The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 472 410 447
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +37
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 115 134 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 76 86
Average daily rate £345 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £544 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -37.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -24.70%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -107 109 £345 -8.00% 27
London -36 56 £375 -11.76% 14
South East -18 20 £288 +4.54% 4
City of London -27 14 £428 -2.28% 5
East of England -29 11 £245 -10.90% 5
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £225 - 2
North West -16 7 £268 +57.35% 1
South West -18 7 £415 +27.69%
Berkshire -11 6 £170 -24.44% 1
Dorset -1 5 £408 +25.38%
East Sussex - 5 £345 - 1
Hampshire +8 4 £288 +4.54%
Scotland -5 4 £368 +47.30% 2
East Midlands - 4 £245 - 2
Brighton - 4 £345 - 1
Warwickshire -1 2 £218 -28.68%
Surrey -8 2 £325 +30.00%
Cheshire -14 2 £400 +196.29%
West Midlands -16 2 £218 -28.68%
West Yorkshire -21 2 £325 -
Yorkshire -23 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Edinburgh -25 2 - - 1
Essex -26 2 £345 +25.45%
Bournemouth - 2 £408 -
Southampton - 2 £288 -
Uxbridge - 2 £325 -
Norfolk +3 1 £245 - 2
West Sussex -14 1 £250 -56.52%
Manchester -14 1 £268 -21.32% 1
Leeds -19 1 - -

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 141 (64.09%) Windows
2 100 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 93 (42.27%) VMware
4 80 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (29.55%) Cisco
6 61 (27.73%) Citrix
7 59 (26.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (26.82%) Microsoft
8 58 (26.36%) Finance
9 49 (22.27%) MS Exchange
10 48 (21.82%) HP
10 48 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (20.91%) Windows 7
11 46 (20.91%) ITIL
12 44 (20.00%) Firewall
13 34 (15.45%) SQL
13 34 (15.45%) XenApp
14 33 (15.00%) SAN
15 31 (14.09%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (13.18%) SQL Server
17 25 (11.36%) SharePoint
17 25 (11.36%) Banking
17 25 (11.36%) Migration
18 24 (10.91%) UNIX
19 23 (10.45%) Windows XP
20 22 (10.00%) DNS
21 20 (9.09%) MS Excel
21 20 (9.09%) WAN
21 20 (9.09%) SCCM
22 19 (8.64%) LAN

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (22.27%) MS Exchange
2 31 (14.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (11.36%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.00%) Lync
5 9 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.82%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.82%) IIS
9 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.45%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.45%) SAS
11 1 (0.45%) WorkSite
Applications
1 20 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.45%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.91%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (20.00%) Firewall
2 33 (15.00%) SAN
3 22 (10.00%) DNS
4 20 (9.09%) WAN
5 19 (8.64%) LAN
6 18 (8.18%) VPN
7 17 (7.73%) TCP/IP
7 17 (7.73%) DHCP
8 13 (5.91%) NAS
9 9 (4.09%) VoIP
10 7 (3.18%) MPLS
11 6 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.73%) Internet
12 5 (2.27%) Wireless
12 5 (2.27%) FTP
12 5 (2.27%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.82%) Network Security
13 4 (1.82%) VLAN
13 4 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.36%) MySQL
4 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.82%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.91%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.45%) WinRunner
General
1 58 (26.36%) Finance
2 25 (11.36%) Banking
3 8 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.82%) Law
5 3 (1.36%) Retail
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Local Government
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.82%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.36%) CSS
2 3 (1.36%) Middleware
3 2 (0.91%) Web Services
3 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.91%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) LAMP
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
4 1 (0.45%) JSP
4 1 (0.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.91%) Blackberry
1 13 (5.91%) Replication
2 10 (4.55%) Clustering
3 8 (3.64%) iPhone
3 8 (3.64%) iPad
4 7 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.18%) Thin Client
4 7 (3.18%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.27%) PKI
6 4 (1.82%) Handset
7 3 (1.36%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.91%) PDA
8 2 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.45%) Statistics
9 1 (0.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 141 (64.09%) Windows
2 80 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (26.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (20.91%) Windows 7
5 24 (10.91%) UNIX
6 23 (10.45%) Windows XP
7 17 (7.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (6.36%) Linux
9 9 (4.09%) AIX
10 7 (3.18%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.27%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.36%) Android
13 3 (1.36%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.91%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.91%) Solaris
15 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.91%) ITIL
2 25 (11.36%) Migration
3 16 (7.27%) Change Management
3 16 (7.27%) Problem Management
4 14 (6.36%) Project Management
5 13 (5.91%) Asset Management
6 11 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (3.64%) Capacity Management
7 8 (3.64%) Service Management
8 7 (3.18%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.18%) Information Security
8 7 (3.18%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.18%) Data Protection
9 6 (2.73%) Test Scripting
9 6 (2.73%) Business Analysis
9 6 (2.73%) Software Testing
9 6 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (2.73%) Business Continuity
10 5 (2.27%) Risk Management
10 5 (2.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.45%) SQL
2 16 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.82%) VBScript
4 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.91%) Perl
4 2 (0.91%) C
5 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.73%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.73%) CCNA
5 6 (2.73%) MCSE
6 5 (2.27%) BC Cleared
6 5 (2.27%) Degree
7 4 (1.82%) MCITP
8 3 (1.36%) RHCT
8 3 (1.36%) CISA
8 3 (1.36%) MCSA
8 3 (1.36%) CCNP
8 3 (1.36%) CISSP
8 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.91%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.91%) ISEB
9 2 (0.91%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.27%) SLA
2 4 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) BS7799
System Software
1 100 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 48 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (15.45%) XenApp
4 18 (8.18%) vSphere
5 16 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (6.36%) Hyper-V
7 12 (5.45%) VMware ESX
7 12 (5.45%) XenDesktop
8 8 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.18%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (2.73%) NFS
11 5 (2.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (1.36%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.91%) vCloud
13 2 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.91%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.91%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.45%) Nmap
14 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (9.09%) SCCM
2 12 (5.45%) SCOM
3 10 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.64%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.18%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.73%) WSUS
7 4 (1.82%) WMI
8 3 (1.36%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.91%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.91%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.45%) Nessus
10 1 (0.45%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 93 (42.27%) VMware
2 65 (29.55%) Cisco
3 61 (27.73%) Citrix
4 59 (26.82%) Microsoft
5 48 (21.82%) HP
6 14 (6.36%) NetApp
7 13 (5.91%) IBM
8 12 (5.45%) Oracle
9 11 (5.00%) CheckPoint
10 10 (4.55%) EMC
11 8 (3.64%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.18%) 3PAR
13 6 (2.73%) McAfee
14 5 (2.27%) Remedy
14 5 (2.27%) Symantec
14 5 (2.27%) Dell
15 4 (1.82%) Lotus
15 4 (1.82%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.82%) Apple
15 4 (1.82%) Juniper
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