The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 87 102 101
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 28 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.24% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.30% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 10
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £295 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £557 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - £46.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2137 2531 2291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 93.77% 95.40% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1400 1274
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 74 168
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.37 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham +9 11 £413 +8.55%
Coventry - 9 £413 -
Staffordshire +5 4 £419 -0.29%
Solihull +2 2 £394 -6.80%
Warwickshire -9 1 - -
Infrastructure Manager
England

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 18 (41.86%) Project Management
2 17 (39.53%) Data Centre
3 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
4 9 (20.93%) Finance
5 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.60%) Retail
6 7 (16.28%) Degree
6 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) PMO
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco
7 6 (13.95%) Migration
8 5 (11.63%) Information Security
8 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.63%) MS Office
8 5 (11.63%) FMCG
8 5 (11.63%) Logistics
9 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
9 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
9 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
9 4 (9.30%) Quality Management
9 4 (9.30%) Change Management
9 4 (9.30%) Service Design
9 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.98%) Functional Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (6.98%) PMP

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.33%) Skype
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Automotive
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) FMCG
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) PMI
3 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Project Management
2 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.95%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Information Security
5 5 (11.63%) Logistics
5 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Quality Management
6 4 (9.30%) Service Design
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
6 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.98%) Change Control
7 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Functional Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
2 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.98%) PMP
4 2 (4.65%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) ISEB
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) VCP6
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) PMO
2 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) GDPR
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Nexpose
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) BT
4 1 (2.33%) Capita
4 1 (2.33%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.33%) Mitel
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Proofpoint
4 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow