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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 452 491 409
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -82
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 146 102 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 55 76
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£281 £360 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £259 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.38% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £16.00

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
50851 50122 43739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31571 31079 25153
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1990 2044 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +26 139 £288 -20.68% 35
London 0 44 £316 -20.93% 14
South East 0 31 £250 -16.66% 7
East of England +29 26 £225 +28.57% 6
North West -3 12 £270 +8.00% 1
Yorkshire -7 12 £356 - 3
West Sussex -8 12 £413 +83.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 11 £313 +78.57% 1
City of London +7 9 £343 -19.41% 2
Crawley - 9 £413 -
Hampshire +9 8 £250 - 3
West Yorkshire -6 8 £400 - 2
Essex - 8 £208 - 1
Peterborough +6 7 £225 +28.57% 1
Winchester - 6 £250 -
Surrey +18 5 - - 1
West Midlands -7 5 £215 -4.44%
South West +13 4 £281 +18.42% 3
Lancashire +13 4 £270 -
East Midlands -1 4 £230 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £138 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £230 -
Oxford - 4 £230 -
Halifax - 4 £400 -
Bristol - 4 £281 -
Coventry +8 3 £215 -14.00%
Scotland -3 3 £375 +1.83%
Hertfordshire -4 3 £350 - 4
Leeds -12 3 £428 - 2
Gatwick - 3 - - 1

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 191 (60.06%) Windows
2 134 (42.14%) Active Directory
3 127 (39.94%) VMware
4 95 (29.87%) Microsoft
5 90 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (27.04%) ITIL
7 70 (22.01%) Citrix
8 68 (21.38%) Cisco
8 68 (21.38%) MS Exchange
9 58 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 57 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 55 (17.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 51 (16.04%) Finance
13 50 (15.72%) Firewall
14 49 (15.41%) SCCM
15 48 (15.09%) DNS
16 46 (14.47%) DHCP
16 46 (14.47%) HP
17 43 (13.52%) SAN
18 41 (12.89%) IIS
19 38 (11.95%) SQL
20 37 (11.64%) Migration
20 37 (11.64%) PowerShell
21 35 (11.01%) Linux
21 35 (11.01%) LAN
22 34 (10.69%) Hyper-V
23 32 (10.06%) Windows 7
23 32 (10.06%) vSphere
23 32 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
23 32 (10.06%) Data Centre

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 68 (21.38%) MS Exchange
2 41 (12.89%) IIS
3 32 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (8.49%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (3.46%) Lync
10 8 (2.52%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.20%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.89%) Apache
12 6 (1.89%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.57%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.63%) SAS
14 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.63%) JBoss
14 2 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 24 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.09%) MS Office
3 3 (0.94%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.40%) Office 365
2 11 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.94%) IaaS
4 3 (0.94%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.72%) Firewall
2 48 (15.09%) DNS
3 46 (14.47%) DHCP
4 43 (13.52%) SAN
5 35 (11.01%) LAN
6 32 (10.06%) WAN
7 22 (6.92%) TCP/IP
8 15 (4.72%) VoIP
8 15 (4.72%) Network Security
9 14 (4.40%) Internet
10 12 (3.77%) Wireless
10 12 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (3.14%) VPN
11 10 (3.14%) Intranet
12 8 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (2.52%) VLAN
12 8 (2.52%) NAS
13 7 (2.20%) BIG-IP
13 7 (2.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.63%) MySQL
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.63%) QlikView
6 1 (0.31%) IDMS
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.94%) AdminStudio
2 3 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.63%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.63%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.63%) Introscope
General
1 51 (16.04%) Finance
2 18 (5.66%) Banking
3 9 (2.83%) Legal
4 8 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.52%) Law
5 7 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.20%) Back Office
6 5 (1.57%) Retail
6 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.26%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.94%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.89%) Middleware
1 6 (1.89%) Web Services
1 6 (1.89%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (1.57%) .NET
3 4 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.94%) Application Packaging
4 3 (0.94%) Java EE
5 2 (0.63%) ODBC
5 2 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.31%) CSS
6 1 (0.31%) JSP
6 1 (0.31%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.06%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.60%) Clustering
2 21 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.83%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (1.57%) iPhone
4 5 (1.57%) iPad
4 5 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.26%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.26%) Equities
5 4 (1.26%) PKI
6 3 (0.94%) Private Cloud
6 3 (0.94%) CLARiiON
6 3 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.63%) Replication
7 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.63%) CCTV
7 2 (0.63%) PDA
7 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 191 (60.06%) Windows
2 90 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (17.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (11.01%) Linux
6 32 (10.06%) Windows 7
7 26 (8.18%) UNIX
8 12 (3.77%) Solaris
9 11 (3.46%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.83%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.89%) AIX
12 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.63%) Debian
13 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.63%) Android
14 1 (0.31%) VME
14 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (27.04%) ITIL
2 37 (11.64%) Migration
3 20 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (5.97%) Project Management
5 12 (3.77%) Change Management
5 12 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (3.46%) Test Scripting
6 11 (3.46%) Network Management
7 10 (3.14%) Validation
7 10 (3.14%) Change Control
7 10 (3.14%) Problem Management
7 10 (3.14%) Business Analysis
8 9 (2.83%) Incident Management
8 9 (2.83%) Load Balancing
8 9 (2.83%) PRINCE2
9 8 (2.52%) Identity Management
9 8 (2.52%) Data Security
9 8 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (2.20%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.95%) SQL
2 37 (11.64%) PowerShell
3 18 (5.66%) VBScript
4 5 (1.57%) C
5 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.94%) Java
6 3 (0.94%) VB
7 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.63%) Korn
8 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (9.12%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (6.92%) CCNA
3 15 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.14%) MCSE
5 10 (3.14%) CCNP
6 7 (2.20%) Degree
7 5 (1.57%) CCSE
7 5 (1.57%) MCP
7 5 (1.57%) CISSP
8 4 (1.26%) ISEB
8 4 (1.26%) MCSA
8 4 (1.26%) MCTS
8 4 (1.26%) MCITP
9 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.94%) CISA
10 2 (0.63%) CCIE
10 2 (0.63%) CEH
10 2 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.35%) SLA
2 5 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 134 (42.14%) Active Directory
2 57 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.69%) Hyper-V
4 32 (10.06%) vSphere
5 21 (6.60%) VMware ESX
6 19 (5.97%) XenApp
7 8 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.20%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.57%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.94%) vCloud
10 3 (0.94%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.63%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 49 (15.41%) SCCM
2 16 (5.03%) WSUS
3 10 (3.14%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.14%) SCOM
4 8 (2.52%) Nagios
5 6 (1.89%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.57%) Icinga
6 5 (1.57%) ARCserve
7 4 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.94%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.94%) vMotion
8 3 (0.94%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.94%) Nessus
9 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.63%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.63%) Puppet
9 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.63%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 127 (39.94%) VMware
2 95 (29.87%) Microsoft
3 70 (22.01%) Citrix
4 68 (21.38%) Cisco
5 46 (14.47%) HP
6 26 (8.18%) NetApp
7 23 (7.23%) IBM
8 16 (5.03%) Dell
9 14 (4.40%) F5
10 13 (4.09%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.14%) Oracle
11 10 (3.14%) EMC
12 9 (2.83%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.83%) Remedy
13 8 (2.52%) Juniper
13 8 (2.52%) AppSense
14 7 (2.20%) McAfee
14 7 (2.20%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.89%) Lotus
15 6 (1.89%) TIBCO
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