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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 501 474 472
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 145 191 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 131 118
Median daily rate £325 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 5
Median hourly rate £20.83 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.83% +23.75%

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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -47 121 £375 +15.38% 33
London -60 44 £355 +13.60% 6
South East -16 27 £363 +9.02% 11
Scotland +23 18 £240 -11.11% 3
East of England +27 17 £375 +10.70% 2
East Midlands +6 15 £375 +59.57% 3
West Sussex -1 10 £400 +31.14%
Hertfordshire +15 9 £388 - 1
City of London +16 7 £325 -23.52% 1
Leeds +1 6 £275 -21.42% 2
West Yorkshire -2 6 £275 -7.56% 3
Yorkshire -3 6 £275 -21.42% 3
North West +23 5 £369 +104.86% 4
South West +20 5 £413 +50.00% 1
Hampshire +3 5 £313 +13.63% 1
Renfrewshire -6 5 £248 -
Erskine - 5 £248 -
Glasgow +16 4 £224 -2.18%
Crawley +8 4 £350 -15.15%
Edinburgh +6 4 - - 1
Essex +6 4 £255 -
Derbyshire +5 4 £300 -
Manchester +4 4 £369 +47.50% 2
Stirling - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £214 +7.12% 3
Southampton +13 3 £313 +13.63% 1
Milton Keynes +10 3 £214 +7.12% 3
Oxfordshire -7 3 £250 -17.35% 1
Chesterfield - 3 £300 -
Basildon - 3 £250 -

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 144 (47.68%) Windows
2 115 (38.08%) Active Directory
3 111 (36.75%) Microsoft
4 107 (35.43%) VMware
5 75 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (24.17%) Finance
7 65 (21.52%) ITIL
7 65 (21.52%) Windows Server
8 60 (19.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 60 (19.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (18.21%) MS Exchange
10 52 (17.22%) SQL
11 48 (15.89%) Citrix
12 44 (14.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 43 (14.24%) Linux
14 41 (13.58%) SAN
14 41 (13.58%) Hyper-V
15 40 (13.25%) Windows 7
16 38 (12.58%) SQL Server
17 37 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 36 (11.92%) Change Management
18 36 (11.92%) LAN
18 36 (11.92%) WAN
18 36 (11.92%) Data Centre
19 35 (11.59%) DNS
19 35 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
20 32 (10.60%) Security Cleared
20 32 (10.60%) NetApp
21 31 (10.26%) Firewall
22 30 (9.93%) Banking

