The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Head of Infrastructure featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 625 635 595
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 31 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.025% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.027% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 2
Median daily rate £600 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £655 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £650
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Head of Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Head of Infrastructure in the job title.

Head of Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Infrastructure within the UK.

Head of Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Head of Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Head of Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Head of Infrastructure
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +3 31 £600 +14.28% 3
London +7 22 £600 - 2
South East 0 4 £575 +64.28%
East Midlands +13 2 £550 -18.51%
Kent - 2 £575 -
City of London - 2 £875 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £575 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £550 -
Middlesex -2 1 £750 -
North West -4 1 - -
Manchester -15 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 -
Northampton - 1 £550 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £700 -
West Midlands - 1 £475 -
East of England - 1 £700 -
Birmingham - 1 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £700 -

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Head of Infrastructure 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 featuring Head of Infrastructure in the job title.

1 17 (28.81%) Data Centre
2 12 (20.34%) Firewall
2 12 (20.34%) Finance
3 11 (18.64%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (15.25%) ITIL
4 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.56%) CTI
5 8 (13.56%) Project Management
5 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (11.86%) Government Security Classifications
6 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.86%) Banking
6 7 (11.86%) Matrix Management
7 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
7 6 (10.17%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
7 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
8 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.47%) Unix
9 4 (6.78%) Coaching
9 4 (6.78%) Office 365
9 4 (6.78%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco
9 4 (6.78%) Internet
9 4 (6.78%) LAN
10 3 (5.08%) WAN
10 3 (5.08%) Intranet

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.78%) Office 365
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) Firewall
2 8 (13.56%) CTI
3 4 (6.78%) Internet
3 4 (6.78%) LAN
4 3 (5.08%) Intranet
4 3 (5.08%) WAN
4 3 (5.08%) Wireless
5 1 (1.69%) VPN
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Equities
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.39%) iSeries
4 1 (1.69%) Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Unix
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) ITIL
1 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
2 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (13.56%) Project Management
3 7 (11.86%) Matrix Management
3 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
4 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.78%) Coaching
6 4 (6.78%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.08%) Line Management
7 3 (5.08%) Low Latency
7 3 (5.08%) Security Architecture
7 3 (5.08%) Security Management
7 3 (5.08%) Service Management
7 3 (5.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
1 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.69%) Mesos
1 1 (1.69%) OpenView
1 1 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Cisco
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Citrix
3 2 (3.39%) Intel
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) NetApp
4 1 (1.69%) Sun