Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Infrastructure Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 782 748
Rank change year-on-year -16 -34 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Manager 79 99 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.100% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 84 100
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £310 £314 £300
90th Percentile £626 £596 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 - -

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 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

IT Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured IT Infrastructure Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 14 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 6 months to 21 November 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 0 76 £431 +1.47% 15
UK excluding London +14 54 £413 +3.13% 13
South East +13 27 £450 +12.50% 1
London -35 24 £475 +5.56% 3
Midlands +20 11 £340 -13.65% 1
West Midlands +22 9 £340 -7.80% 1
North of England +47 6 £325 -18.75% 5
North West +23 5 £383 +3.73% 2
South West -10 4 £406 +1.56% 1
East of England -10 4 £300 -33.33% 4
East Midlands +1 2 £371 -7.19%
Yorkshire +18 1 £300 -25.00% 3
Scotland -12 1 £413 +10.00% 1
Wales - 1 £310 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (35.44%) PRINCE2
2 27 (34.18%) Project Management
3 23 (29.11%) Finance
4 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
5 15 (18.99%) Windows
5 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (17.72%) PMP
7 11 (13.92%) PMI Certification
7 11 (13.92%) Project Planning
8 10 (12.66%) QA
8 10 (12.66%) ITIL
8 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (11.39%) LAN
10 8 (10.13%) Migration
10 8 (10.13%) VMware
11 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
11 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
11 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
12 6 (7.59%) PMI
12 6 (7.59%) Firewall
12 6 (7.59%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (7.59%) Windows 10
12 6 (7.59%) Change Control
12 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
12 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
12 6 (7.59%) PMO
13 5 (6.33%) Line Management
13 5 (6.33%) Banking

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 (2.53%) IIS
1 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) LAN
2 6 (7.59%) Firewall
3 5 (6.33%) WAN
4 4 (5.06%) Network Security
5 2 (2.53%) SAN
5 2 (2.53%) Skype
5 2 (2.53%) SMS
6 1 (1.27%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) Intranet
6 1 (1.27%) NAS
6 1 (1.27%) PBX
6 1 (1.27%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Legal
3 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.27%) French Language
5 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) PMI
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) CCTV
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Fintech
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.27%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.59%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) PRINCE2
2 27 (34.18%) Project Management
3 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (13.92%) Project Planning
5 10 (12.66%) ITIL
6 8 (10.13%) Migration
7 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.59%) Change Control
8 6 (7.59%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (6.33%) Change Management
9 5 (6.33%) Line Management
9 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.33%) Supplier Management
10 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.06%) Logistics
10 4 (5.06%) Project Governance
11 3 (3.80%) Information Security
11 3 (3.80%) Matrix Management
11 3 (3.80%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) PMP
2 11 (13.92%) PMI Certification
3 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.53%) Degree
6 2 (2.53%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.27%) APMP
7 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 6 (7.59%) PMO
3 2 (2.53%) GDPR
3 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.27%) Firmware
4 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.27%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) FlexNet
2 1 (1.27%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) VMware
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco
4 3 (3.80%) HP
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix
5 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.27%) Capita
6 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) CommVault
6 1 (1.27%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.27%) EMC
6 1 (1.27%) FireEye
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Snow