The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 131 119 128
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 12 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.44% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
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£233 £297 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.71% -30.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +5.76%
Infrastructure Analyst
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 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
2977 2518 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.24% 91.03% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1242 1418
Average daily rate £356 £335 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -0.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 198 188
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Infrastructure Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 30 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Manchester -11 4 £275 +6.48% 3
Lancashire -21 3 £291 -
Cheshire +7 1 - -
Infrastructure Analyst
England

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Infrastructure Analyst 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 Infrastructure Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (20.00%) AppSense
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) XenApp
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (13.33%) MCITP
6 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (13.33%) Meru Networks
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) CCA
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Infrastructure Analyst 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 Infrastructure Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
2 1 (6.67%) Release Management
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCA
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) CCEA
3 1 (6.67%) CCIA
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (20.00%) XenApp
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) XenServer
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) Citrix
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) AppSense
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Meru Networks
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Nortel
5 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
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