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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Management
Rank 529 468 490
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +22
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 50 88 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 49
Average daily rate
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£350 £418 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £274 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £701 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £43.48
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 - £40.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.32 - £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - £43.48
Infrastructure Management
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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
39047 35944 38456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.01% 74.50% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24929 22718 22716
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1003 1444
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -3.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £48.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Infrastructure Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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
London -2 24 £440 -17.17% 4
South East -11 14 £325 +8.33% 7
North West -9 4 £455 +51.66% 1
East of England - 3 £396 - 2
South West -31 2 £330 -10.81%
East Midlands - 2 £313 - 1
North East -34 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 5
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Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 40 (40.00%) Windows
2 32 (32.00%) VMware
3 28 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (22.00%) Project Management
5 19 (19.00%) ITIL
6 18 (18.00%) Linux
6 18 (18.00%) Active Directory
7 17 (17.00%) WAN
7 17 (17.00%) Finance
8 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (16.00%) Citrix
8 16 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (15.00%) Problem Management
10 13 (13.00%) Cisco
11 12 (12.00%) MS Office
11 12 (12.00%) Service Management
11 12 (12.00%) SAN
11 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (11.00%) MS Exchange
12 11 (11.00%) LAN
13 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
14 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
14 9 (9.00%) Java
14 9 (9.00%) NetApp
14 9 (9.00%) Red Hat
14 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
14 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (9.00%) DevOps
15 8 (8.00%) SLA

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 11 (11.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.00%) Lync
3 6 (6.00%) Apache
4 5 (5.00%) IIS
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.00%) Alfresco
5 4 (4.00%) nginx
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.00%) Confluence
7 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.00%) Drupal
8 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) MS Office
2 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.00%) WAN
2 12 (12.00%) SAN
3 11 (11.00%) LAN
4 8 (8.00%) VoIP
5 7 (7.00%) Firewall
5 7 (7.00%) NAS
6 6 (6.00%) NetScaler
6 6 (6.00%) DNS
7 5 (5.00%) Wireless
7 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.00%) WLAN
8 4 (4.00%) IPsec
8 4 (4.00%) TACACS
8 4 (4.00%) VLAN
8 4 (4.00%) Network Security
9 3 (3.00%) VPN
9 3 (3.00%) Internet
10 2 (2.00%) BIG-IP
10 2 (2.00%) DHCP
11 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.00%) Artifactory
2 4 (4.00%) Maven
2 4 (4.00%) JIRA
3 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.00%) MSI
3 2 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Military
4 3 (3.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) German Language
5 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (15.00%) Analyst
2 13 (13.00%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.00%) Architect
3 8 (8.00%) Consultant
3 8 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.00%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
6 5 (5.00%) Senior Technician
7 4 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.00%) Administrator
8 3 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.00%) XML
2 2 (2.00%) Swing
2 2 (2.00%) WAP
2 2 (2.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (2.00%) LAMP
2 2 (2.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (2.00%) jQuery
2 2 (2.00%) RESTful
2 2 (2.00%) HTML5
2 2 (2.00%) iOS SDK
2 2 (2.00%) CSS3
2 2 (2.00%) Laravel
2 2 (2.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (2.00%) HTML
2 2 (2.00%) J2EE
2 2 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (1.00%) .NET
3 1 (1.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Open Source
2 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.00%) iPad
3 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.00%) iPhone
3 2 (2.00%) iSeries
4 1 (1.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.00%) Statistics
4 1 (1.00%) User Experience
4 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) Tandem
4 1 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (18.00%) Linux
3 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.00%) UNIX
7 7 (7.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.00%) CentOS
9 3 (3.00%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.00%) Windows NT
9 3 (3.00%) Solaris
10 2 (2.00%) AIX
10 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.00%) Android
10 2 (2.00%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.00%) Project Management
2 19 (19.00%) ITIL
3 15 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 12 (12.00%) Service Management
5 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.00%) DevOps
6 8 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 8 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.00%) Change Management
6 8 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.00%) Change Control
8 5 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (5.00%) Release Management
8 5 (5.00%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.00%) Time Management
8 5 (5.00%) Migration
9 4 (4.00%) Scrum
9 4 (4.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.00%) Java
2 8 (8.00%) SQL
3 6 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.00%) PHP
4 2 (2.00%) VBA
4 2 (2.00%) Python
4 2 (2.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.00%) Ruby
5 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.00%) VB
5 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.00%) Degree
3 7 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.00%) CCNP
5 4 (4.00%) CCNA
5 4 (4.00%) MCSE
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.00%) CCSE
7 2 (2.00%) CISSP
7 2 (2.00%) CISA
7 2 (2.00%) CISM
8 1 (1.00%) CCVP
8 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.00%) MCSA
8 1 (1.00%) ISEB
8 1 (1.00%) CBAP
8 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.00%) XenApp
3 7 (7.00%) XenServer
3 7 (7.00%) vSphere
4 4 (4.00%) VMware Server
4 4 (4.00%) DFS Replication
5 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.00%) vCloud
6 1 (1.00%) RACF
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (3.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.00%) Foglight
2 2 (2.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.00%) SCOM
3 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 32 (32.00%) VMware
2 28 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.00%) Citrix
4 13 (13.00%) Cisco
5 9 (9.00%) NetApp
5 9 (9.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.00%) Mitel
7 7 (7.00%) Symantec
8 6 (6.00%) HP
9 5 (5.00%) EMC
10 4 (4.00%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.00%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.00%) Dell
11 3 (3.00%) IBM
12 2 (2.00%) Oracle
12 2 (2.00%) Sybase
12 2 (2.00%) JBoss
12 2 (2.00%) Lotus
12 2 (2.00%) CA
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