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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Management
Rank 480 492 424
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -68
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 77 47 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.14% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 37
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£389 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -29.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £393 £715
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.58% -11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Infrastructure Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
London +3 23 £410 +26.42% 7
South East +13 22 £375 +29.31% 4
West Midlands +19 21 £409 +4.87% 3
South West -21 4 - - 1
North West -11 3 £355 -
East of England 0 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -10 2 £275 - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Infrastructure Management
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Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 49 (37.12%) Windows
2 35 (26.52%) Linux
3 30 (22.73%) VMware
4 28 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (20.45%) ITIL
5 27 (20.45%) Project Management
6 25 (18.94%) UNIX
7 24 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 24 (18.18%) Change Management
7 24 (18.18%) Finance
8 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
9 21 (15.91%) Oracle
9 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
10 20 (15.15%) Java
11 19 (14.39%) PRINCE2
11 19 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (13.64%) Open Source
12 18 (13.64%) Jenkins
12 18 (13.64%) Red Hat
12 18 (13.64%) WebLogic
13 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
13 17 (12.88%) Apache
13 17 (12.88%) SAN
13 17 (12.88%) Firewall
13 17 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (12.12%) Subversion
14 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (12.12%) MS Exchange
15 15 (11.36%) Agile Software Development

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 17 (12.88%) Apache
3 16 (12.12%) MS Exchange
4 13 (9.85%) JBoss
4 13 (9.85%) Tomcat
5 11 (8.33%) Confluence
6 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.79%) IIS
7 5 (3.79%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.03%) OpenStack
8 4 (3.03%) Lync
8 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.52%) nginx
10 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.76%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) MS Project
2 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) PaaS
2 4 (3.03%) IaaS
3 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) SAN
1 17 (12.88%) Firewall
2 10 (7.58%) DNS
3 8 (6.06%) Network Security
4 7 (5.30%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.30%) WAN
4 7 (5.30%) DHCP
4 7 (5.30%) VLAN
5 6 (4.55%) LAN
6 5 (3.79%) OSPF
6 5 (3.79%) BGP
6 5 (3.79%) EIGRP
6 5 (3.79%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.03%) NAS
7 4 (3.03%) WLAN
7 4 (3.03%) RIP
8 3 (2.27%) VPN
8 3 (2.27%) LDAP
9 2 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.52%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 16 (12.12%) Subversion
3 14 (10.61%) Maven
4 13 (9.85%) JIRA
5 11 (8.33%) Hudson
6 3 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.52%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.76%) MSI
8 1 (0.76%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.76%) Ant
8 1 (0.76%) Introscope
General
1 24 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Marketing
2 6 (4.55%) Banking
3 3 (2.27%) Games
3 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Legal
4 2 (1.52%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (14.39%) Architect
2 15 (11.36%) Analyst
3 14 (10.61%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.85%) Platform Architect
5 12 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (6.82%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Technical Manager
11 4 (3.03%) Network Support
11 4 (3.03%) Server Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Service Manager
11 4 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Consultant
11 4 (3.03%) Programme Manager
11 4 (3.03%) Desktop Support
11 4 (3.03%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.61%) J2EE
2 11 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (3.79%) Middleware
4 4 (3.03%) jQuery
4 4 (3.03%) CSS
4 4 (3.03%) HTML
5 3 (2.27%) Web Services
6 2 (1.52%) Android SDK
6 2 (1.52%) iOS SDK
6 2 (1.52%) HTML5
6 2 (1.52%) Laravel
6 2 (1.52%) CSS3
6 2 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.52%) RESTful
6 2 (1.52%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (0.76%) Java EE
7 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.64%) Open Source
3 7 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.27%) CMDB
4 3 (2.27%) User Experience
5 2 (1.52%) PKI
5 2 (1.52%) Replication
5 2 (1.52%) Clustering
5 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) Tandem
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.76%) iPhone
6 1 (0.76%) iSeries
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.12%) Windows
2 35 (26.52%) Linux
3 25 (18.94%) UNIX
4 18 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (9.85%) Solaris
8 11 (8.33%) AIX
8 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (4.55%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.03%) SUSE
11 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.52%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.52%) CentOS
12 2 (1.52%) Android
12 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.52%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.45%) ITIL
1 27 (20.45%) Project Management
2 24 (18.18%) Change Management
3 19 (14.39%) PRINCE2
4 15 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.36%) DevOps
5 14 (10.61%) Service Management
6 12 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.82%) Supplier Management
7 9 (6.82%) Release Management
8 8 (6.06%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.55%) Transition Management
9 6 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.79%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.79%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.79%) Line Management
11 4 (3.03%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.03%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.15%) Java
2 12 (9.09%) Perl
2 12 (9.09%) SQL
3 11 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.79%) C
5 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.27%) Python
6 3 (2.27%) C#
7 2 (1.52%) PHP5
7 2 (1.52%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.52%) VBScript
7 2 (1.52%) PHP
8 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.09%) Degree
2 12 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.03%) CCNA
5 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.52%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.52%) HND
6 2 (1.52%) MCSE
6 2 (1.52%) PMP
6 2 (1.52%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) ISEB
7 1 (0.76%) CCA
7 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CISSP
7 1 (0.76%) CCIE
7 1 (0.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) SLA
2 6 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 24 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.06%) Squid
4 7 (5.30%) vSphere
5 5 (3.79%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.79%) XenApp
5 5 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.27%) XenServer
6 3 (2.27%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.76%) RACF
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.76%) UAG
8 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) Puppet
2 6 (4.55%) SCOM
3 3 (2.27%) SCCM
4 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.76%) Foglight
5 1 (0.76%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 30 (22.73%) VMware
2 21 (15.91%) Oracle
2 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 14 (10.61%) Cisco
5 11 (8.33%) BEA
6 8 (6.06%) HP
7 7 (5.30%) Citrix
7 7 (5.30%) Juniper
8 6 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 6 (4.55%) IBM
8 6 (4.55%) NetApp
8 6 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.03%) F5
10 3 (2.27%) EMC
10 3 (2.27%) Sun
10 3 (2.27%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.27%) Pega
11 2 (1.52%) Zend
11 2 (1.52%) Mitel
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