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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 469 408 477
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +69
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 158 205 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 127 70
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £504 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +48.57%

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -51 138 £350 - 27
London -29 52 £375 - 6
South East +14 29 £375 +17.18% 8
Yorkshire -22 20 £308 -18.00% 1
Scotland +7 17 £330 +19.45%
South West +11 15 £325 -16.12% 2
North Yorkshire +8 11 - - 1
East of England +5 11 £325 +20.93% 4
Renfrewshire +2 10 £318 +126.78%
Surrey -3 10 £360 +15.20%
Erskine - 10 £318 -
West Yorkshire -9 9 £315 -16.00%
Berkshire +14 8 £425 - 4
East Midlands -8 8 £325 +51.16% 1
Northallerton - 7 - -
City of London +24 6 £350 -30.86% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 6 £393 +42.72% 1
Hampshire +10 6 £414 - 1
Bristol +1 6 £320 -14.66% 1
Devon +3 4 £360 -
Reading -2 4 £275 - 4
Selby -3 4 - - 1
Plymouth -9 4 £360 -
Edinburgh -11 4 £359 -13.03%
West Midlands -20 4 £314 +56.87% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £308 -
Guildford - 4 £463 -
Halifax - 4 £340 -
Brighton +17 3 £325 -23.52%
East Sussex +11 3 £325 -23.52% 1

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 189 (57.45%) Windows
2 149 (45.29%) Active Directory
3 130 (39.51%) VMware
4 114 (34.65%) Microsoft
5 95 (28.88%) Windows Server
6 94 (28.57%) ITIL
7 87 (26.44%) Citrix
8 69 (20.97%) Finance
9 66 (20.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 65 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 57 (17.33%) Data Centre
11 57 (17.33%) Cisco
12 56 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 54 (16.41%) SAN
14 51 (15.50%) Linux
14 51 (15.50%) Windows 7
15 50 (15.20%) SQL
16 49 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
17 48 (14.59%) Migration
18 45 (13.68%) Project Management
18 45 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
18 45 (13.68%) Security Cleared
19 44 (13.37%) DNS
19 44 (13.37%) MS Exchange
20 39 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
20 39 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
21 37 (11.25%) SQL Server
22 36 (10.94%) MCSE
22 36 (10.94%) XenApp
23 35 (10.64%) Firewall

