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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Designer
Rank 586 568 542
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 37 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.049% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.052% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 24
Average daily rate £430 £390 £521
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -25.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £364 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £390 £410
% change year-on-year
+12.17% -4.87%
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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 28 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 34 £434 +11.21% 1
South East +8 11 £400 +2.56%
London +2 9 £430 +1.17%
North West -3 7 £450 -
Hampshire +15 5 £400 -20.00%
Berkshire +14 5 £475 +5.43%
Manchester - 4 - -
Winchester - 4 £400 -
East of England - 3 £450 -
Norfolk - 3 £450 -
Slough +9 2 £475 +5.43%
Scotland -1 2 £388 -
East Midlands -4 2 £413 +10.00% 1
West Midlands - 2 £500 -
Cheshire - 2 £450 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
City of London +45 1 £393 -31.73%
Buckinghamshire +13 1 - -
Northamptonshire +13 1 £425 +13.33%
Milton Keynes +5 1 - -
Edinburgh -7 1 £388 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £393 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 - -

Infrastructure Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (32.88%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.03%) Linux
4 17 (23.29%) Finance
5 16 (21.92%) VMware
5 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (20.55%) Oracle
7 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (17.81%) Windows Server
9 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
9 12 (16.44%) Cisco
9 12 (16.44%) Firewall
9 12 (16.44%) SAN
10 11 (15.07%) Migration
10 11 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (13.70%) Unix
11 10 (13.70%) MCSE
11 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
12 9 (12.33%) SQL
12 9 (12.33%) ITIL
12 9 (12.33%) IBM
12 9 (12.33%) Citrix
12 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
12 9 (12.33%) vSphere
13 8 (10.96%) TOGAF
13 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (10.96%) Intel
13 8 (10.96%) LAN
13 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Transformation

Infrastructure Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.11%) JBoss
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) Firewall
1 12 (16.44%) SAN
2 8 (10.96%) LAN
3 7 (9.59%) IPv4
3 7 (9.59%) IPv6
4 6 (8.22%) NetScaler
4 6 (8.22%) WAN
5 4 (5.48%) VLAN
6 2 (2.74%) DHCP
6 2 (2.74%) DNS
6 2 (2.74%) Wireless
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
1 8 (10.96%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.11%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) CCTV
4 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.37%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) Windows
2 19 (26.03%) Linux
3 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (17.81%) Windows Server
6 11 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (13.70%) Unix
8 6 (8.22%) AIX
9 3 (4.11%) HPUX
10 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Migration
2 9 (12.33%) ITIL
3 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 8 (10.96%) TOGAF
4 5 (6.85%) Analytics
5 4 (5.48%) Cutover Planning
5 4 (5.48%) Network Design
5 4 (5.48%) Workflow
6 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.11%) Critical Success Factor
6 3 (4.11%) ISMS
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.11%) Project Management
6 3 (4.11%) Service Continuity Management
6 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.11%) Supplier Management
6 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.74%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) MCSE
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.74%) CCNA
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CCNP
6 1 (1.37%) VCP5
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) vSphere
2 6 (8.22%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.74%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.92%) VMware
3 15 (20.55%) Oracle
4 12 (16.44%) Cisco
5 9 (12.33%) Citrix
5 9 (12.33%) IBM
5 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
6 8 (10.96%) Intel
7 7 (9.59%) HP
8 6 (8.22%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.11%) NetApp
10 2 (2.74%) Symantec
11 1 (1.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.37%) Apple
11 1 (1.37%) BT
11 1 (1.37%) CommVault
11 1 (1.37%) EMC
11 1 (1.37%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.37%) Nokia
11 1 (1.37%) Sony