The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 currently tracked.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 480 444 404
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -40
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 110 126 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 59 105
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£320 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.70% +5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
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 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

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 24 July 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 24 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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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 -23 106 £320 -8.57% 30
London +27 70 £375 -6.25% 10
City of London +25 12 £425 +13.33% 3
South East -30 11 £290 -10.76% 5
West Midlands -6 9 £250 -
Yorkshire +5 6 £235 -10.47% 3
West Sussex -7 6 £275 -52.99%
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £240 - 3
Edinburgh -19 3 £244 -
Scotland -21 3 £244 -18.75% 2
East of England -32 3 £240 -31.42% 6
South West - 3 £320 - 1
West Yorkshire +1 2 - - 3
Peterborough 0 2 £240 -
Manchester -2 2 £320 -
North West -10 2 £320 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £320 -
Bristol - 2 £320 -
Leeds +4 1 - - 1
Berkshire -3 1 £390 +30.00%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £300 - 2
Surrey -15 1 £325 +4.00%
Worthing - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 1
Twickenham - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Chester - - - -
Chesterfield - - - - 2

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 152 (68.78%) Windows
2 104 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 104 (47.06%) VMware
3 94 (42.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (33.94%) MS Exchange
5 68 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 67 (30.32%) Citrix
7 65 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 64 (28.96%) SAN
9 61 (27.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 56 (25.34%) HP
11 55 (24.89%) Cisco
11 55 (24.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 53 (23.98%) Windows 7
13 49 (22.17%) Finance
13 49 (22.17%) ITIL
14 45 (20.36%) Firewall
15 36 (16.29%) XenApp
16 35 (15.84%) SQL Server
17 32 (14.48%) WAN
18 31 (14.03%) DNS
18 31 (14.03%) Microsoft Certification
18 31 (14.03%) NetApp
19 30 (13.57%) DHCP
20 29 (13.12%) SQL
21 28 (12.67%) LAN
21 28 (12.67%) Windows XP
21 28 (12.67%) Exchange Server 2007
21 28 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
22 27 (12.22%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 75 (33.94%) MS Exchange
2 55 (24.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (12.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (9.95%) SharePoint
5 18 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (7.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (5.88%) Lync
9 8 (3.62%) IIS
10 6 (2.71%) IBM Notes
11 5 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.36%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.45%) SAS
14 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 18 (8.14%) MS Excel
1 18 (8.14%) MS Office
2 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.90%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.45%) assyst
3 1 (0.45%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 64 (28.96%) SAN
2 45 (20.36%) Firewall
3 32 (14.48%) WAN
4 31 (14.03%) DNS
5 30 (13.57%) DHCP
6 28 (12.67%) LAN
7 27 (12.22%) TCP/IP
8 23 (10.41%) NAS
9 21 (9.50%) Wireless
10 20 (9.05%) VoIP
11 15 (6.79%) VPN
12 12 (5.43%) MPLS
13 9 (4.07%) VLAN
14 8 (3.62%) Internet
15 7 (3.17%) iSCSI
16 6 (2.71%) Fibre Channel
16 6 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (2.71%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (2.71%) FTP
17 5 (2.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.90%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) InstallShield
1 2 (0.90%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.45%) WinRunner
General
1 49 (22.17%) Finance
2 17 (7.69%) Banking
3 8 (3.62%) Retail
3 8 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.26%) Legal
5 3 (1.36%) Law
5 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Local Government
7 1 (0.45%) International Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.36%) Web Services
2 2 (0.90%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.45%) EDI
3 1 (0.45%) HTML
3 1 (0.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.45%) XML
3 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.45%) JSP
3 1 (0.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.60%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.43%) Replication
3 11 (4.98%) Clustering
4 10 (4.52%) iPhone
5 9 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.07%) iPad
6 7 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.26%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.26%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.81%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (1.81%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.36%) Handset
10 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.90%) PKI
10 2 (0.90%) PDA
10 2 (0.90%) NHS
10 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.45%) Firmware
11 1 (0.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 152 (68.78%) Windows
2 94 (42.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (23.98%) Windows 7
5 28 (12.67%) Windows XP
5 28 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (8.60%) Linux
7 18 (8.14%) UNIX
8 9 (4.07%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.71%) AIX
11 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.81%) Android
12 3 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.36%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.90%) Solaris
13 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.45%) HPUX
14 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.17%) ITIL
2 19 (8.60%) Migration
3 18 (8.14%) Change Management
4 12 (5.43%) Asset Management
5 10 (4.52%) Problem Management
5 10 (4.52%) Project Management
6 9 (4.07%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (4.07%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (3.62%) Incident Management
7 8 (3.62%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.17%) Service Management
8 7 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (3.17%) Information Security
8 7 (3.17%) Business Analysis
8 7 (3.17%) Test Scripting
8 7 (3.17%) Capacity Management
9 6 (2.71%) Change Control
9 6 (2.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (2.71%) Investment Management
10 5 (2.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.12%) SQL
2 15 (6.79%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.26%) VBScript
4 3 (1.36%) C
5 2 (0.90%) KiXtart
5 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (14.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.24%) MCITP
3 15 (6.79%) MCSE
3 15 (6.79%) Security Cleared
4 13 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.52%) Degree
6 6 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.26%) CCNA
7 5 (2.26%) BC Cleared
8 4 (1.81%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.36%) MCSA
9 3 (1.36%) ISEB
9 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.36%) RHCT
9 3 (1.36%) VCP5
10 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.90%) NCDA
10 2 (0.90%) CEH
10 2 (0.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 104 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 61 (27.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (16.29%) XenApp
4 27 (12.22%) Hyper-V
5 20 (9.05%) vSphere
6 15 (6.79%) VMware ESX
7 9 (4.07%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (3.62%) NFS
9 7 (3.17%) VMware Server
9 7 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.17%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (2.71%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.71%) DFS Replication
11 5 (2.26%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 3 (1.36%) NLBS
13 3 (1.36%) XenServer
14 2 (0.90%) RHEV
14 2 (0.90%) vCloud
14 2 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 23 (10.41%) SCCM
3 11 (4.98%) SCOM
4 6 (2.71%) WSUS
5 5 (2.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.81%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.81%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.81%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.36%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.36%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (1.36%) Nessus
7 3 (1.36%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.90%) WMI
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.45%) Netcool
9 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.45%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 104 (47.06%) VMware
2 68 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 67 (30.32%) Citrix
4 56 (25.34%) HP
5 55 (24.89%) Cisco
6 31 (14.03%) NetApp
7 22 (9.95%) EMC
8 17 (7.69%) Symantec
9 15 (6.79%) CheckPoint
10 12 (5.43%) IBM
10 12 (5.43%) Juniper
11 11 (4.98%) SolarWinds
12 10 (4.52%) Meru Networks
12 10 (4.52%) Apple
12 10 (4.52%) Oracle
13 8 (3.62%) 3PAR
13 8 (3.62%) McAfee
14 6 (2.71%) Lotus
14 6 (2.71%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.26%) CA
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