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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Designer
Rank 589 562 551
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 44 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.086% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.093% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 16
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £375 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
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 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 30 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 4 September 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 -12 38 £425 -5.55%
South East -7 23 £388 -13.88%
Hampshire +11 16 £363 -14.70%
Winchester - 9 £388 -
Southampton +4 7 £363 -8.22%
Berkshire +2 6 £450 -10.00%
East of England +9 5 £458 +4.57%
Scotland -7 5 - -
London -7 4 £500 +11.11%
Edinburgh -11 4 - -
North West -30 4 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £458 -
Cambridge - 3 £458 -
Slough - 3 £450 -
Wiltshire -5 2 £500 -9.09%
Reading -6 2 £383 -
South West -15 2 £500 -9.09%
Swindon - 2 £500 -
Norwich +13 1 - -
Norfolk +5 1 - -
City of London +3 1 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £500 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £385 -
Cardiff - 1 £385 -
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
Wales - 1 £385 -

Infrastructure Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.38%) Windows
3 21 (32.81%) Oracle
4 19 (29.69%) VMware
5 17 (26.56%) Linux
6 13 (20.31%) Firewall
6 13 (20.31%) Finance
6 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
8 10 (15.63%) Migration
9 9 (14.06%) MCSE
9 9 (14.06%) ITIL
9 9 (14.06%) SQL
9 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (12.50%) vSphere
10 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (12.50%) SAN
10 8 (12.50%) Intel
10 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 8 (12.50%) VMware ESX
11 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
11 7 (10.94%) IPv4
11 7 (10.94%) IPv6
12 6 (9.38%) Cisco
12 6 (9.38%) IBM

Infrastructure Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.69%) CICS
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.13%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Lync
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 8 (12.50%) SAN
3 7 (10.94%) IPv4
3 7 (10.94%) IPv6
4 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.69%) SMS
5 3 (4.69%) SMTP
5 3 (4.69%) DHCP
5 3 (4.69%) FTP
5 3 (4.69%) SNA
5 3 (4.69%) DNS
5 3 (4.69%) VLAN
5 3 (4.69%) NAS
6 2 (3.13%) WAN
6 2 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (1.56%) Intranet
7 1 (1.56%) Internet
7 1 (1.56%) VPN
7 1 (1.56%) HTTP
7 1 (1.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 6 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) OLTP
3 1 (1.56%) SQLBase
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.38%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.25%) Clustering
5 3 (4.69%) VSAM
5 3 (4.69%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (3.13%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.13%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.56%) iSeries
7 1 (1.56%) PKI
7 1 (1.56%) Replication
7 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Linux
3 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.81%) UNIX
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.25%) Solaris
7 4 (6.25%) zOS
8 3 (4.69%) AIX
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Migration
2 9 (14.06%) ITIL
3 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.69%) Change Control
5 3 (4.69%) Time Management
5 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.69%) Workflow
5 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.69%) Analytics
6 2 (3.13%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (3.13%) Coaching
6 2 (3.13%) Project Management
6 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.13%) Network Design
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) MCSE
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) MCITP
4 4 (6.25%) MCSA
5 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 8 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 8 (12.50%) vSphere
2 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) RACF
3 3 (4.69%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (4.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) XenApp
4 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.56%) Xen
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
1 4 (6.25%) SCOM
2 3 (4.69%) OMEGAMON
2 3 (4.69%) zSecure
3 1 (1.56%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 21 (32.81%) Oracle
3 19 (29.69%) VMware
4 8 (12.50%) Intel
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco
5 6 (9.38%) IBM
6 5 (7.81%) Citrix
7 4 (6.25%) HP
7 4 (6.25%) Dell
8 3 (4.69%) EMC
8 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.69%) CA
9 2 (3.13%) NetApp
9 2 (3.13%) Symantec
9 2 (3.13%) IronPort
10 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.56%) Splunk
10 1 (1.56%) Adobe