The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Analyst
UK
Rank 513 491 418
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -73
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 87 127 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 83 116
Median daily rate £326 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 17
Median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £25.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% +4.16%

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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Infrastructure Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 18 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Infrastructure Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 -13 75 £338 -3.57% 27
London -19 24 £344 -7.09% 12
South East +16 15 £300 -13.66% 4
North West +24 10 £345 -27.36% 3
East of England +6 8 £475 +61.01%
Scotland +17 7 £275 -9.83% 3
Surrey +16 7 £238 -38.70% 1
South West +7 6 £208 -36.15% 1
East Midlands +5 6 £325 +30.00% 2
Cheshire +27 5 £400 -27.27% 1
Northampton - 5 £325 -
Essex - 5 £475 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £325 -
Edinburgh +18 4 £325 -
Yorkshire 0 4 £313 -10.71% 2
Hampshire +11 3 £300 - 1
West Sussex +6 3 - -
Bristol +3 3 £345 +6.15%
City of London -14 3 £475 +46.15% 3
Belfast - 3 £143 -
County Antrim - 3 £143 -
Chelmsford - 3 £475 -
Merseyside - 3 £283 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £143 -
Erskine +24 2 £273 -10.65%
Renfrewshire +22 2 £273 -10.65%
Manchester +14 2 £345 -13.75% 1
Wiltshire +3 2 £190 -30.90%
Hertfordshire 0 2 £250 -23.07%
West Midlands 0 2 £375 +20.00% 1

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Infrastructure Analyst 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 Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 99 (48.06%) Windows
2 78 (37.86%) Microsoft
3 76 (36.89%) VMware
4 74 (35.92%) Active Directory
5 42 (20.39%) Finance
5 42 (20.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (17.96%) SQL
7 36 (17.48%) Windows Server
8 34 (16.50%) Citrix
9 33 (16.02%) SQL Server
10 31 (15.05%) MS Exchange
10 31 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (13.59%) Security Cleared
11 28 (13.59%) Cisco
12 27 (13.11%) ITIL
13 26 (12.62%) WAN
13 26 (12.62%) LAN
13 26 (12.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (11.65%) Data Centre
15 23 (11.17%) MS Office
15 23 (11.17%) SAN
16 22 (10.68%) Windows 7
17 21 (10.19%) PowerShell
17 21 (10.19%) Office 365
17 21 (10.19%) Change Management
18 20 (9.71%) NetApp
18 20 (9.71%) HP
19 19 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (9.22%) SC Cleared
19 19 (9.22%) SCCM

Infrastructure Analyst 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 31 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.83%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.88%) IIS
5 8 (3.88%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (11.17%) MS Office
2 13 (6.31%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.19%) Office 365
2 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.49%) IaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.49%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.62%) LAN
1 26 (12.62%) WAN
2 23 (11.17%) SAN
3 18 (8.74%) Firewall
4 17 (8.25%) DNS
5 9 (4.37%) DHCP
6 8 (3.88%) Wireless
7 7 (3.40%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.43%) NAS
8 5 (2.43%) VPN
9 4 (1.94%) BGP
9 4 (1.94%) Internet
9 4 (1.94%) Network Security
9 4 (1.94%) VLAN
9 4 (1.94%) WLAN
10 3 (1.46%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.46%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.46%) OSPF
10 3 (1.46%) VoIP
11 2 (0.97%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.97%) MS Access
6 2 (0.97%) ObjectStore
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.49%) Big Data
7 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.49%) Ingres
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
7 1 (0.49%) QlikView
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.94%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.46%) JIRA
3 2 (0.97%) NeoLoad
3 2 (0.97%) Selenium
3 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 42 (20.39%) Finance
2 17 (8.25%) Banking
3 7 (3.40%) Law
4 6 (2.91%) Billing
4 6 (2.91%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.94%) Advertising
5 4 (1.94%) Retail
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Electronics
7 2 (0.97%) Legal
7 2 (0.97%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.49%) J2EE
1 1 (0.49%) Middleware
1 1 (0.49%) OAuth
1 1 (0.49%) OpenID
1 1 (0.49%) REST
1 1 (0.49%) SAML
1 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.49%) Web Services
1 1 (0.49%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.65%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.85%) Clustering
4 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.88%) NHS
5 7 (3.40%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.94%) CMDB
7 4 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.94%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.97%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.97%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.97%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.49%) AS400
9 1 (0.49%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.49%) iPhone
9 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 99 (48.06%) Windows
2 36 (17.48%) Windows Server
3 31 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (12.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (10.68%) Windows 7
6 18 (8.74%) Linux
7 16 (7.77%) Windows 10
8 13 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.34%) Unix
10 5 (2.43%) CentOS
10 5 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.43%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.94%) AIX
11 4 (1.94%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.94%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.46%) Android
12 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.97%) Solaris
14 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.11%) ITIL
2 21 (10.19%) Change Management
3 18 (8.74%) Migration
4 17 (8.25%) Business Analysis
5 15 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (6.80%) Test Scripting
7 11 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.34%) Service Management
8 10 (4.85%) Project Management
9 9 (4.37%) Problem Management
9 9 (4.37%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (3.88%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.40%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (3.40%) Software Testing
12 6 (2.91%) Change Control
12 6 (2.91%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (2.91%) Risk Management
12 6 (2.91%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.96%) SQL
2 21 (10.19%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.88%) Java
4 6 (2.91%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.91%) Python
5 5 (2.43%) VBScript
6 4 (1.94%) Perl
6 4 (1.94%) PHP
7 2 (0.97%) VBA
8 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (13.59%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (6.80%) CCNA
4 14 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (6.80%) MCSE
5 8 (3.88%) Degree
6 6 (2.91%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.91%) MCITP
7 5 (2.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.43%) ISEB
7 5 (2.43%) MCSA
7 5 (2.43%) MCTS
8 4 (1.94%) CISA
8 4 (1.94%) CISSP
8 4 (1.94%) CRISC
9 3 (1.46%) CCNP
9 3 (1.46%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.46%) MCP
9 3 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.40%) SLA
2 4 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.94%) QA
3 3 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) GxP
5 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 74 (35.92%) Active Directory
2 42 (20.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.74%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.31%) vSphere
4 13 (6.31%) XenApp
5 9 (4.37%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.88%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.94%) Firmware
9 4 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.46%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.46%) XenServer
11 2 (0.97%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.49%) KVM
12 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (9.22%) SCCM
2 6 (2.91%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.43%) SCOM
4 4 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.94%) Nagios
4 4 (1.94%) Netcool
4 4 (1.94%) Puppet
5 3 (1.46%) Grafana
5 3 (1.46%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.46%) WSUS
6 2 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.97%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.97%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.97%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.49%) Control-M
7 1 (0.49%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 78 (37.86%) Microsoft
2 76 (36.89%) VMware
3 34 (16.50%) Citrix
4 28 (13.59%) Cisco
5 20 (9.71%) HP
5 20 (9.71%) NetApp
6 12 (5.83%) Dell
6 12 (5.83%) EMC
7 11 (5.34%) Intel Security
8 9 (4.37%) Symantec
9 7 (3.40%) Oracle
9 7 (3.40%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.43%) CommVault
10 5 (2.43%) Juniper
11 4 (1.94%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.94%) SAP
11 4 (1.94%) Veritas
12 3 (1.46%) F5
12 3 (1.46%) Splunk
12 3 (1.46%) Veeam
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