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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Management
Rank 527 470 498
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +28
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 48 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 47
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£350 £423 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £713 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -9.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 - £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.76 - £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50
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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
37564 35968 38529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23690 22532 22798
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 991 1384
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -20 23 £444 -31.69% 9
South East -11 15 £325 +16.07% 7
North West -5 4 £455 - 1
East of England -19 4 £463 +120.23% 3
Yorkshire -1 1 £325 - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 2
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Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 38 (35.51%) Windows
2 34 (31.78%) VMware
3 29 (27.10%) Microsoft
4 26 (24.30%) Project Management
4 26 (24.30%) ITIL
5 21 (19.63%) WAN
6 20 (18.69%) Active Directory
7 19 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (16.82%) Linux
8 18 (16.82%) Finance
9 17 (15.89%) Citrix
10 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (14.02%) Cisco
10 15 (14.02%) MS Office
10 15 (14.02%) LAN
11 13 (12.15%) SAN
11 13 (12.15%) Service Management
11 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (11.21%) Problem Management
12 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
13 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
14 10 (9.35%) UNIX
14 10 (9.35%) Migration
14 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
14 10 (9.35%) DevOps
15 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (8.41%) Lync
15 9 (8.41%) vSphere
15 9 (8.41%) PowerShell
15 9 (8.41%) Business Continuity

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (8.41%) MS Exchange
1 9 (8.41%) Lync
2 7 (6.54%) IIS
3 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.74%) Apache
4 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.74%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.87%) nginx
5 2 (1.87%) Confluence
5 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.87%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) Drupal
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) MS Office
2 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.63%) WAN
2 15 (14.02%) LAN
3 13 (12.15%) SAN
4 8 (7.48%) VoIP
4 8 (7.48%) Firewall
5 7 (6.54%) NAS
5 7 (6.54%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.61%) DNS
6 6 (5.61%) NetScaler
7 5 (4.67%) VLAN
7 5 (4.67%) Wireless
7 5 (4.67%) WLAN
8 4 (3.74%) TACACS
8 4 (3.74%) IPsec
9 3 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.80%) Network Security
9 3 (2.80%) Internet
9 3 (2.80%) VPN
9 3 (2.80%) DHCP
10 2 (1.87%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) MySQL
1 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Maven
1 8 (7.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.74%) Artifactory
2 4 (3.74%) Ant
3 2 (1.87%) MSI
3 2 (1.87%) JIRA
3 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.87%) Hudson
General
1 18 (16.82%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.61%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Publishing
5 3 (2.80%) Legal
5 3 (2.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Military
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (11.21%) Project Manager
1 12 (11.21%) Analyst
2 10 (9.35%) Architect
3 9 (8.41%) Consultant
3 9 (8.41%) Service Manager
3 9 (8.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (7.48%) Network Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Administrator
6 5 (4.67%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Technician
6 5 (4.67%) Senior Technician
7 4 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) SharePoint Administrator
7 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.74%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (3.74%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) Support Manager
8 3 (2.80%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) Web Services
2 4 (3.74%) XML
3 2 (1.87%) Swing
3 2 (1.87%) WAP
3 2 (1.87%) XML Schema
3 2 (1.87%) LAMP
3 2 (1.87%) REST
3 2 (1.87%) J2EE
3 2 (1.87%) SOAP
4 1 (0.93%) .NET
4 1 (0.93%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
1 6 (5.61%) Open Source
2 3 (2.80%) Video Editing
2 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.87%) Replication
3 2 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.87%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.87%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (1.87%) iSeries
3 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Statistics
4 1 (0.93%) iPad
4 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.93%) iPhone
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Tandem
4 1 (0.93%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.51%) Windows
2 18 (16.82%) Linux
3 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.35%) UNIX
6 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.61%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.80%) Windows NT
9 3 (2.80%) Solaris
9 3 (2.80%) AIX
10 2 (1.87%) SUSE
11 1 (0.93%) CentOS
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.93%) HPUX
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.30%) ITIL
1 26 (24.30%) Project Management
2 13 (12.15%) Service Management
3 12 (11.21%) Problem Management
4 10 (9.35%) DevOps
4 10 (9.35%) Migration
5 9 (8.41%) Business Continuity
5 9 (8.41%) Change Management
6 8 (7.48%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.48%) Change Control
7 7 (6.54%) Release Management
7 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.61%) Scrum
8 6 (5.61%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.61%) Time Management
9 5 (4.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.41%) SQL
1 9 (8.41%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.48%) Java
3 2 (1.87%) PHP
3 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.87%) VB
3 2 (1.87%) VBA
3 2 (1.87%) Python
3 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.87%) Ruby
3 2 (1.87%) C
4 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.54%) CCNP
4 6 (5.61%) Degree
4 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.67%) MCSE
5 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.74%) CCNA
7 2 (1.87%) CISSP
7 2 (1.87%) CISA
7 2 (1.87%) CISM
7 2 (1.87%) CCSE
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) CCVP
8 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (18.69%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.41%) vSphere
4 7 (6.54%) XenApp
4 7 (6.54%) XenServer
5 4 (3.74%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.74%) VMware Server
5 4 (3.74%) DFS Replication
6 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.93%) vCloud
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.93%) RACF
8 1 (0.93%) SRDF
8 1 (0.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Puppet
2 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.80%) SCCM
3 3 (2.80%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.87%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.93%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.93%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.93%) SCOM
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.93%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.93%) Foglight
5 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 34 (31.78%) VMware
2 29 (27.10%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.89%) Citrix
4 15 (14.02%) Cisco
5 9 (8.41%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.41%) Symantec
6 8 (7.48%) Mitel
6 8 (7.48%) NetApp
7 5 (4.67%) EMC
8 4 (3.74%) HP
8 4 (3.74%) Riverbed
8 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.80%) F5
9 3 (2.80%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.80%) Dell
9 3 (2.80%) Oracle
10 2 (1.87%) Sybase
10 2 (1.87%) JBoss
10 2 (1.87%) IBM
10 2 (1.87%) Hitachi
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