Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Infrastructure Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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 Project Manager
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 824 805
Rank change year-on-year -7 -19 +9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Project Manager 56 67 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.064% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.067% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 56 67
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £323 £285
90th Percentile £560 £551 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.81% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
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 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +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 Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Infrastructure Project Manager in the UK

IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Infrastructure Project Manager in the UK

IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Project Manager over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Infrastructure Project Manager in the UK

IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Infrastructure Project Manager in the UK

IT Infrastructure Project 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 Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +7 54 £425 +6.25% 6
UK excluding London +38 41 £411 +2.81% 7
South East +15 22 £444 +10.94% 3
London -28 15 £450 +2.86%
Midlands +26 7 £325 -16.13%
West Midlands +33 5 £325 -11.86%
North of England +57 4 £325 -18.75% 1
East of England -19 4 £300 -32.58% 1
North West +23 3 £383 -
East Midlands -6 2 £371 -7.19%
South West -7 2 £438 +17.85% 1
Yorkshire +17 1 £300 -25.00% 1
Scotland -4 1 £413 -8.33% 1
Wales - 1 £310 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT 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 IT Infrastructure Project Manager in the job title.

1 25 (44.64%) PRINCE2
2 21 (37.50%) Project Management
3 18 (32.14%) Finance
4 15 (26.79%) Data Centre
5 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (23.21%) PMP
6 11 (19.64%) Project Planning
7 10 (17.86%) QA
7 10 (17.86%) PMI Certification
8 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (16.07%) Windows
9 8 (14.29%) LAN
10 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (10.71%) PMI
10 6 (10.71%) Migration
10 6 (10.71%) Firewall
10 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
10 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.93%) Retail
11 5 (8.93%) Supplier Management
11 5 (8.93%) Change Management
11 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
11 5 (8.93%) VMware
11 5 (8.93%) Change Control
11 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
11 5 (8.93%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (8.93%) PMO
12 4 (7.14%) Windows 10

IT 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 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) LAN
2 6 (10.71%) Firewall
3 4 (7.14%) WAN
4 3 (5.36%) Network Security
5 1 (1.79%) NAS
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) Skype
5 1 (1.79%) SMS
5 1 (1.79%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
1 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.79%) French Language
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) PMI
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) CCTV
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.79%) Fintech
4 1 (1.79%) FMCG
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) PRINCE2
2 21 (37.50%) Project Management
3 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (19.64%) Project Planning
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) Migration
6 5 (8.93%) Change Control
6 5 (8.93%) Change Management
6 5 (8.93%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.93%) Supplier Management
7 4 (7.14%) Logistics
7 4 (7.14%) Project Governance
8 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.36%) Information Security
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL
8 3 (5.36%) Line Management
8 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.57%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
9 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) PMP
2 10 (17.86%) PMI Certification
3 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.79%) APMP
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
2 5 (8.93%) PMO
3 2 (3.57%) GDPR
3 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.79%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) FlexNet
2 1 (1.79%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) VMware
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
3 1 (1.79%) Capita
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix
3 1 (1.79%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.79%) FireEye
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) Snow