The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 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.

Infrastructure Project Manager
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 106 111
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Project Manager 17 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.97% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.01% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 11
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.62%  
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 2116 2569 2428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.17% 95.43% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1419 1367
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 72 173
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £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 Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Project 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 Project Manager in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Project Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Project Manager in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Project 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 Project Manager in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Project Manager in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Project 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 Project Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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 +7 10 £413 +8.55%
Staffordshire +5 6 £413 -1.78%
Coventry - 4 £419 -
Solihull +4 2 £394 -6.80%
Infrastructure Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Project Manager in the job title.

1 15 (45.45%) Project Management
2 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
2 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
3 9 (27.27%) Retail
4 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 8 (24.24%) PMO
5 6 (18.18%) FMCG
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) Information Security
6 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
6 5 (15.15%) Logistics
6 5 (15.15%) Service Design
7 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
7 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (12.12%) Degree
7 4 (12.12%) Quality Management
7 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco
8 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
8 3 (9.09%) MS Project
8 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) Project Governance
8 3 (9.09%) Change Control
8 3 (9.09%) GDPR
9 2 (6.06%) Malware Detection/Protection

Infrastructure Project 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Project
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DHCP
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.03%) Skype
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Retail
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Automotive
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Local Government
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) FMCG
3 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Project Management
2 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
3 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security
4 5 (15.15%) Logistics
4 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.15%) Service Design
5 4 (12.12%) Quality Management
5 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Project Governance
6 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 2 (6.06%) SIEM
7 2 (6.06%) Software Asset Management
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
1 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.06%) PMP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) PMO
2 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nexpose
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) BT
4 1 (3.03%) Capita
4 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp
4 1 (3.03%) Proofpoint
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) VMware