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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Management
Rank 557 550 535
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 68 69 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 28
Median daily rate £450 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.87% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £376
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
40623 40561 37775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.74% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27280 26672 24090
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 933 1073 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +14 51 £438 +9.37% 6
South East -13 5 £450 +38.46% 7
North West -12 4 £450 +89.47% 5
North East -51 3 £328 -31.05%
East of England +11 1 £170 -64.21% 3
Yorkshire 0 1 £550 +76.00%
Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £250 - 2
Infrastructure Management
UK

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 64 (37.87%) Windows
2 44 (26.04%) Microsoft
3 41 (24.26%) Citrix
3 41 (24.26%) Finance
4 39 (23.08%) HP
4 39 (23.08%) ITIL
5 37 (21.89%) Active Directory
5 37 (21.89%) XenApp
5 37 (21.89%) Windows Server
6 33 (19.53%) Linux
7 31 (18.34%) Project Management
7 31 (18.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
8 30 (17.75%) PowerShell
9 29 (17.16%) SQL
10 28 (16.57%) VMware
11 26 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (14.79%) XenDesktop
13 24 (14.20%) SCCM
14 23 (13.61%) Banking
15 22 (13.02%) Service Delivery
16 21 (12.43%) WAN
16 21 (12.43%) Data Centre
17 20 (11.83%) Python
18 19 (11.24%) Cisco
18 19 (11.24%) LAN
18 19 (11.24%) SAN
19 18 (10.65%) Management Information System
19 18 (10.65%) SC Cleared
20 17 (10.06%) SCOM

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 (8.88%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (8.28%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.28%) OpenStack
3 10 (5.92%) IIS
4 9 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.33%) Jetty
5 6 (3.55%) Confluence
6 3 (1.78%) JBoss
6 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.18%) Apache
7 2 (1.18%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.59%) CMS
8 1 (0.59%) Drupal
8 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.73%) MS Office
3 4 (2.37%) MS Project
4 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.10%) IaaS
2 9 (5.33%) PaaS
3 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.96%) Office 365
5 4 (2.37%) Google Apps
6 3 (1.78%) SaaS
7 2 (1.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.43%) WAN
2 19 (11.24%) LAN
2 19 (11.24%) SAN
3 16 (9.47%) Firewall
4 15 (8.88%) VLAN
5 13 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 13 (7.69%) Network Security
6 10 (5.92%) VPN
7 9 (5.33%) Internet
8 8 (4.73%) DNS
8 8 (4.73%) WLAN
9 7 (4.14%) SSL
10 5 (2.96%) Wireless
11 4 (2.37%) 3G
11 4 (2.37%) DHCP
11 4 (2.37%) FTP
11 4 (2.37%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (2.37%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.37%) VoIP
12 3 (1.78%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.14%) Big Data
4 7 (4.14%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.18%) OLAP
8 2 (1.18%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.92%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.14%) JIRA
4 6 (3.55%) Ant
4 6 (3.55%) Gradle
4 6 (3.55%) Maven
5 2 (1.18%) FxCop
5 2 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.18%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.59%) MSI
General
1 41 (24.26%) Finance
2 23 (13.61%) Banking
3 16 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.33%) Legal
5 8 (4.73%) Retail
6 4 (2.37%) Publishing
7 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) Games
8 1 (0.59%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (16.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (10.06%) Analyst
3 15 (8.88%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 13 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (6.51%) Consultant
6 10 (5.92%) Architect
6 10 (5.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.92%) Server Engineer
6 10 (5.92%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (5.33%) Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (5.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (4.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.33%) ELK Stack
2 7 (4.14%) .NET
3 6 (3.55%) Web Services
4 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.18%) J2EE
4 2 (1.18%) J2SE
4 2 (1.18%) Middleware
4 2 (1.18%) RESTful
5 1 (0.59%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.59%) jQuery
5 1 (0.59%) JSON
5 1 (0.59%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.59%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.43%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.65%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.28%) Replication
4 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.14%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.55%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.96%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.37%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.37%) Statistics
8 4 (2.37%) Wiki
9 3 (1.78%) CMDB
9 3 (1.78%) Equities
9 3 (1.78%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.18%) Clustering
10 2 (1.18%) PMI
10 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.18%) User Experience
10 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 64 (37.87%) Windows
2 37 (21.89%) Windows Server
3 33 (19.53%) Linux
4 31 (18.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.92%) Unix
7 8 (4.73%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.14%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.14%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.55%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.96%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.96%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.37%) CentOS
12 3 (1.78%) Android
12 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.18%) SUSE
13 2 (1.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.08%) ITIL
2 31 (18.34%) Project Management
3 22 (13.02%) Service Delivery
4 17 (10.06%) Release Management
5 15 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.88%) Configuration Management
5 15 (8.88%) CRM
5 15 (8.88%) DevOps
6 14 (8.28%) ETL
7 13 (7.69%) Change Management
7 13 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (7.10%) High Availability
9 11 (6.51%) ITIL V3
10 10 (5.92%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (5.92%) Change Control
11 9 (5.33%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.75%) PowerShell
2 29 (17.16%) SQL
3 20 (11.83%) Python
4 16 (9.47%) Bash Shell
4 16 (9.47%) Java
5 9 (5.33%) Perl
5 9 (5.33%) Ruby
6 5 (2.96%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.37%) VBA
8 3 (1.78%) C++
8 3 (1.78%) VBScript
9 2 (1.18%) C#
9 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.59%) C
10 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.65%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.10%) Degree
4 8 (4.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.96%) CCIE
5 5 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.37%) ACMT
6 4 (2.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.37%) CCA
6 4 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.37%) MCSE
6 4 (2.37%) MCTS
6 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.78%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.78%) MCP
8 2 (1.18%) CISM
8 2 (1.18%) CISSP
8 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.18%) PMP
9 1 (0.59%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) QA
1 6 (3.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO22301
System Software
1 37 (21.89%) Active Directory
1 37 (21.89%) XenApp
2 25 (14.79%) XenDesktop
3 15 (8.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.10%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.10%) vSphere
5 11 (6.51%) XenServer
6 10 (5.92%) Xen
7 9 (5.33%) BitLocker
7 9 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (4.73%) DFS Replication
8 8 (4.73%) UAG
8 8 (4.73%) VMware ESX
9 7 (4.14%) VMware Server
10 4 (2.37%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.78%) Firmware
11 3 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (14.20%) SCCM
2 17 (10.06%) SCOM
3 14 (8.28%) Puppet
4 11 (6.51%) SCVMM
5 9 (5.33%) Control-M
5 9 (5.33%) Kibana
5 9 (5.33%) logstash
5 9 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (4.73%) SCOrch
7 7 (4.14%) Ansible
8 6 (3.55%) WSUS
9 4 (2.37%) Casper Suite
10 3 (1.78%) EdgeSight
10 3 (1.78%) Nagios
11 2 (1.18%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
12 1 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.59%) OPNET
Vendors
1 44 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 41 (24.26%) Citrix
3 39 (23.08%) HP
4 28 (16.57%) VMware
5 19 (11.24%) Cisco
6 13 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 11 (6.51%) NetApp
8 8 (4.73%) Palo Alto
8 8 (4.73%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.14%) Dell
9 7 (4.14%) IBM
9 7 (4.14%) SAP
10 6 (3.55%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.55%) Google
11 5 (2.96%) Apple
11 5 (2.96%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.96%) Riverbed
11 5 (2.96%) Symantec
12 4 (2.37%) Ericsson
12 4 (2.37%) Nokia