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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Designer
Rank 568 548 566
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 49 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.080% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.086% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 22
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£450 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £381 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £625 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.73%
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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 1 October 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 13 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 1 October 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 -3 47 £450 -5.26% 1
London +11 21 £450 -12.19%
Northampton - 6 £400 - 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £400 - 1
South East -12 5 £438 +30.59%
Hampshire -12 3 £450 +34.32%
Basingstoke +16 1 £450 +5.88%
Southampton -8 1 £390 +17.29%
Leeds - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Harrow - - - -

Infrastructure Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 44 (46.81%) Windows
2 30 (31.91%) ITIL
3 28 (29.79%) Linux
3 28 (29.79%) Finance
4 25 (26.60%) Microsoft
5 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
6 22 (23.40%) Firewall
6 22 (23.40%) VMware
7 19 (20.21%) Cisco
8 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
9 17 (18.09%) SAN
10 16 (17.02%) Active Directory
11 15 (15.96%) Oracle
11 15 (15.96%) Mainframe
12 14 (14.89%) Service Management
13 13 (13.83%) UNIX
13 13 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (13.83%) WebSphere
14 12 (12.77%) ITIL V3
14 12 (12.77%) IBM
15 11 (11.70%) EMC
15 11 (11.70%) Intel
15 11 (11.70%) TOGAF
15 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
16 10 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 10 (10.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 10 (10.64%) CESG
16 10 (10.64%) Middleware
16 10 (10.64%) CISSP
16 10 (10.64%) LDAP

Infrastructure Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (13.83%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.38%) CICS
3 5 (5.32%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.13%) Lync
5 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.40%) Firewall
2 17 (18.09%) SAN
3 10 (10.64%) LDAP
4 9 (9.57%) LAN
4 9 (9.57%) DHCP
4 9 (9.57%) DNS
4 9 (9.57%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (7.45%) WAN
5 7 (7.45%) NAS
6 6 (6.38%) VPN
7 5 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.19%) Intranet
8 3 (3.19%) Internet
9 1 (1.06%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) DB2
2 5 (5.32%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) OLTP
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
General
1 28 (29.79%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Publishing
3 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.19%) Banking
5 3 (3.19%) Retail
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
7 1 (1.06%) Military
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) Middleware
2 3 (3.19%) Web Services
2 3 (3.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.13%) LAMP
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Mainframe
2 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.64%) CESG
4 9 (9.57%) CESG CLAS
5 8 (8.51%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (7.45%) Replication
7 6 (6.38%) RMADS
8 5 (5.32%) Clustering
9 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (3.19%) iSeries
10 3 (3.19%) DataPower
11 2 (2.13%) PKI
11 2 (2.13%) Open Source
12 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
12 1 (1.06%) Tandem
12 1 (1.06%) Social Media
12 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
12 1 (1.06%) SCADA
12 1 (1.06%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 44 (46.81%) Windows
2 28 (29.79%) Linux
3 13 (13.83%) UNIX
4 9 (9.57%) AIX
4 9 (9.57%) zOS
5 7 (7.45%) Solaris
5 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) ITIL
2 14 (14.89%) Service Management
3 12 (12.77%) ITIL V3
4 11 (11.70%) TOGAF
5 10 (10.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
7 8 (8.51%) Information Security
7 8 (8.51%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.45%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (7.45%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.45%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (6.38%) ISMS
9 6 (6.38%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.32%) Information Assurance
10 5 (5.32%) People Management
11 4 (4.26%) ArchiMate
11 4 (4.26%) Network Design
11 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (4.26%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) Java
2 2 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) Python
3 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.64%) CISSP
4 8 (8.51%) CCNP
4 8 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.45%) Degree
6 6 (6.38%) MCSE
6 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.26%) VCP5
8 4 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.26%) CCNA
9 2 (2.13%) MCPD
9 2 (2.13%) MCP
9 2 (2.13%) MCSD
9 2 (2.13%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.45%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) SRDF
4 3 (3.19%) Xen
4 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (26.60%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.40%) VMware
3 19 (20.21%) Cisco
4 15 (15.96%) Oracle
5 12 (12.77%) IBM
6 11 (11.70%) EMC
6 11 (11.70%) Intel
7 9 (9.57%) Citrix
7 9 (9.57%) Juniper
8 6 (6.38%) HP
9 5 (5.32%) Business Objects
9 5 (5.32%) SAP
10 4 (4.26%) ProCurve
10 4 (4.26%) Google
10 4 (4.26%) Brocade
11 3 (3.19%) NetApp
11 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.13%) Teradata
13 1 (1.06%) Dell