Period
to 22 August 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 347 253
Rank change year-on-year -67 -94 +45
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Project Manager 528 746 1068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.69% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.73% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 555 682
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £331 £313
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +29.32% -18.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 90952 102814 107650
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.94% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 59071 67035 67268
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.09% +3.47% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2791 3108 4174
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £17.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +6.38% +5.06%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.38 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.29 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.30
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.83% +3.38%

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 August 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 16 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 August 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 -68 481 £425 -3.41% 23
UK excluding London -17 337 £413 -2.94% 21
London -53 190 £450 -5.26% 3
South East -44 87 £425 -5.56% 4
Midlands +39 79 £413 -0.30% 7
North of England +14 67 £406 +1.56% 4
West Midlands +47 49 £413 +1.54% 4
Scotland +12 42 £425 +3.34% 1
East of England -28 40 £363 -11.59% 4
North West +13 33 £433 +7.99%
Yorkshire +28 30 £399 -6.18% 4
East Midlands -8 25 £400 -1.90% 3
South West -1 18 £381 -4.69% 1
North East +44 4 £350 +2.94%
Wales -1 3 £310 -27.06%
Northern Ireland -50 1 £280 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 253 (47.92%) Project Management
2 183 (34.66%) PRINCE2
3 156 (29.55%) Finance
4 125 (23.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 105 (19.89%) Data Centre
6 104 (19.70%) Migration
7 66 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (11.93%) Microsoft
9 61 (11.55%) WAN
9 61 (11.55%) Microsoft Project
10 57 (10.80%) Windows
10 57 (10.80%) LAN
11 53 (10.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 53 (10.04%) ITIL
12 52 (9.85%) Risk Management
13 49 (9.28%) Banking
14 47 (8.90%) Retail
15 43 (8.14%) Security Cleared
16 39 (7.39%) Office 365
17 36 (6.82%) Citrix
18 35 (6.63%) Change Management
18 35 (6.63%) SC Cleared
19 34 (6.44%) PMI Certification
20 33 (6.25%) Active Directory
21 32 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 31 (5.87%) Change Control
23 30 (5.68%) PMP
24 29 (5.49%) VMware
24 29 (5.49%) Supplier Management
25 28 (5.30%) Wi-Fi

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 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.89%) Skype for Business
2 10 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.95%) IIS
3 5 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.76%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.57%) Confluence
5 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.38%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 61 (11.55%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.19%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Primavera
2 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.39%) Office 365
2 21 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (3.03%) IaaS
5 6 (1.14%) PaaS
6 4 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.57%) SaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.38%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (11.55%) WAN
2 57 (10.80%) LAN
3 28 (5.30%) Wi-Fi
4 19 (3.60%) Firewall
5 18 (3.41%) VoIP
6 17 (3.22%) SAN
7 12 (2.27%) Internet
8 10 (1.89%) Skype
9 8 (1.52%) Wireless
10 7 (1.33%) Intranet
10 7 (1.33%) Network Security
10 7 (1.33%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.14%) DNS
11 6 (1.14%) VPN
12 5 (0.95%) DHCP
12 5 (0.95%) NAS
13 4 (0.76%) MPLS
14 3 (0.57%) 4G
14 3 (0.57%) SMS
14 3 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.70%) 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%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.19%) DB2
3 1 (0.19%) GIS
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (1.14%) JIRA
2 3 (0.57%) GitLab
2 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 156 (29.55%) Finance
2 49 (9.28%) Banking
3 47 (8.90%) Retail
4 16 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.89%) Law
5 10 (1.89%) Legal
6 7 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.14%) Advertising
7 6 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.95%) Back Office
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) French Language
10 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.14%) Middleware
2 4 (0.76%) .NET
3 2 (0.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.38%) HTML
3 2 (0.38%) jQuery
3 2 (0.38%) XML
4 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.19%) OAuth
4 1 (0.19%) SAML
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 105 (19.89%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.22%) PMI
4 10 (1.89%) Virtual Team
5 8 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.33%) CCTV
6 7 (1.33%) FMCG
7 6 (1.14%) IVR
7 6 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.57%) Clustering
8 3 (0.57%) EPoS
8 3 (0.57%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.57%) Robotics
8 3 (0.57%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.38%) Fintech
9 2 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.38%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.80%) Windows
2 23 (4.36%) Windows 10
3 17 (3.22%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.65%) Unix
5 9 (1.70%) Linux
6 6 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.76%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (47.92%) Project Management
2 183 (34.66%) PRINCE2
3 125 (23.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 104 (19.70%) Migration
5 66 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (10.04%) ITIL
7 52 (9.85%) Risk Management
8 35 (6.63%) Change Management
9 31 (5.87%) Change Control
10 29 (5.49%) Supplier Management
11 24 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
12 23 (4.36%) Project Governance
13 22 (4.17%) Project Planning
14 20 (3.79%) Matrix Management
15 17 (3.22%) Data Migration
15 17 (3.22%) PRINCE
15 17 (3.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 14 (2.65%) Risk Analysis
16 14 (2.65%) Service Delivery
17 13 (2.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.65%) SQL
2 6 (1.14%) Java
3 2 (0.38%) C
3 2 (0.38%) C#
3 2 (0.38%) Delphi
3 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (10.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 43 (8.14%) Security Cleared
3 35 (6.63%) SC Cleared
4 34 (6.44%) PMI Certification
5 32 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 30 (5.68%) PMP
7 15 (2.84%) Degree
8 13 (2.46%) APMP
9 6 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.57%) CCNA
11 3 (0.57%) CCNP
11 3 (0.57%) ISEB
12 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.19%) CWAP
12 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.19%) MCSE
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.79%) PMO
2 16 (3.03%) QA
3 10 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.14%) GDPR
5 4 (0.76%) SLA
6 2 (0.38%) MiFID
7 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 33 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.46%) SCCM
2 3 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.38%) MOM
3 2 (0.38%) SCOM
3 2 (0.38%) WSUS
4 1 (0.19%) FlexNet
4 1 (0.19%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.19%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 63 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.82%) Citrix
3 29 (5.49%) VMware
4 17 (3.22%) Cisco
4 17 (3.22%) Oracle
5 8 (1.52%) SAP
6 6 (1.14%) IBM
7 5 (0.95%) HP
8 4 (0.76%) Avaya
8 4 (0.76%) EMC
8 4 (0.76%) NetApp
9 3 (0.57%) BMC
9 3 (0.57%) BT
9 3 (0.57%) Remedy
10 2 (0.38%) Cadence
10 2 (0.38%) Dell
10 2 (0.38%) Intel
10 2 (0.38%) McAfee
10 2 (0.38%) Mitel
10 2 (0.38%) Siebel