The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 468 432 484
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +52
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 180 214 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 124 78
Median daily rate £310 £300 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £313
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +62.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +71.42%

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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Infrastructure Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

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 4 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 159 £326 +8.75% 29
London -50 47 £415 +18.57% 8
South East -12 34 £328 +31.00% 9
Yorkshire +5 20 £300 +6.66% 5
South West +13 19 £300 +14.28% 3
Scotland -7 15 £285 -23.93% 1
East of England +1 14 £325 +18.18% 3
City of London +27 11 £450 -4.25% 3
West Midlands -10 11 £300 +39.53%
Renfrewshire -28 11 £271 +93.21%
Erskine - 11 £271 -
North Yorkshire +13 10 £238 -44.11% 3
West Yorkshire +11 10 £338 +56.97% 2
East Midlands +15 9 £325 +41.30%
Berkshire +15 9 £299 +19.50% 1
Norfolk +1 7 £325 +44.44%
West Sussex -26 7 £413 - 1
Dorset - 7 £500 - 2
Northamptonshire - 7 £288 -
Reading +1 6 £286 +14.50%
Bournemouth - 6 £500 -
Oxfordshire +5 5 £250 +8.69% 1
Crawley -12 5 £413 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £191 -
York +5 4 £238 -44.11% 2
Warwickshire +1 4 £250 +66.66%
Hampshire -5 4 £375 +50.00% 1
Surrey -6 4 £425 - 1
North West -13 4 £425 +57.40% 1
Northampton - 4 £500 -

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Infrastructure Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 189 (59.06%) Windows
2 155 (48.44%) Active Directory
3 129 (40.31%) Microsoft
4 126 (39.38%) VMware
5 103 (32.19%) ITIL
6 94 (29.38%) Windows Server
7 80 (25.00%) Citrix
8 76 (23.75%) Finance
9 70 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 70 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 67 (20.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 65 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 59 (18.44%) SQL
13 57 (17.81%) Windows 7
14 53 (16.56%) DNS
15 52 (16.25%) SAN
16 48 (15.00%) MS Exchange
17 47 (14.69%) Linux
17 47 (14.69%) Firewall
18 46 (14.38%) Security Cleared
19 45 (14.06%) Data Centre
20 44 (13.75%) Cisco
21 43 (13.44%) Microsoft Certification
22 40 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
23 38 (11.88%) Migration
23 38 (11.88%) Hyper-V
24 36 (11.25%) VMware ESX
25 34 (10.63%) Clustering
25 34 (10.63%) LAN
26 33 (10.31%) MCSE

