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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 469 494 477
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 157 123 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 83 49
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£314 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.95% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £294
% change year-on-year
+2.76% +7.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 13
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £19.91 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.00 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+23.75% -15.78%

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +15 146 £320 - 37
London +24 63 £300 -14.28% 16
South East +8 50 £330 +1.53% 6
City of London +4 13 £425 +11.11% 4
Brighton +10 12 £355 -
East Sussex +5 12 £353 -
Hampshire +2 12 £275 -31.59% 4
Yorkshire -25 11 £350 +48.93% 2
West Sussex -12 9 £305 +0.82%
East of England +3 8 £339 +14.83% 4
Scotland -2 7 £260 -22.96% 1
East Midlands -4 7 £235 - 2
West Yorkshire -18 7 £245 - 2
Surrey +2 6 £344 +5.76% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £339 +26.63% 3
Oxfordshire -22 6 £303 +0.83% 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £350 -
Harrogate - 5 £350 -
Southampton - 5 £275 - 2
Canary Wharf - 5 £300 -
Peterborough +2 4 - - 1
Leeds -26 4 £350 -
Cobham - 4 £338 -
Crawley - 3 £413 -
Huddersfield - 3 £245 -
Basingstoke - 3 £335 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £205 -
Spalding - 3 £205 -
York - 3 £350 -
Kent +7 2 £375 +20.00%

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 192 (63.79%) Windows
2 150 (49.83%) VMware
3 143 (47.51%) Active Directory
4 109 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 87 (28.90%) Microsoft
7 85 (28.24%) MS Exchange
8 79 (26.25%) Citrix
9 77 (25.58%) Cisco
10 64 (21.26%) SAN
11 61 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 61 (20.27%) ITIL
11 61 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 59 (19.60%) DNS
13 56 (18.60%) HP
13 56 (18.60%) Migration
14 54 (17.94%) DHCP
15 48 (15.95%) Firewall
15 48 (15.95%) Exchange Server 2010
16 45 (14.95%) vSphere
17 42 (13.95%) LAN
17 42 (13.95%) SQL Server
18 40 (13.29%) SQL
18 40 (13.29%) Finance
19 39 (12.96%) SCCM
20 38 (12.62%) MS Excel
21 36 (11.96%) Data Centre
22 34 (11.30%) Linux
23 33 (10.96%) WAN
23 33 (10.96%) Windows 7

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 85 (28.24%) MS Exchange
2 48 (15.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (8.31%) SharePoint
5 23 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (6.31%) IIS
8 12 (3.99%) Lync
9 8 (2.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.66%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.33%) Apache
12 3 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.00%) JBoss
12 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.33%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.33%) TPMS
14 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.32%) MS Office
3 5 (1.66%) MS Project
4 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.99%) Office 365
2 12 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.66%) IaaS
3 8 (2.66%) SaaS
4 7 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (21.26%) SAN
2 59 (19.60%) DNS
3 54 (17.94%) DHCP
4 48 (15.95%) Firewall
5 42 (13.95%) LAN
6 33 (10.96%) WAN
7 26 (8.64%) TCP/IP
8 17 (5.65%) Wireless
8 17 (5.65%) NAS
9 15 (4.98%) VLAN
10 12 (3.99%) WLAN
11 11 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (3.32%) Network Security
13 9 (2.99%) VoIP
13 9 (2.99%) Intranet
13 9 (2.99%) Internet
14 8 (2.66%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (2.33%) VPN
16 5 (1.66%) NetScaler
17 4 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.66%) QlikView
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.33%) IDMS
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.33%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.33%) HP UFT
General
1 40 (13.29%) Finance
2 13 (4.32%) Banking
3 11 (3.65%) Back Office
4 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.99%) Law
5 6 (1.99%) Online Betting
6 5 (1.66%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.66%) Legal
7 4 (1.33%) Retail
8 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.66%) Advertising
9 2 (0.66%) Publishing
9 2 (0.66%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.32%) Web Services
2 3 (1.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.66%) .NET
3 2 (0.66%) ODBC
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) Java EE
4 1 (0.33%) J2EE
4 1 (0.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.96%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.98%) Clustering
3 14 (4.65%) HP Storage
4 13 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.32%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.99%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.66%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.66%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.00%) Statistics
8 3 (1.00%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.66%) Equities
9 2 (0.66%) PKI
9 2 (0.66%) CCTV
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.66%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.66%) PMI
9 2 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 192 (63.79%) Windows
2 109 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 61 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (11.30%) Linux
5 33 (10.96%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.32%) UNIX
7 7 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.99%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.33%) Solaris
10 3 (1.00%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.00%) Debian
11 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.66%) AIX
11 2 (0.66%) Android
11 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.33%) HPUX
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.27%) ITIL
2 56 (18.60%) Migration
3 20 (6.64%) Project Management
4 16 (5.32%) Change Management
5 14 (4.65%) Network Management
5 14 (4.65%) Change Control
6 12 (3.99%) Service Delivery
6 12 (3.99%) PRINCE2
7 11 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (3.65%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (3.32%) Data Migration
8 10 (3.32%) Configuration Management
9 9 (2.99%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.33%) Data Security
11 7 (2.33%) Service Management
11 7 (2.33%) Business Analysis
11 7 (2.33%) Load Balancing
11 7 (2.33%) Test Scripting
11 7 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.29%) SQL
2 26 (8.64%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.66%) VBScript
4 6 (1.99%) C
5 5 (1.66%) VB
6 3 (1.00%) Java
7 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.33%) Perl
8 1 (0.33%) VBA
8 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.32%) CCNA
5 5 (1.66%) CISSP
5 5 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.33%) Degree
6 4 (1.33%) ISEB
6 4 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.00%) CISA
8 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.33%) IIBA
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) RHCE
9 1 (0.33%) MCTS
9 1 (0.33%) MCITP
9 1 (0.33%) CCDP
9 1 (0.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.99%) SLA
2 5 (1.66%) QA
3 3 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 143 (47.51%) Active Directory
2 91 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (14.95%) vSphere
4 29 (9.63%) XenApp
5 25 (8.31%) Hyper-V
6 22 (7.31%) VMware ESX
7 19 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (2.33%) vCloud
10 6 (1.99%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.66%) DFS Replication
11 5 (1.66%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.00%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.66%) Squid
14 2 (0.66%) NFS
15 1 (0.33%) XenServer
15 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (12.96%) SCCM
2 16 (5.32%) WSUS
3 11 (3.65%) ARCserve
4 7 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 7 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.33%) vMotion
5 6 (1.99%) SCOM
6 5 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.33%) Nagios
7 4 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.33%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.00%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.00%) Puppet
8 3 (1.00%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.00%) Icinga
9 2 (0.66%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 150 (49.83%) VMware
2 87 (28.90%) Microsoft
3 79 (26.25%) Citrix
4 77 (25.58%) Cisco
5 56 (18.60%) HP
6 30 (9.97%) NetApp
7 16 (5.32%) IBM
8 12 (3.99%) Dell
9 11 (3.65%) SolarWinds
10 10 (3.32%) EMC
10 10 (3.32%) CA
10 10 (3.32%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.99%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.99%) AppSense
12 7 (2.33%) Websense
12 7 (2.33%) McAfee
13 6 (1.99%) Symantec
13 6 (1.99%) Sun
13 6 (1.99%) Oracle
14 5 (1.66%) Remedy
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