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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 443 486 422
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -64
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 160 109 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 62 73
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£285 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £246 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.36% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% +9.37%

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
51527 50292 44718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.33% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31396 30820 25579
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2008 2205
Average hourly rate £17.30 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +40 151 £285 -17.39% 43
London -3 55 £320 -14.66% 10
South East +8 36 £250 -18.36% 7
East of England +17 19 £225 -8.16% 7
West Sussex -4 14 £413 +65.00% 5
City of London +3 13 £375 -12.79% 2
Yorkshire +2 13 £281 -13.46% 6
Hampshire +8 10 £250 -13.04%
North West -15 10 £270 +8.00% 3
Crawley - 10 £413 - 3
West Midlands -8 9 £215 -4.44% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £294 +67.85% 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £230 -
Winchester - 7 £250 -
Essex +7 6 £208 -39.85% 1
Oxford - 6 £230 -
Peterborough +7 5 £225 +28.57% 1
West Yorkshire -9 5 £215 -33.84% 4
South West +1 4 £281 -32.22% 5
East Midlands -5 4 £230 -6.12% 2
Merseyside - 4 £138 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £425 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £338 -
York - 4 £425 -
Haywards Heath - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £281 - 1
Lancashire +6 3 £270 -
Hertfordshire +5 3 £350 - 3
Coventry +5 3 £215 -14.00%
Derbyshire +4 3 - -

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 196 (61.44%) Windows
2 133 (41.69%) Active Directory
3 126 (39.50%) VMware
4 94 (29.47%) Microsoft
5 92 (28.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 91 (28.53%) ITIL
7 72 (22.57%) Citrix
8 68 (21.32%) MS Exchange
9 62 (19.44%) Cisco
10 61 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 58 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 55 (17.24%) Finance
13 54 (16.93%) SCCM
14 47 (14.73%) Firewall
14 47 (14.73%) IIS
15 44 (13.79%) HP
15 44 (13.79%) PowerShell
16 42 (13.17%) DNS
17 41 (12.85%) SQL
18 39 (12.23%) DHCP
18 39 (12.23%) Windows 7
19 38 (11.91%) SAN
20 36 (11.29%) LAN
20 36 (11.29%) Migration
21 34 (10.66%) WAN
22 33 (10.34%) Hyper-V
23 32 (10.03%) SQL Server
23 32 (10.03%) Linux
23 32 (10.03%) NetApp

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 68 (21.32%) MS Exchange
2 47 (14.73%) IIS
3 31 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (8.46%) SharePoint
5 18 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (5.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (3.45%) Lync
8 9 (2.82%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.19%) IBM Notes
9 7 (2.19%) Apache
9 7 (2.19%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.88%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.63%) SAS
11 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.39%) MS Office
3 3 (0.94%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.70%) Office 365
2 12 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.25%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.94%) IaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.63%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (14.73%) Firewall
2 42 (13.17%) DNS
3 39 (12.23%) DHCP
4 38 (11.91%) SAN
5 36 (11.29%) LAN
6 34 (10.66%) WAN
7 22 (6.90%) TCP/IP
8 16 (5.02%) Network Security
8 16 (5.02%) VoIP
9 13 (4.08%) Internet
9 13 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (3.45%) VPN
11 10 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (2.82%) Wireless
13 8 (2.51%) NAS
13 8 (2.51%) Intranet
14 7 (2.19%) OSPF
14 7 (2.19%) BIG-IP
14 7 (2.19%) iSCSI
15 6 (1.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.94%) MySQL
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.31%) QlikView
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.94%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.63%) Introscope
3 2 (0.63%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.63%) TestDirector
General
1 55 (17.24%) Finance
2 20 (6.27%) Banking
3 11 (3.45%) Law
4 10 (3.13%) Legal
5 8 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.88%) Back Office
8 5 (1.57%) Retail
9 4 (1.25%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.94%) Front Office
10 3 (0.94%) Advertising
11 2 (0.63%) Marketing
12 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.31%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.88%) TIBCO EMS
1 6 (1.88%) .NET
1 6 (1.88%) Middleware
2 5 (1.57%) Web Services
3 4 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.94%) Application Packaging
4 3 (0.94%) Java EE
5 2 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.63%) ODBC
6 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.31%) CSS
6 1 (0.31%) JSP
6 1 (0.31%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.90%) Clustering
1 22 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 6 (1.88%) iPad
3 6 (1.88%) iPhone
4 5 (1.57%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.25%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.94%) Equities
6 3 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.94%) PKI
7 2 (0.63%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.63%) PDA
7 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.63%) Replication
7 2 (0.63%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.31%) DTV
8 1 (0.31%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 196 (61.44%) Windows
2 92 (28.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (12.23%) Windows 7
6 32 (10.03%) Linux
7 28 (8.78%) UNIX
8 17 (5.33%) Windows XP
9 12 (3.76%) Solaris
10 11 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.88%) AIX
12 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.63%) Android
13 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.31%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (28.53%) ITIL
2 36 (11.29%) Migration
3 26 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (5.02%) Project Management
5 12 (3.76%) Test Scripting
6 10 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 10 (3.13%) Data Migration
6 10 (3.13%) Change Management
7 9 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (2.82%) Load Balancing
7 9 (2.82%) Problem Management
7 9 (2.82%) Network Management
8 8 (2.51%) Change Control
8 8 (2.51%) Business Analysis
8 8 (2.51%) Identity Management
8 8 (2.51%) Data Security
8 8 (2.51%) Validation
8 8 (2.51%) PRINCE2
9 7 (2.19%) Information Security
9 7 (2.19%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 41 (12.85%) SQL
3 19 (5.96%) VBScript
4 5 (1.57%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.25%) C
5 4 (1.25%) Java
6 3 (0.94%) VB
7 2 (0.63%) Korn
7 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.31%) VBA
8 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (6.27%) CCNA
2 20 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.70%) MCSE
3 15 (4.70%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.70%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.45%) CCNP
5 7 (2.19%) Degree
6 5 (1.57%) CISSP
6 5 (1.57%) MCP
6 5 (1.57%) MCSA
6 5 (1.57%) CCSE
7 4 (1.25%) MCTS
7 4 (1.25%) MCITP
8 3 (0.94%) ISEB
8 3 (0.94%) CISA
8 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.63%) CEH
9 2 (0.63%) CCIE
10 1 (0.31%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.58%) SLA
2 4 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 133 (41.69%) Active Directory
2 58 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 30 (9.40%) vSphere
5 26 (8.15%) VMware ESX
6 18 (5.64%) XenApp
7 8 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.19%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.57%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.94%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.94%) vCloud
11 2 (0.63%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.31%) Snort
12 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.31%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 54 (16.93%) SCCM
2 16 (5.02%) WSUS
3 11 (3.45%) SCOM
4 10 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 8 (2.51%) Nagios
6 6 (1.88%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.88%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.57%) Icinga
8 4 (1.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.94%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.94%) Nessus
9 3 (0.94%) vMotion
10 2 (0.63%) FreeIPA
10 2 (0.63%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.63%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 126 (39.50%) VMware
2 94 (29.47%) Microsoft
3 72 (22.57%) Citrix
4 62 (19.44%) Cisco
5 44 (13.79%) HP
6 32 (10.03%) NetApp
7 28 (8.78%) IBM
8 15 (4.70%) Dell
9 12 (3.76%) F5
9 12 (3.76%) Juniper
10 11 (3.45%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.45%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.13%) Remedy
11 10 (3.13%) McAfee
12 9 (2.82%) Oracle
13 8 (2.51%) EMC
14 7 (2.19%) Lotus
14 7 (2.19%) Symantec
14 7 (2.19%) AppSense
15 6 (1.88%) Blue Coat
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