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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 633 635 607
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 28 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.013% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 2
Median daily rate £575 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £653 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £548 £563 -
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 2016.

Head of Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Head of Infrastructure
Top 14 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 25 July 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
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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 +14 25 £575 +9.52% 9
London +14 22 £588 +11.90% 7
South East - 2 £625 - 1
City of London - 2 £813 - 3
Southampton - 1 £700 -
Hampshire - 1 £700 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £545 -
South Wales - 1 £545 -
Birmingham - 1 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 £475 -
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Wales - 1 £545 -
Scotland - 1 £500 -

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 11 (23.40%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 8 (17.02%) CTI
3 8 (17.02%) ITIL
4 7 (14.89%) Government Security Classifications
4 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
5 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.64%) Project Management
6 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (10.64%) Office 365
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco
8 3 (6.38%) Retail
8 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.38%) Degree
8 3 (6.38%) Equities
8 3 (6.38%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
8 3 (6.38%) Low Latency

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 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) Office 365
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) CTI
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
General
1 8 (17.02%) Banking
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) EDI
1 1 (2.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Equities
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.26%) iSeries
4 1 (2.13%) Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.64%) Project Management
5 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Line Management
6 3 (6.38%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.38%) Service Management
6 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.26%) Coaching
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.26%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (4.26%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.26%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.26%) PMP
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.13%) Mesos
1 1 (2.13%) OpenView
1 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) Intel
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) NetApp
4 1 (2.13%) Sun
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