The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Designer 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Designer
Rank 540 527 537
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 57 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.086% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.093% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 20
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£488 £525 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £690 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51721 47458 47769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.64% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32625 28720 26837
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2093 2063 2513
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Infrastructure Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Designer within the UK.

Infrastructure Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Infrastructure Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Designer within the UK.

Infrastructure Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Designer
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 November 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
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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 -6 50 £469 -21.87% 1
London 0 25 £500 -23.07%
South East -12 11 £575 +48.38% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £388 -
East Midlands - 4 £388 -
Northampton - 3 £400 -
North West -2 2 £388 -13.88%
Hampshire -20 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Leeds - 2 £425 -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Southampton - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Manchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Harrow - - - -

Infrastructure Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Designer 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 Designer in their job title.

1 33 (33.67%) Security Cleared
2 32 (32.65%) Windows
3 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
4 23 (23.47%) ITIL
5 22 (22.45%) Linux
5 22 (22.45%) Cisco
6 19 (19.39%) Firewall
7 18 (18.37%) Finance
7 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
8 15 (15.31%) Service Management
9 14 (14.29%) VMware
10 13 (13.27%) Active Directory
11 12 (12.24%) SCCM
11 12 (12.24%) ITIL V3
12 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
12 11 (11.22%) SAN
12 11 (11.22%) TOGAF
13 10 (10.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (10.20%) Information Security
13 10 (10.20%) Clustering
13 10 (10.20%) CESG
13 10 (10.20%) Service Delivery
13 10 (10.20%) Middleware
13 10 (10.20%) CISSP
13 10 (10.20%) LAN
13 10 (10.20%) LDAP
13 10 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (9.18%) WebSphere
14 9 (9.18%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure

Infrastructure Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Designer 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.18%) WebSphere
1 9 (9.18%) Lync
2 8 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.10%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.06%) Apache
5 3 (3.06%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) IaaS
2 3 (3.06%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.39%) Firewall
2 11 (11.22%) SAN
3 10 (10.20%) LDAP
3 10 (10.20%) LAN
4 9 (9.18%) DHCP
4 9 (9.18%) DNS
4 9 (9.18%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (8.16%) WAN
6 6 (6.12%) VPN
6 6 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.02%) Wireless
7 1 (1.02%) VLAN
7 1 (1.02%) Network Security
7 1 (1.02%) VoIP
7 1 (1.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) OLTP
4 1 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) StarTeam
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Publishing
3 5 (5.10%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Billing
5 2 (2.04%) International Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Military
6 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) Middleware
2 7 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (4.08%) Web Services
4 2 (2.04%) LAMP
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.20%) Clustering
2 10 (10.20%) CESG
3 9 (9.18%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (6.12%) RMADS
4 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) Open Source
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.06%) DataPower
6 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.02%) PKI
6 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.02%) HACMP
6 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.65%) Windows
2 22 (22.45%) Linux
3 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.08%) UNIX
4 4 (4.08%) AIX
5 3 (3.06%) Solaris
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) ITIL
2 15 (15.31%) Service Management
3 12 (12.24%) ITIL V3
4 11 (11.22%) TOGAF
5 10 (10.20%) Information Security
5 10 (10.20%) Service Delivery
5 10 (10.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (9.18%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (8.16%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
7 8 (8.16%) DevOps
8 7 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (6.12%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.12%) ISMS
9 6 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (5.10%) Information Assurance
10 5 (5.10%) Project Management
11 4 (4.08%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (1.02%) SQL
2 1 (1.02%) Python
2 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (33.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.20%) CISSP
4 6 (6.12%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (5.10%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.10%) CCNP
5 5 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.08%) Degree
7 1 (1.02%) CCNA
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.02%) MCPD
7 1 (1.02%) MCP
7 1 (1.02%) MCSD
7 1 (1.02%) MCSE
7 1 (1.02%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.12%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (13.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.04%) XenApp
4 2 (2.04%) Xen
5 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.02%) XenServer
5 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.02%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) SCCM
2 4 (4.08%) Ansible
3 3 (3.06%) SCOM
4 1 (1.02%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.45%) Cisco
3 14 (14.29%) VMware
4 9 (9.18%) Juniper
5 8 (8.16%) Oracle
6 6 (6.12%) IBM
6 6 (6.12%) HP
6 6 (6.12%) Citrix
7 5 (5.10%) Business Objects
7 5 (5.10%) SAP
7 5 (5.10%) Google
7 5 (5.10%) Intel
8 4 (4.08%) Brocade
8 4 (4.08%) ProCurve
9 3 (3.06%) NetApp
9 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.04%) Motorola
10 2 (2.04%) F5
11 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow