The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Designer
Rank 599 622 582
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -40
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 21 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.063% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.067% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 35
Median daily rate £494 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £363 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.96 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.96 -

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Infrastructure Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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 -4 20 £500 +21.95% 2
London -5 8 £550 +22.22%
East of England +13 6 £283 -37.74%
Suffolk - 6 £283 -
Beccles - 4 £295 -
South East +7 2 £575 +43.75%
South West - 2 £563 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £525 -
Wiltshire - 2 £563 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £525 -
North East - 2 £525 -
Scotland +12 1 £420 +8.38%
Hampshire +11 1 £575 +46.03%
Berkshire +2 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £550 -
City of London - 1 £420 -
Glasgow - 1 £420 -

Infrastructure Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Infrastructure Designer 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 Designer in the job title.

1 24 (35.82%) Linux
2 19 (28.36%) Red Hat
3 15 (22.39%) Finance
3 15 (22.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (19.40%) Big Data
5 12 (17.91%) Hadoop
5 12 (17.91%) VMware
5 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
5 12 (17.91%) Oracle
6 11 (16.42%) Windows
6 11 (16.42%) DevOps
7 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
7 10 (14.93%) Cisco
8 9 (13.43%) EMC
8 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
8 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (11.94%) AWS Certification
9 8 (11.94%) Banking
9 8 (11.94%) Scrum
10 7 (10.45%) LAN
10 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
10 7 (10.45%) WAN
10 7 (10.45%) Solaris
10 7 (10.45%) Java
10 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
10 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (8.96%) Selenium
11 6 (8.96%) SCCM
11 6 (8.96%) C#

Infrastructure Designer 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 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.49%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.46%) Office 365
3 3 (4.48%) IaaS
3 3 (4.48%) PaaS
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.99%) SaaS
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.49%) GitHub
5 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) LAN
1 7 (10.45%) WAN
2 6 (8.96%) Firewall
2 6 (8.96%) WLAN
3 4 (5.97%) Internet
3 4 (5.97%) Wireless
4 3 (4.48%) LDAP
4 3 (4.48%) Network Security
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) SMTP
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
5 1 (1.49%) VLAN
5 1 (1.49%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) Big Data
2 12 (17.91%) Hadoop
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.96%) ObjectStore
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.49%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Selenium
2 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Log4j
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.46%) Legal
5 3 (4.48%) Billing
6 1 (1.49%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) .NET
1 6 (8.96%) Middleware
1 6 (8.96%) XML
2 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.46%) CSS
2 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 5 (7.46%) jQuery
3 2 (2.99%) Kafka
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.49%) JAX-RPC
4 1 (1.49%) REST
4 1 (1.49%) SOAP
4 1 (1.49%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.49%) WSDL
4 1 (1.49%) XSL
4 1 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.46%) NHS
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.99%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Linux
2 15 (22.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (16.42%) Windows
4 7 (10.45%) Solaris
5 5 (7.46%) Unix
6 4 (5.97%) CentOS
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.99%) AIX
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) DevOps
2 8 (11.94%) Scrum
3 6 (8.96%) Software Testing
3 6 (8.96%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (7.46%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.46%) SOA
4 5 (7.46%) System Testing
5 4 (5.97%) Coaching
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL
5 4 (5.97%) Project Management
5 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.48%) CRM
6 3 (4.48%) ETL
6 3 (4.48%) Feasibility Study
6 3 (4.48%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.48%) Time Management
6 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) Java
2 6 (8.96%) C#
3 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.48%) C
5 2 (2.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) AWS Certification
3 5 (7.46%) CCNA
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.46%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (7.46%) MCSE
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.97%) CCA
4 4 (5.97%) MCP
4 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) Docker
3 3 (4.48%) Firmware
4 1 (1.49%) KVM
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) SCCM
2 4 (5.97%) Puppet
3 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.48%) Rancher
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.49%) Control-M
4 1 (1.49%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.49%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Red Hat
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) Oracle
2 12 (17.91%) VMware
3 10 (14.93%) Cisco
4 9 (13.43%) EMC
5 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.99%) Citrix
6 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.99%) Dell
6 2 (2.99%) F5
6 2 (2.99%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.99%) NetApp
6 2 (2.99%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.49%) BMC
7 1 (1.49%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.49%) Informatica
7 1 (1.49%) Intel
7 1 (1.49%) Splunk
7 1 (1.49%) Symantec