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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 467 483 444
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 147 113 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 79 68
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£310 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £434 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 11
Average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £25.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £32.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +6 137 £313 -2.34% 32
London -22 54 £308 -18.00% 8
South East 0 28 £350 +26.12% 10
East of England +17 23 £225 +28.57% 3
City of London -2 15 £310 -27.05% 1
Yorkshire -12 14 £350 +48.93% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 11 £269 +53.57% 1
West Sussex -4 11 £413 +50.00% 1
West Yorkshire -11 11 £363 - 2
North West -14 10 £270 -15.62% 2
Peterborough +6 8 £225 +28.57% 1
Crawley - 8 £413 - 1
Surrey - 8 £344 -
Essex - 7 £208 -
Scotland -1 6 £250 +2.56% 2
Leeds - 6 £350 - 2
Harrogate - 5 £350 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £275 - 4
North Yorkshire - 5 £350 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £230 - 3
Merseyside - 4 £138 -
Cobham - 4 £338 -
Halifax - 4 £400 -
Spalding - 3 £230 - 1
Winchester - 3 £275 -
York - 3 £350 -
Gatwick - 3 - -
Blackpool - 3 £270 -
Lancashire - 3 £270 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £230 - 1

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 195 (60.75%) Windows
2 139 (43.30%) Active Directory
3 126 (39.25%) VMware
4 98 (30.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (29.28%) Microsoft
6 84 (26.17%) ITIL
7 75 (23.36%) Citrix
8 74 (23.05%) MS Exchange
9 64 (19.94%) Cisco
9 64 (19.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 64 (19.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 60 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 49 (15.26%) Finance
12 48 (14.95%) Firewall
12 48 (14.95%) HP
13 47 (14.64%) SAN
14 46 (14.33%) DNS
15 45 (14.02%) DHCP
15 45 (14.02%) Migration
16 42 (13.08%) SCCM
17 41 (12.77%) SQL
17 41 (12.77%) SQL Server
18 39 (12.15%) vSphere
19 37 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2010
20 36 (11.21%) Data Centre
20 36 (11.21%) Linux
20 36 (11.21%) LAN
21 35 (10.90%) PowerShell
21 35 (10.90%) Windows 7
22 34 (10.59%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (23.05%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (10.59%) IIS
4 32 (9.97%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.12%) Lync
9 9 (2.80%) WebSphere
10 7 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (2.18%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.87%) Apache
11 6 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.56%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.93%) JBoss
15 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.05%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.98%) Office 365
2 11 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.25%) IaaS
5 3 (0.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.95%) Firewall
2 47 (14.64%) SAN
3 46 (14.33%) DNS
4 45 (14.02%) DHCP
5 36 (11.21%) LAN
6 33 (10.28%) WAN
7 19 (5.92%) TCP/IP
8 16 (4.98%) Network Security
9 14 (4.36%) Wireless
10 12 (3.74%) Intranet
10 12 (3.74%) VoIP
11 11 (3.43%) Internet
12 10 (3.12%) NAS
13 8 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (2.49%) VLAN
13 8 (2.49%) VPN
14 6 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 5 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (1.56%) LDAP
16 4 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.62%) QlikView
6 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.31%) IDMS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.93%) HP UFT
2 3 (0.93%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.62%) Introscope
3 2 (0.62%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.62%) TestDirector
General
1 49 (15.26%) Finance
2 20 (6.23%) Banking
3 9 (2.80%) Legal
4 8 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.18%) Back Office
5 7 (2.18%) Law
5 7 (2.18%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.56%) Retail
7 4 (1.25%) Advertising
7 4 (1.25%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.62%) Publishing
9 2 (0.62%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.49%) Web Services
2 6 (1.87%) Middleware
2 6 (1.87%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.93%) .NET
4 3 (0.93%) Application Packaging
4 3 (0.93%) Java EE
5 2 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.62%) ODBC
6 1 (0.31%) HTML
6 1 (0.31%) J2EE
6 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.31%) CSS
6 1 (0.31%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.21%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.85%) Clustering
3 21 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.74%) HP Storage
5 6 (1.87%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.56%) PKI
6 5 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.25%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.25%) Equities
8 3 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (0.93%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.62%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.62%) PDA
9 2 (0.62%) CCTV
9 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 195 (60.75%) Windows
2 98 (30.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (19.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (11.21%) Linux
6 35 (10.90%) Windows 7
7 24 (7.48%) UNIX
8 12 (3.74%) Solaris
9 9 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.18%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.93%) Debian
12 3 (0.93%) AIX
13 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.62%) Android
13 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.31%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (26.17%) ITIL
2 45 (14.02%) Migration
3 21 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (5.61%) Project Management
5 17 (5.30%) Change Management
6 15 (4.67%) Network Management
7 13 (4.05%) Change Control
7 13 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (3.74%) Problem Management
8 12 (3.74%) Test Scripting
9 10 (3.12%) Load Balancing
9 10 (3.12%) PRINCE2
10 9 (2.80%) Configuration Management
10 9 (2.80%) Validation
10 9 (2.80%) Business Analysis
11 8 (2.49%) Identity Management
11 8 (2.49%) Data Security
11 8 (2.49%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.49%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.77%) SQL
2 35 (10.90%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.36%) VBScript
4 5 (1.56%) C
5 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.93%) Java
7 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.62%) Korn
8 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.31%) Perl
8 1 (0.31%) VB
8 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.98%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.36%) CCNA
4 7 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.18%) CCNP
4 7 (2.18%) Degree
5 5 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.56%) ISEB
6 4 (1.25%) CISSP
6 4 (1.25%) MCSE
6 4 (1.25%) MCITP
6 4 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.93%) MCSA
7 3 (0.93%) MCTS
7 3 (0.93%) CISA
8 2 (0.62%) CCSE
8 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.31%) IIBA
9 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.67%) SLA
2 5 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 139 (43.30%) Active Directory
2 64 (19.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (12.15%) vSphere
4 34 (10.59%) Hyper-V
5 25 (7.79%) XenApp
6 19 (5.92%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.18%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (1.25%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.25%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.93%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.31%) NFS
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.31%) vCloud
11 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 42 (13.08%) SCCM
2 15 (4.67%) WSUS
3 8 (2.49%) ARCserve
4 6 (1.87%) Nagios
4 6 (1.87%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.87%) SCOM
5 5 (1.56%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.56%) Icinga
6 4 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.93%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.93%) Puppet
7 3 (0.93%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.62%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.62%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.62%) Nessus
8 2 (0.62%) Nmap
8 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 126 (39.25%) VMware
2 94 (29.28%) Microsoft
3 75 (23.36%) Citrix
4 64 (19.94%) Cisco
5 48 (14.95%) HP
6 27 (8.41%) NetApp
7 22 (6.85%) IBM
8 19 (5.92%) Dell
9 11 (3.43%) Red Hat
10 10 (3.12%) F5
11 9 (2.80%) AppSense
11 9 (2.80%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.80%) Oracle
12 8 (2.49%) EMC
12 8 (2.49%) CA
12 8 (2.49%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.18%) McAfee
13 7 (2.18%) Websense
14 6 (1.87%) Remedy
14 6 (1.87%) TIBCO
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