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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 487 416 488
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +72
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 157 200 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.39% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 120 67
Median daily rate £329 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.04% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £23.42 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £23.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.48 £33.80 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.42 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +17.94%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 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 May 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 -57 134 £375 +20.96% 37
London -16 50 £420 +20.86% 13
South East -28 27 £345 +38.00% 8
South West +2 15 £500 +105.12% 2
Yorkshire 0 15 £313 -19.35% 3
Scotland -11 13 £271 -27.73%
East of England -12 12 £525 +90.90% 4
City of London +26 9 £450 +5.88% 4
West Yorkshire +2 9 £381 -4.68% 1
West Sussex -35 7 £325 -21.21% 4
North Yorkshire +13 6 £250 - 2
Norfolk +4 6 - -
West Midlands -17 6 £258 +19.76% 2
Dorset - 6 £500 -
Bournemouth - 6 £500 -
Surrey -16 5 £400 - 1
Renfrewshire -36 5 £258 -
Erskine - 5 £258 -
East Midlands +8 4 £413 +79.34% 3
Hampshire -5 4 £375 +42.85%
Leeds -8 4 £388 -20.91% 1
Croydon - 4 £415 -
Harrogate - 4 £290 -
Hertfordshire +7 3 - -
Oxfordshire +6 3 £298 +29.34% 1
Kent -13 3 £328 -
North West -27 3 £400 +48.14% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £241 -
Wiltshire - 3 £225 - 1
Swindon - 3 £225 - 1

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 192 (59.08%) Windows
2 151 (46.46%) Active Directory
3 131 (40.31%) VMware
4 130 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 101 (31.08%) ITIL
6 100 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 77 (23.69%) Finance
7 77 (23.69%) Citrix
8 76 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 72 (22.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 69 (21.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 67 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 64 (19.69%) SQL
13 55 (16.92%) Linux
13 55 (16.92%) MS Exchange
14 53 (16.31%) SAN
15 51 (15.69%) Windows 7
16 50 (15.38%) DNS
17 49 (15.08%) Firewall
18 48 (14.77%) Data Centre
19 45 (13.85%) Cisco
20 42 (12.92%) Security Cleared
21 41 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
22 40 (12.31%) SQL Server
23 39 (12.00%) Hyper-V
24 38 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
24 38 (11.69%) Project Management
25 36 (11.08%) LAN
26 34 (10.46%) Clustering
27 33 (10.15%) VMware ESX

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 (16.92%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (6.77%) IIS
4 20 (6.15%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.92%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.62%) SAS
9 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (6.77%) MS Office
2 19 (5.85%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.85%) MS Project
4 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.92%) RMDS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.62%) Office 365
2 7 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.23%) SaaS
4 3 (0.92%) IaaS
4 3 (0.92%) PaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.31%) SAN
2 50 (15.38%) DNS
3 49 (15.08%) Firewall
4 36 (11.08%) LAN
5 33 (10.15%) WAN
6 30 (9.23%) DHCP
7 22 (6.77%) Internet
8 21 (6.46%) SSL
8 21 (6.46%) VPN
9 18 (5.54%) NetScaler
10 14 (4.31%) TCP/IP
11 13 (4.00%) FTP
12 12 (3.69%) Reverse Proxy
12 12 (3.69%) VoIP
13 11 (3.38%) IP Telephony
13 11 (3.38%) NAS
14 9 (2.77%) MPLS
14 9 (2.77%) Wireless
15 7 (2.15%) LDAP
15 7 (2.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.92%) DB2
4 3 (0.92%) ObjectStore
4 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.62%) QlikView
5 2 (0.62%) SAS EBI
6 1 (0.31%) DataStage
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.31%) OLAP
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.15%) HP UFT
2 19 (5.85%) TestDirector
3 18 (5.54%) WinRunner
4 3 (0.92%) Subversion
5 2 (0.62%) JIRA
5 2 (0.62%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.31%) Capybara
6 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 77 (23.69%) Finance
2 22 (6.77%) Banking
3 14 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.08%) Billing
5 9 (2.77%) Legal
6 6 (1.85%) Advertising
7 5 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.23%) Front Office
9 3 (0.92%) Law
9 3 (0.92%) Publishing
10 2 (0.62%) French Language
10 2 (0.62%) Marketing
10 2 (0.62%) Retail
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.85%) Web Services
2 3 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.62%) XML
4 1 (0.31%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.31%) J2EE
4 1 (0.31%) MDX
4 1 (0.31%) Middleware
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.77%) Data Centre
2 38 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (10.46%) Clustering
4 17 (5.23%) PDA
5 11 (3.38%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.77%) PKI
7 6 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.85%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.23%) CMDB
9 4 (1.23%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.92%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.62%) iPad
11 2 (0.62%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 192 (59.08%) Windows
2 100 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 76 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (22.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (16.92%) Linux
7 51 (15.69%) Windows 7
8 23 (7.08%) Windows XP
9 22 (6.77%) Unix
10 20 (6.15%) AIX
11 16 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (2.46%) Solaris
13 6 (1.85%) Windows 10
13 6 (1.85%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.62%) MVS
14 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.31%) Android
15 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (31.08%) ITIL
2 38 (11.69%) Project Management
3 33 (10.15%) Migration
4 31 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (9.23%) Change Management
6 27 (8.31%) ITIL V3
7 24 (7.38%) Server Building
8 21 (6.46%) Software Testing
9 20 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (6.15%) Test Scripting
10 18 (5.54%) Business Analysis
10 18 (5.54%) Test Automation
11 17 (5.23%) Service Delivery
12 15 (4.62%) Configuration Management
12 15 (4.62%) Customer Engagement
12 15 (4.62%) PRINCE2
13 13 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (3.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (3.08%) Asset Management
15 10 (3.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.69%) SQL
2 19 (5.85%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.38%) Python
4 7 (2.15%) Java
4 7 (2.15%) Perl
5 4 (1.23%) VBScript
6 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.92%) C#
6 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.31%) AppleScript
7 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (12.92%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (9.54%) MCSE
4 27 (8.31%) SC Cleared
5 24 (7.38%) MCSA
6 21 (6.46%) ISTQB
7 18 (5.54%) MCTS
8 17 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (4.92%) MCITP
10 14 (4.31%) CCNA
11 11 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.46%) CCNP
12 8 (2.46%) Degree
13 7 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.85%) ISEB
14 6 (1.85%) MCP
15 5 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
16 3 (0.92%) CBAP
16 3 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 2 (0.62%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.23%) SLA
2 5 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) GAMP
5 1 (0.31%) GxP
5 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 151 (46.46%) Active Directory
2 69 (21.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 33 (10.15%) VMware ESX
5 27 (8.31%) XenApp
6 16 (4.92%) XenDesktop
7 15 (4.62%) UAG
8 14 (4.31%) vSphere
9 10 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (2.15%) BitLocker
12 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (1.54%) NFS
13 5 (1.54%) Samba
14 4 (1.23%) Firmware
14 4 (1.23%) Terminal Server
14 4 (1.23%) vCloud
14 4 (1.23%) Xen
15 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (6.77%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (6.46%) SCCM
3 16 (4.92%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (4.92%) Netcool
4 15 (4.62%) Puppet
5 14 (4.31%) Nagios
6 12 (3.69%) SCOM
7 9 (2.77%) NetBackup
8 7 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.23%) vMotion
10 3 (0.92%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.92%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.92%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.92%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.92%) WSUS
10 3 (0.92%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.62%) BMC Marimba
11 2 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 131 (40.31%) VMware
2 130 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 77 (23.69%) Citrix
4 45 (13.85%) Cisco
5 31 (9.54%) NetApp
6 25 (7.69%) HP
7 22 (6.77%) Red Hat
8 20 (6.15%) Oracle
8 20 (6.15%) Veritas
9 16 (4.92%) Intel Security
10 14 (4.31%) F5
11 12 (3.69%) EMC
12 10 (3.08%) Dell
13 9 (2.77%) Symantec
13 9 (2.77%) Veeam
14 7 (2.15%) 3PAR
14 7 (2.15%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.85%) AppSense
15 6 (1.85%) SAP
15 6 (1.85%) Sophos
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