The table below looks at the statistics for Infrastructure Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Management
Rank 532 513 484
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 75 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 22
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £360 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -11.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £161 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.83 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.77% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%

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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Infrastructure Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 68 £350 - 32
London +10 38 £361 -1.70% 14
City of London +19 15 £325 -13.33% 8
North West -10 11 £250 - 3
Merseyside - 11 £250 -
Liverpool - 10 £244 -
Uxbridge - 6 - -
East of England +10 5 £450 -5.26% 4
Yorkshire -16 5 £313 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £450 - 1
West Midlands -6 4 £400 +66.66% 1
South East -23 4 £400 +14.28% 9
Edinburgh -8 3 £400 -8.04%
West Yorkshire -9 3 £300 -
Scotland -11 3 £400 -8.04%
Leeds -12 3 £300 -
Wales - 3 £325 -
Hampshire -6 2 £410 -3.52% 2
Southampton - 2 £410 -
Telford - 2 £400 -
Newport - 2 £350 -
South Wales - 2 £350 -
Shropshire - 2 £400 -
Surrey +5 1 £315 - 1
North Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Milton Keynes +3 1 £400 +23.07%
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £400 +23.07% 1
York 0 1 - -
Durham - 1 £475 -
Solihull - 1 - -

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Infrastructure Management also 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 that cited Infrastructure Management.

1 61 (38.85%) Windows
2 38 (24.20%) Active Directory
3 37 (23.57%) VMware
4 35 (22.29%) ITIL
5 34 (21.66%) Linux
6 32 (20.38%) Oracle
6 32 (20.38%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (18.47%) Microsoft
8 28 (17.83%) SQL
8 28 (17.83%) Finance
9 27 (17.20%) Firewall
9 27 (17.20%) SAN
9 27 (17.20%) Project Management
10 25 (15.92%) UNIX
11 24 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (14.65%) Security Cleared
12 23 (14.65%) Java
13 21 (13.38%) SQL Server
13 21 (13.38%) Change Management
14 20 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (11.46%) Apache
16 17 (10.83%) Service Delivery
16 17 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (10.19%) vSphere
17 16 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (10.19%) Tomcat
17 16 (10.19%) PRINCE2
18 15 (9.55%) Jenkins
18 15 (9.55%) SC Cleared
18 15 (9.55%) Degree

