The first table below looks at the demand for Infrastructure Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Management
Rank 137 117 135
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
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£463 £210 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.23% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
- -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2144 1665 2000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.27% 69.72% 66.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 867 964
Average daily rate £394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 135 224
Average hourly rate £28.83 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Infrastructure Management
England

Infrastructure Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Infrastructure Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Infrastructure Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the East of England region.

Infrastructure Management Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Infrastructure Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the East of England region.

Infrastructure Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Infrastructure Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 4 £463 - 1
Cambridgeshire -12 1 - -
Norfolk - - - -
Infrastructure Management
England

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Infrastructure Management.

1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (30.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Sophos
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) CCSE
3 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Infrastructure Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Military
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Change Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Support Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Data Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Data Entry Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Management
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Sophos
2 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (10.00%) hybris
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Endeca