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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 492 450 464
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 160 200 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 125 104
Median daily rate £325 £325 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.58% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £20.83 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -8.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £23.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +5.61%

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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -63 128 £375 +15.38% 32
London -22 58 £400 +30.16% 13
South East -6 27 £333 - 11
Scotland +3 20 £255 +2.00% 3
East of England +11 13 £300 +9.09% 2
City of London +36 11 £396 +1.60% 5
West Sussex -4 10 £400 -3.03% 3
South West - 10 £400 -
East Midlands +5 8 £375 +82.92% 1
West Yorkshire -3 6 £325 -13.33% 2
Yorkshire -16 6 £325 -7.14% 2
Glasgow +7 5 £200 +6.66%
Edinburgh +1 5 £286 - 1
Hampshire -4 5 £313 +13.63% 3
Leeds -4 5 £325 -10.34% 2
Hertfordshire +17 4 £278 -30.62% 2
Essex +3 4 £280 -13.84%
Renfrewshire -18 4 £255 -
Erskine - 4 £255 -
Oxfordshire +8 3 £250 -5.66%
North West -4 3 £250 -7.40% 2
Bristol - 3 £331 -
Dorset - 3 £450 -
Wiltshire - 3 £325 -
Stirling - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £325 -
Southampton +8 2 £313 +13.63% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 2 - -
East Sussex +4 2 £575 +63.12% 1
Berkshire +1 2 £375 -16.66% 1

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 186 (54.07%) Windows
2 153 (44.48%) Active Directory
3 139 (40.41%) Microsoft
4 138 (40.12%) VMware
5 90 (26.16%) Windows Server
6 88 (25.58%) ITIL
7 85 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 84 (24.42%) Finance
9 80 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 70 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 69 (20.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 66 (19.19%) Citrix
13 62 (18.02%) SQL
13 62 (18.02%) MS Exchange
14 56 (16.28%) DNS
15 52 (15.12%) Windows 7
16 51 (14.83%) Security Cleared
17 50 (14.53%) SAN
18 49 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
19 48 (13.95%) Hyper-V
20 44 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
20 44 (12.79%) Linux
21 43 (12.50%) Firewall
22 42 (12.21%) Data Centre
23 41 (11.92%) Change Management
24 40 (11.63%) SQL Server
25 37 (10.76%) Migration
26 36 (10.47%) LAN
26 36 (10.47%) DHCP
26 36 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010

