The table below looks at the statistics for Infrastructure Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Management
Rank 562 540 543
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 81 70 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 54 36
Median daily rate £450 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £241 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Infrastructure Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Infrastructure Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK.

Infrastructure Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Infrastructure Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK.

Infrastructure Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 67 £446 +32.22% 26
London +16 41 £425 +16.43% 9
Scotland -5 12 £450 +12.50% 2
North West -19 7 £450 +80.00% 1
South East -19 7 £450 +38.46% 7
Bromley - 6 - -
Edinburgh -11 5 £450 +12.50% 2
Renfrewshire - 5 - -
Erskine - 4 - -
Crawley - 4 £450 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £450 - 1
City of London +36 3 £359 +10.38% 3
North East -44 3 £328 -31.05%
Lancashire - 3 £446 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £328 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £328 -
Preston - 3 £446 -
Hertfordshire +5 2 £170 -62.22% 3
East of England +3 2 £170 -62.22% 4
Yorkshire -4 2 £425 +36.00% 1
Surrey -14 2 £500 +58.82% 2
Merseyside -14 2 - - 1
West Midlands -19 2 £250 -37.50% 1
South West - 2 £316 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £338 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £450 -
Woking - 2 £500 -
North Yorkshire +8 1 £300 -
York +8 1 £300 -

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 66 (30.84%) Windows
2 52 (24.30%) Finance
3 51 (23.83%) Microsoft
4 43 (20.09%) Windows Server
5 40 (18.69%) ITIL
6 38 (17.76%) Security Cleared
7 36 (16.82%) Project Management
8 35 (16.36%) PowerShell
9 33 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (15.42%) Cisco
10 32 (14.95%) Linux
11 31 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (14.49%) Data Centre
12 30 (14.02%) SQL
12 30 (14.02%) Active Directory
12 30 (14.02%) Citrix
13 28 (13.08%) XenApp
14 27 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (12.15%) HP
15 26 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (11.68%) WAN
16 25 (11.68%) VMware
17 24 (11.21%) Management Information System
17 24 (11.21%) Banking
18 23 (10.75%) LAN
19 22 (10.28%) Capacity Planning
19 22 (10.28%) SC Cleared
20 21 (9.81%) Configuration Management
21 20 (9.35%) Firewall
21 20 (9.35%) Service Delivery

Infrastructure Management
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 15 (7.01%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.14%) IIS
2 11 (5.14%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.21%) Jetty
4 8 (3.74%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.80%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.40%) Apache
6 3 (1.40%) Confluence
6 3 (1.40%) Node.js
7 2 (0.93%) JBoss
7 2 (0.93%) nginx
7 2 (0.93%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Drupal
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.54%) IaaS
2 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.67%) PaaS
4 7 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.27%) Office 365
5 4 (1.87%) SaaS
6 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.68%) WAN
2 23 (10.75%) LAN
3 20 (9.35%) Firewall
4 15 (7.01%) Network Security
5 13 (6.07%) Internet
5 13 (6.07%) VPN
6 11 (5.14%) DNS
6 11 (5.14%) VoIP
7 10 (4.67%) SSL
8 9 (4.21%) SAN
8 9 (4.21%) VLAN
9 7 (3.27%) HTTP
10 6 (2.80%) DHCP
10 6 (2.80%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.34%) FTP
11 5 (2.34%) IPsec
11 5 (2.34%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (2.34%) SSH
11 5 (2.34%) Wireless
12 4 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.21%) Big Data
3 9 (4.21%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.93%) OLAP
7 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.74%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.80%) Ant
4 6 (2.80%) Gradle
4 6 (2.80%) Maven
5 3 (1.40%) JIRA
6 2 (0.93%) FxCop
6 2 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.93%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.47%) MSI
7 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 52 (24.30%) Finance
2 24 (11.21%) Banking
3 18 (8.41%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.67%) Legal
4 10 (4.67%) Retail
5 5 (2.34%) Publishing
6 4 (1.87%) Military
7 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.40%) Law
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (12.15%) Architect
2 20 (9.35%) Analyst
2 20 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (8.41%) Project Manager
4 15 (7.01%) Infrastructure Manager
4 15 (7.01%) Support Engineer
5 14 (6.54%) Developer
6 12 (5.61%) Consultant
7 11 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (4.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) Infrastructure Support
9 9 (4.21%) Network Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) Server Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.21%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.21%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) Windows Server Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.41%) Web Services
2 10 (4.67%) .NET
3 9 (4.21%) ELK Stack
3 9 (4.21%) RESTful
3 9 (4.21%) SOAP
3 9 (4.21%) XML
4 8 (3.74%) JSON
5 6 (2.80%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.80%) jQuery
6 5 (2.34%) CSS
6 5 (2.34%) CSS3
6 5 (2.34%) HTML
6 5 (2.34%) HTML5
6 5 (2.34%) RequireJS
7 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.93%) J2EE
7 2 (0.93%) J2SE
7 2 (0.93%) REST
8 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 24 (11.21%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.21%) Digital Media
4 8 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.80%) Replication
6 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.34%) Statistics
6 5 (2.34%) User Experience
7 4 (1.87%) CMDB
7 4 (1.87%) Equities
7 4 (1.87%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.87%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.87%) Wiki
8 2 (0.93%) BYOD
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 2 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 66 (30.84%) Windows
2 43 (20.09%) Windows Server
3 33 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (14.95%) Linux
5 26 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.07%) Windows 7
6 13 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.61%) Unix
8 7 (3.27%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.80%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.93%) SUSE
10 2 (0.93%) VMS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.69%) ITIL
2 36 (16.82%) Project Management
3 31 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (10.28%) Capacity Planning
6 21 (9.81%) Configuration Management
7 20 (9.35%) Release Management
7 20 (9.35%) Service Delivery
8 19 (8.88%) Change Management
8 19 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (8.41%) CRM
9 18 (8.41%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (6.54%) ETL
11 13 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.07%) DevOps
11 13 (6.07%) High Availability
11 13 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.61%) Scrum
13 11 (5.14%) TDD
14 10 (4.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.36%) PowerShell
2 30 (14.02%) SQL
3 14 (6.54%) Python
4 13 (6.07%) Bash Shell
4 13 (6.07%) Java
5 11 (5.14%) Perl
6 10 (4.67%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.27%) VBScript
8 6 (2.80%) Ruby
9 5 (2.34%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.87%) PHP
10 4 (1.87%) VBA
11 3 (1.40%) C++
12 2 (0.93%) C#
12 2 (0.93%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.47%) C
13 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (17.76%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.28%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (5.14%) Degree
5 8 (3.74%) MCSE
5 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.27%) CCDA
6 7 (3.27%) CCNA
7 5 (2.34%) CCIE
8 4 (1.87%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.40%) CISM
9 3 (1.40%) CISSP
9 3 (1.40%) MCP
10 2 (0.93%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.47%) CBAP
11 1 (0.47%) CITP
11 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.80%) SLA
3 5 (2.34%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) ISO22301
System Software
1 30 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 28 (13.08%) XenApp
3 17 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.48%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.48%) vSphere
4 16 (7.48%) XenDesktop
4 16 (7.48%) XenServer
5 15 (7.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (4.21%) UAG
7 7 (3.27%) Firmware
8 4 (1.87%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (7.48%) SCOM
2 15 (7.01%) SCCM
3 12 (5.61%) SCOrch
4 10 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.67%) Puppet
5 9 (4.21%) Control-M
5 9 (4.21%) Kibana
5 9 (4.21%) logstash
6 7 (3.27%) Ansible
6 7 (3.27%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.40%) EdgeSight
7 3 (1.40%) Nagios
8 2 (0.93%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.47%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.47%) OPNET
9 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (23.83%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.42%) Cisco
3 30 (14.02%) Citrix
4 26 (12.15%) HP
5 25 (11.68%) VMware
6 10 (4.67%) Palo Alto
7 9 (4.21%) IBM
8 8 (3.74%) Fortinet
9 7 (3.27%) SAP
10 6 (2.80%) F5
10 6 (2.80%) NetApp
11 5 (2.34%) Brocade
11 5 (2.34%) EMC
11 5 (2.34%) Riverbed
11 5 (2.34%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (1.87%) Ericsson
12 4 (1.87%) Nokia
12 4 (1.87%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.87%) Siemens
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