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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Management
Rank 506 516 476
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -40
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 89 54 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 31 35
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£373 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +13 44 £425 +13.33% 13
South East +11 30 £325 +4.00% 5
Yorkshire -22 5 £300 -7.69% 1
East of England -2 3 £500 +8.10% 2
East Midlands - 3 £110 - 1
South West -10 2 £410 +272.72% 9
North West -26 2 - - 3
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Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 65 (42.21%) Windows
2 51 (33.12%) ITIL
3 44 (28.57%) Project Management
4 43 (27.92%) Oracle
5 42 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 39 (25.32%) SQL
7 38 (24.68%) Active Directory
8 36 (23.38%) Finance
9 32 (20.78%) VMware
10 31 (20.13%) Data Centre
11 27 (17.53%) Linux
12 24 (15.58%) Firewall
13 23 (14.94%) Citrix
13 23 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (14.29%) PRINCE2
15 21 (13.64%) UNIX
16 20 (12.99%) Service Delivery
16 20 (12.99%) Degree
17 19 (12.34%) Banking
18 18 (11.69%) Change Management
19 17 (11.04%) IIS
20 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (10.39%) PMP
20 16 (10.39%) PMI Certification
20 16 (10.39%) Java
21 15 (9.74%) Management Information System
21 15 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
21 15 (9.74%) SQL Server
21 15 (9.74%) XenApp

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (11.04%) IIS
2 15 (9.74%) Lync
3 10 (6.49%) Apache
3 10 (6.49%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.19%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.60%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.95%) Confluence
8 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.95%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.30%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) SAS
10 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (9.09%) MS Office
2 13 (8.44%) MS Project
3 8 (5.19%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Maximo
1 1 (0.65%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.25%) Office 365
4 4 (2.60%) SaaS
4 4 (2.60%) PaaS
5 2 (1.30%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.65%) GitHub
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.58%) Firewall
2 13 (8.44%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.14%) WAN
4 10 (6.49%) SAN
5 9 (5.84%) DMZ
5 9 (5.84%) NetScaler
6 7 (4.55%) LAN
7 6 (3.90%) LDAP
7 6 (3.90%) VPN
7 6 (3.90%) VoIP
7 6 (3.90%) VLAN
7 6 (3.90%) NAS
8 5 (3.25%) Network Security
9 4 (2.60%) DNS
9 4 (2.60%) MPLS
10 3 (1.95%) Wireless
11 2 (1.30%) Frame Relay
11 2 (1.30%) IPsec
11 2 (1.30%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.30%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.84%) MySQL
2 9 (5.84%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.90%) Big Data
4 5 (3.25%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 11 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.90%) Introscope
3 5 (3.25%) Gerrit
3 5 (3.25%) Artifactory
4 4 (2.60%) Hudson
5 3 (1.95%) JIRA
5 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.95%) Subversion
5 3 (1.95%) MSI
6 2 (1.30%) Maven
7 1 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 36 (23.38%) Finance
2 19 (12.34%) Banking
3 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.25%) Legal
5 3 (1.95%) Law
5 3 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (19.48%) Analyst
2 27 (17.53%) Project Manager
3 22 (14.29%) Architect
4 19 (12.34%) Infrastructure Manager
5 17 (11.04%) Support Analyst
6 16 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (9.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 12 (7.79%) Desktop Support
9 11 (7.14%) Support Engineer
10 10 (6.49%) Consultant
11 7 (4.55%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.90%) Data Architect
12 6 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.90%) Technical Manager
12 6 (3.90%) Desktop Analyst
12 6 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (3.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 6 (3.90%) Desktop Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) IT Support
13 5 (3.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.19%) Web Services
1 8 (5.19%) Middleware
2 7 (4.55%) Java EE
3 6 (3.90%) XMPP
4 5 (3.25%) Django
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (3.25%) Sinatra
5 3 (1.95%) J2EE
6 2 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.30%) .NET
6 2 (1.30%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.65%) Zend Framework
7 1 (0.65%) REST
7 1 (0.65%) MCollective
7 1 (0.65%) SOAP
7 1 (0.65%) XML
7 1 (0.65%) EDI
7 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.13%) Data Centre
2 23 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.74%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.79%) PMI
5 9 (5.84%) PKI
6 7 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (4.55%) Data Integration
7 6 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (3.90%) Clustering
8 5 (3.25%) Handset
9 4 (2.60%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.95%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.30%) NHS
11 2 (1.30%) Equities
11 2 (1.30%) Derivative
11 2 (1.30%) User Experience
12 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.65%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 65 (42.21%) Windows
2 27 (17.53%) Linux
3 21 (13.64%) UNIX
4 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.19%) Solaris
8 5 (3.25%) CentOS
8 5 (3.25%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.60%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.60%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.60%) Android
10 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.95%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.65%) HPUX
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.12%) ITIL
2 44 (28.57%) Project Management
3 22 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 20 (12.99%) Service Delivery
5 18 (11.69%) Change Management
6 15 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.44%) Migration
7 13 (8.44%) Service Management
7 13 (8.44%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.14%) Data Management
10 10 (6.49%) Load Balancing
11 9 (5.84%) Data Protection
12 8 (5.19%) Software Distribution
12 8 (5.19%) Release Management
12 8 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.19%) ETL
12 8 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.32%) SQL
2 16 (10.39%) Java
3 12 (7.79%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.55%) Perl
5 6 (3.90%) Python
5 6 (3.90%) Ruby
6 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.25%) Groovy
7 1 (0.65%) C
7 1 (0.65%) R
7 1 (0.65%) PHP5
7 1 (0.65%) PHP
7 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.65%) VBScript
7 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (12.99%) Degree
2 16 (10.39%) PMP
2 16 (10.39%) PMI Certification
3 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.95%) CBAP
4 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.95%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.95%) CISM
4 3 (1.95%) CISSP
4 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.30%) CCIE
5 2 (1.30%) CCSA
5 2 (1.30%) CCVP
5 2 (1.30%) MCSE
6 1 (0.65%) MCSA
6 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.65%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 38 (24.68%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.74%) XenApp
4 12 (7.79%) vSphere
5 11 (7.14%) XenServer
6 5 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.25%) KVM
7 4 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.60%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.60%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.30%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) SCCM
1 9 (5.84%) Puppet
2 6 (3.90%) CA Wily
2 6 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.25%) Capistrano
3 5 (3.25%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.60%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.95%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.95%) Hyperic
5 3 (1.95%) Nagios
6 2 (1.30%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.30%) SCOM
6 2 (1.30%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.30%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.30%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.30%) SCSM
6 2 (1.30%) WSUS
6 2 (1.30%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 43 (27.92%) Oracle
2 42 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 32 (20.78%) VMware
4 23 (14.94%) Citrix
5 12 (7.79%) HP
6 11 (7.14%) Cisco
7 8 (5.19%) IBM
7 8 (5.19%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.90%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.25%) Apple
9 5 (3.25%) BMC
9 5 (3.25%) Hyperion
9 5 (3.25%) Google
9 5 (3.25%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.25%) SaltStack
10 4 (2.60%) ArcSight
10 4 (2.60%) Vertica
10 4 (2.60%) Infobright
10 4 (2.60%) Riverbed
10 4 (2.60%) CheckPoint
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