The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 490 465 418
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -47
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 123 110 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 48 104
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£320 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £179 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £288 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.91 £12.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £32.70 £63.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%

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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Infrastructure Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Infrastructure Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Infrastructure Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Infrastructure Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
England +3 118 £320 +1.58% 27
London +22 57 £350 +7.69% 8
South East -5 23 £325 +8.33% 7
City of London +23 13 £383 -4.37%
East of England -32 8 £295 +9.25% 1
West Sussex +7 7 £303 - 2
West Midlands -2 7 £250 -14.89%
Yorkshire - 7 £235 - 6
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £268 - 1
North West -8 6 £320 +17.97% 2
Oxfordshire +4 5 £300 -7.69% 2
Manchester -8 5 £320 -15.23% 1
East Midlands -1 4 - - 2
Edinburgh -12 4 £338 -
Scotland -20 4 £338 - 1
Leicester +7 3 - - 1
Leicestershire +7 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 5
Leeds - 3 - - 5
South West - 3 £320 -
Peterborough +10 2 £240 -
Birmingham +1 2 £320 -8.57%
Buckinghamshire -1 2 - -
Milton Keynes -6 2 - -
Hampshire -7 2 £402 -
Norwich -13 2 £398 +109.47%
Norfolk -13 2 £398 +109.47%
Bristol - 2 £320 -
Surrey -11 1 £325 +8.33%
North East - 1 £273 - 1

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 155 (71.10%) Windows
2 109 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 98 (44.95%) VMware
4 96 (44.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (39.91%) MS Exchange
6 75 (34.40%) Microsoft
7 65 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 62 (28.44%) SAN
8 62 (28.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 57 (26.15%) HP
9 57 (26.15%) Citrix
9 57 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 56 (25.69%) Windows 7
11 55 (25.23%) Cisco
12 43 (19.72%) Finance
13 42 (19.27%) Firewall
14 40 (18.35%) ITIL
15 37 (16.97%) WAN
16 36 (16.51%) Microsoft Certification
17 35 (16.06%) DNS
18 33 (15.14%) DHCP
18 33 (15.14%) SQL Server
19 30 (13.76%) NetApp
19 30 (13.76%) Migration
19 30 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2007
20 29 (13.30%) XenApp
20 29 (13.30%) Windows XP
21 28 (12.84%) LAN
22 27 (12.39%) Backup Exec
23 26 (11.93%) SQL

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 87 (39.91%) MS Exchange
2 62 (28.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (10.55%) SharePoint
6 22 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (9.17%) Lync
8 19 (8.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (5.50%) IIS
10 9 (4.13%) IBM Notes
11 5 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.38%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.38%) SAS
13 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
14 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.34%) MS Office
3 4 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) assyst
3 1 (0.46%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (28.44%) SAN
2 42 (19.27%) Firewall
3 37 (16.97%) WAN
4 35 (16.06%) DNS
5 33 (15.14%) DHCP
6 28 (12.84%) LAN
7 24 (11.01%) TCP/IP
8 23 (10.55%) VoIP
9 22 (10.09%) Wireless
10 18 (8.26%) NAS
11 17 (7.80%) VPN
12 14 (6.42%) MPLS
13 11 (5.05%) VLAN
14 9 (4.13%) Internet
15 7 (3.21%) iSCSI
16 6 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
17 5 (2.29%) Intranet
17 5 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (2.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.92%) MySQL
6 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.92%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.46%) WinRunner
General
1 43 (19.72%) Finance
2 15 (6.88%) Banking
3 6 (2.75%) Retail
4 5 (2.29%) Legal
4 5 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Law
6 2 (0.92%) Marketing
6 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.46%) International Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.38%) Web Services
2 1 (0.46%) XML
2 1 (0.46%) EDI
2 1 (0.46%) Middleware
2 1 (0.46%) LAMP
2 1 (0.46%) COM
2 1 (0.46%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.55%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.50%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.50%) Replication
3 11 (5.05%) Clustering
4 10 (4.59%) iPhone
5 9 (4.13%) iPad
6 5 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.38%) Handset
8 3 (1.38%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.38%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.92%) NHS
9 2 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.92%) PDA
9 2 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.92%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.46%) CMDB
10 1 (0.46%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.46%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 155 (71.10%) Windows
2 96 (44.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (25.69%) Windows 7
5 29 (13.30%) Windows XP
6 26 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (5.96%) Linux
8 9 (4.13%) UNIX
9 7 (3.21%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.83%) Android
12 3 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.38%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.92%) Solaris
14 1 (0.46%) AIX
14 1 (0.46%) HPUX
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.35%) ITIL
2 30 (13.76%) Migration
3 17 (7.80%) Change Management
4 13 (5.96%) Test Scripting
5 12 (5.50%) Incident Management
6 10 (4.59%) Asset Management
7 8 (3.67%) Business Analysis
7 8 (3.67%) Information Security
7 8 (3.67%) Project Management
7 8 (3.67%) Problem Management
7 8 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (3.21%) CRM
9 6 (2.75%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.75%) Service Management
9 6 (2.75%) Capacity Management
9 6 (2.75%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (2.29%) Network Management
10 5 (2.29%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (2.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.93%) SQL
2 14 (6.42%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.38%) VBScript
3 3 (1.38%) C
4 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.92%) KiXtart
5 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (16.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.72%) MCSE
3 17 (7.80%) MCITP
4 16 (7.34%) Security Cleared
5 13 (5.96%) SC Cleared
5 13 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.13%) CCNA
7 9 (4.13%) Degree
8 5 (2.29%) BC Cleared
9 4 (1.83%) MCSA
10 3 (1.38%) ISEB
10 3 (1.38%) MCP
10 3 (1.38%) CISSP
10 3 (1.38%) VCP5
11 2 (0.92%) NCDA
11 2 (0.92%) MCTS
11 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.92%) CCA
11 2 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.72%) SLA
2 2 (0.92%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 57 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (13.30%) XenApp
4 25 (11.47%) Hyper-V
5 20 (9.17%) VMware ESX
6 19 (8.72%) vSphere
7 8 (3.67%) VMware Server
8 7 (3.21%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.75%) ISA Server
9 6 (2.75%) DFS Replication
10 5 (2.29%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.83%) NFS
12 3 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.38%) NLBS
12 3 (1.38%) XenServer
13 2 (0.92%) Xen
13 2 (0.92%) vCloud
14 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (12.39%) Backup Exec
2 24 (11.01%) SCCM
3 10 (4.59%) SCOM
4 7 (3.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.75%) WSUS
6 4 (1.83%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.38%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.38%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (1.38%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.38%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.92%) Nessus
8 2 (0.92%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.92%) Nagios
9 1 (0.46%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.46%) Netcool
9 1 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 98 (44.95%) VMware
2 75 (34.40%) Microsoft
3 57 (26.15%) HP
3 57 (26.15%) Citrix
4 55 (25.23%) Cisco
5 30 (13.76%) NetApp
6 24 (11.01%) EMC
7 21 (9.63%) Symantec
8 15 (6.88%) Juniper
9 14 (6.42%) CheckPoint
10 11 (5.05%) Apple
10 11 (5.05%) Meru Networks
11 10 (4.59%) 3PAR
12 9 (4.13%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.13%) Lotus
13 8 (3.67%) IBM
14 6 (2.75%) Avaya
15 5 (2.29%) CA
15 5 (2.29%) McAfee
15 5 (2.29%) Mitel
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