Infrastructure Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 44 (13.37%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (6.38%) IIS
4 11 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.22%) SAS
8 4 (1.22%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.61%) WordPress
11 1 (0.30%) Apache
11 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (7.90%) MS Office
2 23 (6.99%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.13%) MS Project
4 5 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Maximo
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.69%) Office 365
2 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (16.41%) SAN
2 44 (13.37%) DNS
3 35 (10.64%) Firewall
4 28 (8.51%) DHCP
5 24 (7.29%) LAN
5 24 (7.29%) WAN
6 19 (5.78%) NAS
7 17 (5.17%) TCP/IP
8 16 (4.86%) VPN
9 14 (4.26%) Wireless
10 13 (3.95%) SSL
11 12 (3.65%) VoIP
12 11 (3.34%) Internet
13 10 (3.04%) NetScaler
13 10 (3.04%) Network Security
14 7 (2.13%) FTP
14 7 (2.13%) iSCSI
14 7 (2.13%) LDAP
15 6 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.52%) MS Access
5 4 (1.22%) SAS EBI
5 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.61%) GIS
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.30%) DataStage
7 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (8.21%) HP UFT
2 25 (7.60%) TestDirector
2 25 (7.60%) WinRunner
3 8 (2.43%) Capybara
3 8 (2.43%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.61%) JIRA
4 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 69 (20.97%) Finance
2 29 (8.81%) Banking
3 10 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.74%) Legal
4 9 (2.74%) Retail
5 7 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.52%) Advertising
7 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.91%) Publishing
8 2 (0.61%) Law
8 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.43%) Gherkin
2 4 (1.22%) Web Services
3 3 (0.91%) .NET
3 3 (0.91%) Middleware
4 2 (0.61%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (0.30%) COM
5 1 (0.30%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.30%) LAMP
5 1 (0.30%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 39 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (9.12%) Clustering
4 24 (7.29%) PDA
5 8 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.43%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.82%) PKI
8 3 (0.91%) iSeries
8 3 (0.91%) NHS
8 3 (0.91%) Statistics
8 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.61%) AS400
9 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.61%) CMDB
9 2 (0.61%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.61%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 189 (57.45%) Windows
2 95 (28.88%) Windows Server
3 66 (20.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (15.50%) Linux
5 51 (15.50%) Windows 7
6 49 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (8.51%) Windows XP
8 21 (6.38%) AIX
9 15 (4.56%) Unix
10 5 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.22%) CentOS
11 4 (1.22%) MVS
11 4 (1.22%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.22%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.91%) Android
12 3 (0.91%) Solaris
13 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (28.57%) ITIL
2 48 (14.59%) Migration
3 45 (13.68%) Project Management
4 39 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (10.03%) Change Management
6 29 (8.81%) Test Scripting
7 28 (8.51%) Software Testing
7 28 (8.51%) Test Automation
8 25 (7.60%) Business Analysis
9 20 (6.08%) Service Management
10 19 (5.78%) PRINCE2
10 19 (5.78%) Service Delivery
11 18 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (4.56%) Asset Management
13 14 (4.26%) Data Analysis
13 14 (4.26%) Data Migration
13 14 (4.26%) ITIL V3
14 13 (3.95%) Server Building
15 11 (3.34%) ITSM
15 11 (3.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.20%) SQL
2 21 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.74%) VBScript
4 8 (2.43%) Ruby
5 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.61%) C
6 2 (0.61%) Java
6 2 (0.61%) VB
7 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.30%) Perl
7 1 (0.30%) Python
7 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 45 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.94%) MCSE
3 32 (9.73%) SC Cleared
4 29 (8.81%) MCSA
5 26 (7.90%) ISTQB
6 25 (7.60%) MCITP
6 25 (7.60%) MCTS
7 16 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (4.56%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (3.34%) CCNA
10 9 (2.74%) CCNP
11 8 (2.43%) Degree
11 8 (2.43%) ISEB
12 6 (1.82%) CISSP
13 5 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.91%) CEH
15 3 (0.91%) MCP
15 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.13%) SLA
2 5 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.61%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 149 (45.29%) Active Directory
2 65 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (10.94%) XenApp
4 34 (10.33%) Hyper-V
5 30 (9.12%) VMware ESX
6 27 (8.21%) vSphere
7 17 (5.17%) XenDesktop
8 13 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (3.65%) NFS
10 7 (2.13%) BitLocker
10 7 (2.13%) UAG
10 7 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.52%) Samba
11 5 (1.52%) XenServer
12 4 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.22%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.91%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.91%) Firmware
13 3 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (10.33%) SCCM
2 27 (8.21%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
4 20 (6.08%) Netcool
5 10 (3.04%) SCOM
6 9 (2.74%) WSUS
7 6 (1.82%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.22%) vMotion
8 4 (1.22%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.91%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.91%) Nagios
9 3 (0.91%) OVSD
9 3 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.61%) BMC Marimba
10 2 (0.61%) Cisco LMS
10 2 (0.61%) Puppet
10 2 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.30%) Bacula
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 130 (39.51%) VMware
2 114 (34.65%) Microsoft
3 87 (26.44%) Citrix
4 57 (17.33%) Cisco
5 33 (10.03%) HP
6 23 (6.99%) Veritas
7 22 (6.69%) Intel Security
8 21 (6.38%) NetApp
9 17 (5.17%) EMC
10 15 (4.56%) Oracle
11 10 (3.04%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.74%) Dell
12 9 (2.74%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.43%) IBM
14 7 (2.13%) Isilon
15 6 (1.82%) AppSense
15 6 (1.82%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.82%) Sophos
16 5 (1.52%) 3PAR
16 5 (1.52%) Veeam
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