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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Management
Rank 385 400 331
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -69
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 28 19 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.080% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.10% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 21
Average daily rate
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£405 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £314 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £409 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.54% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-18.08% -
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
17480 18475 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.39% 77.64% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12782 12831 10934
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 233 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £79.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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
City of London +5 7 £550 +69.75% 1
Infrastructure Management
England

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Finance
3 14 (28.00%) Linux
4 12 (24.00%) Cisco
4 12 (24.00%) VMware
4 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
6 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.00%) SAN
6 10 (20.00%) Project Management
7 9 (18.00%) WAN
7 9 (18.00%) ITIL
7 9 (18.00%) UNIX
7 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (16.00%) Riverbed
8 8 (16.00%) Oracle
8 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (16.00%) WebLogic
8 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
8 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (16.00%) Firewall
9 7 (14.00%) NetApp
9 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (14.00%) Java
10 6 (12.00%) SQL
10 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (12.00%) VoIP
10 6 (12.00%) WLAN
10 6 (12.00%) DNS

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 8 (16.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.00%) Apache
4 4 (8.00%) JBoss
4 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.00%) Confluence
5 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.00%) nginx
6 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) SAN
2 9 (18.00%) WAN
3 8 (16.00%) Firewall
4 6 (12.00%) Network Security
4 6 (12.00%) VoIP
4 6 (12.00%) WLAN
4 6 (12.00%) DNS
5 5 (10.00%) LAN
5 5 (10.00%) VLAN
5 5 (10.00%) NAS
6 4 (8.00%) OSPF
6 4 (8.00%) BGP
6 4 (8.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (8.00%) RIP
7 3 (6.00%) DHCP
7 3 (6.00%) Internet
7 3 (6.00%) Wireless
8 2 (4.00%) IPsec
8 2 (4.00%) TACACS
8 2 (4.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
1 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Network Support
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Server Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Platform Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Head of IT
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) J2EE
1 4 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) LAMP
2 2 (4.00%) jQuery
2 2 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) Swing
2 2 (4.00%) WAP
2 2 (4.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Open Source
3 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Linux
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (18.00%) UNIX
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.00%) SUSE
7 3 (6.00%) Solaris
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (4.00%) CentOS
8 2 (4.00%) AIX
9 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Project Management
2 9 (18.00%) ITIL
3 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.00%) DevOps
6 3 (6.00%) Change Control
6 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.00%) Content Management
6 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.00%) MVC
7 2 (4.00%) Workflow
7 2 (4.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) Service Management
7 2 (4.00%) UML
7 2 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) PHP
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.00%) VBA
4 2 (4.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.00%) PHP5
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (12.00%) CCNA
2 2 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CCVP
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.00%) DFS Replication
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Server
2 5 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (4.00%) Squid
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) SCOM
2 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.00%) Foglight
3 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco
1 12 (24.00%) VMware
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 8 (16.00%) Riverbed
4 7 (14.00%) NetApp
4 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (12.00%) Juniper
5 6 (12.00%) Mitel
6 5 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.00%) F5
7 4 (8.00%) HP
8 3 (6.00%) Pega
9 2 (4.00%) Symantec
9 2 (4.00%) GUPTA
9 2 (4.00%) EMC
9 2 (4.00%) Sybase
9 2 (4.00%) IBM
9 2 (4.00%) BEA