The median contractor rate for a IT Infrastructure Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Project Manager
UK
Rank 579 579 583
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Project Manager 30 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.12% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 30
Median daily rate £425 £415 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -0.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £328 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £68.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.13% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - -

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 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Infrastructure Project Manager.

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

IT 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 IT Infrastructure Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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 +5 27 £425 +2.40% 2
London +17 12 £425 +1.79%
Yorkshire +15 3 £425 +12.58% 1
South West 0 3 £425 -
East of England -5 3 - -
West Midlands +10 2 £419 +10.19%
Staffordshire +4 2 £419 +10.19%
City of London +2 2 £350 -35.18%
East Midlands +1 2 £469 +20.19%
Birmingham 0 2 £419 +10.19%
Tamworth -1 2 £419 +10.19%
South Yorkshire - 2 £436 - 1
Belfast - 2 £280 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £436 - 1
County Antrim - 2 £280 -
East Anglia - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £280 -
North West +26 1 £425 -
Scotland +23 1 £350 -
Edinburgh +18 1 £350 -
South East +17 1 £425 -5.55% 1
Manchester +15 1 £425 -0.81%
West Yorkshire +13 1 £425 -6.59%
Cambridgeshire +7 1 - -
Cambridge +5 1 - -
Northampton -2 1 £438 +9.37%
Northamptonshire -4 1 £438 +12.17%
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Brighton - 1 £425 -

IT Infrastructure Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 35 (55.56%) Project Management
2 30 (47.62%) PRINCE2
3 19 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (20.63%) Finance
4 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
5 11 (17.46%) Windows
5 11 (17.46%) MS Project
5 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
6 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (15.87%) Migration
6 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.70%) PMO
8 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (9.52%) Office 365
9 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
9 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.52%) LAN
9 6 (9.52%) WAN
10 5 (7.94%) PMP
10 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.94%) Banking
10 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
10 5 (7.94%) APMP
11 4 (6.35%) Project Governance
11 4 (6.35%) Change Control
11 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
11 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (6.35%) Matrix Organization
11 4 (6.35%) Retail

IT Infrastructure Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Project
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
3 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) IaaS
3 2 (3.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) LAN
1 6 (9.52%) WAN
2 3 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (3.17%) SAN
3 2 (3.17%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) MPLS
4 1 (1.59%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Front Office
5 1 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.59%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) IVR
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.76%) Linux
4 3 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Project Management
2 30 (47.62%) PRINCE2
3 19 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.87%) Migration
5 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Change Control
7 4 (6.35%) Logistics
7 4 (6.35%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (6.35%) Project Governance
7 4 (6.35%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.35%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.76%) Information Security
8 3 (4.76%) ITIL
8 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.76%) Service Design
9 2 (3.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) APMP
3 5 (7.94%) PMP
4 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.17%) ISEB
6 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.59%) MCSE
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) PMO
2 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
1 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco
2 3 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (3.17%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe
4 1 (1.59%) arcserve
4 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.59%) Capita
4 1 (1.59%) EMC
4 1 (1.59%) F5
4 1 (1.59%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Mitel
4 1 (1.59%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.59%) NetApp
4 1 (1.59%) Novell
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.59%) Tumbleweed