 12 £500 -
Scotland +23 11 £458 +34.55%
Berkshire +14 11 £438 -4.10%
Leeds +23 10 £394 -12.50%
East Midlands -7 10 £380 -8.43% 1
Milton Keynes -15 10 £425 +1.19% 2
Buckinghamshire -21 10 £425 +1.19% 2
Edinburgh +11 7 £458 +7.64%
Manchester +3 7 £415 +6.41% 1
South West 0 7 £401 +3.21% 1
Hertfordshire -4 7 £300 -20.00%
Hampshire +10 5 £363 -11.58%
Northampton +8 5 £425 +25.92%
Northamptonshire +2 5 £425 +25.92%
Croydon - 5 £450 -
Birmingham +16 4 £451 +0.27% 1
Midlands +12 4 £500 +5.26% 7
Surrey 0 4 £400 -9.85%
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £356 -16.17% 1
Derbyshire -14 4 £378 -24.50%
Derby -15 4 £378 -24.50%

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 270 (51.33%) Project Management
2 178 (33.84%) PRINCE2
3 148 (28.14%) Finance
4 126 (23.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 112 (21.29%) Data Centre
6 107 (20.34%) Migration
7 70 (13.31%) Microsoft
8 65 (12.36%) ITIL
9 58 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (10.84%) Windows
11 55 (10.46%) WAN
12 53 (10.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 46 (8.75%) LAN
14 45 (8.56%) Risk Management
15 43 (8.17%) Banking
15 43 (8.17%) Office 365
16 42 (7.98%) Microsoft Project
17 41 (7.79%) Supplier Management
18 40 (7.60%) Change Management
18 40 (7.60%) Security Cleared
19 36 (6.84%) Retail
20 34 (6.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 34 (6.46%) PMI Certification
21 33 (6.27%) Active Directory
22 32 (6.08%) SC Cleared
23 31 (5.89%) PMP
24 30 (5.70%) Citrix
25 28 (5.32%) VMware
26 23 (4.37%) Project Governance
26 23 (4.37%) Windows 10

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 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.52%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.33%) IIS
4 5 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 42 (7.98%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) iTrent
1 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.19%) Exstream
2 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.19%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.17%) Office 365
2 19 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.90%) IaaS
5 4 (0.76%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.38%) PaaS
7 2 (0.38%) SaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.46%) WAN
2 46 (8.75%) LAN
3 21 (3.99%) Firewall
4 18 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (3.23%) SAN
6 15 (2.85%) VoIP
7 13 (2.47%) Wireless
8 12 (2.28%) Internet
9 9 (1.71%) NAS
10 7 (1.33%) Intranet
10 7 (1.33%) Skype
10 7 (1.33%) VPN
11 6 (1.14%) DNS
11 6 (1.14%) MPLS
11 6 (1.14%) Network Security
12 5 (0.95%) DHCP
12 5 (0.95%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.76%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.57%) FTP
14 3 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.66%) SQL Server
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%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 148 (28.14%) Finance
2 43 (8.17%) Banking
3 36 (6.84%) Retail
4 12 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.90%) Law
6 9 (1.71%) Legal
7 8 (1.52%) Back Office
7 8 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.33%) Advertising
9 5 (0.95%) French Language
9 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.57%) Marketing
11 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Turkish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.95%) Middleware
2 4 (0.76%) Web Services
3 3 (0.57%) .NET
4 2 (0.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.38%) HTML
4 2 (0.38%) jQuery
4 2 (0.38%) XML
5 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.19%) OAuth
5 1 (0.19%) SAML
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 112 (21.29%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.04%) PMI
4 11 (2.09%) Virtual Team
5 9 (1.71%) CCTV
6 7 (1.33%) FMCG
7 6 (1.14%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.14%) IVR
7 6 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.95%) Clustering
9 4 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.57%) EPoS
10 3 (0.57%) Fintech
10 3 (0.57%) Robotics
11 2 (0.38%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.38%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.84%) Windows
2 23 (4.37%) Windows 10
3 16 (3.04%) Unix
4 14 (2.66%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.47%) Linux
6 8 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.95%) AIX
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (51.33%) Project Management
2 178 (33.84%) PRINCE2
3 126 (23.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 107 (20.34%) Migration
5 65 (12.36%) ITIL
6 58 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (8.56%) Risk Management
8 41 (7.79%) Supplier Management
9 40 (7.60%) Change Management
10 23 (4.37%) Project Governance
11 21 (3.99%) Change Control
12 20 (3.80%) PRINCE
13 19 (3.61%) Data Migration
13 19 (3.61%) Matrix Management
14 18 (3.42%) Matrix Organization
14 18 (3.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 17 (3.23%) Project Planning
15 17 (3.23%) Waterfall
16 14 (2.66%) Resource Management
17 12 (2.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.04%) 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 53 (10.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 40 (7.60%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.46%) PMI Certification
3 34 (6.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 32 (6.08%) SC Cleared
5 31 (5.89%) PMP
6 21 (3.99%) Degree
7 10 (1.90%) APMP
8 8 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.76%) ISEB
11 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.57%) CCNP
11 3 (0.57%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.38%) CCNA
13 1 (0.19%) CAPM
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 16 (3.04%) PMO
2 14 (2.66%) QA
3 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.57%) GDPR
4 3 (0.57%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.19%) MiFID
5 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 33 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (2.66%) SCCM
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.38%) MOM
3 2 (0.38%) WSUS
4 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.19%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 70 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.70%) Citrix
3 28 (5.32%) VMware
4 22 (4.18%) Cisco
5 17 (3.23%) Oracle
6 8 (1.52%) HP
7 7 (1.33%) EMC
8 5 (0.95%) BMC
8 5 (0.95%) NetApp
8 5 (0.95%) Remedy
8 5 (0.95%) SAP
9 4 (0.76%) Avaya
9 4 (0.76%) BT
9 4 (0.76%) IBM
9 4 (0.76%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.38%) Dell
10 2 (0.38%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.38%) McAfee
10 2 (0.38%) SonicWALL
10 2 (0.38%) Veeam
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