The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Infrastructure Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Analyst
England / North West
Rank 127 151 123
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 10 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.10% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.11% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 11
Median daily rate £345 £475 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.36% +163.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £415 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £535 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% +4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2503 3711 2925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.72% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 2213 1689
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 170 187
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Infrastructure Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

Infrastructure Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Infrastructure Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Infrastructure Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +27 5 £400 -27.27% 1
Merseyside - 3 £283 -
Manchester +14 2 £345 -13.75% 1
Infrastructure Analyst
England

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Infrastructure Analyst 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 North West region featuring Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
2 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) CISA
6 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
6 4 (21.05%) Change Control
6 4 (21.05%) CRISC
6 4 (21.05%) Internal Audit
6 4 (21.05%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Phone
6 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) Information Security
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Smartphone
6 4 (21.05%) CISSP
6 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
6 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LAN
1 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Phone
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Change Control
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (21.05%) Internal Audit
3 4 (21.05%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) B2B
6 1 (5.26%) Facilities Management
6 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) CISA
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP
2 4 (21.05%) CRISC
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Acronis
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Veeam