The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Infrastructure role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Infrastructure in their job title 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
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 422 420 418
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.014% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£525 £388 £595
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -34.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Head of Infrastructure
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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 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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Head of Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 31 July 2015.

Head of Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in London

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Head of Infrastructure 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 Head of Infrastructure in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Head of Infrastructure 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 Head of Infrastructure in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCENT
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) VMware