The median contractor rate for an IT Infrastructure Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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.

IT Infrastructure Manager
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 593 576
Rank change year-on-year +39 -17  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Manager 33 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 38
Median daily rate £400 £458 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +14.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £343 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £463 £400
% change year-on-year -18.91% +15.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
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 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
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 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

IT Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured IT Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Infrastructure Manager in the UK

IT Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Infrastructure Manager in the UK

IT Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Infrastructure Manager in the UK

IT Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Infrastructure Manager in the UK

IT Infrastructure 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 IT Infrastructure Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +21 30 £400 -14.89% 18
London -1 15 £450 -1.63% 4
East of England -6 5 £300 -29.41% 2
North West +29 4 - - 2
Scotland +41 2 £550 +54.38%
City of London +4 2 £669 +27.38% 1
Hertfordshire -2 2 £300 -20.00%
South West -3 2 £406 -9.72% 3
Edinburgh - 2 £550 -
East Anglia - 2 - -
Hatfield - 2 £300 -
West Midlands +23 1 £350 +7.69% 2
Yorkshire +20 1 £400 -11.11% 2
Manchester +15 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire +7 1 £375 - 1
Bristol -6 1 £438 +19.04% 2
South Wales - 1 £310 -
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
Midlands - 1 - - 3
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £310 -
East Midlands - 1 £380 - 1
Bradford - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 £380 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £380 -
Gloucester - 1 £375 -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Wales - 1 £310 -
Pontypridd - 1 £310 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT Infrastructure 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 IT Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 34 (39.08%) Project Management
2 27 (31.03%) Finance
3 25 (28.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (27.59%) PRINCE2
5 22 (25.29%) Data Centre
6 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (16.09%) Migration
7 14 (16.09%) Windows
8 13 (14.94%) WAN
9 12 (13.79%) ITIL
10 11 (12.64%) LAN
11 10 (11.49%) VMware
11 10 (11.49%) Windows Server
12 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
12 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
12 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (9.20%) Supplier Management
12 8 (9.20%) Degree
12 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
13 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
13 7 (8.05%) SAN
13 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (6.90%) Banking
14 6 (6.90%) PMI Certification
14 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
14 6 (6.90%) Law
14 6 (6.90%) Change Management
14 6 (6.90%) Business Continuity
14 6 (6.90%) Citrix

IT Infrastructure 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 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.90%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) IaaS
2 3 (3.45%) Mimecast
2 3 (3.45%) SaaS
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.15%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) WAN
2 11 (12.64%) LAN
3 7 (8.05%) SAN
4 4 (4.60%) VPN
5 3 (3.45%) Internet
5 3 (3.45%) Network Security
6 2 (2.30%) DNS
6 2 (2.30%) Firewall
6 2 (2.30%) MPLS
6 2 (2.30%) NAS
6 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.30%) VLAN
6 2 (2.30%) VoIP
6 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.15%) Intranet
7 1 (1.15%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.15%) PBX
7 1 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.15%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Banking
2 6 (6.90%) Law
2 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Legal
5 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) French Language
6 1 (1.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) Middleware
1 1 (1.15%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.60%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) CCTV
4 2 (2.30%) CMDB
4 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.30%) FMCG
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (2.30%) PMI
4 2 (2.30%) User Experience
4 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) Fintech
5 1 (1.15%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.15%) iSeries
5 1 (1.15%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
2 10 (11.49%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.90%) Windows 10
3 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Unix
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) Project Management
2 25 (28.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (27.59%) PRINCE2
4 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.09%) Migration
6 12 (13.79%) ITIL
7 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
7 8 (9.20%) Supplier Management
8 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.90%) Business Continuity
9 6 (6.90%) Change Management
10 5 (5.75%) Information Security
10 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 5 (5.75%) IT Strategy
10 5 (5.75%) Line Management
10 5 (5.75%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.75%) Project Planning
10 5 (5.75%) Service Management
10 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (4.60%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 3 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
1 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.90%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.75%) MCSE
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.30%) CCNA
6 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.30%) PgMP
6 2 (2.30%) PMP
7 1 (1.15%) APMP
7 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) PMO
2 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.45%) SLA
4 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.15%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.15%) QA
5 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Firmware
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.15%) MOM
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) VMware
3 6 (6.90%) Citrix
4 5 (5.75%) HP
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.30%) Avaya
6 2 (2.30%) NetApp
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle
6 2 (2.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.15%) Cadence
7 1 (1.15%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.15%) EMC
7 1 (1.15%) Novell
7 1 (1.15%) Symantec