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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Analyst
UK
Rank 489 470 421
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -49
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 105 161 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.33% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 100 122
Median daily rate £400 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £246 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £25.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +2.04%

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +6 100 £400 +13.47% 27
London +12 36 £400 +1.26% 13
South East +8 16 £300 -17.24% 4
North West +28 15 £350 -15.45% 4
East of England +5 13 £463 +42.30%
South West +2 7 £438 +42.27% 2
Cheshire +33 6 £431 -13.75%
Surrey +14 6 £150 -60.00%
Manchester +13 6 £323 - 3
Bristol +7 5 £345 +7.81% 2
Yorkshire +1 5 £413 +37.50% 1
Essex - 5 £475 -
West Yorkshire +13 4 £400 +30.08% 1
Hampshire +8 4 £300 -27.53% 1
Guildford +2 4 - -
West Sussex -11 4 - - 2
Norfolk - 4 £340 -
Scotland +15 3 £270 -15.95%
West Midlands +2 3 £375 +19.52% 2
Merseyside 0 3 £283 - 1
East Midlands -3 3 £325 +30.00% 1
Northamptonshire -5 3 £325 +58.53%
Northampton -6 3 £325 +58.53%
Norwich - 3 - -
Crawley +8 2 - - 1
Birmingham +3 2 £375 +20.00%
Halifax +2 2 £394 +28.04%
Leeds +1 2 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £170 -56.68%
Liverpool -4 2 £265 -

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 98 (47.12%) Windows
2 77 (37.02%) Microsoft
3 66 (31.73%) Active Directory
4 64 (30.77%) VMware
5 48 (23.08%) Finance
6 40 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 37 (17.79%) Citrix
8 33 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (15.38%) SQL
10 26 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 26 (12.50%) ITIL
10 26 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (12.50%) Office 365
10 26 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 25 (12.02%) Security Cleared
11 25 (12.02%) Cisco
11 25 (12.02%) MS Exchange
12 23 (11.06%) Migration
12 23 (11.06%) SCCM
12 23 (11.06%) Business Analysis
13 21 (10.10%) MS Office
13 21 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (9.62%) PowerShell
14 20 (9.62%) LAN
14 20 (9.62%) Change Management
14 20 (9.62%) Firewall
14 20 (9.62%) Banking
15 19 (9.13%) WAN
15 19 (9.13%) Hyper-V

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 25 (12.02%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 12 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.40%) IIS
6 3 (1.44%) CMS
6 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.48%) Apache
7 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (10.10%) MS Office
2 15 (7.21%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.50%) Office 365
2 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.62%) Firewall
1 20 (9.62%) LAN
2 19 (9.13%) WAN
3 16 (7.69%) SAN
4 14 (6.73%) DNS
5 9 (4.33%) Network Security
6 8 (3.85%) Wireless
7 6 (2.88%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.40%) DHCP
8 5 (2.40%) VLAN
8 5 (2.40%) VPN
9 4 (1.92%) BGP
9 4 (1.92%) SSL
9 4 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.44%) Internet
10 3 (1.44%) NAS
10 3 (1.44%) OSPF
10 3 (1.44%) WLAN
11 2 (0.96%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.96%) Big Data
5 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.96%) GIS
5 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.96%) MS Access
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.48%) Ingres
6 1 (0.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.48%) QlikView
6 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.92%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.44%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.48%) JIRA
4 1 (0.48%) MSI
General
1 48 (23.08%) Finance
2 20 (9.62%) Banking
3 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.92%) Retail
5 3 (1.44%) Billing
5 3 (1.44%) Legal
6 2 (0.96%) Advertising
6 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.96%) Law
6 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.96%) ISPF
2 1 (0.48%) .NET
2 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.48%) Middleware
2 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.48%) Web Services
2 1 (0.48%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.17%) Clustering
4 8 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.37%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.92%) NHS
7 4 (1.92%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.44%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.96%) iPad
9 2 (0.96%) iPhone
9 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.96%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.48%) AS400
10 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.48%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 98 (47.12%) Windows
2 40 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 26 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (8.65%) Windows 7
6 15 (7.21%) Windows 10
7 12 (5.77%) Linux
8 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.33%) Unix
10 7 (3.37%) AIX
11 5 (2.40%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.92%) CentOS
12 4 (1.92%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.44%) Android
13 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.44%) Solaris
13 3 (1.44%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.50%) ITIL
2 23 (11.06%) Business Analysis
2 23 (11.06%) Migration
3 20 (9.62%) Change Management
4 16 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 15 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (6.73%) Project Management
7 13 (6.25%) Service Management
7 13 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (4.33%) Risk Management
9 9 (4.33%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.85%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.85%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.85%) Test Planning
10 8 (3.85%) User Stories
11 7 (3.37%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (3.37%) System Testing
11 7 (3.37%) Test Strategy
12 6 (2.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.38%) SQL
2 20 (9.62%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.92%) Java
4 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.44%) Perl
4 3 (1.44%) Python
4 3 (1.44%) VBScript
5 2 (0.96%) JCL
5 2 (0.96%) PHP
5 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.48%) C
6 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (12.02%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (6.73%) MCSE
5 13 (6.25%) CCNA
5 13 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.37%) Degree
7 6 (2.88%) CISSP
8 5 (2.40%) CISA
8 5 (2.40%) MCITP
8 5 (2.40%) MCSA
8 5 (2.40%) MCTS
9 4 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.92%) CRISC
9 4 (1.92%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.44%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.96%) CISM
11 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.96%) MCP
11 2 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) SLA
2 5 (2.40%) QA
3 3 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) GxP
4 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 66 (31.73%) Active Directory
2 33 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.13%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.21%) XenApp
5 11 (5.29%) vSphere
6 9 (4.33%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.88%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.40%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.44%) Firmware
10 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.44%) XenServer
11 2 (0.96%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.96%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.96%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.48%) Docker
12 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (11.06%) SCCM
2 6 (2.88%) SCOM
3 5 (2.40%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.92%) Netcool
4 4 (1.92%) WSUS
5 2 (0.96%) Grafana
5 2 (0.96%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.96%) Nagios
5 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.96%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.48%) Control-M
6 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.48%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.48%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 77 (37.02%) Microsoft
2 64 (30.77%) VMware
3 37 (17.79%) Citrix
4 25 (12.02%) Cisco
5 16 (7.69%) NetApp
6 15 (7.21%) HP
7 12 (5.77%) Dell
7 12 (5.77%) Symantec
8 11 (5.29%) Intel Security
9 6 (2.88%) Juniper
10 5 (2.40%) EMC
10 5 (2.40%) Oracle
10 5 (2.40%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.92%) AppSense
11 4 (1.92%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.92%) CommVault
11 4 (1.92%) Veritas
12 3 (1.44%) Apple
12 3 (1.44%) Avaya
12 3 (1.44%) Wyse
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