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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Management
UK / England
Rank 481 502 521
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 91 114 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 45
Median daily rate £413 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.44% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £23.75 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 - £26.00

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
34602 38841 37850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.81% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23058 25722 24344
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 885 1058 1021
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £12.82 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £56.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +7 33 £488 -7.14% 8
South East +7 21 £345 +7.39% 3
Yorkshire +32 14 £375 +15.38% 1
North West +4 13 £145 -61.33% 1
East of England +1 5 £505 - 1
East Midlands -3 4 £375 -23.07%
South West +4 1 £450 +81.81% 3
West Midlands -6 1 £525 +15.38% 1
Infrastructure Management
UK

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 81 (50.63%) Windows
2 55 (34.38%) Security Cleared
3 51 (31.88%) Linux
4 45 (28.13%) VMware
5 41 (25.63%) Active Directory
6 37 (23.13%) Cisco
6 37 (23.13%) Microsoft
7 35 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (21.88%) PowerShell
8 34 (21.25%) ITIL
9 32 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (16.88%) Windows Server
11 27 (16.88%) SC Cleared
11 27 (16.88%) Service Management
12 26 (16.25%) SQL
13 25 (15.63%) SCCM
14 24 (15.00%) HP
15 23 (14.38%) Finance
15 23 (14.38%) DevOps
16 21 (13.13%) Management Information System
16 21 (13.13%) Citrix
16 21 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (13.13%) SQL Server
16 21 (13.13%) Python
16 21 (13.13%) Performance Monitoring
17 18 (11.25%) MS Excel
17 18 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
17 18 (11.25%) 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 14 (8.75%) OpenStack
2 8 (5.00%) IIS
3 7 (4.38%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.75%) Apache
4 6 (3.75%) Confluence
5 4 (2.50%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.50%) JBoss
5 4 (2.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.88%) nginx
7 2 (1.25%) Gentran
7 2 (1.25%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.63%) CICS
8 1 (0.63%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.63%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.13%) MS Office
3 4 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.25%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.00%) IaaS
1 16 (10.00%) PaaS
2 7 (4.38%) G Suite
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.13%) GitHub
5 3 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.25%) Office 365
7 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.38%) Firewall
2 13 (8.13%) SAN
3 12 (7.50%) WAN
4 11 (6.88%) LAN
5 10 (6.25%) VPN
6 9 (5.63%) DNS
6 9 (5.63%) Network Security
7 6 (3.75%) SSL
8 5 (3.13%) IPsec
8 5 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.13%) VoIP
9 4 (2.50%) DHCP
9 4 (2.50%) DMZ
9 4 (2.50%) Internet
10 3 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.88%) Wireless
11 2 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (1.25%) NAS
11 2 (1.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (3.75%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.50%) MySQL
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.88%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.88%) DB2
6 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.88%) KNIME
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.88%) Power BI
6 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 10 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.00%) JIRA
3 4 (2.50%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.25%) Introscope
5 2 (1.25%) JMeter
5 2 (1.25%) Selenium
6 1 (0.63%) Ant
6 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.63%) Capybara
6 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.63%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.63%) Maven
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.63%) WATIR
General
1 23 (14.38%) Finance
2 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.25%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Local Government
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (12.50%) Analyst
1 20 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (7.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (6.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (6.25%) Consultant
4 10 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 8 (5.00%) Developer
6 7 (4.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (3.75%) Administrator
7 6 (3.75%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (3.75%) Monitoring Specialist
7 6 (3.75%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (3.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.13%) Architect
8 5 (3.13%) DBA
8 5 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.13%) .NET
