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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Management
UK
Rank 488 508 543
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +35
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 113 128 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 88 50
Median daily rate £400 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £389
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £23.75 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 - £26.00

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
37677 42341 41624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.81% 82.72% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25060 27689 26256
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 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1155 1112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 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 -9 94 £400 +4.23% 18
London +23 35 £494 -5.95% 8
South East +12 25 £350 +12.00% 5
Yorkshire +32 14 £375 +15.38% 1
North West +8 13 £145 -61.33% 2
Buckinghamshire - 13 £350 - 3
Milton Keynes - 13 £350 - 2
Manchester +18 8 £189 - 1
Middlesbrough - 8 £375 -
North Yorkshire - 8 £375 -
Hampshire -4 7 £300 -1.23%
Edinburgh +18 6 £115 -69.33%
Scotland +13 6 £115 -69.33%
City of London +2 5 £240 -54.28% 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £375 -
Leeds - 4 - -
Reading +18 3 - -
Cheshire +18 3 £130 -59.05%
Warrington +17 3 £130 -59.05%
Berkshire +13 3 - -
East Midlands -4 3 £375 -23.07% 1
East of England -4 3 £505 - 1
Uxbridge - 3 £525 - 1
Winchester +1 2 - -
Derbyshire -8 2 £375 -23.07%
Lancashire - 2 £263 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Chesterfield - 2 £375 -
Newport - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 90 (46.88%) Windows
2 63 (32.81%) Security Cleared
3 48 (25.00%) Linux
4 43 (22.40%) VMware
5 42 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (21.88%) Active Directory
6 40 (20.83%) PowerShell
7 39 (20.31%) Microsoft
8 37 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (18.75%) ITIL
10 35 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (16.67%) SQL
12 31 (16.15%) Cisco
13 30 (15.63%) Windows Server
14 29 (15.10%) DevOps
15 28 (14.58%) Oracle
16 27 (14.06%) Finance
16 27 (14.06%) SC Cleared
17 26 (13.54%) SCCM
17 26 (13.54%) HP
18 24 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 24 (12.50%) Service Management
19 23 (11.98%) Management Information System
19 23 (11.98%) SQL Server
19 23 (11.98%) MS Excel
20 22 (11.46%) Python
20 22 (11.46%) Citrix
21 21 (10.94%) Change Control
22 19 (9.90%) Configuration Management

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 16 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 9 (4.69%) IIS
3 7 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.13%) Apache
4 6 (3.13%) Confluence
4 6 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.60%) JBoss
6 4 (2.08%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.56%) Gentran
7 3 (1.56%) Mule ESB
7 3 (1.56%) nginx
7 3 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.52%) CICS
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.52%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.60%) MS Office
3 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.56%) SPSS
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.52%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.77%) IaaS
1 13 (6.77%) PaaS
2 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.65%) G Suite
4 6 (3.13%) GitHub
5 4 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.04%) Office 365
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.81%) Firewall
2 13 (6.77%) WAN
3 12 (6.25%) DNS
3 12 (6.25%) LAN
3 12 (6.25%) SAN
4 10 (5.21%) Network Security
5 9 (4.69%) VPN
6 7 (3.65%) SSL
7 6 (3.13%) DHCP
7 6 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.60%) Internet
8 5 (2.60%) IPsec
9 4 (2.08%) DMZ
9 4 (2.08%) VoIP
10 3 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.56%) HTTP
10 3 (1.56%) Wireless
11 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (1.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.21%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.08%) MySQL
7 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.56%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.56%) DataStage
8 3 (1.56%) DB2
8 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.56%) KNIME
8 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Git (software)
1 11 (5.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.17%) JIRA
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.08%) Selenium
4 4 (2.08%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.56%) JMeter
5 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.04%) Introscope
6 2 (1.04%) Maven
7 1 (0.52%) Ant
7 1 (0.52%) GitLab
7 1 (0.52%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.52%) JUnit
7 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.52%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.52%) WATIR
General
1 27 (14.06%) Finance
2 6 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.08%) Retail
4 2 (1.04%) Local Government
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (10.94%) Analyst
2 20 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (7.81%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (6.77%) Consultant
5 11 (5.73%) Architect
5 11 (5.73%) Support Analyst
6 8 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (4.17%) Design Engineer
7 7 (3.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (3.65%) Administrator