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 55 (18.21%) MS Exchange
2 35 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (6.62%) SharePoint
4 19 (6.29%) Skype for Business
5 17 (5.63%) IIS
6 13 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.33%) JBoss
12 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (9.93%) MS Office
2 27 (8.94%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.32%) MS Project
4 4 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) assyst
2 3 (0.99%) RMDS
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.33%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.94%) Office 365
2 10 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.32%) SaaS
5 3 (0.99%) IaaS
5 3 (0.99%) PaaS
6 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.58%) SAN
2 36 (11.92%) LAN
2 36 (11.92%) WAN
3 35 (11.59%) DNS
4 31 (10.26%) Firewall
5 28 (9.27%) DHCP
6 13 (4.30%) IP Telephony
6 13 (4.30%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.97%) VPN
8 10 (3.31%) NAS
9 9 (2.98%) NetScaler
10 7 (2.32%) Internet
10 7 (2.32%) MPLS
10 7 (2.32%) Wireless
11 6 (1.99%) BIG-IP
11 6 (1.99%) SSL
11 6 (1.99%) VoIP
12 5 (1.66%) Network Security
12 5 (1.66%) Skype
13 4 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.32%) ObjectStore
4 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.66%) QlikView
6 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.33%) DB2
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.33%) OLAP
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.32%) HP UFT
1 7 (2.32%) TestDirector
1 7 (2.32%) WinRunner
2 5 (1.66%) JIRA
2 5 (1.66%) Selenium
3 3 (0.99%) Subversion
4 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.66%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 73 (24.17%) Finance
2 30 (9.93%) Banking
3 14 (4.64%) Billing
4 13 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.97%) Law
5 12 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.32%) Legal
6 7 (2.32%) Retail
7 5 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.32%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.99%) Advertising
9 3 (0.99%) Front Office
9 3 (0.99%) Marketing
9 3 (0.99%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.99%) Publishing
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Electronics
10 2 (0.66%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.32%) Web Services
2 3 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.66%) J2EE
4 1 (0.33%) EDI
4 1 (0.33%) MDX
4 1 (0.33%) OAuth
4 1 (0.33%) OpenID
4 1 (0.33%) REST
4 1 (0.33%) SAML
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.92%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.95%) Clustering
3 11 (3.64%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.32%) CMDB
4 7 (2.32%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.32%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.32%) NHS
5 6 (1.99%) PDA
6 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.66%) PKI
7 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.66%) HP Storage
8 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 144 (47.68%) Windows
2 75 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (21.52%) Windows Server
4 60 (19.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (14.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (14.24%) Linux
7 40 (13.25%) Windows 7
8 28 (9.27%) Unix
9 16 (5.30%) Windows XP
10 15 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.98%) AIX
11 9 (2.98%) Solaris
11 9 (2.98%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.98%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.66%) CentOS
14 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (21.52%) ITIL
2 37 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (11.92%) Change Management
4 27 (8.94%) Migration
5 23 (7.62%) Project Management
6 22 (7.28%) Business Analysis
7 20 (6.62%) Software Testing
8 17 (5.63%) Test Scripting
9 16 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (4.64%) Configuration Management
11 13 (4.30%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 13 (4.30%) ITIL V3
12 12 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (3.97%) Service Delivery
13 10 (3.31%) BCP
13 10 (3.31%) Change Control
13 10 (3.31%) Smoke Testing
14 9 (2.98%) Service Management
15 8 (2.65%) Data Analysis
15 8 (2.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (17.22%) SQL
2 25 (8.28%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.30%) Java
4 14 (4.64%) Python
5 9 (2.98%) Perl
6 5 (1.66%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.32%) VBA
8 3 (0.99%) C#
8 3 (0.99%) PHP
9 2 (0.66%) VBScript
10 1 (0.33%) AppleScript
10 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 28 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (6.95%) MCSE
3 21 (6.95%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.30%) MCSA
5 15 (4.97%) CCNA
5 15 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.97%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.98%) MCITP
6 9 (2.98%) MCTS
7 8 (2.65%) Degree
7 8 (2.65%) ISEB
7 8 (2.65%) MCP
8 5 (1.66%) CCNP
8 5 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.32%) CCA
9 4 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.62%) SLA
2 5 (1.66%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) GAMP
5 1 (0.33%) GxP
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (38.08%) Active Directory
2 60 (19.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (13.58%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.29%) VMware ESX
4 19 (6.29%) XenApp
5 11 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.31%) vSphere
6 10 (3.31%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.32%) Firmware
8 4 (1.32%) UAG
9 3 (0.99%) XenServer
10 2 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.66%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (7.62%) SCCM
2 19 (6.29%) Puppet
3 16 (5.30%) SCOM
4 15 (4.97%) Nagios
5 12 (3.97%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.98%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (2.65%) Netcool
8 7 (2.32%) Backup Exec
8 7 (2.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (1.99%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (1.99%) SCDPM
10 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.99%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.99%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.99%) EdgeSight
11 3 (0.99%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 111 (36.75%) Microsoft
2 107 (35.43%) VMware
3 48 (15.89%) Citrix
4 32 (10.60%) NetApp
5 29 (9.60%) Cisco
6 27 (8.94%) HP
7 23 (7.62%) Red Hat
8 17 (5.63%) Oracle
9 16 (5.30%) EMC
10 13 (4.30%) F5
11 12 (3.97%) Symantec
12 11 (3.64%) Dell
13 9 (2.98%) Veritas
14 8 (2.65%) Intel Security
14 8 (2.65%) Veeam
15 6 (1.99%) Civica
15 6 (1.99%) Fujitsu
16 5 (1.66%) AppSense
16 5 (1.66%) Remedy
16 5 (1.66%) Sophos
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