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 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Designer
Rank 614 611 587
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 43 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.087% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.092% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 44
Median daily rate £450 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £492 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
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 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 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 Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +15 34 £463 +14.55% 1
London +4 13 £500 -6.97% 1
Scotland +17 9 £400 -
South East -5 8 £463 +21.31%
Stirling - 6 - -
North West +16 5 £444 +4.41%
Berkshire +7 5 £463 +2.77%
East of England +2 4 £388 -19.06%
City of London +13 3 £516 +3.25% 1
Suffolk +5 3 £450 -10.00%
Hampshire -4 3 £495 +36.55%
Leeds - 3 £470 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £470 -
Yorkshire - 3 £470 -
Cheshire +9 2 £463 -
Slough +3 2 £470 +4.44%
Ipswich 0 2 £450 -10.00%
Manchester -2 2 £363 -
Glasgow - 2 £425 -
Warrington +11 1 - -
Essex +4 1 £325 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £375 -
Basildon - 1 £325 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Erskine - 1 £375 -
Beccles - 1 £195 -
Oldham - 1 £300 -
Maidenhead - 1 £425 -
Wokingham - 1 £410 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

Infrastructure Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 35 (40.23%) Linux
2 23 (26.44%) Red Hat
3 19 (21.84%) Data Centre
4 18 (20.69%) Oracle
5 17 (19.54%) Finance
5 17 (19.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (17.24%) Firewall
6 15 (17.24%) Cisco
7 14 (16.09%) Windows
7 14 (16.09%) VMware
8 13 (14.94%) Unix
8 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
9 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
9 12 (13.79%) Banking
9 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
9 12 (13.79%) Big Data
10 11 (12.64%) Hadoop
10 11 (12.64%) TOGAF
11 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
12 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (10.34%) Wireless
12 9 (10.34%) Middleware
12 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
12 9 (10.34%) Solaris
13 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
13 8 (9.20%) CCNA
13 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification

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 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.30%) Apache
3 2 (2.30%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.15%) Liferay
4 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) Office 365
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.45%) HP Helion
4 2 (2.30%) IaaS
4 2 (2.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.15%) GitHub
5 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) Firewall
2 9 (10.34%) Wireless
3 8 (9.20%) BGP
3 8 (9.20%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (9.20%) MPLS
3 8 (9.20%) OSPF
3 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.20%) VPLS
4 5 (5.75%) LAN
4 5 (5.75%) WAN
5 3 (3.45%) CTI
5 3 (3.45%) LDAP
5 3 (3.45%) Network Security
6 2 (2.30%) Internet
6 2 (2.30%) VLAN
7 1 (1.15%) DHCP
7 1 (1.15%) DNS
7 1 (1.15%) SAN
7 1 (1.15%) SMTP
7 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) Big Data
2 11 (12.64%) Hadoop
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.90%) ObjectStore
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.30%) MySQL
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Selenium
2 2 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Banking
2 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.75%) Legal
4 4 (4.60%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) Middleware
2 8 (9.20%) 802.1X
3 6 (6.90%) .NET
4 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.75%) CSS
4 5 (5.75%) HTML
4 5 (5.75%) jQuery
4 5 (5.75%) XML
5 2 (2.30%) Kafka
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.15%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (1.15%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.15%) PKI
5 1 (1.15%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.23%) Linux
2 17 (19.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (16.09%) Windows
4 13 (14.94%) Unix
5 9 (10.34%) Solaris
6 4 (4.60%) CentOS
6 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.45%) AIX
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (12.64%) TOGAF
3 6 (6.90%) DevOps
3 6 (6.90%) Mobile Transformation
3 6 (6.90%) Software Testing
3 6 (6.90%) Time Management
3 6 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.75%) Feasibility Study
4 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.75%) SOA
5 4 (4.60%) CRM
5 4 (4.60%) Migration
5 4 (4.60%) Scrum
6 3 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.45%) Presales
6 3 (3.45%) Project Management
6 3 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.30%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) C#
1 6 (6.90%) Java
1 6 (6.90%) SQL
2 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.20%) CCNA
3 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.05%) CCIE
4 7 (8.05%) CCNP
5 5 (5.75%) Degree
6 4 (4.60%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.15%) CCA
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.15%) MCP
8 1 (1.15%) MCSE
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.30%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.15%) Docker
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) FortiGate
2 7 (8.05%) SCCM
3 6 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (6.90%) Puppet
4 1 (1.15%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) Control-M
4 1 (1.15%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.15%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Red Hat
2 18 (20.69%) Oracle
3 15 (17.24%) Cisco
4 14 (16.09%) VMware
5 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.20%) EMC
7 8 (9.20%) F5
7 8 (9.20%) Juniper
8 6 (6.90%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.60%) HP
9 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (3.45%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.30%) Cloudera
11 2 (2.30%) Dell
11 2 (2.30%) Hortonworks
11 2 (2.30%) WorldPay
12 1 (1.15%) BMC
12 1 (1.15%) IBM
12 1 (1.15%) Sun