7 7 (3.65%) Developer
7 7 (3.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (3.65%) Monitoring Specialist
7 7 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.13%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.21%) .NET
2 7 (3.65%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.13%) Entity Framework
4 5 (2.60%) WinForms
5 4 (2.08%) Middleware
6 3 (1.56%) EDI
6 3 (1.56%) XML
7 2 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.04%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.04%) CSS
7 2 (1.04%) HTML
7 2 (1.04%) LAMP
7 2 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.04%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.04%) Web Services
7 2 (1.04%) XSLT
8 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.52%) Durandal
8 1 (0.52%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.98%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.77%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.65%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.60%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.60%) Replication
8 4 (2.08%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.08%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.08%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.56%) Clustering
9 3 (1.56%) DataPower
9 3 (1.56%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.56%) User Experience
10 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.04%) e-Health
10 2 (1.04%) Life Science
10 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 90 (46.88%) Windows
2 48 (25.00%) Linux
3 37 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (15.63%) Windows Server
6 24 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (8.85%) Unix
8 16 (8.33%) Ubuntu
9 10 (5.21%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.69%) Android
10 9 (4.69%) Apple iOS
10 9 (4.69%) Mac OS X
10 9 (4.69%) Windows 10
11 6 (3.13%) CentOS
12 5 (2.60%) Solaris
13 4 (2.08%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.52%) pSOS
14 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.75%) ITIL
3 29 (15.10%) DevOps
4 24 (12.50%) Service Management
5 21 (10.94%) Change Control
6 19 (9.90%) Configuration Management
6 19 (9.90%) Integration Testing
7 17 (8.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 17 (8.85%) Project Management
8 16 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 15 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (7.81%) Software Engineering
9 15 (7.81%) TDD
10 13 (6.77%) Change Management
10 13 (6.77%) Incident Management
10 13 (6.77%) Problem Management
10 13 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (5.73%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 11 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (5.73%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 32 (16.67%) SQL
3 22 (11.46%) Python
4 16 (8.33%) VBScript
5 14 (7.29%) Java
6 11 (5.73%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.21%) C#
8 8 (4.17%) VB
9 7 (3.65%) Ruby
10 5 (2.60%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.56%) C
12 3 (1.56%) Perl
12 3 (1.56%) R
13 1 (0.52%) ABAP
13 1 (0.52%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.52%) COBOL
13 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.52%) JCL
13 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (32.81%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.21%) Degree
3 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.17%) MCSE
5 7 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (3.13%) CCNA
6 6 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.60%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.08%) CCSA
8 4 (2.08%) MCP
8 4 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.56%) CCNP
9 3 (1.56%) CCSE
9 3 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.04%) CCA
10 2 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.04%) HNC
10 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.73%) QA
2 9 (4.69%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.04%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.52%) MiFID
4 1 (0.52%) P3O
4 1 (0.52%) PMO
4 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 42 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (9.90%) XenApp
3 17 (8.85%) Firmware
3 17 (8.85%) XenDesktop
4 12 (6.25%) vSphere
5 11 (5.73%) BitLocker
6 9 (4.69%) Docker
7 8 (4.17%) Xen
7 8 (4.17%) XenServer
8 6 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.60%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.56%) NFS
10 3 (1.56%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.04%) vCloud
11 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (13.54%) SCCM
2 10 (5.21%) Puppet
3 8 (4.17%) SCOM
3 8 (4.17%) WSUS
4 5 (2.60%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (2.08%) Ansible
5 4 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.56%) Terraform
7 2 (1.04%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.04%) OpenIDM
7 2 (1.04%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.52%) OpenView
8 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 43 (22.40%) VMware
2 39 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 31 (16.15%) Cisco
4 28 (14.58%) Oracle
5 26 (13.54%) HP
6 22 (11.46%) Citrix
7 14 (7.29%) Symantec
8 13 (6.77%) Apple
8 13 (6.77%) Dell
9 12 (6.25%) CheckPoint
10 10 (5.21%) Red Hat
11 9 (4.69%) CA
11 9 (4.69%) ServiceNow
12 8 (4.17%) Google
12 8 (4.17%) Nimsoft
12 8 (4.17%) Veeam
13 6 (3.13%) AppDynamics
13 6 (3.13%) Atlassian
13 6 (3.13%) NetApp
13 6 (3.13%) Splunk
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago