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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Management
Rank 542 482 498
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +16
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 57 91 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 52
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£388 £431 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £713 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £370
% change year-on-year
- -8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 - £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.76 - £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50

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
41740 38461 41085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.13% 73.30% 70.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25873 23589 23801
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1035 1459
Average hourly rate £22.88 £27.80 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -48 53 £363 -15.94% 26
London -3 26 £427 -39.07% 9
South East -3 13 £325 +16.07% 6
Hampshire -11 6 £325 -2.98% 1
City of London +20 5 £458 -23.75% 3
North West +2 5 £455 -
East of England -21 5 £463 +120.23% 3
Hertfordshire - 4 £463 - 3
Manchester -11 3 - -
Leeds +1 2 £325 -
West Sussex -2 2 £290 +3.57% 1
West Yorkshire -2 2 £325 -
Yorkshire -5 2 £325 - 2
Scotland - 2 £433 - 2
Surrey - 2 £413 -
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
Oxford +3 1 £338 - 1
Oxfordshire -4 1 £338 - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 1 - -
South West -40 1 £110 - 3
Canary Wharf - 1 £458 -
Reading - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Inverness - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Nairn - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Norwich - - - -

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 44 (34.92%) Windows
2 37 (29.37%) VMware
3 35 (27.78%) ITIL
3 35 (27.78%) Project Management
4 32 (25.40%) Microsoft
5 28 (22.22%) Linux
6 23 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (16.67%) WAN
8 21 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 21 (16.67%) Finance
9 20 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (14.29%) Web Services
11 18 (14.29%) Cisco
12 17 (13.49%) Citrix
12 17 (13.49%) Scrum
12 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (12.70%) XML
13 16 (12.70%) LAN
13 16 (12.70%) Release Management
13 16 (12.70%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (11.90%) MS Office
14 15 (11.90%) SAN
14 15 (11.90%) Service Management
15 14 (11.11%) UNIX
15 14 (11.11%) Telecoms
15 14 (11.11%) Migration
15 14 (11.11%) Problem Management
15 14 (11.11%) Waterfall

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 10 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.14%) Lync
3 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.56%) IIS
4 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.17%) Alfresco
5 4 (3.17%) Apache
5 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.59%) nginx
7 2 (1.59%) Confluence
7 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.59%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Office
2 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.67%) WAN
2 16 (12.70%) LAN
3 15 (11.90%) SAN
4 9 (7.14%) VoIP
5 8 (6.35%) Firewall
5 8 (6.35%) NAS
6 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.56%) DNS
7 6 (4.76%) WLAN
7 6 (4.76%) HTTP
7 6 (4.76%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.76%) VLAN
8 5 (3.97%) Wireless
9 4 (3.17%) IPsec
9 4 (3.17%) TACACS
9 4 (3.17%) DHCP
10 3 (2.38%) VPN
10 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.38%) Internet
10 3 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) MySQL
1 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Maven
1 12 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.35%) Ant
3 6 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.76%) Hudson
4 4 (3.17%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.59%) MSI
5 2 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 21 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.94%) Retail
4 5 (3.97%) Publishing
5 4 (3.17%) Legal
6 3 (2.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (10.32%) Analyst
2 12 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.73%) Architect
4 10 (7.94%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 9 (7.14%) Consultant
6 8 (6.35%) Network Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Administrator
8 6 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Release Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.97%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Technician
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Technician
10 4 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.17%) SharePoint Administrator
10 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) Web Services
2 16 (12.70%) XML
3 13 (10.32%) SOAP
4 8 (6.35%) REST
5 6 (4.76%) RESTful
5 6 (4.76%) JSON
6 4 (3.17%) CSS3
6 4 (3.17%) HTML
6 4 (3.17%) CSS
7 3 (2.38%) HTML5
8 2 (1.59%) J2EE
8 2 (1.59%) Swing
8 2 (1.59%) WAP
8 2 (1.59%) XML Schema
8 2 (1.59%) LAMP
9 1 (0.79%) JDBC
9 1 (0.79%) .NET
9 1 (0.79%) jQuery
9 1 (0.79%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Open Source
2 7 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.17%) FMCG
4 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.38%) Video Editing
4 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.59%) Replication
5 2 (1.59%) Clustering
5 2 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.59%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.59%) iSeries
5 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.79%) Statistics
6 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.79%) iPhone
6 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.92%) Windows
2 28 (22.22%) Linux
3 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (11.11%) UNIX
6 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.56%) Mac OS X
9 6 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.17%) CentOS
10 4 (3.17%) Solaris
11 3 (2.38%) AIX
11 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.38%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.59%) SUSE
13 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.78%) ITIL
1 35 (27.78%) Project Management
2 22 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.49%) Scrum
5 16 (12.70%) Release Management
5 16 (12.70%) Capacity Planning
6 15 (11.90%) Service Management
7 14 (11.11%) Migration
7 14 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 14 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 13 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.32%) DSDM
9 12 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (7.94%) DevOps
11 9 (7.14%) Business Continuity
12 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.35%) Change Management
12 8 (6.35%) System Testing
12 8 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.94%) Java
2 9 (7.14%) SQL
2 9 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.59%) PHP
4 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.59%) VB
4 2 (1.59%) VBA
4 2 (1.59%) Python
4 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.59%) Ruby
4 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.59%) C
5 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.56%) CCNP
4 6 (4.76%) Degree
4 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.97%) MCSE
5 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.17%) CCNA
7 2 (1.59%) CISSP
7 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.59%) CISA
7 2 (1.59%) CISM
7 2 (1.59%) CCSE
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.79%) CCVP
8 1 (0.79%) MCSA
8 1 (0.79%) OCA
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.14%) vSphere
4 7 (5.56%) XenApp
4 7 (5.56%) XenServer
5 5 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.97%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.97%) DFS Replication
6 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.79%) RACF
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.79%) vCloud
8 1 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.79%) SRDF
8 1 (0.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Puppet
2 8 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.76%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.38%) SCCM
4 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.38%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.59%) Foglight
6 1 (0.79%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.79%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.79%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.79%) SCOM
6 1 (0.79%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 37 (29.37%) VMware
2 32 (25.40%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.29%) Cisco
4 17 (13.49%) Citrix
5 12 (9.52%) NetApp
5 12 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.14%) Symantec
6 9 (7.14%) Mitel
7 8 (6.35%) EMC
8 6 (4.76%) HP
9 5 (3.97%) IBM
9 5 (3.97%) Riverbed
9 5 (3.97%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.17%) Oracle
11 3 (2.38%) Dell
11 3 (2.38%) BMC
11 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.38%) F5
12 2 (1.59%) GUPTA
12 2 (1.59%) Endeca
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