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Infrastructure Management also 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 that cited Infrastructure Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (11.46%) Apache
2 16 (10.19%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.92%) WebLogic
4 13 (8.28%) MS Exchange
5 11 (7.01%) WebSphere
6 9 (5.73%) Confluence
7 8 (5.10%) IIS
8 7 (4.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (4.46%) JBoss
9 6 (3.82%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.91%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (1.27%) WordPress
12 2 (1.27%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.64%) CMS
13 1 (0.64%) nginx
13 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.91%) MS Project
3 2 (1.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.64%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.46%) PaaS
3 6 (3.82%) IaaS
3 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.18%) SaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Office 365
5 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.20%) Firewall
1 27 (17.20%) SAN
2 11 (7.01%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.37%) VLAN
4 9 (5.73%) DNS
5 8 (5.10%) Network Security
5 8 (5.10%) LAN
5 8 (5.10%) DMZ
6 7 (4.46%) VPN
6 7 (4.46%) LDAP
7 6 (3.82%) NAS
7 6 (3.82%) WAN
7 6 (3.82%) DHCP
8 5 (3.18%) Internet
9 3 (1.91%) VoIP
9 3 (1.91%) Wireless
9 3 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.27%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.27%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.27%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.18%) MySQL
3 5 (3.18%) Big Data
4 4 (2.55%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.91%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.91%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.64%) Subversion
3 9 (5.73%) JIRA
4 8 (5.10%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.10%) Hudson
4 8 (5.10%) Maven
5 6 (3.82%) Introscope
6 4 (2.55%) MSI
7 2 (1.27%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.64%) Ant
General
1 28 (17.83%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Banking
3 6 (3.82%) Marketing
4 5 (3.18%) Law
5 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.91%) Legal
6 3 (1.91%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Games
7 2 (1.27%) Military
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (16.56%) Architect
2 25 (15.92%) Analyst
3 14 (8.92%) Support Analyst
3 14 (8.92%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.28%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (6.37%) Desktop Support
6 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) Technical Manager
6 9 (5.73%) Platform Architect
7 8 (5.10%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (4.46%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) IT Support
9 6 (3.82%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.37%) J2EE
2 7 (4.46%) Java EE
3 6 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (3.18%) Web Services
5 4 (2.55%) Middleware
6 3 (1.91%) CSS
6 3 (1.91%) SOAP
6 3 (1.91%) HTML
6 3 (1.91%) jQuery
7 2 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.27%) RESTful
7 2 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.27%) JSON
7 2 (1.27%) XML
8 1 (0.64%) SAML
8 1 (0.64%) XHTML
8 1 (0.64%) LAMP
8 1 (0.64%) XMPP
8 1 (0.64%) Zend Framework
8 1 (0.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.28%) Clustering
3 11 (7.01%) Open Source
4 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.82%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.82%) PKI
5 6 (3.82%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.91%) Replication
8 2 (1.27%) User Experience
8 2 (1.27%) CMDB
8 2 (1.27%) Equities
8 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.27%) NHS
9 1 (0.64%) IVR
9 1 (0.64%) Handset
9 1 (0.64%) GIS
9 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.64%) Blog
9 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.85%) Windows
2 34 (21.66%) Linux
3 25 (15.92%) UNIX
4 17 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (8.28%) Solaris
8 12 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.10%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (3.82%) AIX
11 4 (2.55%) SUSE
12 3 (1.91%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.91%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.91%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.91%) CentOS
12 3 (1.91%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.29%) ITIL
2 27 (17.20%) Project Management
3 21 (13.38%) Change Management
4 20 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.83%) Service Delivery
6 16 (10.19%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.01%) Migration
7 11 (7.01%) Service Management
7 11 (7.01%) Release Management
7 11 (7.01%) Load Balancing
8 9 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (5.73%) DevOps
9 8 (5.10%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.10%) Business Continuity
9 8 (5.10%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.46%) Data Modelling
10 7 (4.46%) Information Security
10 7 (4.46%) Scrum
10 7 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.83%) SQL
2 23 (14.65%) Java
3 12 (7.64%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.82%) Perl
5 5 (3.18%) PHP
6 4 (2.55%) PHP5
6 4 (2.55%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.27%) Python
7 2 (1.27%) C
7 2 (1.27%) C#
8 1 (0.64%) VBScript
8 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.55%) SC Cleared
2 15 (9.55%) Degree
3 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.91%) CBAP
4 2 (1.27%) CCVP
4 2 (1.27%) MCSE
4 2 (1.27%) HND
4 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.27%) CCA
4 2 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.64%) PMP
5 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.64%) CISSP
5 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.64%) CCIE
5 1 (0.64%) CCNP
5 1 (0.64%) CCNA
5 1 (0.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) SLA
2 7 (4.46%) QA
System Software
1 38 (24.20%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.19%) vSphere
4 9 (5.73%) XenApp
5 4 (2.55%) Squid
6 3 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.91%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.27%) Docker
7 2 (1.27%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (7.01%) Puppet
2 6 (3.82%) CA Wily
2 6 (3.82%) SCCM
3 5 (3.18%) SCOM
4 3 (1.91%) Nagios
4 3 (1.91%) Hyperic
5 2 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (23.57%) VMware
2 32 (20.38%) Oracle
3 29 (18.47%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.92%) Red Hat
5 13 (8.28%) Citrix
6 10 (6.37%) HP
7 9 (5.73%) BEA
7 9 (5.73%) Cisco
8 5 (3.18%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.18%) IBM
9 4 (2.55%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.91%) Juniper
10 3 (1.91%) NetApp
10 3 (1.91%) Dell
10 3 (1.91%) AppSense
10 3 (1.91%) Pega
10 3 (1.91%) Vertica
10 3 (1.91%) Infobright
10 3 (1.91%) Splunk
11 2 (1.27%) Intel
London
Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago