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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Designer
UK
Rank 572 583 590
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 23 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.086% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.091% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 17
Median daily rate £531 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £540 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 18 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +13 18 £525 +13.51%
London +7 11 £550 +7.31%
Scotland +26 4 £540 +20.00%
Yorkshire +12 3 - -
West Yorkshire +17 2 - -
South East +10 2 £400 -8.57%
Hampshire +4 2 £400 -
Glasgow +2 2 - -
City of London -5 2 £700 +78.34%
Bradford - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £540 -
Cheshire +31 1 £525 +16.66%
North West +22 1 £525 +16.66%
West Midlands +7 1 £425 -
Birmingham 0 1 £425 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
York - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -

Infrastructure Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 13 (27.08%) DevOps
1 13 (27.08%) Scrum
2 11 (22.92%) Windows
3 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
4 9 (18.75%) AWS Certification
4 9 (18.75%) Linux
4 9 (18.75%) ITIL
4 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.67%) VMware
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.58%) Cisco
6 7 (14.58%) Citrix
6 7 (14.58%) LAN
6 7 (14.58%) WAN
7 6 (12.50%) WLAN
7 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.50%) Firewall
7 6 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
8 5 (10.42%) System Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
8 5 (10.42%) Docker
8 5 (10.42%) Big Data
8 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
8 5 (10.42%) Project Management
8 5 (10.42%) MCSE

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 2 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.08%) PowerExchange
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) LAN
1 7 (14.58%) WAN
2 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 6 (12.50%) WLAN
3 4 (8.33%) DNS
4 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 3 (6.25%) Wireless
5 2 (4.17%) FTP
5 2 (4.17%) HTTP
5 2 (4.17%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 2 (4.17%) SMTP
5 2 (4.17%) SSL
5 2 (4.17%) Telnet
6 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.08%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Big Data
1 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.17%) GIS
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.08%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Log4j
2 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Front Office
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.08%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.08%) REST
2 1 (2.08%) SOAP
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.08%) WSDL
2 1 (2.08%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) XSL
2 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) NHS
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) AIX
6 1 (2.08%) Solaris
6 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) DevOps
1 13 (27.08%) Scrum
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
3 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) System Testing
5 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.33%) Coaching
6 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) Security Patching
7 3 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) C
2 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) AWS Certification
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) CCNA
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.42%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (10.42%) MCSE
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.33%) CCA
4 4 (8.33%) MCP
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) CISSP
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) Firmware
3 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.08%) KVM
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 4 (8.33%) Rancher
2 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (2.08%) Control-M
3 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco
3 7 (14.58%) Citrix
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) EMC
5 2 (4.17%) F5
5 2 (4.17%) Intel
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.17%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.08%) BMC
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Informatica
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) Splunk
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec