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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 524 480 433
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -47
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 96 178 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 121 130
Median daily rate £308 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £246 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.00

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 -50 84 £325 -7.14% 21
London -46 27 £325 -10.34% 10
South East +4 14 £300 -22.58% 2
North West +5 10 £300 -25.00% 3
South West +11 9 £225 -33.33% 1
Scotland -6 9 £275 -8.33%
West Midlands -6 7 £250 +38.88%
Yorkshire +17 6 £225 -27.41% 3
Cheshire +14 6 £145 -73.63% 2
East of England +13 6 £475 +65.21% 1
East Midlands -1 6 £350 -3.44% 1
Surrey +13 5 £238 -40.62%
Birmingham -6 5 £250 -20.00%
Erskine -10 5 £275 -9.83%
Renfrewshire -11 5 £275 -9.83%
Hampshire +27 4 £300 - 2
Essex - 4 £475 -
Northampton - 4 £338 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £338 - 1
Edinburgh +16 3 £300 +118.18%
Buckinghamshire +12 3 £300 -26.65%
Bristol +7 3 £288 -11.53%
South Yorkshire -4 3 £313 -10.71%
Merseyside - 3 £325 -
Warrington - 3 £140 -
Wimborne - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 £143 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 £143 -
County Antrim - 3 £143 -

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 110 (45.64%) Windows
2 90 (37.34%) Microsoft
3 87 (36.10%) Active Directory
4 82 (34.02%) VMware
5 50 (20.75%) Finance
6 44 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (17.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (17.01%) SQL
9 39 (16.18%) MS Exchange
9 39 (16.18%) Security Cleared
9 39 (16.18%) Windows Server
10 38 (15.77%) ITIL
11 37 (15.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (14.94%) Citrix
12 36 (14.94%) Change Management
13 35 (14.52%) SQL Server
14 31 (12.86%) Hyper-V
15 28 (11.62%) PowerShell
15 28 (11.62%) SC Cleared
15 28 (11.62%) Cisco
16 27 (11.20%) DNS
16 27 (11.20%) MS Office
16 27 (11.20%) SAN
16 27 (11.20%) Office 365
17 26 (10.79%) WAN
17 26 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
18 25 (10.37%) Migration
18 25 (10.37%) LAN
19 24 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (9.96%) Windows 7

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 39 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.98%) IIS
5 10 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.15%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (11.20%) MS Office
2 21 (8.71%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) assyst
2 3 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.83%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.41%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.41%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.41%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.20%) Office 365
2 15 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.20%) DNS
1 27 (11.20%) SAN
2 26 (10.79%) WAN
3 25 (10.37%) LAN
4 20 (8.30%) Firewall
5 17 (7.05%) DHCP
6 11 (4.56%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.32%) Wireless
8 7 (2.90%) NAS
9 5 (2.07%) Internet
9 5 (2.07%) WLAN
10 4 (1.66%) Skype
11 3 (1.24%) LDAP
11 3 (1.24%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.24%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.24%) VLAN
11 3 (1.24%) VoIP
11 3 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.83%) OSPF
12 2 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.66%) ObjectStore
4 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.41%) Ingres
7 1 (0.41%) MS Access
7 1 (0.41%) MySQL
7 1 (0.41%) QlikView
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.49%) StarTeam
2 5 (2.07%) JIRA
3 4 (1.66%) Selenium
4 2 (0.83%) MSI
5 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.41%) WinRunner
General
1 50 (20.75%) Finance
2 23 (9.54%) Banking
3 13 (5.39%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.56%) Law
5 7 (2.90%) Billing
6 6 (2.49%) Retail
7 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.66%) Advertising
8 4 (1.66%) Legal
8 4 (1.66%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.24%) Electronics
9 3 (1.24%) Marketing
9 3 (1.24%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.83%) Back Office
10 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.41%) EDI
2 1 (0.41%) J2EE
2 1 (0.41%) Middleware
2 1 (0.41%) OAuth
2 1 (0.41%) OpenID
2 1 (0.41%) REST
2 1 (0.41%) SAML
2 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.41%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.54%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.05%) Clustering
4 11 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.56%) NHS
5 9 (3.73%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.07%) CMDB
8 4 (1.66%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.83%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.41%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.41%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.41%) iPad
10 1 (0.41%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 110 (45.64%) Windows
2 43 (17.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (16.18%) Windows Server
4 37 (15.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (9.96%) Windows 7
5 24 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (8.71%) Linux
7 17 (7.05%) Windows 10
8 12 (4.98%) Windows XP
9 11 (4.56%) Unix
10 7 (2.90%) AIX
11 6 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.07%) CentOS
13 4 (1.66%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.66%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.24%) Android
14 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.24%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.83%) Solaris
16 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.77%) ITIL
2 36 (14.94%) Change Management
3 26 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (10.37%) Migration
5 19 (7.88%) Business Analysis
6 17 (7.05%) Software Testing
7 14 (5.81%) Test Scripting
8 12 (4.98%) Project Management
8 12 (4.98%) Service Delivery
8 12 (4.98%) Service Management
9 11 (4.56%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.56%) Change Control
9 11 (4.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 11 (4.56%) Server Virtualisation
10 10 (4.15%) Data Analysis
10 10 (4.15%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.73%) Smoke Testing
12 8 (3.32%) Incident Management
13 7 (2.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.01%) SQL
2 28 (11.62%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.73%) Java
4 7 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.49%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.49%) Python
6 5 (2.07%) PHP
6 5 (2.07%) VBA
6 5 (2.07%) VBScript
7 4 (1.66%) Perl
8 1 (0.41%) C
8 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 23 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (8.30%) MCSE
5 19 (7.88%) CCNA
5 19 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (4.98%) ISTQB
7 10 (4.15%) MCSA
8 9 (3.73%) Degree
8 9 (3.73%) MCITP
9 8 (3.32%) MCTS
10 7 (2.90%) MCP
11 6 (2.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (2.49%) ISEB
12 4 (1.66%) CISSP
12 4 (1.66%) DBS Check
13 3 (1.24%) CCA
13 3 (1.24%) CISA
13 3 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.98%) SLA
2 6 (2.49%) QA
3 4 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (36.10%) Active Directory
2 44 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (12.86%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.39%) vSphere
5 11 (4.56%) XenApp
6 8 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (3.32%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.49%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.66%) Firmware
9 4 (1.66%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.66%) XenServer
10 3 (1.24%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.83%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (7.88%) SCCM
2 9 (3.73%) SCOM
3 7 (2.90%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (2.90%) Netcool
4 5 (2.07%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.07%) Puppet
5 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (1.66%) Nagios
6 3 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.24%) Grafana
6 3 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.24%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.83%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.83%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.83%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (37.34%) Microsoft
2 82 (34.02%) VMware
3 36 (14.94%) Citrix
4 28 (11.62%) Cisco
5 22 (9.13%) NetApp
6 20 (8.30%) HP
7 14 (5.81%) EMC
8 13 (5.39%) Intel Security
9 12 (4.98%) Symantec
10 11 (4.56%) Dell
11 7 (2.90%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.90%) Veritas
12 6 (2.49%) Oracle
13 5 (2.07%) Remedy
14 4 (1.66%) 3PAR
14 4 (1.66%) CommVault
14 4 (1.66%) SAP
14 4 (1.66%) Veeam
15 3 (1.24%) Fujitsu
15 3 (1.24%) Splunk
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