The table below looks at the statistics for Infrastructure Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Management
Rank 377 386 366
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 34 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.074% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 12
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£325 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £415 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.08% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
Infrastructure Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17596 17989 16489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.25% 78.24% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12335 12851 11441
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 234 227
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Infrastructure Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Infrastructure Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Infrastructure Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Infrastructure Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Infrastructure Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Infrastructure Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Infrastructure Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Infrastructure Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Infrastructure Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
City of London +27 12 £325 -16.12% 6
Uxbridge +9 6 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £775 -
Infrastructure Management
England

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 25 (42.37%) ITIL
2 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
3 17 (28.81%) Windows
4 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (25.42%) Oracle
5 15 (25.42%) Finance
6 14 (23.73%) UNIX
6 14 (23.73%) Linux
7 13 (22.03%) SAN
7 13 (22.03%) VMware
8 12 (20.34%) Firewall
8 12 (20.34%) Java
9 11 (18.64%) Project Management
9 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
10 10 (16.95%) Clustering
11 9 (15.25%) Solaris
11 9 (15.25%) SQL
11 9 (15.25%) Apache
11 9 (15.25%) Tomcat
12 8 (13.56%) DMZ
12 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (13.56%) vSphere
13 7 (11.86%) Network Security
13 7 (11.86%) Java EE
13 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
13 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
13 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
13 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
13 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.86%) WebSphere Application Server

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.25%) Apache
2 9 (15.25%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
4 6 (10.17%) IIS
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.39%) Confluence
6 2 (3.39%) JBoss
6 2 (3.39%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) SAN
2 12 (20.34%) Firewall
3 8 (13.56%) DMZ
4 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.86%) Network Security
5 6 (10.17%) LDAP
6 5 (8.47%) VLAN
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.08%) DNS
8 2 (3.39%) NAS
8 2 (3.39%) LAN
8 2 (3.39%) WAN
8 2 (3.39%) Internet
9 1 (1.69%) MPLS
9 1 (1.69%) OSPF
9 1 (1.69%) BGP
9 1 (1.69%) DSL
9 1 (1.69%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.69%) DHCP
9 1 (1.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Introscope
2 3 (5.08%) MSI
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
3 2 (3.39%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Law
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
2 7 (11.86%) Support Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Technical Manager
3 6 (10.17%) IT Support
4 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Web Hosting Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.08%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Communications Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) Developer
6 3 (5.08%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Java EE
2 4 (6.78%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) HTML
3 2 (3.39%) J2EE
3 2 (3.39%) CSS
3 2 (3.39%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (3.39%) jQuery
3 2 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.69%) Zend Framework
4 1 (1.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.95%) Clustering
3 6 (10.17%) PKI
4 3 (5.08%) Open Source
5 2 (3.39%) Equities
5 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 2 (3.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) UNIX
2 14 (23.73%) Linux
3 9 (15.25%) Solaris
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.78%) SUSE
7 2 (3.39%) AIX
7 2 (3.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) ITIL
2 11 (18.64%) Project Management
3 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
3 7 (11.86%) Change Management
3 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.17%) Information Security
4 6 (10.17%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
5 5 (8.47%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.08%) Content Management
7 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Decision Table
7 3 (5.08%) Workflow
7 3 (5.08%) OO
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) Java
2 9 (15.25%) SQL
3 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.08%) PHP
4 3 (5.08%) PHP5
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) CBAP
3 2 (3.39%) CCA
3 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) PMP
4 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.69%) MCITP
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) MCSA
4 1 (1.69%) CCIE
4 1 (1.69%) CCNP
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.56%) vSphere
3 4 (6.78%) XenApp
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.39%) Squid
5 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) CA Wily
2 4 (6.78%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Oracle
2 13 (22.03%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) Cisco
3 6 (10.17%) Citrix
4 5 (8.47%) HP
5 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.08%) Pega
6 3 (5.08%) Dell
6 3 (5.08%) Juniper
7 2 (3.39%) BEA
7 2 (3.39%) IBM
7 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.69%) AppSense
8 1 (1.69%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.69%) Huawei
8 1 (1.69%) Fortinet