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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Analyst
Rank 521 472 474
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 128 201 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 137 118
Median daily rate £325 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £241 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £422 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +33.75%

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -41 111 £325 - 27
London -45 37 £400 +15.94% 4
South East -11 23 £313 -3.84% 7
East of England +25 15 £375 +3.44% 2
Scotland +19 15 £268 -13.70%
East Midlands +1 12 £375 +3.44% 3
North West +21 9 £140 -60.00% 2
Hertfordshire +7 9 £388 - 1
Hampshire +1 7 £313 +13.63% 1
South West +17 6 £325 +36.84% 3
Erskine -22 6 £268 -21.03%
Renfrewshire -23 6 £268 -21.03%
Buckinghamshire +25 5 £215 +7.50% 1
Milton Keynes +16 5 £215 +7.50% 1
Yorkshire +5 5 £250 +2.04% 1
Leeds +4 5 £250 -21.87% 1
West Yorkshire +4 5 £250 +2.04% 1
West Sussex -2 5 £390 +27.86%
Manchester -3 5 £369 +3.87% 1
Cheshire +14 4 £140 +27.27% 1
Edinburgh +13 4 - -
Southampton +12 4 £313 +13.63% 1
Derbyshire 0 4 £300 -17.24%
West Midlands -19 4 £280 +17.89% 3
Dorset - 4 £400 -
Warrington +12 3 £140 +27.27% 1
Oxfordshire -11 3 £250 -9.09%
Northampton - 3 £275 - 1
Stirling - 3 - -
Chesterfield - 3 £300 -

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 142 (47.02%) Windows
2 110 (36.42%) Active Directory
3 109 (36.09%) VMware
4 105 (34.77%) Microsoft
5 72 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (23.18%) Finance
7 60 (19.87%) ITIL
8 58 (19.21%) Windows Server
9 57 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 54 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 53 (17.55%) SQL
12 52 (17.22%) MS Exchange
13 46 (15.23%) Citrix
14 44 (14.57%) SAN
15 42 (13.91%) Linux
16 41 (13.58%) Security Cleared
17 40 (13.25%) Windows 7
18 39 (12.91%) Windows Server 2003
18 39 (12.91%) Change Management
19 38 (12.58%) SQL Server
19 38 (12.58%) WAN
19 38 (12.58%) LAN
20 37 (12.25%) Hyper-V
21 34 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
21 34 (11.26%) DNS
21 34 (11.26%) MS Office
22 33 (10.93%) Data Centre
23 32 (10.60%) Cisco
23 32 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
24 30 (9.93%) Banking