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 62 (18.02%) MS Exchange
2 36 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (7.27%) IIS
4 21 (6.10%) SharePoint
4 21 (6.10%) Skype for Business
5 14 (4.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (8.43%) MS Office
2 27 (7.85%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.16%) MS Project
5 3 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) assyst
2 3 (0.87%) RMDS
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.29%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.29%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.29%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.56%) Office 365
2 10 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.87%) SaaS
5 2 (0.58%) IaaS
5 2 (0.58%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.58%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (16.28%) DNS
2 50 (14.53%) SAN
3 43 (12.50%) Firewall
4 36 (10.47%) DHCP
4 36 (10.47%) LAN
5 35 (10.17%) WAN
6 19 (5.52%) Internet
7 17 (4.94%) NetScaler
8 15 (4.36%) SSL
9 14 (4.07%) VPN
10 13 (3.78%) TCP/IP
11 12 (3.49%) IP Telephony
12 11 (3.20%) FTP
13 10 (2.91%) Reverse Proxy
14 7 (2.03%) MPLS
14 7 (2.03%) NAS
14 7 (2.03%) VoIP
14 7 (2.03%) Wireless
15 6 (1.74%) BIG-IP
16 5 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.45%) ObjectStore
4 3 (0.87%) DB2
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.58%) QlikView
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.29%) OLAP
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (4.65%) HP UFT
2 15 (4.36%) TestDirector
3 14 (4.07%) WinRunner
4 6 (1.74%) JIRA
5 3 (0.87%) Selenium
5 3 (0.87%) Subversion
6 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.58%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.29%) MSI
General
1 84 (24.42%) Finance
2 27 (7.85%) Banking
3 13 (3.78%) Billing
3 13 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.91%) Law
4 10 (2.91%) Legal
4 10 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.03%) Retail
6 5 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.16%) Front Office
7 4 (1.16%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.87%) Marketing
8 3 (0.87%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Advertising
9 2 (0.58%) Back Office
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) French Language
9 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.29%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.16%) Web Services
2 3 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.29%) EDI
3 1 (0.29%) J2EE
3 1 (0.29%) MDX
3 1 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.21%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.59%) Clustering
3 29 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.78%) Blackberry
4 13 (3.78%) PDA
5 12 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.03%) CMDB
6 7 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.03%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.03%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.45%) PKI
8 4 (1.16%) NHS
9 3 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.58%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.58%) iPad
10 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 186 (54.07%) Windows
2 90 (26.16%) Windows Server
3 85 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (20.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (15.12%) Windows 7
7 44 (12.79%) Linux
8 24 (6.98%) Windows XP
9 22 (6.40%) Unix
10 17 (4.94%) AIX
11 15 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (3.49%) Windows 10
13 9 (2.62%) Solaris
14 5 (1.45%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.29%) Android
17 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (25.58%) ITIL
2 49 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (11.92%) Change Management
4 37 (10.76%) Migration
5 29 (8.43%) Project Management
6 26 (7.56%) Software Testing
7 24 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (6.69%) ITIL V3
9 22 (6.40%) Server Building
10 19 (5.52%) Business Analysis
10 19 (5.52%) Test Scripting
11 15 (4.36%) Configuration Management
11 15 (4.36%) Customer Engagement
12 14 (4.07%) Data Analysis
12 14 (4.07%) Service Delivery
12 14 (4.07%) Test Automation
13 13 (3.78%) Problem Management
13 13 (3.78%) Service Management
13 13 (3.78%) Smoke Testing
14 11 (3.20%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 62 (18.02%) SQL
2 25 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.49%) Java
3 12 (3.49%) Python
4 8 (2.33%) Perl
5 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.87%) C#
5 3 (0.87%) PHP
5 3 (0.87%) VBA
6 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.29%) AppleScript
7 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (14.83%) Security Cleared
2 44 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (10.17%) SC Cleared
4 34 (9.88%) MCSE
5 25 (7.27%) MCSA
6 24 (6.98%) ISTQB
7 19 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (5.23%) CCNA
9 16 (4.65%) MCTS
10 15 (4.36%) MCITP
11 11 (3.20%) ISEB
11 11 (3.20%) MCP
12 8 (2.33%) Degree
12 8 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (2.03%) CCNP
14 4 (1.16%) CCA
14 4 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.87%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.40%) SLA
2 5 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.87%) QA
5 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.29%) GAMP
6 1 (0.29%) GxP
System Software
1 153 (44.48%) Active Directory
2 70 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 27 (7.85%) VMware ESX
5 23 (6.69%) XenApp
6 14 (4.07%) UAG
7 12 (3.49%) vSphere
8 11 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.20%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.45%) Firmware
11 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.16%) Xen
13 3 (0.87%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.87%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.87%) vCloud
13 3 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (7.27%) SCCM
2 18 (5.23%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (5.23%) Puppet
3 16 (4.65%) SCOM
4 14 (4.07%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (4.07%) Nagios
4 14 (4.07%) Netcool
5 12 (3.49%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.45%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.16%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.87%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.87%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.87%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.87%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 139 (40.41%) Microsoft
2 138 (40.12%) VMware
3 66 (19.19%) Citrix
4 33 (9.59%) Cisco
5 32 (9.30%) NetApp
6 28 (8.14%) HP
7 23 (6.69%) Red Hat
8 20 (5.81%) Oracle
9 17 (4.94%) Veritas
10 15 (4.36%) F5
11 14 (4.07%) Intel Security
12 13 (3.78%) Symantec
13 11 (3.20%) Dell
14 10 (2.91%) EMC
14 10 (2.91%) Veeam
15 7 (2.03%) AppSense
15 7 (2.03%) Sophos
16 6 (1.74%) 3PAR
16 6 (1.74%) Civica
17 5 (1.45%) IBM
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