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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 470 482 465
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 155 112 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 77 59
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£325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 13
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 £19.50 £25.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.00 £32.70
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
53473 51353 48123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.48% 92.45% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33986 31093 28245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
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 1969 2035 2149
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +32 144 £325 +1.56% 31
London +3 57 £300 -20.00% 12
South East +20 46 £335 +11.66% 8
East of England +16 17 £314 -1.64% 2
City of London +1 15 £311 -26.76% 2
Yorkshire -17 13 £350 +48.93% 2
East Sussex - 12 £353 -
Brighton - 12 £355 -
West Sussex -10 11 £359 +30.45%
Hampshire - 11 £275 - 5
Cambridgeshire +3 10 £315 +31.25% 1
West Yorkshire -14 9 £350 - 2
Scotland +3 8 £260 -22.96%
Surrey +3 8 £344 +5.76% 1
Peterborough +4 6 - -
Leeds -19 6 £350 - 1
East Midlands -6 5 £205 - 2
North Yorkshire - 5 £350 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £300 -
Southampton - 5 £275 - 5
Harrogate - 5 £350 -
Gatwick - 4 £305 -
Cobham - 4 £338 -
Essex - 4 £325 -
Manchester -9 3 £250 -21.87% 2
North West -17 3 £250 -21.87% 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £230 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £229 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £205 - 1
Crawley - 3 £413 -

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 194 (61.01%) Windows
2 147 (46.23%) Active Directory
3 142 (44.65%) VMware
4 112 (35.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (29.56%) Microsoft
6 90 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 80 (25.16%) MS Exchange
8 79 (24.84%) Citrix
9 76 (23.90%) Cisco
10 74 (23.27%) ITIL
11 66 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 60 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 59 (18.55%) DNS
14 58 (18.24%) HP
14 58 (18.24%) SAN
15 56 (17.61%) DHCP
16 55 (17.30%) Migration
17 50 (15.72%) Finance
18 46 (14.47%) Firewall
19 45 (14.15%) vSphere
20 44 (13.84%) Exchange Server 2010
21 42 (13.21%) SQL Server
22 41 (12.89%) SCCM
23 40 (12.58%) SQL
23 40 (12.58%) LAN
24 39 (12.26%) Data Centre
25 35 (11.01%) PowerShell
26 34 (10.69%) Windows 7
27 33 (10.38%) MS Excel
27 33 (10.38%) Linux

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 80 (25.16%) MS Exchange
2 44 (13.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (9.43%) SharePoint
4 26 (8.18%) IIS
5 24 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (3.77%) Lync
9 6 (1.89%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.57%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.57%) Apache
10 5 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.26%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.94%) JBoss
13 2 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.77%) MS Office
3 5 (1.57%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (4.72%) Office 365
2 14 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.52%) IaaS
4 7 (2.20%) SaaS
4 7 (2.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (18.55%) DNS
2 58 (18.24%) SAN
3 56 (17.61%) DHCP
4 46 (14.47%) Firewall
5 40 (12.58%) LAN
6 31 (9.75%) WAN
7 26 (8.18%) TCP/IP
8 16 (5.03%) NAS
9 15 (4.72%) Wireless
9 15 (4.72%) VLAN
10 14 (4.40%) Network Security
11 12 (3.77%) Intranet
11 12 (3.77%) WLAN
12 11 (3.46%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (2.83%) VoIP
13 9 (2.83%) Internet
14 8 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (2.20%) VPN
16 6 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 4 (1.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.63%) QlikView
5 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.31%) IDMS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.94%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.31%) Introscope
3 1 (0.31%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
General
1 50 (15.72%) Finance
2 17 (5.35%) Banking
3 11 (3.46%) Back Office
4 10 (3.14%) Legal
5 8 (2.52%) Law
6 7 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.89%) Online Betting
8 5 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.26%) Retail
10 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.63%) Advertising
11 2 (0.63%) Publishing
11 2 (0.63%) Marketing
11 2 (0.63%) German Language
12 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.31%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.14%) Web Services
2 3 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (0.94%) Middleware
2 3 (0.94%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (0.94%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.63%) Java EE
3 2 (0.63%) ODBC
3 2 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.31%) J2EE
4 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.31%) CSS
4 1 (0.31%) JSP
4 1 (0.31%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.26%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.92%) Clustering
3 16 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.40%) HP Storage
5 8 (2.52%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.52%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.57%) CLARiiON
6 5 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.94%) PKI
8 3 (0.94%) Statistics
8 3 (0.94%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.63%) Equities
9 2 (0.63%) CCTV
9 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.63%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.31%) AS400
10 1 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 194 (61.01%) Windows
2 112 (35.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (10.69%) Windows 7
6 33 (10.38%) Linux
7 14 (4.40%) UNIX
8 8 (2.52%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.26%) Solaris
10 4 (1.26%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.94%) Debian
12 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.63%) AIX
12 2 (0.63%) Android
12 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.31%) HPUX
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.27%) ITIL
2 55 (17.30%) Migration
3 20 (6.29%) Project Management
4 18 (5.66%) Change Management
5 17 (5.35%) Network Management
6 15 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (4.40%) Change Control
8 12 (3.77%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.46%) PRINCE2
9 11 (3.46%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (2.83%) Load Balancing
10 9 (2.83%) Problem Management
10 9 (2.83%) Configuration Management
11 8 (2.52%) Identity Management
11 8 (2.52%) Data Security
11 8 (2.52%) Data Migration
12 7 (2.20%) Test Scripting
12 7 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (2.20%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.58%) SQL
2 35 (11.01%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.77%) VBScript
4 6 (1.89%) C
5 5 (1.57%) VB
6 2 (0.63%) Java
6 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.31%) Perl
7 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.35%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.40%) SC Cleared
2 14 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (3.46%) CCNA
4 5 (1.57%) CCNP
4 5 (1.57%) CISSP
4 5 (1.57%) Degree
5 4 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.26%) ISEB
6 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.94%) CISA
7 2 (0.63%) CCSE
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) IIBA
8 1 (0.31%) RHCE
8 1 (0.31%) CCDP
8 1 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.77%) SLA
2 4 (1.26%) QA
3 3 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 147 (46.23%) Active Directory
2 90 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (14.15%) vSphere
4 29 (9.12%) XenApp
5 27 (8.49%) Hyper-V
6 25 (7.86%) VMware ESX
7 15 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (2.20%) vCloud
10 6 (1.89%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.57%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.57%) DFS Replication
12 4 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.94%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 41 (12.89%) SCCM
2 17 (5.35%) WSUS
3 10 (3.14%) ARCserve
4 7 (2.20%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.20%) vMotion
5 6 (1.89%) Nagios
5 6 (1.89%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.57%) Icinga
7 4 (1.26%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.26%) SCOM
8 3 (0.94%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.94%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.94%) Puppet
9 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.63%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 142 (44.65%) VMware
2 94 (29.56%) Microsoft
3 79 (24.84%) Citrix
4 76 (23.90%) Cisco
5 58 (18.24%) HP
6 28 (8.81%) NetApp
7 19 (5.97%) IBM
8 16 (5.03%) Dell
9 10 (3.14%) CA
10 9 (2.83%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.83%) CheckPoint
10 9 (2.83%) AppSense
10 9 (2.83%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.20%) F5
11 7 (2.20%) Websense
11 7 (2.20%) EMC
12 6 (1.89%) Oracle
12 6 (1.89%) Symantec
12 6 (1.89%) McAfee
13 5 (1.57%) Sun
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