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 52 (17.22%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (6.95%) SharePoint
4 20 (6.62%) Skype for Business
5 16 (5.30%) IIS
6 13 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.33%) JBoss
11 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (11.26%) MS Office
2 25 (8.28%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) assyst
2 3 (0.99%) RMDS
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.33%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.60%) Office 365
2 10 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.32%) SaaS
5 3 (0.99%) IaaS
5 3 (0.99%) PaaS
6 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.57%) SAN
2 38 (12.58%) LAN
2 38 (12.58%) WAN
3 34 (11.26%) DNS
4 29 (9.60%) Firewall
5 26 (8.61%) DHCP
6 13 (4.30%) IP Telephony
6 13 (4.30%) TCP/IP
7 11 (3.64%) VPN
8 9 (2.98%) NAS
9 7 (2.32%) NetScaler
10 6 (1.99%) BIG-IP
10 6 (1.99%) Internet
10 6 (1.99%) MPLS
10 6 (1.99%) Wireless
11 5 (1.66%) VoIP
11 5 (1.66%) WLAN
12 4 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.32%) Skype
12 4 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.32%) ObjectStore
4 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.99%) QlikView
5 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.33%) OLAP
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.66%) HP UFT
1 5 (1.66%) JIRA
1 5 (1.66%) Selenium
1 5 (1.66%) TestDirector
1 5 (1.66%) WinRunner
2 4 (1.32%) StarTeam
3 3 (0.99%) Subversion
4 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 70 (23.18%) Finance
2 30 (9.93%) Banking
3 16 (5.30%) Billing
4 13 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.97%) Law
6 10 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.99%) Legal
8 5 (1.66%) Retail
9 4 (1.32%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.99%) Advertising
10 3 (0.99%) Front Office
10 3 (0.99%) Marketing
10 3 (0.99%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.66%) Back Office
11 2 (0.66%) Electronics
11 2 (0.66%) French Language
12 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (0.66%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) EDI
3 1 (0.33%) J2EE
3 1 (0.33%) MDX
3 1 (0.33%) OAuth
3 1 (0.33%) OpenID
3 1 (0.33%) REST
3 1 (0.33%) SAML
3 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.93%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.28%) Clustering
4 14 (4.64%) Blackberry
5 12 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.31%) NHS
7 7 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.32%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.32%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.99%) CMDB
8 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.32%) PDA
9 4 (1.32%) PKI
10 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.99%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.66%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 142 (47.02%) Windows
2 72 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (19.21%) Windows Server
4 54 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (13.91%) Linux
6 40 (13.25%) Windows 7
7 39 (12.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (8.61%) Unix
9 16 (5.30%) Windows XP
10 13 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (3.97%) Windows 10
12 8 (2.65%) AIX
12 8 (2.65%) Solaris
12 8 (2.65%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.32%) CentOS
14 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.99%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.87%) ITIL
2 39 (12.91%) Change Management
3 32 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (9.27%) Migration
5 24 (7.95%) Business Analysis
6 23 (7.62%) Project Management
7 21 (6.95%) Software Testing
8 17 (5.63%) Test Scripting
9 16 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (5.30%) Service Delivery
10 15 (4.97%) Configuration Management
11 13 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (4.30%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 12 (3.97%) Change Control
13 11 (3.64%) ITIL V3
13 11 (3.64%) Problem Management
14 10 (3.31%) Server Virtualisation
14 10 (3.31%) Smoke Testing
15 9 (2.98%) BCP
15 9 (2.98%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (17.55%) SQL
2 28 (9.27%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.30%) Python
4 15 (4.97%) Java
5 10 (3.31%) Perl
6 7 (2.32%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.66%) PHP
8 4 (1.32%) VBA
9 3 (0.99%) C#
9 3 (0.99%) VBScript
10 1 (0.33%) AppleScript
10 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (8.28%) SC Cleared
4 23 (7.62%) MCSE
5 19 (6.29%) CCNA
5 19 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (5.63%) MCSA
7 15 (4.97%) ISTQB
8 10 (3.31%) MCITP
8 10 (3.31%) MCP
8 10 (3.31%) MCTS
9 9 (2.98%) Degree
10 8 (2.65%) ISEB
11 5 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.66%) CCNP
11 5 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.32%) CCA
12 4 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.96%) SLA
2 6 (1.99%) QA
3 4 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) GAMP
5 1 (0.33%) GxP
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (36.42%) Active Directory
2 57 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (12.25%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.63%) XenApp
5 16 (5.30%) VMware ESX
6 12 (3.97%) vSphere
7 9 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.98%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.99%) Firmware
10 4 (1.32%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.99%) XenServer
12 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (7.62%) SCCM
2 18 (5.96%) Puppet
3 16 (5.30%) Nagios
4 15 (4.97%) SCOM
5 11 (3.64%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.98%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (2.65%) Netcool
8 7 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (2.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (1.99%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (1.99%) SCDPM
10 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.99%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.99%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.99%) EdgeSight
11 3 (0.99%) Grafana
11 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.99%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 109 (36.09%) VMware
2 105 (34.77%) Microsoft
3 46 (15.23%) Citrix
4 32 (10.60%) Cisco
5 28 (9.27%) HP
5 28 (9.27%) NetApp
6 21 (6.95%) Red Hat
7 17 (5.63%) EMC
8 15 (4.97%) Oracle
8 15 (4.97%) Symantec
9 11 (3.64%) Dell
9 11 (3.64%) F5
9 11 (3.64%) Intel Security
10 9 (2.98%) Veeam
10 9 (2.98%) Veritas
11 6 (1.99%) 3PAR
11 6 (1.99%) Civica
11 6 (1.99%) Fujitsu
11 6 (1.99%) Splunk
12 5 (1.66%) Remedy
UK
EMBS Ltd
Rate: To £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
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Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
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Rate: £35,609 -£41,255 per annum
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Middlesex
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