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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Designer
Rank 605 584 544
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -40
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 23 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.055% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.059% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 15
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£425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £361 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
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
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 -18 17 £438 +9.37% 4
South East -21 6 £363 -19.44% 2
Scotland -1 5 - -
Hampshire -6 4 £346 -13.43% 1
North West -14 4 £425 -
Edinburgh -3 3 - -
East of England - 3 £458 -
Wiltshire 0 2 £500 -
South West -2 2 £500 -
London -18 2 £450 +1.40% 2
Cambridge - 2 £458 -
Winchester - 2 £315 - 1
Swindon - 2 £500 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £458 -
Berkshire -3 1 £450 -10.00%
Southampton -5 1 £363 -5.22%
City of London -16 1 £500 +6.66% 1
Slough - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £500 -
South Wales - 1 £385 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £385 -
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
Wales - 1 £385 -

Infrastructure Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 15 (24.59%) SAN
4 13 (21.31%) Finance
4 13 (21.31%) VMware
4 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
5 12 (19.67%) Clustering
5 12 (19.67%) Oracle
6 11 (18.03%) Linux
7 10 (16.39%) HP
7 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
8 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
8 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (13.11%) Migration
9 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (11.48%) Cisco
10 7 (11.48%) SCCM
11 6 (9.84%) Firewall
11 6 (9.84%) MCSE
11 6 (9.84%) ITIL
11 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
11 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
11 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
11 6 (9.84%) Private Cloud
12 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.20%) SQL
12 5 (8.20%) IBM

Infrastructure Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 3 (4.92%) Apache
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.92%) CICS
1 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.92%) Lync
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) SAN
2 6 (9.84%) Firewall
3 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.56%) LAN
4 4 (6.56%) WAN
4 4 (6.56%) VLAN
4 4 (6.56%) NAS
5 3 (4.92%) SNA
5 3 (4.92%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) SMTP
5 3 (4.92%) DHCP
5 3 (4.92%) FTP
5 3 (4.92%) SMS
6 2 (3.28%) SSL
7 1 (1.64%) Multicast
7 1 (1.64%) VPN
7 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) SQLBase
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.64%) OLTP
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Middleware
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) J2EE
3 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 12 (19.67%) Clustering
3 6 (9.84%) Private Cloud
4 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.92%) VSAM
5 3 (4.92%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (3.28%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.28%) HP Storage
6 2 (3.28%) PKI
6 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.64%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Linux
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.92%) zOS
6 3 (4.92%) AIX
6 3 (4.92%) Solaris
6 3 (4.92%) UNIX
7 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) Migration
2 6 (9.84%) ITIL
3 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.56%) Analytics
4 4 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (6.56%) Project Management
5 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.92%) Supplier Management
5 3 (4.92%) Software Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Time Management
5 3 (4.92%) Network Management
5 3 (4.92%) Change Control
6 2 (3.28%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (3.28%) QMS
6 2 (3.28%) Logistics
6 2 (3.28%) Open Source
6 2 (3.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) C
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.84%) MCSE
3 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) MCITP
4 4 (6.56%) MCSA
5 3 (4.92%) MCSD
6 2 (3.28%) MCDBA
6 2 (3.28%) MCPD
7 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
2 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (4.92%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 3 (4.92%) RACF
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
5 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) Docker
6 1 (1.64%) iptables
6 1 (1.64%) Xen
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) SCOM
3 3 (4.92%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (4.92%) zSecure
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) WSUS
4 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) VMware
3 12 (19.67%) Oracle
4 10 (16.39%) HP
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco
6 5 (8.20%) IBM
7 4 (6.56%) Intel
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix
7 4 (6.56%) Dell
8 3 (4.92%) CA
8 3 (4.92%) NetApp
8 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) EMC
9 2 (3.28%) IronPort
10 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.64%) Splunk
10 1 (1.64%) Google
10 1 (1.64%) Adobe
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