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (7.50%) IIS
3 16 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.25%) SAS
8 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.31%) Apache
10 1 (0.31%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (7.81%) MS Office
2 20 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.50%) MS Project
4 5 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Maximo
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.88%) Office 365
2 7 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.25%) IaaS
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.56%) DNS
2 52 (16.25%) SAN
3 47 (14.69%) Firewall
4 34 (10.63%) LAN
5 31 (9.69%) DHCP
5 31 (9.69%) WAN
6 23 (7.19%) Internet
7 20 (6.25%) VPN
8 19 (5.94%) SSL
9 15 (4.69%) NAS
9 15 (4.69%) NetScaler
10 14 (4.38%) FTP
11 12 (3.75%) Reverse Proxy
12 11 (3.44%) TCP/IP
12 11 (3.44%) VoIP
13 10 (3.13%) IP Telephony
14 9 (2.81%) Wireless
15 8 (2.50%) VLAN
16 7 (2.19%) LDAP
16 7 (2.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.25%) SAS EBI
5 3 (0.94%) DB2
5 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.63%) QlikView
7 1 (0.31%) DataStage
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) MySQL
7 1 (0.31%) OLAP
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (7.50%) HP UFT
2 23 (7.19%) TestDirector
3 22 (6.88%) WinRunner
4 7 (2.19%) Capybara
4 7 (2.19%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.63%) JIRA
5 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 76 (23.75%) Finance
2 19 (5.94%) Banking
3 11 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.19%) Legal
5 6 (1.88%) Advertising
6 5 (1.56%) Retail
7 4 (1.25%) Billing
7 4 (1.25%) Publishing
8 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.63%) French Language
9 2 (0.63%) Law
9 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.19%) Gherkin
1 7 (2.19%) Web Services
2 2 (0.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 2 (0.63%) XML
3 1 (0.31%) COM
3 1 (0.31%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.31%) J2EE
3 1 (0.31%) LAMP
3 1 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.31%) MDX
3 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 40 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (10.63%) Clustering
4 21 (6.56%) PDA
5 10 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.50%) PKI
7 7 (2.19%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.88%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.25%) CMDB
10 3 (0.94%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.94%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.94%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.63%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.63%) iPad
11 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 189 (59.06%) Windows
2 94 (29.38%) Windows Server
3 70 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (20.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (17.81%) Windows 7
7 47 (14.69%) Linux
8 28 (8.75%) Windows XP
9 23 (7.19%) AIX
9 23 (7.19%) Unix
10 14 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.19%) Solaris
12 5 (1.56%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.25%) MVS
13 4 (1.25%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.31%) CentOS
15 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (32.19%) ITIL
2 38 (11.88%) Migration
3 33 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (10.00%) Project Management
5 31 (9.69%) Change Management
6 25 (7.81%) Software Testing
7 24 (7.50%) Test Automation
8 23 (7.19%) ITIL V3
8 23 (7.19%) Test Scripting
9 22 (6.88%) Server Building
10 19 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (5.63%) Business Analysis
11 18 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (4.69%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.38%) Configuration Management
13 14 (4.38%) Customer Engagement
13 14 (4.38%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.75%) Asset Management
14 12 (3.75%) Service Management
15 10 (3.13%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 59 (18.44%) SQL
2 18 (5.63%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.50%) Perl
3 8 (2.50%) Python
4 7 (2.19%) Ruby
5 5 (1.56%) VBScript
6 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.31%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (14.38%) Security Cleared
2 43 (13.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (10.31%) MCSE
4 30 (9.38%) SC Cleared
5 27 (8.44%) MCSA
6 25 (7.81%) ISTQB
7 22 (6.88%) MCTS
8 20 (6.25%) MCITP
9 15 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (3.75%) CCNA
10 12 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.50%) CCNP
11 8 (2.50%) Degree
12 7 (2.19%) ISEB
13 5 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (1.56%) MCP
13 5 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.94%) CBAP
14 3 (0.94%) CISSP
14 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.75%) SLA
2 6 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) GAMP
5 1 (0.31%) GxP
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 155 (48.44%) Active Directory
2 70 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (11.88%) Hyper-V
4 36 (11.25%) VMware ESX
5 26 (8.13%) XenApp
6 16 (5.00%) vSphere
6 16 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 15 (4.69%) UAG
8 9 (2.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (2.50%) BitLocker
10 7 (2.19%) NFS
10 7 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (1.56%) Firmware
12 5 (1.56%) Samba
13 4 (1.25%) Terminal Server
13 4 (1.25%) vCloud
13 4 (1.25%) Xen
14 3 (0.94%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 26 (8.13%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (5.94%) McAfee ePO
2 19 (5.94%) Netcool
3 18 (5.63%) SCCM
4 15 (4.69%) Puppet
5 13 (4.06%) Nagios
6 8 (2.50%) SCOM
7 6 (1.88%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.25%) vMotion
8 4 (1.25%) WSUS
9 3 (0.94%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.63%) Bacula
10 2 (0.63%) BMC Marimba
10 2 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
10 2 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.63%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.31%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 129 (40.31%) Microsoft
2 126 (39.38%) VMware
3 80 (25.00%) Citrix
4 44 (13.75%) Cisco
5 24 (7.50%) Veritas
6 23 (7.19%) HP
7 22 (6.88%) NetApp
8 19 (5.94%) Intel Security
8 19 (5.94%) Red Hat
9 17 (5.31%) Oracle
10 13 (4.06%) EMC
10 13 (4.06%) F5
11 10 (3.13%) Dell
12 8 (2.50%) 3PAR
12 8 (2.50%) Veeam
13 7 (2.19%) Symantec
14 6 (1.88%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.88%) Civica
15 5 (1.56%) Isilon
15 5 (1.56%) SolarWinds
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