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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 473 473 449
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 140 112 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 59 92
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£330 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £188 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £432 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £295 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.91 £13.90 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £94.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% -22.72%

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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 +1 136 £330 +5.60% 37
London +13 70 £350 +12.90% 12
South East +7 25 £328 +9.16% 8
City of London +21 14 £395 +22.48% 4
East of England -24 11 £323 +95.45% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 8 £295 - 1
North West -11 8 £298 +18.05% 4
Oxfordshire -3 7 £313 -3.84% 1
Yorkshire +6 6 £320 +0.31% 3
Manchester -11 6 £298 -6.73% 2
Cambridge - 6 £323 - 1
West Midlands -14 5 £248 -15.74% 6
West Sussex - 5 £328 - 4
East Midlands +4 4 - -
West Yorkshire -2 4 - - 2
South West -31 4 £316 -27.71% 1
Leeds - 4 - -
Leicester +8 3 - -
Leicestershire +7 3 - -
Edinburgh -4 3 £338 -
Buckinghamshire -9 3 - - 1
Scotland -23 3 £338 -
Peterborough +9 2 £240 -
Birmingham 0 2 £320 -8.57% 1
Milton Keynes -4 2 - - 1
Norfolk -8 2 £398 +109.47%
Hampshire -10 2 £402 -
Norwich -10 2 £398 +109.47%
Bristol - 2 £320 - 1
Cheshire +7 1 - - 1

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 174 (72.20%) Windows
2 114 (47.30%) Active Directory
3 103 (42.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 102 (42.32%) VMware
5 99 (41.08%) MS Exchange
6 78 (32.37%) Microsoft
7 74 (30.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 71 (29.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 66 (27.39%) SAN
9 66 (27.39%) Citrix
10 64 (26.56%) HP
11 60 (24.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 53 (21.99%) Firewall
13 52 (21.58%) Finance
13 52 (21.58%) Cisco
13 52 (21.58%) Windows 7
14 49 (20.33%) ITIL
15 43 (17.84%) DNS
15 43 (17.84%) Microsoft Certification
16 40 (16.60%) WAN
17 39 (16.18%) DHCP
18 37 (15.35%) NetApp
19 36 (14.94%) SQL Server
20 34 (14.11%) XenApp
21 33 (13.69%) Backup Exec
22 32 (13.28%) Migration
22 32 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2007
23 30 (12.45%) LAN
24 29 (12.03%) TCP/IP
25 28 (11.62%) SQL

