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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Management
Rank 554 543 588
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +45
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 85 114 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 87 32
Median daily rate £443 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.93% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - -

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
44128 46836 44243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.32% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 30462 27410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1273 1191
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -24 84 £446 +13.69% 31
London -10 46 £450 - 13
North West +17 11 £443 -1.66%
South East -23 10 £525 +61.53% 6
City of London +36 8 £425 -10.52% 5
South West +13 7 £350 -14.63% 7
Hampshire -4 5 £600 +84.61% 1
Lancashire - 5 £443 -
Yorkshire +8 4 £375 +38.88%
Gloucestershire - 4 £325 - 2
Wiltshire +7 3 £425 +3.65% 2
West Yorkshire +7 3 £375 -
Fareham - 3 £625 -
Preston - 3 £446 -
Bradford - 3 £375 -
Warrington +16 2 - -
East of England +16 2 £525 +5.00% 1
Chelmsford +10 2 £525 +23.52%
Cheshire +8 2 - -
Essex 0 2 £525 +23.52%
Croydon -12 2 £463 -11.48%
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Midlands - 2 £550 -
Bootle - 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes +16 1 £450 -
Berkshire +12 1 £500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £450 -
Scotland +9 1 £115 -75.78%
Edinburgh +3 1 £115 -75.78%
East Midlands -1 1 £475 +331.81%

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (36.97%) Windows
2 43 (26.06%) ITIL
2 43 (26.06%) Microsoft
3 40 (24.24%) Active Directory
4 37 (22.42%) HP
5 35 (21.21%) Finance
6 33 (20.00%) Linux
7 31 (18.79%) VMware
7 31 (18.79%) Security Cleared
8 29 (17.58%) PowerShell
8 29 (17.58%) Citrix
9 28 (16.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (16.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (16.36%) WAN
11 26 (15.76%) Cisco
12 25 (15.15%) Project Management
12 25 (15.15%) XenApp
13 24 (14.55%) SC Cleared
13 24 (14.55%) SQL
14 22 (13.33%) Service Delivery
14 22 (13.33%) Release Management
15 21 (12.73%) SCCM
15 21 (12.73%) Service Management
16 20 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (12.12%) Banking
16 20 (12.12%) XenDesktop
17 19 (11.52%) Change Management
17 19 (11.52%) MS Exchange
17 19 (11.52%) LAN
17 19 (11.52%) Windows Server

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%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.48%) OpenStack
3 11 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.45%) Jetty
6 6 (3.64%) Confluence
6 6 (3.64%) IIS
7 5 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.82%) Apache
9 3 (1.82%) JBoss
10 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.61%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.64%) MS Office
2 6 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.42%) MS Project
4 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.67%) IaaS
1 11 (6.67%) PaaS
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.42%) Google Apps
3 4 (2.42%) Office 365
3 4 (2.42%) SaaS
4 3 (1.82%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.36%) WAN
2 19 (11.52%) LAN
3 18 (10.91%) SAN
4 16 (9.70%) Firewall
5 12 (7.27%) VLAN
6 9 (5.45%) Network Security
7 8 (4.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (4.85%) NetScaler
7 8 (4.85%) WLAN
8 7 (4.24%) VoIP
9 6 (3.64%) Internet
9 6 (3.64%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.42%) MPLS
10 4 (2.42%) VPN
11 2 (1.21%) DHCP
11 2 (1.21%) DNS
11 2 (1.21%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.61%) DMZ
12 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.21%) Big Data
7 2 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.21%) OLAP
7 2 (1.21%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.85%) Jenkins
1 8 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.24%) JIRA
3 2 (1.21%) Ant
3 2 (1.21%) Gradle
3 2 (1.21%) Maven
4 1 (0.61%) MSI
General
1 35 (21.21%) Finance
2 20 (12.12%) Banking
3 9 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.85%) Legal
5 4 (2.42%) Military
6 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (8.48%) Architect
3 11 (6.67%) Consultant
3 11 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 11 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 10 (6.06%) Analyst
4 10 (6.06%) Network Engineer
4 10 (6.06%) Service Manager
5 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (4.85%) Developer
6 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (4.24%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (3.64%) CRM Manager
8 6 (3.64%) Design Engineer
8 6 (3.64%) Implementation Manager
8 6 (3.64%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.45%) ELK Stack
2 6 (3.64%) .NET
3 4 (2.42%) Middleware
4 3 (1.82%) Web Services
5 2 (1.21%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.21%) J2EE
5 2 (1.21%) J2SE
6 1 (0.61%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.61%) JSON
6 1 (0.61%) LAMP
6 1 (0.61%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.61%) RESTful
6 1 (0.61%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.88%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.88%) Replication
3 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.64%) Device Driver
6 5 (3.03%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.42%) CMDB
7 4 (2.42%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.42%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.42%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.82%) Clustering
8 3 (1.82%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.82%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.21%) BYOD
9 2 (1.21%) Equities
9 2 (1.21%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.21%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.97%) Windows
2 33 (20.00%) Linux
3 28 (16.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (16.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (11.52%) Windows Server
5 16 (9.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.45%) Ubuntu
6 9 (5.45%) Unix
7 7 (4.24%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.24%) Windows 8
7 7 (4.24%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.64%) CentOS
8 6 (3.64%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.64%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.03%) Android
10 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.21%) VMS
11 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.06%) ITIL
2 25 (15.15%) Project Management
3 22 (13.33%) Release Management
3 22 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 21 (12.73%) Service Management
5 20 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (11.52%) Change Management
7 18 (10.91%) Incident Management
8 15 (9.09%) DevOps
9 14 (8.48%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (8.48%) ITIL V3
10 12 (7.27%) ETL
11 11 (6.67%) Change Control
11 11 (6.67%) Problem Management
12 9 (5.45%) Configuration Management
12 9 (5.45%) High Availability
12 9 (5.45%) SDLC
12 9 (5.45%) Transition Management
12 9 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.58%) PowerShell
2 24 (14.55%) SQL
3 18 (10.91%) Python
4 17 (10.30%) Java
5 16 (9.70%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.24%) Ruby
6 7 (4.24%) VBScript
7 4 (2.42%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.82%) C#
8 3 (1.82%) C++
8 3 (1.82%) Perl
9 2 (1.21%) C
10 1 (0.61%) ABAP
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (18.79%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (7.88%) Degree
5 12 (7.27%) MCSE
6 11 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (5.45%) CCA
9 8 (4.85%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (4.24%) CCNA
11 6 (3.64%) MCSA
12 5 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (3.03%) CCIE
12 5 (3.03%) CCNP
13 4 (2.42%) ACMT
13 4 (2.42%) MCTS
14 2 (1.21%) CCDA
14 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
14 2 (1.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.06%) QA
2 8 (4.85%) SLA
3 5 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.82%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.61%) ISO22301
System Software
1 40 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.15%) XenApp
3 20 (12.12%) XenDesktop
4 18 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 11 (6.67%) Xen
6 8 (4.85%) BitLocker
6 8 (4.85%) DFS Replication
6 8 (4.85%) Firmware
7 7 (4.24%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (4.24%) VMware Server
7 7 (4.24%) vSphere
8 6 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.03%) Hyper-V
9 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.42%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.82%) XenServer
12 2 (1.21%) UAG
13 1 (0.61%) vCloud
13 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (12.73%) SCCM
2 13 (7.88%) SCOM
3 12 (7.27%) Puppet
4 9 (5.45%) Control-M
4 9 (5.45%) Kibana
4 9 (5.45%) logstash
5 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (4.85%) SCVMM
6 6 (3.64%) WSUS
7 5 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.42%) Casper Suite
8 4 (2.42%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.82%) Ansible
9 3 (1.82%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.21%) CA Wily
10 2 (1.21%) Netcool
10 2 (1.21%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 43 (26.06%) Microsoft
2 37 (22.42%) HP
3 31 (18.79%) VMware
4 29 (17.58%) Citrix
5 26 (15.76%) Cisco
6 13 (7.88%) SolarWinds
7 11 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 11 (6.67%) Dell
7 11 (6.67%) SAP
8 10 (6.06%) Symantec
9 8 (4.85%) NetApp
9 8 (4.85%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.24%) Atlassian
10 7 (4.24%) Google
11 6 (3.64%) Apple
11 6 (3.64%) IBM
12 5 (3.03%) Riverbed
13 4 (2.42%) 3Com
13 4 (2.42%) Canon
13 4 (2.42%) ServiceNow
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