The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 111 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 17 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.22% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.23% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate £330 £276 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.45% -30.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +48.57%
Infrastructure Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2399 2593 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.82% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1446 1055
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 65
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Infrastructure Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Infrastructure Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Infrastructure Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Infrastructure Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Infrastructure Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Infrastructure Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Renfrewshire 0 10 £318 +126.78%
Edinburgh -6 4 £359 -13.03%
Glasgow +15 2 - -
Infrastructure Analyst
UK

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 32 (82.05%) Windows
1 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
2 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 30 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 28 (71.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (66.67%) VMware
4 26 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (66.67%) MCSE
4 26 (66.67%) Software Testing
5 25 (64.10%) Windows XP
5 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (64.10%) Change Management
6 24 (61.54%) WinRunner
6 24 (61.54%) TestDirector
6 24 (61.54%) HP UFT
6 24 (61.54%) MCSA
6 24 (61.54%) MCTS
6 24 (61.54%) MCITP
6 24 (61.54%) ISTQB
6 24 (61.54%) Test Scripting
6 24 (61.54%) Test Automation
6 24 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (58.97%) PDA
7 23 (58.97%) Citrix
8 21 (53.85%) SQL
8 21 (53.85%) Clustering
9 20 (51.28%) VMware ESX
10 19 (48.72%) AIX
10 19 (48.72%) Intel Security
10 19 (48.72%) Veritas

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) HP UFT
1 24 (61.54%) TestDirector
1 24 (61.54%) WinRunner
2 2 (5.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (5.13%) Banking
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) PDA
2 21 (53.85%) Clustering
3 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 28 (71.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (64.10%) Windows XP
5 19 (48.72%) AIX
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.56%) Linux
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 25 (64.10%) Change Management
3 24 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 24 (61.54%) Test Scripting
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Application Packaging
5 3 (7.69%) ITSM
5 3 (7.69%) Records Management
5 3 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) MCSE
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 24 (61.54%) MCITP
2 24 (61.54%) MCSA
2 24 (61.54%) MCTS
3 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) ISEB
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
2 20 (51.28%) VMware ESX
3 19 (48.72%) Hyper-V
4 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.13%) XenApp
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (48.72%) McAfee ePO
2 19 (48.72%) Netcool
3 5 (12.82%) SCCM
4 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 26 (66.67%) VMware
3 23 (58.97%) Citrix
4 19 (48.72%) Intel Security
4 19 (48.72%) Veritas
5 2 (5.13%) Symantec