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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Management
Rank 565 568 551
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 81 70 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 35
Median daily rate £450 £341 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.86% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £253 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £376
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 -2 69 £450 +25.87% 28
London +5 51 £438 +9.37% 11
Scotland - 12 £283 - 6
South East -17 6 £450 +38.46% 7
City of London +33 5 £359 -2.38% 3
Edinburgh - 5 £283 - 5
Renfrewshire - 5 - -
North West -6 4 £450 +89.47% 5
West Sussex - 4 £450 -
Bromley - 4 - -
Erskine - 4 - -
Crawley - 4 £450 -
North East -56 3 £328 -31.05%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £328 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £328 -
Lancashire - 3 £446 -
Preston - 3 £446 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £338 -
Hertfordshire +14 1 £170 -64.21% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £450 +12.50%
Milton Keynes +9 1 £450 +12.50%
East of England +8 1 £170 -64.21% 2
Hampshire 0 1 - -
Yorkshire -1 1 £550 +76.00%
Leeds -4 1 £550 +83.33%
West Yorkshire -7 1 £550 +83.33%
Farnborough - 1 - -
Broxbourne - 1 £170 -
Midlands - 1 - -

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 70 (36.84%) Windows
2 43 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 43 (22.63%) Finance
3 41 (21.58%) ITIL
4 40 (21.05%) Citrix
5 39 (20.53%) Active Directory
6 38 (20.00%) HP
7 37 (19.47%) Windows Server
8 36 (18.95%) Security Cleared
8 36 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (18.95%) XenApp
9 35 (18.42%) Linux
10 34 (17.89%) Project Management
11 33 (17.37%) PowerShell
12 31 (16.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (15.26%) SQL
13 29 (15.26%) VMware
14 25 (13.16%) Data Centre
15 24 (12.63%) Service Delivery
15 24 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (12.63%) XenDesktop
16 23 (12.11%) SCCM
16 23 (12.11%) Banking
16 23 (12.11%) WAN
17 22 (11.58%) Disaster Recovery
17 22 (11.58%) SC Cleared
18 21 (11.05%) LAN
19 19 (10.00%) Python
19 19 (10.00%) Cisco
19 19 (10.00%) SAN

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 17 (8.95%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.42%) OpenStack
3 15 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (5.26%) IIS
5 9 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.74%) Jetty
6 6 (3.16%) Confluence
7 4 (2.11%) Apache
8 3 (1.58%) JBoss
8 3 (1.58%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.05%) nginx
9 2 (1.05%) NServiceBus
9 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.53%) CMS
10 1 (0.53%) Drupal
10 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.21%) MS Office
3 4 (2.11%) MS Project
4 3 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.32%) IaaS
2 10 (5.26%) PaaS
3 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.63%) Office 365
5 4 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.11%) SaaS
6 3 (1.58%) Google Apps
7 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.05%) GitHub
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.11%) WAN
2 21 (11.05%) LAN
3 19 (10.00%) SAN
4 17 (8.95%) Firewall
5 15 (7.89%) VLAN
6 13 (6.84%) NetScaler
6 13 (6.84%) Network Security
7 12 (6.32%) Internet
8 10 (5.26%) VPN
9 8 (4.21%) DNS
9 8 (4.21%) WLAN
10 7 (3.68%) SSL
11 5 (2.63%) Wireless
12 4 (2.11%) 3G
12 4 (2.11%) DHCP
12 4 (2.11%) FTP
12 4 (2.11%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
12 4 (2.11%) VoIP
13 3 (1.58%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.68%) Big Data
4 7 (3.68%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.58%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.05%) OLAP
8 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.05%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.68%) JIRA
4 6 (3.16%) Ant
4 6 (3.16%) Gradle
4 6 (3.16%) Maven
5 2 (1.05%) FxCop
5 2 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.05%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 43 (22.63%) Finance
2 23 (12.11%) Banking
3 17 (8.95%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.74%) Legal
5 8 (4.21%) Retail
6 4 (2.11%) Publishing
7 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.05%) Law
7 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (14.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (9.47%) Analyst
2 18 (9.47%) Architect
2 18 (9.47%) Project Manager
3 13 (6.84%) Support Engineer
4 12 (6.32%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (5.79%) Consultant
5 11 (5.79%) Developer
6 10 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 10 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (4.74%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.74%) Support Analyst
7 9 (4.74%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.21%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (4.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 7 (3.68%) Service Manager
9 7 (3.68%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.79%) Web Services
2 9 (4.74%) ELK Stack
3 7 (3.68%) .NET
4 5 (2.63%) RESTful
5 4 (2.11%) JSON
6 3 (1.58%) SOAP
6 3 (1.58%) XML
7 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.05%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.05%) J2EE
7 2 (1.05%) J2SE
7 2 (1.05%) jQuery
7 2 (1.05%) Middleware
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.53%) CSS
8 1 (0.53%) CSS3
8 1 (0.53%) HTML
8 1 (0.53%) HTML5
8 1 (0.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.47%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.37%) Replication
4 11 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.21%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.16%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.11%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.11%) CMDB
8 4 (2.11%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.11%) Statistics
8 4 (2.11%) User Experience
8 4 (2.11%) Wiki
9 3 (1.58%) Equities
9 3 (1.58%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.05%) Clustering
10 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (36.84%) Windows
2 37 (19.47%) Windows Server
3 36 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (18.42%) Linux
5 31 (16.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.26%) Unix
8 9 (4.74%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.68%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.16%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.16%) Windows 10
11 5 (2.63%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.11%) CentOS
12 4 (2.11%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.05%) Android
13 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.05%) SUSE
13 2 (1.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.58%) ITIL
2 34 (17.89%) Project Management
3 24 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.63%) Service Delivery
4 22 (11.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (10.00%) Release Management
6 16 (8.42%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (8.42%) Configuration Management
7 15 (7.89%) CRM
7 15 (7.89%) DevOps
8 14 (7.37%) Change Management
8 14 (7.37%) ETL
8 14 (7.37%) High Availability
9 13 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.32%) Scrum
10 12 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (5.79%) ITIL V3
11 11 (5.79%) TDD
12 10 (5.26%) Change Control
12 10 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.37%) PowerShell
2 29 (15.26%) SQL
3 19 (10.00%) Python
4 16 (8.42%) Java
5 15 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 9 (4.74%) Perl
6 9 (4.74%) Ruby
7 7 (3.68%) VBScript
8 5 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.11%) PHP
9 4 (2.11%) VBA
10 3 (1.58%) C++
11 2 (1.05%) C#
11 2 (1.05%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.53%) C
12 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.58%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.32%) Degree
4 8 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.63%) CCIE
5 5 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.58%) ACMT
7 3 (1.58%) CCA
7 3 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.58%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.58%) MCP
7 3 (1.58%) MCSE
7 3 (1.58%) MCTS
7 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.05%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.05%) CISM
8 2 (1.05%) CISSP
8 2 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.21%) QA
2 6 (3.16%) SLA
3 5 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.53%) ISO22301
System Software
1 39 (20.53%) Active Directory
2 36 (18.95%) XenApp
3 24 (12.63%) XenDesktop
4 16 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (6.32%) Hyper-V
6 12 (6.32%) vSphere
7 11 (5.79%) XenServer
8 9 (4.74%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (4.74%) Xen
9 8 (4.21%) BitLocker
9 8 (4.21%) DFS Replication
9 8 (4.21%) UAG
9 8 (4.21%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (4.21%) VMware ESX
10 7 (3.68%) Firmware
10 7 (3.68%) VMware Server
11 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (12.11%) SCCM
2 17 (8.95%) SCOM
3 14 (7.37%) Puppet
4 11 (5.79%) SCVMM
5 9 (4.74%) Control-M
5 9 (4.74%) Kibana
5 9 (4.74%) logstash
5 9 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (4.21%) SCOrch
7 7 (3.68%) Ansible
8 5 (2.63%) WSUS
9 3 (1.58%) Casper Suite
9 3 (1.58%) EdgeSight
9 3 (1.58%) Nagios
10 2 (1.05%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
11 1 (0.53%) EMC VPLEX
11 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.53%) OPNET
Vendors
1 43 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 40 (21.05%) Citrix
3 38 (20.00%) HP
4 29 (15.26%) VMware
5 19 (10.00%) Cisco
6 13 (6.84%) SolarWinds
7 11 (5.79%) NetApp
8 8 (4.21%) Palo Alto
8 8 (4.21%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.68%) IBM
9 7 (3.68%) SAP
10 6 (3.16%) Dell
10 6 (3.16%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.63%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.63%) Google
11 5 (2.63%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.11%) F5
12 4 (2.11%) Huawei
12 4 (2.11%) Nokia Networks
12 4 (2.11%) ZTE
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: From £46,424 to £54,458 per annum Fixed Term Contract (23 months)
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 18 days ago