The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 July 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 South 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 131 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 3 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.098% - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Average daily rate
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£320 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2851 2001 2847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.02% 93.37% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1858 1228 1720
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £245
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 170 136 195
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Infrastructure Analyst
England

Infrastructure Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Infrastructure Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Infrastructure Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Infrastructure Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Bristol - 2 £320 -
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Infrastructure Analyst
England

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) NAS
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) NFS
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) NAS
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) Meru Networks
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) webMethods