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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Management
Rank 545 527 584
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +57
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 79 119 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 75 51
Median daily rate £450 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £18.70
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 - £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 - £21.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 - £12.50

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
40825 44928 44271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.52% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27182 29127 28771
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1342 1219
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -32 63 £450 +12.50% 26
London -11 24 £463 +8.82% 16
South East +5 19 £525 +61.53% 3
Hampshire +23 18 £525 +73.26% 1
Scotland +13 11 £300 -18.91% 4
North West +8 8 £185 -58.88%
Fareham - 8 £588 -
Edinburgh +19 7 £300 -27.71% 3
Hook +6 5 £315 +2.94%
City of London -2 5 £450 - 5
Lancashire - 4 £244 -
Cheshire +16 3 £140 -72.00%
Warrington +3 3 £140 -
North East -26 3 - -
Tyne and Wear -36 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -40 3 - -
East of England - 3 £505 - 3
Erskine -7 2 £310 -4.61%
Renfrewshire -10 2 £310 -4.61%
East Midlands -14 2 £320 -32.63%
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Glasgow - 2 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £505 -
Liverpool +8 1 £400 -5.88%
Southampton +8 1 - -
Kent +5 1 - -
South West +4 1 £300 -14.28% 2
Merseyside +1 1 £400 -5.88%
Derbyshire -6 1 £320 -34.35%
Derby -7 1 £320 -34.35%

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 93 (56.36%) Windows
2 57 (34.55%) Linux
3 52 (31.52%) Active Directory
4 47 (28.48%) VMware
4 47 (28.48%) Security Cleared
5 46 (27.88%) Microsoft
6 43 (26.06%) PowerShell
6 43 (26.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (25.45%) ITIL
8 39 (23.64%) SCCM
9 38 (23.03%) SC Cleared
10 37 (22.42%) HP
11 35 (21.21%) Cisco
12 32 (19.39%) Citrix
13 29 (17.58%) WAN
13 29 (17.58%) XenApp
14 28 (16.97%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (16.36%) Service Management
16 26 (15.76%) XenDesktop
17 25 (15.15%) Change Control
17 25 (15.15%) Python
17 25 (15.15%) LAN
18 24 (14.55%) Project Management
18 24 (14.55%) Windows Server
19 23 (13.94%) Finance
19 23 (13.94%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (13.33%) Management Information System
20 22 (13.33%) Ubuntu
21 21 (12.73%) Agile Software Development

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 19 (11.52%) OpenStack
2 15 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.27%) Confluence
4 9 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.85%) IIS
6 5 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.42%) Apache
8 3 (1.82%) JBoss
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.61%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.45%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.64%) MS Office
4 5 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.42%) MS Project
6 1 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.30%) IaaS
2 16 (9.70%) PaaS
3 9 (5.45%) G Suite
4 6 (3.64%) GitHub
5 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.82%) IBM PureFlex
7 2 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.21%) Office 365
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.58%) WAN
2 25 (15.15%) LAN
3 20 (12.12%) SAN
4 11 (6.67%) Firewall
5 9 (5.45%) NetScaler
6 8 (4.85%) VLAN
6 8 (4.85%) WLAN
7 7 (4.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (4.24%) VoIP
8 6 (3.64%) Network Security
8 6 (3.64%) VPN
9 5 (3.03%) DNS
9 5 (3.03%) MPLS
9 5 (3.03%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.42%) DHCP
11 3 (1.82%) DMZ
12 2 (1.21%) Internet
12 2 (1.21%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.21%) SSL
12 2 (1.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.61%) KNIME
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (7.88%) JIRA
2 12 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.82%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (13.94%) Finance
2 11 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.42%) Military
5 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Local Government
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (8.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (8.48%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (7.88%) Design Engineer
4 10 (6.06%) Administrator
4 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
5 9 (5.45%) Support Engineer
5 9 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (4.85%) Consultant
7 7 (4.24%) Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Architect
7 7 (4.24%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (4.24%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (4.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.24%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.24%) Technical Leader
7 7 (4.24%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) .NET
2 3 (1.82%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (1.82%) Apache Camel
2 3 (1.82%) Entity Framework
2 3 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (1.82%) Middleware
2 3 (1.82%) WinForms
3 2 (1.21%) Web Services
3 2 (1.21%) XMPP
4 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.61%) CSS
4 1 (0.61%) HTML
4 1 (0.61%) LAMP
4 1 (0.61%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.27%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.67%) Cloud Native
4 11 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.67%) Replication
5 5 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.03%) Clustering
5 5 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.03%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.42%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.21%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 93 (56.36%) Windows
2 57 (34.55%) Linux
3 43 (26.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (16.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (14.55%) Windows Server
7 22 (13.33%) Ubuntu
8 14 (8.48%) Mac OS X
8 14 (8.48%) Windows 10
9 13 (7.88%) Android
10 12 (7.27%) CentOS
10 12 (7.27%) Windows 7
11 11 (6.67%) Apple iOS
12 9 (5.45%) Unix
13 7 (4.24%) Windows XP
14 6 (3.64%) Windows 8
15 4 (2.42%) Windows Phone
16 2 (1.21%) Solaris
16 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.45%) ITIL
2 27 (16.36%) Service Management
3 25 (15.15%) Change Control
4 24 (14.55%) Project Management
5 21 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (11.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 16 (9.70%) DevOps
7 16 (9.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (9.70%) Problem Management
8 15 (9.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 15 (9.09%) Change Management
8 15 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 14 (8.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (8.48%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 13 (7.88%) SDLC
10 13 (7.88%) Translating Business Requirements
11 12 (7.27%) Automated Testing
11 12 (7.27%) Configuration Management
11 12 (7.27%) Open Source
12 11 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.06%) PowerShell
2 25 (15.15%) Python
3 19 (11.52%) SQL
4 15 (9.09%) VBScript
5 14 (8.48%) Bash Shell
5 14 (8.48%) Java
6 11 (6.67%) Ruby
7 5 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.42%) C#
9 3 (1.82%) VB
10 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.61%) ABAP
11 1 (0.61%) C
11 1 (0.61%) Perl
11 1 (0.61%) PHP
11 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (28.48%) Security Cleared
2 38 (23.03%) SC Cleared
3 23 (13.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (10.91%) MCSE
5 14 (8.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (6.67%) CCA
7 10 (6.06%) CCNA
7 10 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (6.06%) Degree
8 6 (3.64%) MCSA
9 5 (3.03%) ACMT
9 5 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (3.03%) CCNP
9 5 (3.03%) MCTS
10 3 (1.82%) MCP
11 2 (1.21%) CCDA
11 2 (1.21%) ISEB
11 2 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) QA
2 8 (4.85%) SLA
3 3 (1.82%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 52 (31.52%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.58%) XenApp
3 26 (15.76%) XenDesktop
4 19 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (10.91%) Xen
6 17 (10.30%) Firmware
7 13 (7.88%) BitLocker
7 13 (7.88%) VMware ESX
8 9 (5.45%) DFS Replication
8 9 (5.45%) vSphere
9 7 (4.24%) VMware Server
10 5 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.82%) XenServer
12 1 (0.61%) Docker
12 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.61%) vCloud
12 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (23.64%) SCCM
2 17 (10.30%) SCOM
3 16 (9.70%) Puppet
4 13 (7.88%) WSUS
5 9 (5.45%) Casper Suite
5 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (5.45%) SCVMM
6 7 (4.24%) Backup Exec
7 6 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.21%) Netcool
9 2 (1.21%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.21%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.61%) Nagios
10 1 (0.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (28.48%) VMware
2 46 (27.88%) Microsoft
3 37 (22.42%) HP
4 35 (21.21%) Cisco
5 32 (19.39%) Citrix
6 21 (12.73%) Dell
6 21 (12.73%) Symantec
7 18 (10.91%) Apple
8 13 (7.88%) Red Hat
9 12 (7.27%) Atlassian
9 12 (7.27%) CheckPoint
9 12 (7.27%) Google
9 12 (7.27%) ServiceNow
10 11 (6.67%) Oracle
11 8 (4.85%) NetApp
11 8 (4.85%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.24%) Intel Security
13 6 (3.64%) Canon
14 5 (3.03%) Sophos
14 5 (3.03%) Veeam
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