The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 135 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate £268 £205 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.48% -49.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £135 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £343 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -24.70%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2903 2296 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.84% 93.37% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1087 1385
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 184 180
Average hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.51 £54.64 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Infrastructure Analyst
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -8 2 £400 +196.29% 1
Manchester -8 1 £268 -21.32% 1
Infrastructure Analyst
England

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (15.38%) PowerHA
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) SCOrch
4 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) CISA
4 2 (15.38%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Document Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) CAD
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) CISA
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) GIAC
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) PowerHA
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle