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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Management
Rank 559 492 523
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +31
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 56 77 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 35
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£335 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £283 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £600 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £418 £354
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +17.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £21.85 £23.50 £41.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.02% -43.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.36 £23.50 £40.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.54 £28.70 £43.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £23.50 £41.74
% change year-on-year
-46.80% -43.69%

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
42297 38782 39937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27156 24058 23264
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1147 1484
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Infrastructure Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 October 2014. 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
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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 -47 56 £335 -16.25% 32
London +9 24 £430 +9.20% 8
South East -9 15 £325 -4.41% 9
City of London +14 7 £450 +20.00% 1
South West -34 6 £330 -10.81% 3
Hampshire -23 4 £338 +25.00%
Dorset - 4 £326 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £290 - 1
Bournemouth - 4 £326 - 1
North West -15 3 - - 1
Surrey - 3 £456 - 2
Berkshire - 3 £463 - 3
Yorkshire -5 2 £270 - 5
Manchester -15 2 - -
Reading - 2 £475 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £313 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £313 - 1
Devon - 2 £330 -
East of England - 2 £330 - 2
Leeds -3 1 £270 -
West Yorkshire -5 1 £270 -
West Midlands -26 1 - - 1
North East -41 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £330 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £285 -
Northampton - 1 £313 - 1
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 45 (39.82%) Windows
2 32 (28.32%) VMware
3 27 (23.89%) Project Management
4 25 (22.12%) ITIL
5 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
5 24 (21.24%) Finance
6 23 (20.35%) Linux
7 22 (19.47%) Active Directory
8 20 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (16.81%) WAN
10 17 (15.04%) SAN
10 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (13.27%) Cisco
12 14 (12.39%) MS Exchange
12 14 (12.39%) Problem Management
13 13 (11.50%) Citrix
13 13 (11.50%) Change Management
13 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (10.62%) SLA
14 12 (10.62%) LAN
14 12 (10.62%) SQL
15 11 (9.73%) PRINCE2
15 11 (9.73%) UNIX
15 11 (9.73%) MS Office
15 11 (9.73%) VoIP
15 11 (9.73%) NetApp
15 11 (9.73%) Mitel
15 11 (9.73%) Firewall
15 11 (9.73%) Service Management

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 14 (12.39%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (6.19%) Lync
3 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.42%) Apache
4 5 (4.42%) IIS
5 4 (3.54%) nginx
5 4 (3.54%) Alfresco
5 4 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.77%) Confluence
7 2 (1.77%) JBoss
8 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) Drupal
8 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Office
2 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.81%) WAN
2 17 (15.04%) SAN
3 12 (10.62%) LAN
4 11 (9.73%) VoIP
4 11 (9.73%) Firewall
5 10 (8.85%) NAS
5 10 (8.85%) DNS
6 8 (7.08%) WLAN
7 7 (6.19%) VLAN
8 6 (5.31%) NetScaler
8 6 (5.31%) Network Security
8 6 (5.31%) DHCP
9 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.42%) Wireless
10 4 (3.54%) IPsec
10 4 (3.54%) TACACS
10 4 (3.54%) SNMP
10 4 (3.54%) LDAP
10 4 (3.54%) Kerberos
11 3 (2.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) MySQL
3 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.42%) Maven
3 4 (3.54%) Artifactory
3 4 (3.54%) JIRA
4 3 (2.65%) Subversion
5 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.77%) MSI
5 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.88%) Ant
6 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (21.24%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.31%) Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Retail
3 6 (5.31%) Legal
4 3 (2.65%) Military
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.88%) French Language
5 1 (0.88%) German Language
5 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (15.93%) Analyst
2 15 (13.27%) Project Manager
3 10 (8.85%) Network Engineer
4 7 (6.19%) Architect
4 7 (6.19%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (4.42%) Consultant
6 5 (4.42%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.42%) Service Manager
7 4 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Server Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Desktop Support
8 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) Web Services
2 6 (5.31%) XML
3 5 (4.42%) RESTful
4 4 (3.54%) HTML5
4 4 (3.54%) CSS3
4 4 (3.54%) CSS
4 4 (3.54%) SOAP
4 4 (3.54%) HTML
5 3 (2.65%) J2EE
5 3 (2.65%) JSON
6 2 (1.77%) iOS SDK
6 2 (1.77%) Laravel
6 2 (1.77%) jQuery
6 2 (1.77%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (1.77%) Android SDK
6 2 (1.77%) LAMP
6 2 (1.77%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.77%) Swing
6 2 (1.77%) WAP
7 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Open Source
1 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.77%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.77%) FMCG
3 2 (1.77%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (1.77%) NHS
4 1 (0.88%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Replication
4 1 (0.88%) Tandem
4 1 (0.88%) PKI
4 1 (0.88%) Statistics
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
4 1 (0.88%) iPhone
4 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.82%) Windows
2 23 (20.35%) Linux
3 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.73%) UNIX
5 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.31%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.42%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.42%) Solaris
7 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.65%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.65%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.77%) CentOS
9 2 (1.77%) Android
9 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.77%) AIX
10 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.89%) Project Management
2 25 (22.12%) ITIL
3 14 (12.39%) Problem Management
4 13 (11.50%) Change Management
4 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.73%) PRINCE2
5 11 (9.73%) Service Management
6 10 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.96%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.96%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (7.96%) DevOps
8 8 (7.08%) Scrum
9 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.19%) Business Continuity
9 7 (6.19%) Release Management
9 7 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.19%) WAN Optimisation
9 7 (6.19%) Change Control
10 6 (5.31%) Transition Management
10 6 (5.31%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.62%) SQL
2 9 (7.96%) Java
2 9 (7.96%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.65%) Python
4 3 (2.65%) C
5 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.77%) Ruby
5 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.77%) VBA
5 2 (1.77%) PHP
5 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) VBScript
6 1 (0.88%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) C#
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.31%) CCNP
4 6 (5.31%) CCNA
5 3 (2.65%) MCSE
5 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) CCSE
6 2 (1.77%) CISA
6 2 (1.77%) CISM
6 2 (1.77%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) MCSA
7 1 (0.88%) ISEB
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.88%) CCVP
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.88%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 22 (19.47%) Active Directory
2 20 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.19%) VMware Server
3 7 (6.19%) DFS Replication
4 6 (5.31%) XenApp
4 6 (5.31%) XenServer
4 6 (5.31%) vSphere
5 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.88%) RACF
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.88%) vCloud
6 1 (0.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) SCCM
1 3 (2.65%) Puppet
2 2 (1.77%) SCOM
2 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.88%) Foglight
3 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.88%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 32 (28.32%) VMware
2 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.27%) Cisco
4 13 (11.50%) Citrix
5 11 (9.73%) NetApp
5 11 (9.73%) Mitel
6 9 (7.96%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.96%) Riverbed
7 7 (6.19%) HP
7 7 (6.19%) Symantec
7 7 (6.19%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.42%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.54%) F5
9 4 (3.54%) EMC
10 3 (2.65%) IBM
10 3 (2.65%) Sun
10 3 (2.65%) Dell
10 3 (2.65%) Altiris
11 2 (1.77%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.77%) Zend
Selby, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Steria
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Touchpoint Resource Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 22 days ago