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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 418 470 423
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -47
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 165 89 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 55 64
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£320 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £247 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £15.90 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £20.30 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+48.57% +2.94%

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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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
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 6 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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 +44 157 £320 -3.03% 50
London +42 79 £375 +7.14% 12
South East -6 26 £320 -1.53% 7
City of London +22 18 £506 +19.11% 3
West Midlands - 13 £215 - 2
Yorkshire +4 12 £320 -1.53% 5
East of England +17 10 £275 -12.00% 14
North West -12 9 £255 -36.25% 3
West Sussex -14 9 £310 +24.00% 3
North Yorkshire - 6 £425 -
Hampshire -9 5 £225 -21.73% 1
South West -9 5 £331 -20.18% 4
Merseyside - 5 £215 -
West Yorkshire -10 4 £215 -33.84% 5
Manchester -5 3 £260 -2.80% 2
Coventry - 3 £215 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £275 -
South Wales - 3 £325 - 1
Wales - 3 £325 - 1
Essex +7 2 - - 2
Peterborough +1 2 £275 +2.32% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £275 -12.00% 3
Scotland -7 2 £140 -60.83%
Devon - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 8
Bristol - 2 £225 -
Derbyshire +5 1 - - 1
Uxbridge +2 1 £275 -15.38%
Cheshire +1 1 £350 -12.50%
Norfolk -2 1 £225 -8.16% 1

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 212 (65.63%) Windows
2 124 (38.39%) Active Directory
3 121 (37.46%) VMware
4 105 (32.51%) Microsoft
5 99 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (28.79%) ITIL
7 74 (22.91%) MS Exchange
8 70 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 67 (20.74%) Citrix
10 56 (17.34%) Cisco
10 56 (17.34%) Finance
11 54 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 53 (16.41%) WAN
13 52 (16.10%) LAN
14 50 (15.48%) SQL
15 47 (14.55%) Firewall
15 47 (14.55%) PowerShell
15 47 (14.55%) SCCM
16 46 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 46 (14.24%) IIS
16 46 (14.24%) DNS
17 44 (13.62%) HP
18 41 (12.69%) SAN
18 41 (12.69%) DHCP
19 38 (11.76%) SQL Server
20 35 (10.84%) NetApp
21 34 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
21 34 (10.53%) Hyper-V
22 33 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
22 33 (10.22%) UNIX

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 74 (22.91%) MS Exchange
2 46 (14.24%) IIS
3 34 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (8.67%) SharePoint
5 24 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (2.79%) Lync
8 9 (2.79%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.79%) IBM Notes
9 8 (2.48%) Lotus Domino
10 7 (2.17%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.86%) TIBCO EMS
12 5 (1.55%) Apache
13 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.33%) Office 365
2 11 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.93%) IaaS
4 2 (0.62%) PaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.41%) WAN
2 52 (16.10%) LAN
3 47 (14.55%) Firewall
4 46 (14.24%) DNS
5 41 (12.69%) SAN
5 41 (12.69%) DHCP
6 23 (7.12%) VoIP
7 20 (6.19%) TCP/IP
8 18 (5.57%) VPN
9 15 (4.64%) NAS
10 13 (4.02%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (3.72%) MPLS
12 11 (3.41%) Network Security
13 10 (3.10%) LDAP
14 9 (2.79%) iSCSI
15 8 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (2.48%) Internet
15 8 (2.48%) Wireless
15 8 (2.48%) VLAN
16 7 (2.17%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.55%) MySQL
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (0.93%) AdminStudio
1 3 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.62%) Introscope
2 2 (0.62%) WinRunner
2 2 (0.62%) TestDirector
General
1 56 (17.34%) Finance
2 20 (6.19%) Banking
3 18 (5.57%) Law
4 9 (2.79%) Legal
5 8 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.24%) Retail
8 3 (0.93%) Advertising
8 3 (0.93%) Back Office
9 2 (0.62%) Front Office
9 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 2 (0.62%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.17%) Middleware
2 6 (1.86%) .NET
3 4 (1.24%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.93%) Web Services
5 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.62%) Java EE
6 1 (0.31%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.31%) MCollective
6 1 (0.31%) JSP
6 1 (0.31%) HTML
6 1 (0.31%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.12%) Clustering
3 11 (3.41%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.17%) iPhone
4 7 (2.17%) iPad
5 5 (1.55%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.24%) Replication
7 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.93%) PKI
7 3 (0.93%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.62%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.62%) PDA
8 2 (0.62%) Equities
8 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.62%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.62%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.31%) DTV
9 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 212 (65.63%) Windows
2 99 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (10.22%) UNIX
6 31 (9.60%) Linux
7 30 (9.29%) Windows 7
8 17 (5.26%) Windows XP
9 14 (4.33%) Solaris
10 9 (2.79%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.86%) AIX
12 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.62%) Android
14 1 (0.31%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (28.79%) ITIL
2 25 (7.74%) Migration
3 24 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (5.88%) Project Management
5 13 (4.02%) Service Delivery
6 11 (3.41%) Change Management
6 11 (3.41%) Service Management
6 11 (3.41%) Load Balancing
6 11 (3.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (3.10%) Incident Management
7 10 (3.10%) Test Scripting
7 10 (3.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (2.79%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (2.48%) PRINCE2
9 8 (2.48%) Problem Management
10 7 (2.17%) Release Management
10 7 (2.17%) Data Migration
10 7 (2.17%) Business Analysis
10 7 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (2.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.48%) SQL
2 47 (14.55%) PowerShell
3 19 (5.88%) VBScript
4 5 (1.55%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.24%) VB
6 3 (0.93%) Java
6 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.62%) Korn
7 2 (0.62%) C
7 2 (0.62%) Perl
8 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.31%) VBA
8 1 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.31%) sed
8 1 (0.31%) AWK
8 1 (0.31%) Ruby
8 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (6.19%) CCNA
4 18 (5.57%) MCSE
5 17 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 15 (4.64%) SC Cleared
7 11 (3.41%) CCNP
8 10 (3.10%) Degree
9 9 (2.79%) VCP4
10 7 (2.17%) MCITP
11 6 (1.86%) MCSA
11 6 (1.86%) MCP
12 5 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.55%) CCSE
13 4 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.24%) MCTS
14 3 (0.93%) ISEB
15 2 (0.62%) CCA
15 2 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.62%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.31%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (38.39%) Active Directory
2 54 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 32 (9.91%) VMware ESX
5 19 (5.88%) vSphere
6 17 (5.26%) XenApp
7 9 (2.79%) VMware Server
8 6 (1.86%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.55%) DFS Replication
9 5 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.24%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.93%) vCloud
11 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.62%) NFS
12 2 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.62%) XenServer
13 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 47 (14.55%) SCCM
2 17 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 14 (4.33%) SCOM
4 12 (3.72%) WSUS
5 9 (2.79%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.48%) MOM
7 6 (1.86%) Nagios
7 6 (1.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.55%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.24%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (0.93%) Icinga
10 3 (0.93%) Nessus
10 3 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.62%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.62%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.62%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.62%) FreeIPA
12 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 121 (37.46%) VMware
2 105 (32.51%) Microsoft
3 67 (20.74%) Citrix
4 56 (17.34%) Cisco
5 44 (13.62%) HP
6 35 (10.84%) NetApp
7 32 (9.91%) IBM
8 17 (5.26%) Juniper
9 14 (4.33%) Symantec
9 14 (4.33%) SolarWinds
10 12 (3.72%) Dell
10 12 (3.72%) EMC
11 11 (3.41%) F5
12 10 (3.10%) Oracle
12 10 (3.10%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.79%) Remedy
13 9 (2.79%) McAfee
13 9 (2.79%) Lotus
14 6 (1.86%) TIBCO
14 6 (1.86%) Veritas
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