The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Infrastructure Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
Infrastructure Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 122 118
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.088% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £525 £500 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +19.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 - £26.00

Infrastructure Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1810 2222 1920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.98% 82.48% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1221 1106
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 108
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Infrastructure Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Infrastructure Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Management in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Management in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Management in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the West Midlands region 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
Coventry -4 1 - -
Infrastructure Management
England

Infrastructure Management
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle