The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Support Analyst role 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Support Analyst
Rank 535 543 515
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 37 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.054% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.058% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £235 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £263 £113
% change year-on-year
-27.61% +133.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +2.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £25.00 £26.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.50 £27.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +5.76%
Infrastructure Support Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47141 43312 43321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.67% 92.78% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30352 26814 24841
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1885 2412
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst across the England region.

Infrastructure Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Infrastructure Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst across the England region.

Infrastructure Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Support Analyst
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 Support Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 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 -3 20 £300 - 4
North West -1 7 £180 -
West Midlands -12 4 £190 -
South West - 4 - -
East of England -13 1 - - 1
South East -23 1 £410 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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Infrastructure Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title 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 with Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title.

1 57 (77.03%) Windows
2 39 (52.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (48.65%) MS Exchange
4 33 (44.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
5 32 (43.24%) Active Directory
6 30 (40.54%) VMware
7 27 (36.49%) Citrix
8 26 (35.14%) Windows 7
9 24 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (29.73%) SAN
11 20 (27.03%) HP
11 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (24.32%) ITIL
13 17 (22.97%) WAN
13 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (22.97%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (21.62%) Hyper-V
14 16 (21.62%) EMC
15 15 (20.27%) Windows XP
15 15 (20.27%) DNS
15 15 (20.27%) Symantec
16 14 (18.92%) DHCP
16 14 (18.92%) LAN
17 12 (16.22%) Backup Exec
17 12 (16.22%) Wireless
17 12 (16.22%) XenApp
17 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
18 11 (14.86%) MCITP
18 11 (14.86%) Meru Networks

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title 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 with Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (48.65%) MS Exchange
2 24 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (22.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.41%) IBM Notes
6 4 (5.41%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.05%) IIS
8 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.73%) SAN
2 17 (22.97%) WAN
3 15 (20.27%) DNS
4 14 (18.92%) DHCP
4 14 (18.92%) LAN
5 12 (16.22%) Wireless
6 9 (12.16%) Firewall
7 5 (6.76%) MPLS
8 4 (5.41%) Internet
8 4 (5.41%) VoIP
8 4 (5.41%) ISDN
8 4 (5.41%) Ethernet
8 4 (5.41%) SSL
8 4 (5.41%) VPN
8 4 (5.41%) VLAN
9 3 (4.05%) Intranet
9 3 (4.05%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.70%) WLAN
10 2 (2.70%) NAS
10 2 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Legal
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Front Office
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.35%) COM
2 1 (1.35%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.41%) Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.41%) SWIFT
3 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.35%) iPhone
4 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 57 (77.03%) Windows
2 39 (52.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (44.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (35.14%) Windows 7
5 15 (20.27%) Windows XP
6 7 (9.46%) UNIX
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.05%) Android
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.05%) Solaris
8 2 (2.70%) Linux
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) ITIL
2 6 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (5.41%) BCP
3 4 (5.41%) Data Management
3 4 (5.41%) Business Continuity
3 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
3 4 (5.41%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.05%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.05%) Change Management
5 2 (2.70%) Service Management
5 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.70%) Change Control
5 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (2.70%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (1.35%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.35%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (1.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.35%) Perl
3 1 (1.35%) VBScript
3 1 (1.35%) VBA
3 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.86%) MCITP
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) MCSE
4 4 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.70%) CCNP
6 2 (2.70%) CCNA
6 2 (2.70%) CCA
6 2 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.70%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) CCIA
7 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) CCEA
7 1 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.62%) Hyper-V
4 12 (16.22%) XenApp
5 6 (8.11%) VMware Server
6 4 (5.41%) vSphere
7 3 (4.05%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.70%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.35%) UAG
9 1 (1.35%) XenServer
9 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.35%) Firmware
9 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.11%) SCCM
3 4 (5.41%) SCOM
3 4 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.35%) FreeIPA
4 1 (1.35%) WSUS
4 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.35%) NetCrunch
4 1 (1.35%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (40.54%) VMware
3 27 (36.49%) Citrix
4 20 (27.03%) HP
5 16 (21.62%) EMC
6 15 (20.27%) Symantec
7 11 (14.86%) Meru Networks
7 11 (14.86%) Juniper
7 11 (14.86%) Apple
8 8 (10.81%) Cisco
9 6 (8.11%) NetApp
10 5 (6.76%) IBM
11 4 (5.41%) Intel
11 4 (5.41%) Lotus
11 4 (5.41%) Imperva
11 4 (5.41%) WatchGuard
12 3 (4.05%) 3PAR
12 3 (4.05%) Sun
12 3 (4.05%) Remedy
13 2 (2.70%) Reuters