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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Management
Rank 519 529 529
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 109 80 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 20
Average daily rate £375 £375 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
41761 40034 37146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.19% 77.60% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27350 25609 22516
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1211 1053 1129
Average hourly rate £39.27 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.03% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 97 £384 +2.33% 37
London +14 29 £525 +35.48% 12
South East +6 25 £313 -11.97% 13
North West -3 20 £375 +5.63% 2
Hampshire +13 15 £310 -13.88% 3
Scotland +2 12 £375 -16.20% 1
Cheshire - 11 £318 - 2
Warrington - 11 £318 - 2
Edinburgh -2 10 £375 -16.20%
Southampton +18 8 £313 -13.19% 2
West Midlands -23 8 £455 +8.85% 3
Kent - 8 £330 -
East Midlands - 8 £488 - 1
Canterbury - 8 £330 -
Derby - 8 £488 -
Derbyshire - 8 £488 -
Merseyside - 8 £400 -
Coventry - 7 £500 -
South West +6 6 £248 - 3
Liverpool - 6 £400 -
Wiltshire - 5 £299 - 1
Salisbury - 3 £248 -
City of London +45 2 £525 -4.54% 3
Slough +6 1 - -
Berkshire +4 1 - - 7
Birmingham -7 1 £290 -21.51% 1
Manchester -19 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £125 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £125 - 1

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 81 (34.18%) ITIL
2 75 (31.65%) Windows
3 60 (25.32%) Finance
4 49 (20.68%) Project Management
5 45 (18.99%) Service Delivery
6 41 (17.30%) Microsoft
7 40 (16.88%) Data Centre
8 39 (16.46%) Cisco
8 39 (16.46%) Linux
9 36 (15.19%) Security Cleared
10 35 (14.77%) Active Directory
11 34 (14.35%) Windows Server
12 33 (13.92%) PowerShell
13 32 (13.50%) SC Cleared
14 31 (13.08%) VMware
15 30 (12.66%) Firewall
16 29 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (10.97%) Service Management
17 26 (10.97%) Citrix
17 26 (10.97%) XenApp
17 26 (10.97%) Degree
18 25 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (10.13%) LAN
19 24 (10.13%) Change Management
20 23 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
21 22 (9.28%) Unix
22 21 (8.86%) SAP
22 21 (8.86%) SQL
22 21 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (6.75%) IIS
2 13 (5.49%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.95%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.53%) Confluence
6 5 (2.11%) Apache
6 5 (2.11%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.27%) Node.js
7 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.84%) nginx
8 2 (0.84%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.53%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.53%) MS Office
2 3 (1.27%) MS Project
3 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (6.33%) SAP GRC
1 15 (6.33%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.80%) IaaS
4 8 (3.38%) Office 365
5 6 (2.53%) PaaS
6 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.66%) Firewall
2 24 (10.13%) LAN
3 20 (8.44%) WAN
4 17 (7.17%) VPN
5 15 (6.33%) NetScaler
5 15 (6.33%) Network Security
5 15 (6.33%) SAN
6 12 (5.06%) VoIP
7 11 (4.64%) DNS
7 11 (4.64%) IPsec
8 10 (4.22%) MPLS
8 10 (4.22%) SSL
9 8 (3.38%) VLAN
10 7 (2.95%) HTTP
11 6 (2.53%) Internet
11 6 (2.53%) Multicast
12 5 (2.11%) DMZ
12 5 (2.11%) NAS
12 5 (2.11%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (2.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.33%) SAP BW
2 12 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.22%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.53%) Big Data
4 6 (2.53%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.53%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.38%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.95%) JIRA
4 6 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.11%) Hudson
6 4 (1.69%) Introscope
7 3 (1.27%) Ant
8 2 (0.84%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.84%) FxCop
8 2 (0.84%) Maven
8 2 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.84%) StyleCop
8 2 (0.84%) Subversion
8 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.42%) MSI
9 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 60 (25.32%) Finance
2 15 (6.33%) Banking
3 10 (4.22%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.53%) Retail
5 5 (2.11%) Military
5 5 (2.11%) Publishing
6 4 (1.69%) Legal
7 3 (1.27%) Games
7 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.27%) Law
8 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (14.35%) Analyst
2 26 (10.97%) Infrastructure Manager
3 23 (9.70%) Delivery Manager
3 23 (9.70%) Service Manager
4 20 (8.44%) Architect
5 18 (7.59%) Services Delivery Manager
6 17 (7.17%) Service Analyst
7 16 (6.75%) Project Manager
8 15 (6.33%) Consultant
9 14 (5.91%) Services Delivery Analyst
10 13 (5.49%) Administrator
10 13 (5.49%) SAP Analyst
11 11 (4.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 11 (4.64%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.22%) Support Engineer
13 9 (3.80%) Developer
14 8 (3.38%) Contracts Manager
14 8 (3.38%) Head of Engineering
14 8 (3.38%) Head of Infrastructure
14 8 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.59%) Web Services
2 11 (4.64%) CSS
2 11 (4.64%) XML
3 10 (4.22%) SOAP
4 9 (3.80%) RESTful
5 8 (3.38%) JSON
6 7 (2.95%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.53%) CSS3
7 6 (2.53%) HTML
7 6 (2.53%) jQuery
7 6 (2.53%) Middleware
7 6 (2.53%) RequireJS
8 5 (2.11%) .NET
8 5 (2.11%) HTML5
8 5 (2.11%) RSS
9 3 (1.27%) REST
10 2 (0.84%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.84%) J2EE
10 2 (0.84%) Spring
11 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.88%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.69%) e-Health
6 4 (1.69%) Statistics
6 4 (1.69%) User Experience
7 3 (1.27%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.27%) HP Storage
7 3 (1.27%) PMI
7 3 (1.27%) Wiki
8 2 (0.84%) CMDB
8 2 (0.84%) Equities
8 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.84%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.84%) NHS
8 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 75 (31.65%) Windows
2 39 (16.46%) Linux
3 34 (14.35%) Windows Server
4 29 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (9.28%) Unix
7 21 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.38%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.53%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.11%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.84%) Solaris
12 2 (0.84%) SUSE
13 1 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (34.18%) ITIL
2 49 (20.68%) Project Management
3 45 (18.99%) Service Delivery
4 26 (10.97%) Service Management
5 25 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (10.13%) Change Management
7 21 (8.86%) Release Management
8 19 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (8.02%) ITIL V3
9 18 (7.59%) Migration
10 17 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.17%) Kalman Filter
11 16 (6.75%) Configuration Management
11 16 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.49%) Business Continuity
13 13 (5.49%) Network Management
13 13 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (5.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.92%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.86%) SQL
3 14 (5.91%) Java
4 11 (4.64%) Perl
5 10 (4.22%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.80%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.80%) Python
7 8 (3.38%) VBScript
8 4 (1.69%) C-shell
8 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.84%) C#
10 2 (0.84%) PHP
10 2 (0.84%) PHP 5
10 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (15.19%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.50%) SC Cleared
3 26 (10.97%) Degree
4 17 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (5.06%) CCNA
6 12 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (5.06%) MCSE
7 7 (2.95%) CCDA
8 5 (2.11%) CISM
8 5 (2.11%) CISSP
9 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.69%) NCIE
9 4 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.27%) CBAP
10 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.27%) MCITP
10 3 (1.27%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (3.80%) SLA
3 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 35 (14.77%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.97%) XenApp
3 24 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (8.44%) vSphere
5 16 (6.75%) XenServer
6 12 (5.06%) Hyper-V
7 9 (3.80%) Firmware
8 8 (3.38%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.53%) UAG
10 3 (1.27%) Docker
11 1 (0.42%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (8.02%) SCOM
2 10 (4.22%) SCCM
3 8 (3.38%) Puppet
3 8 (3.38%) SCOrch
4 7 (2.95%) Nagios
5 6 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.69%) CA Wily
6 4 (1.69%) Cacti
6 4 (1.69%) Ganglia
6 4 (1.69%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.27%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.84%) Netcool
8 2 (0.84%) WSUS
9 1 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.42%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (17.30%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.46%) Cisco
3 31 (13.08%) VMware
4 26 (10.97%) Citrix
5 21 (8.86%) SAP
6 20 (8.44%) HP
7 15 (6.33%) Oracle
8 12 (5.06%) NetApp
9 7 (2.95%) CA
9 7 (2.95%) Fortinet
9 7 (2.95%) Palo Alto
10 6 (2.53%) IBM
11 5 (2.11%) Brocade
11 5 (2.11%) EMC
11 5 (2.11%) F5
11 5 (2.11%) Hitachi
11 5 (2.11%) Nimsoft
11 5 (2.11%) Polycom
11 5 (2.11%) Remedy
11 5 (2.11%) Tandberg
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