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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Management
Rank 486 489 421
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -68
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 70 60 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 37
Average daily rate
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£382 £325 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.53% -29.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+11.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -
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
36399 34842 30332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.25% 75.38% 73.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 21346 18415
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 1089 1114
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +21 28 £400 +21.39% 14
South East -9 18 £375 +13.20% 5
West Midlands +10 12 £400 -
South West -21 4 £163 -58.73% 3
East of England +6 3 £400 +68.42% 1
North West -21 3 £485 +14.11% 5
Yorkshire -14 2 £275 -
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
Infrastructure Management
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Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 48 (35.56%) Windows
2 40 (29.63%) Linux
3 30 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (21.48%) ITIL
5 28 (20.74%) VMware
6 27 (20.00%) UNIX
7 26 (19.26%) Active Directory
8 25 (18.52%) Finance
8 25 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 24 (17.78%) Change Management
9 24 (17.78%) Java
9 24 (17.78%) Oracle
9 24 (17.78%) Microsoft
10 21 (15.56%) Red Hat
10 21 (15.56%) Project Management
11 20 (14.81%) Apache
11 20 (14.81%) Firewall
12 19 (14.07%) PRINCE2
12 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
12 19 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (14.07%) Jenkins
13 18 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (13.33%) Open Source
13 18 (13.33%) WebLogic
14 17 (12.59%) SAN
15 16 (11.85%) Tomcat
15 16 (11.85%) Solaris
15 16 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (11.85%) Subversion

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (14.81%) Apache
2 18 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 16 (11.85%) Tomcat
4 15 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 13 (9.63%) JBoss
6 11 (8.15%) Confluence
7 8 (5.93%) WebSphere
8 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (3.70%) OpenStack
9 5 (3.70%) IIS
9 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
10 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.48%) nginx
12 2 (1.48%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (1.48%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) MS Project
3 5 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) PaaS
2 5 (3.70%) IaaS
3 4 (2.96%) SaaS
4 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.81%) Firewall
2 17 (12.59%) SAN
3 11 (8.15%) DNS
4 9 (6.67%) VLAN
4 9 (6.67%) Network Security
5 8 (5.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.19%) DHCP
7 6 (4.44%) LAN
7 6 (4.44%) WAN
8 5 (3.70%) DMZ
8 5 (3.70%) LDAP
8 5 (3.70%) EIGRP
8 5 (3.70%) OSPF
8 5 (3.70%) BGP
9 4 (2.96%) WLAN
9 4 (2.96%) RIP
9 4 (2.96%) VPN
10 3 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.22%) NAS
11 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.37%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.70%) MySQL
3 5 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (14.07%) Jenkins
2 16 (11.85%) Subversion
3 14 (10.37%) Maven
4 13 (9.63%) JIRA
5 11 (8.15%) Hudson
6 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.22%) Introscope
7 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.22%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.48%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.74%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.74%) MSI
9 1 (0.74%) Ant
9 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
General
1 25 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Banking
3 6 (4.44%) Marketing
4 3 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.22%) Games
5 2 (1.48%) Military
5 2 (1.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (15.56%) Architect
2 14 (10.37%) Analyst
3 13 (9.63%) Infrastructure Manager
3 13 (9.63%) Platform Architect
4 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (8.15%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.70%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Technical Manager
9 5 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (2.96%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (2.96%) Network Support
10 4 (2.96%) Server Engineer
10 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (2.96%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.96%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) J2EE
2 11 (8.15%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (3.70%) Middleware
4 4 (2.96%) Java EE
4 4 (2.96%) CSS
4 4 (2.96%) HTML
4 4 (2.96%) jQuery
5 2 (1.48%) RESTful
5 2 (1.48%) HTML5
5 2 (1.48%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (1.48%) Web Services
5 2 (1.48%) iOS SDK
5 2 (1.48%) CSS3
5 2 (1.48%) Laravel
5 2 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.48%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.33%) Open Source
3 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.96%) Clustering
4 4 (2.96%) PKI
5 3 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.22%) User Experience
5 3 (2.22%) CMDB
6 2 (1.48%) Replication
6 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.48%) NHS
7 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) iPhone
7 1 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.56%) Windows
2 40 (29.63%) Linux
3 27 (20.00%) UNIX
4 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (11.85%) Solaris
7 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (8.15%) AIX
8 11 (8.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.44%) Windows 7
11 5 (3.70%) Ubuntu
11 5 (3.70%) CentOS
12 4 (2.96%) SUSE
13 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (2.22%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.48%) ITIL
2 24 (17.78%) Change Management
3 21 (15.56%) Project Management
4 19 (14.07%) PRINCE2
5 16 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.85%) DevOps
6 15 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 13 (9.63%) Service Management
8 9 (6.67%) Supplier Management
8 9 (6.67%) Release Management
9 8 (5.93%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.19%) Line Management
11 6 (4.44%) Business Continuity
12 5 (3.70%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.70%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.70%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.70%) Transition Management
12 5 (3.70%) Mentoring
13 4 (2.96%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (2.96%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.78%) Java
2 15 (11.11%) SQL
3 12 (8.89%) Perl
4 8 (5.93%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.96%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.96%) C
6 3 (2.22%) C#
6 3 (2.22%) Python
7 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.48%) PHP5
7 2 (1.48%) PHP
7 2 (1.48%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.11%) Degree
2 15 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.70%) CCNA
5 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.22%) MCSE
7 2 (1.48%) CCA
7 2 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.48%) PMP
7 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.48%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.48%) HND
8 1 (0.74%) CBAP
8 1 (0.74%) APMP
8 1 (0.74%) GSEC
8 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.74%) MCITP
8 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) SLA
2 7 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 26 (19.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.93%) Squid
4 6 (4.44%) vSphere
5 5 (3.70%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.22%) DFS Replication
6 3 (2.22%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.48%) XenApp
7 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.48%) Docker
8 1 (0.74%) UAG
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (9.63%) Puppet
2 6 (4.44%) SCOM
3 3 (2.22%) CA Wily
3 3 (2.22%) Nagios
3 3 (2.22%) Hyperic
3 3 (2.22%) SCCM
4 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.74%) Foglight
5 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 28 (20.74%) VMware
2 24 (17.78%) Oracle
2 24 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.56%) Red Hat
4 14 (10.37%) Cisco
5 11 (8.15%) BEA
6 7 (5.19%) Juniper
6 7 (5.19%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.19%) IBM
6 7 (5.19%) HP
7 6 (4.44%) NetApp
7 6 (4.44%) Riverbed
7 6 (4.44%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.96%) F5
8 4 (2.96%) Citrix
9 3 (2.22%) Dell
9 3 (2.22%) EMC
9 3 (2.22%) Sun
9 3 (2.22%) Splunk
9 3 (2.22%) Pega
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