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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Management
Rank 533 537 544
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 88 63 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 49 25
Median daily rate £450 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
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
41638 40050 39311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.70% 79.08% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27840 25369 24942
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1170 1165
Median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -20 34 £475 +46.15% 10
South East +15 27 £443 +22.06% 6
North West -6 11 £388 +55.00% 3
West Midlands -3 6 £375 -6.25%
South West +3 4 £131 -19.23%
Yorkshire +6 3 £325 -18.75% 3
East of England +1 3 £170 -61.14% 10
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Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 58 (31.35%) Windows
2 51 (27.57%) Microsoft
3 46 (24.86%) Finance
3 46 (24.86%) Windows Server
4 41 (22.16%) ITIL
5 37 (20.00%) Cisco
6 34 (18.38%) Citrix
6 34 (18.38%) Security Cleared
6 34 (18.38%) PowerShell
7 33 (17.84%) Active Directory
8 32 (17.30%) XenApp
9 29 (15.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (15.14%) VMware
11 27 (14.59%) HP
11 27 (14.59%) Project Management
12 25 (13.51%) Management Information System
13 24 (12.97%) Data Centre
14 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (12.43%) Banking
14 23 (12.43%) WAN
15 22 (11.89%) LAN
15 22 (11.89%) Linux
15 22 (11.89%) SQL
15 22 (11.89%) Service Delivery
16 21 (11.35%) Change Management
16 21 (11.35%) Firewall
16 21 (11.35%) SC Cleared
17 20 (10.81%) XenServer
17 20 (10.81%) vSphere
18 19 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure

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 15 (8.11%) IIS
2 6 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.24%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.16%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.62%) Confluence
5 3 (1.62%) Node.js
6 2 (1.08%) JBoss
6 2 (1.08%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.54%) Apache
7 1 (0.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.57%) IaaS
2 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.86%) PaaS
4 7 (3.78%) Office 365
5 5 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.62%) SaaS
7 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.43%) WAN
2 22 (11.89%) LAN
3 21 (11.35%) Firewall
4 16 (8.65%) Network Security
5 14 (7.57%) VPN
6 11 (5.95%) DNS
6 11 (5.95%) VoIP
7 10 (5.41%) Internet
7 10 (5.41%) SSL
8 9 (4.86%) NetScaler
8 9 (4.86%) SAN
8 9 (4.86%) VLAN
9 6 (3.24%) DHCP
9 6 (3.24%) IPsec
10 5 (2.70%) FTP
10 5 (2.70%) MPLS
10 5 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (2.70%) SSH
10 5 (2.70%) Wireless
11 4 (2.16%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.95%) Big Data
2 11 (5.95%) Hadoop
3 10 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.08%) OLAP
6 2 (1.08%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.32%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.24%) Ant
4 6 (3.24%) Gradle
4 6 (3.24%) Maven
5 3 (1.62%) JIRA
6 2 (1.08%) FxCop
6 2 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.08%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 46 (24.86%) Finance
2 23 (12.43%) Banking
3 18 (9.73%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.41%) Retail
5 9 (4.86%) Legal
6 5 (2.70%) Military
6 5 (2.70%) Publishing
7 3 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.62%) Law
8 2 (1.08%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (9.73%) Analyst
3 17 (9.19%) Support Engineer
4 15 (8.11%) Architect
4 15 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.57%) Consultant
5 14 (7.57%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (5.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Citrix Support
9 9 (4.86%) Developer
9 9 (4.86%) Infrastructure Support
9 9 (4.86%) Network Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Server Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Windows Server Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) Head of Infrastructure
10 8 (4.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.41%) .NET
2 7 (3.78%) Web Services
3 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.08%) J2EE
3 2 (1.08%) RESTful
4 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.54%) CSS
4 1 (0.54%) jQuery
4 1 (0.54%) JSON
4 1 (0.54%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 24 (12.97%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.32%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.24%) Replication
6 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.70%) Statistics
7 4 (2.16%) Equities
7 4 (2.16%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.62%) CMDB
8 3 (1.62%) Wiki
9 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.08%) NHS
9 2 (1.08%) User Experience
9 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.54%) BYOD
10 1 (0.54%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.54%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (31.35%) Windows
2 46 (24.86%) Windows Server
3 29 (15.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (11.89%) Linux
6 11 (5.95%) Windows 7
6 11 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.32%) Unix
8 6 (3.24%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.08%) SUSE
9 2 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.16%) ITIL
2 27 (14.59%) Project Management
3 22 (11.89%) Service Delivery
4 21 (11.35%) Change Management
5 18 (9.73%) Configuration Management
6 16 (8.65%) CRM
7 14 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (7.03%) DevOps
9 12 (6.49%) ITIL V3
9 12 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.95%) Service Management
11 10 (5.41%) High Availability
12 9 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.86%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (4.32%) Business Continuity
13 8 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.32%) Information Security
13 8 (4.32%) Migration
14 7 (3.78%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.38%) PowerShell
2 22 (11.89%) SQL
3 12 (6.49%) Perl
3 12 (6.49%) Python
4 6 (3.24%) Ruby
5 5 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.16%) Java
6 4 (2.16%) VBA
7 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.08%) C#
8 2 (1.08%) PHP
8 2 (1.08%) VBScript
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (18.38%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.35%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.49%) Degree
4 10 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.32%) CCNA
6 8 (4.32%) MCSE
7 7 (3.78%) CCDA
8 5 (2.70%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.62%) CISM
9 3 (1.62%) CISSP
9 3 (1.62%) MCP
10 2 (1.08%) CBAP
10 2 (1.08%) CCIE
10 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.54%) CCNP
11 1 (0.54%) MCITP
11 1 (0.54%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) SLA
2 3 (1.62%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) ISO22301
System Software
1 33 (17.84%) Active Directory
2 32 (17.30%) XenApp
3 20 (10.81%) vSphere
3 20 (10.81%) XenServer
4 19 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (9.19%) Hyper-V
6 16 (8.65%) XenDesktop
7 14 (7.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (4.86%) UAG
9 4 (2.16%) BitLocker
9 4 (2.16%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.08%) Firmware
10 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (8.65%) SCOM
2 14 (7.57%) SCCM
3 12 (6.49%) SCOrch
4 10 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.41%) Puppet
5 7 (3.78%) Ansible
5 7 (3.78%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.62%) EdgeSight
6 3 (1.62%) Nagios
7 2 (1.08%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.54%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.54%) OPNET
8 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (27.57%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.00%) Cisco
3 34 (18.38%) Citrix
4 28 (15.14%) VMware
5 27 (14.59%) HP
6 10 (5.41%) IBM
6 10 (5.41%) Palo Alto
6 10 (5.41%) SAP
7 8 (4.32%) Fortinet
7 8 (4.32%) NetApp
8 6 (3.24%) Brocade
8 6 (3.24%) EMC
8 6 (3.24%) F5
9 5 (2.70%) Cloudera
9 5 (2.70%) Hitachi
9 5 (2.70%) Riverbed
9 5 (2.70%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.70%) Sophos
10 4 (2.16%) Ericsson
10 4 (2.16%) Red Hat