2 3 (1.88%) Middleware
2 3 (1.88%) XML
3 2 (1.25%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.25%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.25%) Apache Camel
3 2 (1.25%) CSS
3 2 (1.25%) EDI
3 2 (1.25%) HTML
3 2 (1.25%) LAMP
3 2 (1.25%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.25%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.25%) XMPP
3 2 (1.25%) XSLT
4 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.63%) Durandal
4 1 (0.63%) LESS
4 1 (0.63%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (13.13%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.88%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.38%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.75%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.13%) Replication
8 4 (2.50%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.50%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.50%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.50%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.88%) Clustering
9 3 (1.88%) User Experience
10 2 (1.25%) DataPower
10 2 (1.25%) e-Health
10 2 (1.25%) Life Science
10 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.63%) CMDB
11 1 (0.63%) iSeries
11 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (50.63%) Windows
2 51 (31.88%) Linux
3 32 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (16.88%) Windows Server
5 21 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (10.63%) Unix
7 16 (10.00%) Ubuntu
8 10 (6.25%) Windows 7
9 8 (5.00%) Android
9 8 (5.00%) Apple iOS
9 8 (5.00%) Mac OS X
9 8 (5.00%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.75%) CentOS
11 4 (2.50%) Solaris
11 4 (2.50%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.63%) AIX
13 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.25%) ITIL
3 27 (16.88%) Service Management
4 23 (14.38%) DevOps
5 21 (13.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 18 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (10.00%) Change Control
8 15 (9.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 15 (9.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 14 (8.75%) Configuration Management
9 14 (8.75%) Integration Testing
10 13 (8.13%) Change Management
11 12 (7.50%) Problem Management
11 12 (7.50%) Project Management
12 11 (6.88%) Incident Management
13 10 (6.25%) Open Source
13 10 (6.25%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.25%) SDLC
13 10 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (5.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 26 (16.25%) SQL
3 21 (13.13%) Python
4 12 (7.50%) Java
5 11 (6.88%) Bash Shell
5 11 (6.88%) VBScript
6 7 (4.38%) Ruby
7 5 (3.13%) C#
7 5 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.88%) Perl
8 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.88%) R
9 2 (1.25%) ABAP
9 2 (1.25%) C
9 2 (1.25%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) COBOL
10 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.63%) JCL
10 1 (0.63%) PHP
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 27 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.63%) Degree
4 9 (5.63%) MCSE
5 7 (4.38%) CCNA
5 7 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.50%) CCSA
7 4 (2.50%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.50%) MCP
8 3 (1.88%) CCNP
8 3 (1.88%) CCSE
8 3 (1.88%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (1.88%) MCSA
9 2 (1.25%) CCA
9 2 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.25%) HNC
10 1 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) QA
2 8 (5.00%) SLA
3 2 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.25%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.63%) MiFID
4 1 (0.63%) SDET
System Software
1 41 (25.63%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (11.25%) XenApp
3 16 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 13 (8.13%) Firmware
5 12 (7.50%) vSphere
6 11 (6.88%) BitLocker
7 8 (5.00%) Xen
8 7 (4.38%) XenServer
9 5 (3.13%) Docker
10 4 (2.50%) Hyper-V
10 4 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.88%) NFS
11 3 (1.88%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.88%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.25%) vCloud
13 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.63%) Postfix
13 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (15.63%) SCCM
2 10 (6.25%) Puppet
3 8 (5.00%) WSUS
4 7 (4.38%) SCOM
5 5 (3.13%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (2.50%) Ansible
6 4 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.88%) Terraform
8 2 (1.25%) CA Wily
8 2 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.25%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.25%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 45 (28.13%) VMware
2 37 (23.13%) Cisco
2 37 (23.13%) Microsoft
3 24 (15.00%) HP
4 21 (13.13%) Citrix
5 17 (10.63%) Oracle
6 15 (9.38%) Symantec
7 12 (7.50%) Apple
7 12 (7.50%) CheckPoint
7 12 (7.50%) Dell
8 10 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.63%) ServiceNow
10 8 (5.00%) CA
10 8 (5.00%) Google
10 8 (5.00%) Veeam
11 7 (4.38%) Nimsoft
12 6 (3.75%) Atlassian
12 6 (3.75%) Sophos
13 5 (3.13%) Intel Security
13 5 (3.13%) Remedy