The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Head of Infrastructure featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 415 420 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 22 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.018% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.019% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 0
Median daily rate £600 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Head of Infrastructure
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21596 21303 22136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.70% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15665 14621 15505
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 389 400
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Head of Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Head of Infrastructure in the job title.

Head of Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Infrastructure across the London region.

Head of Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in London

Head of Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Head of Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in London

Head of Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure within the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +45 2 £875 +75.00% 4
Head of Infrastructure
England

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Head of Infrastructure contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Head of Infrastructure in the job title.

1 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 11 (22.92%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (20.83%) Firewall
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (14.58%) IaaS
7 7 (14.58%) Matrix Management
7 7 (14.58%) SCCM
7 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
7 7 (14.58%) XenApp
7 7 (14.58%) XenDesktop
7 7 (14.58%) Linux
7 7 (14.58%) CTI
7 7 (14.58%) VMware
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (14.58%) Banking
8 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 6 (12.50%) SAN
8 6 (12.50%) CFEngine
8 6 (12.50%) Open Source
8 6 (12.50%) SaaS
8 6 (12.50%) PaaS
9 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
10 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
10 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (8.33%) Telecoms

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (14.58%) IaaS
3 6 (12.50%) PaaS
3 6 (12.50%) SaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) CTI
3 6 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (6.25%) Internet
4 3 (6.25%) Intranet
4 3 (6.25%) LAN
4 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 3 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Equities
2 3 (6.25%) Social Media
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (14.58%) Matrix Management
4 6 (12.50%) Open Source
4 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.25%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) Security Management
6 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) Coaching
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.17%) DevOps
7 2 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (4.17%) Line Management
7 2 (4.17%) People Management
7 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.17%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (14.58%) XenApp
1 7 (14.58%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 6 (12.50%) CFEngine
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.08%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.08%) Sun