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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 419 459 427
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 158 102 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 64 60
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£325 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £283 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.10 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £29.90 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -17.64%

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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +24 150 £325 - 35
London +27 72 £375 - 9
South East -16 24 £323 +10.25% 6
North West +4 17 £185 -53.75% 2
City of London +8 14 £438 +20.68% 1
West Midlands +9 11 £195 -32.75% 4
South West -17 9 £263 -8.69% 2
Yorkshire +1 7 £425 +60.37% 4
East of England -4 7 £275 +2.32% 7
South Wales -7 6 £225 -
Wales -11 6 £225 -
Milton Keynes 0 5 £213 -
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £213 -
Surrey -1 4 £313 +6.83% 3
West Sussex -9 4 £330 +164.00% 1
Bristol -5 3 £244 -18.75% 2
Manchester - 3 £260 - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £310 -
Brighton - 3 £425 -
East Sussex - 3 £425 -
East Midlands +6 2 £208 +15.27% 1
Birmingham -1 2 £313 - 1
Peterborough -9 2 £275 +2.32%
Bedfordshire -11 2 £281 -25.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -19 2 £275 +22.22% 2
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £190 -
Leicestershire +8 1 £215 +19.44% 1
Cheshire +1 1 £350 -12.50%
Essex -2 1 - - 1

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 214 (70.16%) Windows
2 125 (40.98%) Active Directory
3 123 (40.33%) VMware
4 103 (33.77%) Microsoft
5 99 (32.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (28.20%) MS Exchange
7 78 (25.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (24.26%) ITIL
9 64 (20.98%) Citrix
9 64 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 59 (19.34%) WAN
11 55 (18.03%) Finance
12 53 (17.38%) Firewall
12 53 (17.38%) Cisco
13 52 (17.05%) SAN
14 51 (16.72%) LAN
15 49 (16.07%) SQL
16 47 (15.41%) HP
17 46 (15.08%) DNS
18 44 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
19 40 (13.11%) SCCM
20 39 (12.79%) DHCP
20 39 (12.79%) SQL Server
21 38 (12.46%) VMware ESX
22 37 (12.13%) IIS
22 37 (12.13%) PowerShell
23 36 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
24 35 (11.48%) NetApp
24 35 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
25 34 (11.15%) Windows 7

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 86 (28.20%) MS Exchange
2 44 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (12.13%) IIS
4 25 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (7.87%) SharePoint
6 23 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (7.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (5.90%) Lync
9 10 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (2.95%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.30%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.31%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (1.31%) SAS
12 4 (1.31%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.98%) Apache
14 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.33%) MediaWiki
15 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 26 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.92%) MS Office
3 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.95%) Office 365
3 2 (0.66%) IaaS
3 2 (0.66%) PaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (19.34%) WAN
2 53 (17.38%) Firewall
3 52 (17.05%) SAN
4 51 (16.72%) LAN
5 46 (15.08%) DNS
6 39 (12.79%) DHCP
7 24 (7.87%) VoIP
7 24 (7.87%) TCP/IP
8 22 (7.21%) VPN
9 17 (5.57%) NAS
10 16 (5.25%) MPLS
11 14 (4.59%) iSCSI
12 13 (4.26%) VLAN
13 11 (3.61%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (3.28%) Internet
15 8 (2.62%) LDAP
16 7 (2.30%) Kerberos
16 7 (2.30%) Wireless
16 7 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
17 6 (1.97%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.30%) MySQL
3 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
General
1 55 (18.03%) Finance
2 14 (4.59%) Law
3 12 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.93%) Banking
4 6 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.31%) Legal
7 3 (0.98%) Back Office
7 3 (0.98%) Online Betting
7 3 (0.98%) Retail
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Publishing
8 2 (0.66%) Marketing
8 2 (0.66%) Electronics
8 2 (0.66%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.62%) Middleware
2 5 (1.64%) .NET
3 3 (0.98%) LAMP
3 3 (0.98%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.33%) MCollective
4 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.33%) COM
4 1 (0.33%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.56%) Clustering
3 15 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.95%) Replication
5 7 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.30%) iPhone
5 7 (2.30%) iPad
6 6 (1.97%) SWIFT
6 6 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.64%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.64%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.66%) PKI
9 2 (0.66%) DTV
9 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.66%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 214 (70.16%) Windows
2 99 (32.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (25.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (11.15%) Windows 7
6 28 (9.18%) UNIX
7 21 (6.89%) Linux
8 18 (5.90%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.61%) Solaris
10 5 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.31%) AIX
11 4 (1.31%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.66%) Android
12 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (24.26%) ITIL
2 30 (9.84%) Migration
3 18 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (5.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 16 (5.25%) Incident Management
4 16 (5.25%) Test Scripting
5 14 (4.59%) Service Delivery
6 13 (4.26%) Project Management
7 12 (3.93%) Service Management
7 12 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (2.95%) Capacity Management
9 8 (2.62%) Business Analysis
10 7 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (2.30%) Information Security
10 7 (2.30%) Data Migration
10 7 (2.30%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (1.97%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (1.97%) Change Management
11 6 (1.97%) Coaching
11 6 (1.97%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.07%) SQL
2 37 (12.13%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.95%) VBScript
4 3 (0.98%) VB
4 3 (0.98%) C
4 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.66%) Perl
5 2 (0.66%) Korn
6 1 (0.33%) sed
6 1 (0.33%) AWK
6 1 (0.33%) Ruby
6 1 (0.33%) Java
6 1 (0.33%) VBA
6 1 (0.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (10.82%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (9.18%) MCSE
3 28 (9.18%) CCNA
4 18 (5.90%) Security Cleared
5 15 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 14 (4.59%) Degree
7 11 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (3.28%) MCITP
9 9 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.30%) MCP
11 6 (1.97%) CCNP
11 6 (1.97%) MCSA
12 5 (1.64%) RHCT
12 5 (1.64%) RHCE
13 4 (1.31%) ISEB
13 4 (1.31%) MCTS
14 3 (0.98%) NCDA
14 3 (0.98%) CCA
14 3 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.25%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (40.98%) Active Directory
2 64 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (12.46%) VMware ESX
4 29 (9.51%) Hyper-V
5 19 (6.23%) XenApp
6 14 (4.59%) vSphere
7 10 (3.28%) VMware Server
8 7 (2.30%) NFS
8 7 (2.30%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.64%) DFS Replication
9 5 (1.64%) vCloud
10 4 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.98%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.66%) XenServer
12 2 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.33%) UAG
13 1 (0.33%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 40 (13.11%) SCCM
2 21 (6.89%) Backup Exec
3 15 (4.92%) SCOM
4 10 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 9 (2.95%) MOM
6 7 (2.30%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.30%) MIMEsweeper
6 7 (2.30%) MAILsweeper
7 6 (1.97%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.97%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 5 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.31%) Nagios
9 4 (1.31%) WSUS
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.66%) Puppet
10 2 (0.66%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.66%) Nessus
10 2 (0.66%) SCSM
10 2 (0.66%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 123 (40.33%) VMware
2 103 (33.77%) Microsoft
3 64 (20.98%) Citrix
4 53 (17.38%) Cisco
5 47 (15.41%) HP
6 35 (11.48%) NetApp
7 26 (8.52%) IBM
8 19 (6.23%) Juniper
9 18 (5.90%) EMC
9 18 (5.90%) Symantec
10 17 (5.57%) SolarWinds
11 11 (3.61%) F5
11 11 (3.61%) Oracle
12 10 (3.28%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.95%) Remedy
14 7 (2.30%) McAfee
14 7 (2.30%) Lotus
14 7 (2.30%) Dell
15 6 (1.97%) Intel
15 6 (1.97%) 3PAR
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