Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 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.

Infrastructure Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 150 118
Rank change year-on-year +9 -32 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 47 65 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.97% 1.05% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.10% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 41
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £270 £250
90th Percentile £480 £538 £556
England median daily rate £436 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.06% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.63 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +31.96% +35.00% -30.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4575 5889 4639
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.05% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2894 3540 2651
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £237 £213
90th Percentile £542 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 238 271
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
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 Manager in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
Birmingham +12 17 £340 -30.26%
Coventry +23 12 £400 -4.53%
Warwickshire +3 12 £425 +21.43% 1
Staffordshire +15 6 £325 -19.75% 1
Infrastructure Manager
England

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 20 (42.55%) Project Management
2 18 (38.30%) PRINCE2
3 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
4 13 (27.66%) Migration
5 11 (23.40%) Windows
6 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (21.28%) Retail
7 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (19.15%) PMI Certification
7 9 (19.15%) Finance
8 8 (17.02%) PMP
8 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (12.77%) Project Planning
10 6 (12.77%) PMI
11 5 (10.64%) ITIL
11 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (10.64%) Project Governance
11 5 (10.64%) Change Control
11 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
11 5 (10.64%) QA
12 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
12 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
12 4 (8.51%) Logistics
12 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
12 4 (8.51%) VMware
12 4 (8.51%) LAN
12 4 (8.51%) VoIP
13 3 (6.38%) SAP

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) LAN
1 4 (8.51%) VoIP
2 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
General
1 10 (21.28%) Retail
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) PMI
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.38%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Project Management
2 18 (38.30%) PRINCE2
3 13 (27.66%) Migration
4 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.77%) Project Planning
7 5 (10.64%) Change Control
7 5 (10.64%) ITIL
7 5 (10.64%) Project Governance
7 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.51%) Logistics
8 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.38%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.38%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.26%) Change Management
10 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) PMI Certification
2 8 (17.02%) PMP
3 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) VCP6
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) PMO
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) VMware
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) EMC
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle