The table below looks at the statistics for Infrastructure Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Management
Rank 533 523 541
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 70 98 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 53
Median daily rate £450 £403 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £288 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.50
Infrastructure Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37964 41054 39822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.51% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27018 26370
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1215 1133
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Infrastructure Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Infrastructure Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Infrastructure Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Infrastructure Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Infrastructure Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Infrastructure Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Infrastructure Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Infrastructure Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -2 26 £495 +16.47% 13
South East +10 23 £348 +9.44% 5
North West +4 9 £185 -58.88% 1
East of England - 4 £505 - 3
East Midlands -4 2 £320 -34.35%
North East -26 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
South West 0 1 £300 -14.28% 5
West Midlands -23 1 - - 1
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Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 88 (56.05%) Windows
2 55 (35.03%) Linux
2 55 (35.03%) Active Directory
3 51 (32.48%) VMware
4 49 (31.21%) Microsoft
5 45 (28.66%) Security Cleared
6 41 (26.11%) PowerShell
6 41 (26.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (25.48%) SCCM
7 40 (25.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (24.84%) SC Cleared
8 39 (24.84%) ITIL
9 38 (24.20%) Cisco
10 35 (22.29%) Citrix
11 33 (21.02%) HP
12 32 (20.38%) XenApp
13 28 (17.83%) XenDesktop
13 28 (17.83%) WAN
14 27 (17.20%) Service Management
14 27 (17.20%) Windows Server
15 25 (15.92%) LAN
16 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (14.65%) Python
17 23 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (14.01%) Finance
19 21 (13.38%) Management Information System
19 21 (13.38%) Symantec
19 21 (13.38%) Change Control
20 20 (12.74%) Project Management

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 17 (10.83%) OpenStack
2 15 (9.55%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.64%) Confluence
4 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.10%) IIS
6 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.55%) Apache
8 3 (1.91%) JBoss
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.64%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.73%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.82%) MS Office
4 5 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.55%) MS Project
6 1 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.64%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.83%) IaaS
2 16 (10.19%) PaaS
3 8 (5.10%) G Suite
4 6 (3.82%) GitHub
5 3 (1.91%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.27%) Office 365
7 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.83%) WAN
2 25 (15.92%) LAN
3 20 (12.74%) SAN
4 14 (8.92%) Firewall
5 11 (7.01%) Network Security
6 10 (6.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (5.73%) NetScaler
7 9 (5.73%) VLAN
8 8 (5.10%) WLAN
9 7 (4.46%) VoIP
9 7 (4.46%) VPN
10 5 (3.18%) MPLS
11 3 (1.91%) DHCP
11 3 (1.91%) DMZ
11 3 (1.91%) DNS
11 3 (1.91%) TCP/IP
12 2 (1.27%) Internet
12 2 (1.27%) SSH
12 2 (1.27%) SSL
12 2 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.46%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) KNIME
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.64%) Power BI
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (7.64%) JIRA
2 11 (7.01%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.01%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (14.01%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Banking
3 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.55%) Military
5 1 (0.64%) Automotive
5 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.64%) Local Government
5 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (15.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (8.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (7.64%) Design Engineer
4 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Support
4 10 (6.37%) Support Engineer
4 10 (6.37%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (5.73%) Analyst
5 9 (5.73%) Architect
6 8 (5.10%) Administrator
6 8 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (4.46%) Consultant
7 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (4.46%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (4.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.46%) Technical Leader
8 6 (3.82%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.91%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (1.91%) Apache Camel
1 3 (1.91%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (1.91%) Middleware
2 2 (1.27%) XMPP
3 1 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.64%) CSS
3 1 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.64%) LAMP
3 1 (0.64%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.64%) Replication
4 11 (7.01%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.01%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.37%) Cloud Native
5 10 (6.37%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.18%) Clustering
6 5 (3.18%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.18%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.55%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.55%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.64%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.64%) PMI
9 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 88 (56.05%) Windows
2 55 (35.03%) Linux
3 41 (26.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (25.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (17.20%) Windows Server
6 24 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (12.74%) Ubuntu
8 12 (7.64%) Mac OS X
8 12 (7.64%) Windows 10
9 11 (7.01%) Android
9 11 (7.01%) CentOS
9 11 (7.01%) Windows 7
10 10 (6.37%) Unix
11 9 (5.73%) Apple iOS
12 6 (3.82%) Windows XP
13 5 (3.18%) Windows 8
14 4 (2.55%) Windows Phone
15 2 (1.27%) Solaris
15 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.84%) ITIL
2 27 (17.20%) Service Management
3 21 (13.38%) Change Control
4 20 (12.74%) Project Management
5 19 (12.10%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 18 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (11.46%) Change Management
7 17 (10.83%) Performance Monitoring
8 16 (10.19%) Problem Management
9 15 (9.55%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 15 (9.55%) DevOps
9 15 (9.55%) Service Delivery
10 14 (8.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (8.28%) Translating Business Requirements
11 13 (8.28%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 12 (7.64%) SDLC
13 11 (7.01%) Automated Testing
13 11 (7.01%) Open Source
14 10 (6.37%) Incident Management
14 10 (6.37%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.11%) PowerShell
2 23 (14.65%) Python
3 15 (9.55%) SQL
4 13 (8.28%) Bash Shell
5 12 (7.64%) Java
6 10 (6.37%) Ruby
6 10 (6.37%) VBScript
7 5 (3.18%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.64%) ABAP
9 1 (0.64%) C
9 1 (0.64%) C#
9 1 (0.64%) Perl
9 1 (0.64%) PHP
9 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (28.66%) Security Cleared
2 39 (24.84%) SC Cleared
3 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (10.83%) MCSE
5 14 (8.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (6.37%) CCA
6 10 (6.37%) CCNA
6 10 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (6.37%) Degree
7 9 (5.73%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (5.10%) MCSA
9 5 (3.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (3.18%) CCNP
10 4 (2.55%) ACMT
10 4 (2.55%) MCTS
11 3 (1.91%) MCP
12 2 (1.27%) CCDA
12 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.64%) CCDE
13 1 (0.64%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.64%) QA
2 8 (5.10%) SLA
3 5 (3.18%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 55 (35.03%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.38%) XenApp
3 28 (17.83%) XenDesktop
4 23 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (10.83%) Xen
6 13 (8.28%) VMware ESX
6 13 (8.28%) vSphere
7 12 (7.64%) BitLocker
7 12 (7.64%) Firmware
8 9 (5.73%) DFS Replication
9 7 (4.46%) VMware Server
9 7 (4.46%) XenServer
10 5 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.64%) Docker
12 1 (0.64%) vCloud
12 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (25.48%) SCCM
2 17 (10.83%) SCOM
3 15 (9.55%) Puppet
4 12 (7.64%) WSUS
5 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (5.73%) SCVMM
6 8 (5.10%) Casper Suite
7 6 (3.82%) Backup Exec
7 6 (3.82%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.27%) Netcool
9 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.64%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.64%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (32.48%) VMware
2 49 (31.21%) Microsoft
3 38 (24.20%) Cisco
4 35 (22.29%) Citrix
5 33 (21.02%) HP
6 21 (13.38%) Symantec
7 18 (11.46%) Dell
8 16 (10.19%) Apple
9 15 (9.55%) CheckPoint
10 12 (7.64%) Red Hat
11 11 (7.01%) Atlassian
11 11 (7.01%) Google
11 11 (7.01%) ServiceNow
12 8 (5.10%) NetApp
12 8 (5.10%) SolarWinds
13 7 (4.46%) Intel Security
14 6 (3.82%) Oracle
15 5 (3.18%) Canon
15 5 (3.18%) Sophos
15 5 (3.18%) Veeam
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