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 99 (41.08%) MS Exchange
2 74 (30.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (9.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 19 (7.88%) SharePoint
8 17 (7.05%) Lync
9 13 (5.39%) IIS
10 8 (3.32%) IBM Notes
11 5 (2.07%) Tomcat
11 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
11 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.24%) SAS
13 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (7.05%) MS Office
1 17 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.41%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.49%) Office 365
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (27.39%) SAN
2 53 (21.99%) Firewall
3 43 (17.84%) DNS
4 40 (16.60%) WAN
5 39 (16.18%) DHCP
6 30 (12.45%) LAN
7 29 (12.03%) TCP/IP
8 27 (11.20%) VoIP
9 22 (9.13%) VPN
9 22 (9.13%) Wireless
10 19 (7.88%) MPLS
11 15 (6.22%) VLAN
11 15 (6.22%) NAS
12 14 (5.81%) iSCSI
13 11 (4.56%) Internet
13 11 (4.56%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (2.07%) Intranet
15 5 (2.07%) SSL
15 5 (2.07%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.49%) MySQL
5 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (21.58%) Finance
2 15 (6.22%) Banking
3 7 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.49%) Law
5 5 (2.07%) Legal
5 5 (2.07%) Retail
6 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.41%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.07%) Middleware
2 4 (1.66%) LAMP
3 3 (1.24%) Web Services
4 1 (0.41%) XML
4 1 (0.41%) COM
4 1 (0.41%) COM+
4 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.41%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.13%) Blackberry
2 20 (8.30%) Replication
3 17 (7.05%) Clustering
4 14 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.98%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.32%) iPhone
7 7 (2.90%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.90%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.90%) iPad
7 7 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.07%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.24%) Handset
10 3 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.24%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.24%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.83%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.83%) NHS
11 2 (0.83%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 174 (72.20%) Windows
2 103 (42.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (29.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (21.58%) Windows 7
5 28 (11.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (10.79%) Windows XP
7 17 (7.05%) Linux
8 12 (4.98%) UNIX
9 8 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.49%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.66%) Android
12 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.66%) Solaris
12 4 (1.66%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.41%) HPUX
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.33%) ITIL
2 32 (13.28%) Migration
3 17 (7.05%) Incident Management
4 12 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (4.56%) Test Scripting
5 11 (4.56%) Change Management
6 10 (4.15%) Asset Management
6 10 (4.15%) Technical Analysis
7 9 (3.73%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (3.73%) Information Security
7 9 (3.73%) Capacity Management
7 9 (3.73%) Business Analysis
8 8 (3.32%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (3.32%) Service Management
9 7 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.90%) Project Management
9 7 (2.90%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (2.49%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.62%) SQL
2 19 (7.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.66%) C
4 3 (1.24%) VBScript
5 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.83%) KiXtart
5 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.41%) AWK
6 1 (0.41%) Ruby
6 1 (0.41%) sed
6 1 (0.41%) Python
6 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (17.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (10.79%) MCSE
3 22 (9.13%) MCITP
4 19 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (7.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (7.47%) CCNA
6 17 (7.05%) Degree
7 11 (4.56%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.32%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.49%) RHCE
10 6 (2.49%) RHCT
11 5 (2.07%) NCDA
12 4 (1.66%) ISEB
12 4 (1.66%) MCP
13 3 (1.24%) CISSP
13 3 (1.24%) MCSA
13 3 (1.24%) VCP5
14 2 (0.83%) CCA
14 2 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.05%) SLA
2 2 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 114 (47.30%) Active Directory
2 60 (24.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (14.11%) XenApp
4 26 (10.79%) VMware ESX
5 25 (10.37%) Hyper-V
6 18 (7.47%) vSphere
7 11 (4.56%) NFS
8 7 (2.90%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (2.49%) ISA Server
9 6 (2.49%) VMware Server
9 6 (2.49%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.49%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.24%) NLBS
10 3 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.24%) XenServer
11 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.83%) Xen
11 2 (0.83%) vCloud
12 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.41%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 33 (13.69%) Backup Exec
2 23 (9.54%) SCCM
3 12 (4.98%) SCOM
4 11 (4.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 10 (4.15%) MIMEsweeper
5 10 (4.15%) MAILsweeper
6 5 (2.07%) WSUS
7 4 (1.66%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.66%) MOM
7 4 (1.66%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.24%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.83%) Nagios
9 2 (0.83%) Nessus
9 2 (0.83%) SCSM
9 2 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.83%) Puppet
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Intune
9 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 1 (0.41%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 102 (42.32%) VMware
2 78 (32.37%) Microsoft
3 66 (27.39%) Citrix
4 64 (26.56%) HP
5 52 (21.58%) Cisco
6 37 (15.35%) NetApp
7 26 (10.79%) EMC
8 25 (10.37%) Symantec
9 19 (7.88%) Juniper
10 14 (5.81%) CheckPoint
11 13 (5.39%) SolarWinds
12 12 (4.98%) 3PAR
13 11 (4.56%) Meru Networks
13 11 (4.56%) Apple
13 11 (4.56%) IBM
14 8 (3.32%) Lotus
15 7 (2.90%) Oracle
15 7 (2.90%) Intel
16 6 (2.49%) Avaya
16 6 (2.49%) Mitel
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