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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 436 442 447
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 161 140 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 75 82
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£320 £323 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.43% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 £29.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% +10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.50 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +5.76%

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -10 150 £323 - 39
London +17 75 £375 +11.11% 9
South East -8 29 £320 +0.39% 8
City of London +11 21 £283 -24.66% 4
North West -5 14 £180 -44.61% 3
South Wales -11 11 £225 - 1
Wales -15 11 £225 - 1
West Midlands -11 9 £190 -35.04% 2
South West -15 9 £263 -8.69% 5
West Sussex +2 8 £350 +180.00% 3
Surrey 0 8 £320 +9.40% 2
Yorkshire -6 7 £425 +88.88% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £225 - 1
Milton Keynes -11 5 £213 -
Dorset +4 4 - -
East Midlands 0 4 £283 -4.23% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £400 -
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Bristol -11 3 £244 -18.75% 1
East of England -24 3 - - 8
North Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
York - 3 £425 -
Crawley +2 2 £388 - 3
Redhill -4 2 £320 +23.07%
Birmingham -5 2 £313 - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 2 - - 4
Lancashire -22 2 £291 +7.87%
Wiltshire - 2 £475 - 1
Coventry - 2 £190 - 1
Derbyshire +15 1 £350 -

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 216 (71.76%) Windows
2 126 (41.86%) Active Directory
3 123 (40.86%) VMware
4 120 (39.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (32.89%) Microsoft
6 98 (32.56%) MS Exchange
7 88 (29.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 70 (23.26%) Citrix
9 69 (22.92%) ITIL
9 69 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 66 (21.93%) SAN
11 64 (21.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 61 (20.27%) WAN
13 59 (19.60%) HP
14 56 (18.60%) Finance
15 55 (18.27%) Firewall
16 54 (17.94%) DNS
17 49 (16.28%) Cisco
17 49 (16.28%) LAN
18 47 (15.61%) DHCP
19 44 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
20 43 (14.29%) SQL
20 43 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 43 (14.29%) Windows 7
21 40 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
22 39 (12.96%) PowerShell
22 39 (12.96%) NetApp
23 38 (12.62%) SCCM
24 36 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2007
25 35 (11.63%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 98 (32.56%) MS Exchange
2 64 (21.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 33 (10.96%) IIS
5 30 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (7.97%) SharePoint
7 21 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (5.98%) Lync
9 9 (2.99%) IBM Notes
10 7 (2.33%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.66%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.00%) Apache
12 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.66%) SAS
14 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.32%) MS Office
3 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.99%) Office 365
2 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (21.93%) SAN
2 61 (20.27%) WAN
3 55 (18.27%) Firewall
4 54 (17.94%) DNS
5 49 (16.28%) LAN
6 47 (15.61%) DHCP
7 29 (9.63%) VoIP
8 24 (7.97%) TCP/IP
9 20 (6.64%) Wireless
9 20 (6.64%) VPN
10 19 (6.31%) NAS
11 18 (5.98%) MPLS
12 16 (5.32%) VLAN
13 11 (3.65%) iSCSI
14 10 (3.32%) Internet
15 9 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (2.66%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (2.66%) WLAN
17 7 (2.33%) LDAP
17 7 (2.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.66%) MySQL
5 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (18.60%) Finance
2 14 (4.65%) Law
3 12 (3.99%) Banking
4 9 (2.99%) Legal
5 8 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.33%) Retail
8 3 (1.00%) Online Betting
8 3 (1.00%) Marketing
9 2 (0.66%) Front Office
9 2 (0.66%) Back Office
9 2 (0.66%) Electronics
9 2 (0.66%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.99%) Middleware
2 3 (1.00%) .NET
2 3 (1.00%) LAMP
3 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.33%) COM
3 1 (0.33%) COM+
3 1 (0.33%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.33%) MCollective
3 1 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.98%) Clustering
2 20 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.99%) Client/Server
4 9 (2.99%) Replication
5 8 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.99%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.66%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.66%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.33%) iPad
8 4 (1.33%) iPhone
9 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.66%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.66%) DTV
10 1 (0.33%) EPoS
10 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 216 (71.76%) Windows
2 120 (39.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (29.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 40 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (8.97%) Windows XP
7 21 (6.98%) UNIX
8 17 (5.65%) Linux
9 8 (2.66%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.33%) Solaris
11 3 (1.00%) AIX
11 3 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.66%) Android
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (22.92%) ITIL
2 31 (10.30%) Migration
3 18 (5.98%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (5.65%) Project Management
5 16 (5.32%) Incident Management
6 13 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (4.32%) Test Scripting
6 13 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (3.99%) Service Management
7 12 (3.99%) Service Delivery
8 11 (3.65%) Capacity Management
9 9 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (2.99%) Data Migration
10 7 (2.33%) Change Management
10 7 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (1.99%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (1.99%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (1.99%) Business Analysis
11 6 (1.99%) Information Security
12 5 (1.66%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.29%) SQL
2 39 (12.96%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.99%) VBScript
4 3 (1.00%) VB
4 3 (1.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.66%) KiXtart
5 2 (0.66%) Perl
5 2 (0.66%) C
5 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.33%) Java
6 1 (0.33%) VBA
6 1 (0.33%) Python
6 1 (0.33%) AWK
6 1 (0.33%) Ruby
6 1 (0.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 44 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (8.97%) MCSE
4 22 (7.31%) CCNA
5 18 (5.98%) MCITP
6 16 (5.32%) Degree
7 15 (4.98%) Security Cleared
8 14 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (3.99%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.99%) CCNP
12 5 (1.66%) RHCE
12 5 (1.66%) MCP
12 5 (1.66%) RHCT
13 3 (1.00%) ISEB
13 3 (1.00%) CISSP
13 3 (1.00%) MCSA
13 3 (1.00%) CCSE
13 3 (1.00%) VCP5
13 3 (1.00%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.32%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 69 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (11.63%) Hyper-V
3 35 (11.63%) VMware ESX
4 31 (10.30%) XenApp
5 17 (5.65%) vSphere
6 13 (4.32%) VMware Server
7 8 (2.66%) DFS Replication
8 7 (2.33%) NFS
9 6 (1.99%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.66%) XenServer
11 3 (1.00%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.00%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.66%) vCloud
12 2 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (12.62%) SCCM
2 28 (9.30%) Backup Exec
3 16 (5.32%) SCOM
4 11 (3.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 9 (2.99%) MOM
6 7 (2.33%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.33%) MIMEsweeper
6 7 (2.33%) MAILsweeper
7 6 (1.99%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 6 (1.99%) WSUS
8 5 (1.66%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.66%) Puppet
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.66%) FreeIPA
10 2 (0.66%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.66%) Nessus
10 2 (0.66%) Nagios
11 1 (0.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 123 (40.86%) VMware
2 99 (32.89%) Microsoft
3 70 (23.26%) Citrix
4 59 (19.60%) HP
5 49 (16.28%) Cisco
6 39 (12.96%) NetApp
7 29 (9.63%) Symantec
8 27 (8.97%) EMC
8 27 (8.97%) Juniper
9 24 (7.97%) IBM
10 19 (6.31%) SolarWinds
11 17 (5.65%) CheckPoint
12 13 (4.32%) Apple
13 11 (3.65%) Meru Networks
14 9 (2.99%) Lotus
14 9 (2.99%) Oracle
15 8 (2.66%) Mitel
16 7 (2.33%) Intel
16 7 (2.33%) Remedy
16 7 (2.33%) F5
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