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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Management
Rank 529 551 493
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -58
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 91 60 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 35 35
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£373 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +10 89 £373 +14.61% 36
London +13 44 £425 +13.33% 11
South East +11 30 £325 +4.00% 4
Hampshire +13 23 £325 -
Southampton - 14 £325 -
City of London -8 7 £450 +16.12% 6
Yorkshire -22 5 £300 -7.69% 1
East of England -2 3 £500 +8.10% 3
East Midlands - 3 £110 - 1
Leicester - 3 £110 -
Leicestershire - 3 £110 -
Berkshire +6 2 - - 2
West Sussex -7 2 £450 +55.17%
Cheshire -8 2 - - 1
South West -10 2 £410 +272.72% 9
North West -26 2 - - 3
West Yorkshire -26 2 £300 -7.69%
Leeds -26 2 £300 -7.69%
Warrington - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £425 -
Winchester - 2 £323 -
Crawley - 2 £450 -
Kent - 2 £425 -
Wiltshire - 2 £410 -
Essex - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire -7 1 £500 +8.10% 3
Edinburgh -11 1 £475 +9.19%
Scotland -13 1 £475 +9.19%
Wales - 1 £200 -
South Wales - 1 £200 -

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 72 (42.60%) Windows
2 52 (30.77%) ITIL
3 45 (26.63%) Project Management
4 44 (26.04%) Microsoft
5 43 (25.44%) Oracle
6 42 (24.85%) SQL
6 42 (24.85%) Active Directory
7 39 (23.08%) Finance
8 38 (22.49%) VMware
9 33 (19.53%) Data Centre
10 31 (18.34%) Linux
11 28 (16.57%) Firewall
12 25 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (13.61%) Citrix
14 22 (13.02%) PRINCE2
15 21 (12.43%) UNIX
15 21 (12.43%) Banking
16 20 (11.83%) Service Delivery
16 20 (11.83%) Degree
17 18 (10.65%) Change Management
17 18 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (10.65%) IIS
18 17 (10.06%) Java
18 17 (10.06%) SQL Server
19 16 (9.47%) PMP
19 16 (9.47%) PMI Certification
19 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (10.65%) IIS
2 15 (8.88%) Lync
3 10 (5.92%) Apache
3 10 (5.92%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.73%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.14%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.14%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.37%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.78%) Confluence
8 3 (1.78%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.78%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.18%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.59%) SAS
10 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (8.28%) MS Office
2 13 (7.69%) MS Project
3 8 (4.73%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Maximo
1 1 (0.59%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.55%) Office 365
4 4 (2.37%) SaaS
4 4 (2.37%) PaaS
5 3 (1.78%) IaaS
6 2 (1.18%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.59%) GitHub
7 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.57%) Firewall
2 13 (7.69%) SAN
2 13 (7.69%) WAN
2 13 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.92%) LAN
4 9 (5.33%) DMZ
4 9 (5.33%) VLAN
4 9 (5.33%) NetScaler
5 8 (4.73%) VPN
6 7 (4.14%) DNS
6 7 (4.14%) VoIP
7 6 (3.55%) LDAP
7 6 (3.55%) NAS
8 5 (2.96%) Network Security
8 5 (2.96%) Wireless
9 4 (2.37%) DHCP
9 4 (2.37%) MPLS
10 3 (1.78%) Internet
11 2 (1.18%) Frame Relay
11 2 (1.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.92%) MySQL
3 9 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.55%) Big Data
5 5 (2.96%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.37%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.51%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.55%) Introscope
4 5 (2.96%) Subversion
4 5 (2.96%) Gerrit
4 5 (2.96%) Artifactory
5 4 (2.37%) Hudson
6 3 (1.78%) JIRA
6 3 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.78%) MSI
7 2 (1.18%) Maven
8 1 (0.59%) Ant
General
1 39 (23.08%) Finance
2 21 (12.43%) Banking
3 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.96%) Legal
5 4 (2.37%) Law
6 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Front Office
7 2 (1.18%) Military
8 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Back Office
8 1 (0.59%) Retail
8 1 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.75%) Analyst
2 28 (16.57%) Project Manager
3 23 (13.61%) Architect
4 21 (12.43%) Infrastructure Manager
5 18 (10.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (10.06%) Support Analyst
7 16 (9.47%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 12 (7.10%) Desktop Support
9 11 (6.51%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.92%) Consultant
11 7 (4.14%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.14%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Technical Manager
12 6 (3.55%) Desktop Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Service Manager
12 6 (3.55%) Desktop Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Technical Project Manager
12 6 (3.55%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.51%) Web Services
2 9 (5.33%) Middleware
3 7 (4.14%) Java EE
4 6 (3.55%) XMPP
5 5 (2.96%) Django
5 5 (2.96%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (2.96%) Sinatra
6 3 (1.78%) J2EE
7 2 (1.18%) .NET
7 2 (1.18%) XML
7 2 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.18%) SOAP
7 2 (1.18%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.59%) REST
8 1 (0.59%) MCollective
8 1 (0.59%) RESTful
8 1 (0.59%) jQuery
8 1 (0.59%) JSON
8 1 (0.59%) Zend Framework
8 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.53%) Data Centre
2 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.88%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.10%) PMI
5 9 (5.33%) PKI
6 7 (4.14%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (4.14%) Data Integration
7 6 (3.55%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (3.55%) Clustering
8 5 (2.96%) Handset
9 4 (2.37%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.18%) Derivative
11 2 (1.18%) Replication
11 2 (1.18%) Equities
11 2 (1.18%) NHS
11 2 (1.18%) User Experience
12 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (42.60%) Windows
2 31 (18.34%) Linux
3 21 (12.43%) UNIX
4 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.73%) Solaris
6 6 (3.55%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.55%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.96%) CentOS
7 5 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.37%) Android
8 4 (2.37%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.78%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.78%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.78%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.59%) HPUX
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.77%) ITIL
2 45 (26.63%) Project Management
3 22 (13.02%) PRINCE2
4 20 (11.83%) Service Delivery
5 18 (10.65%) Change Management
5 18 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.88%) Migration
7 14 (8.28%) Configuration Management
8 13 (7.69%) Service Management
9 12 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.51%) Data Management
10 11 (6.51%) Load Balancing
11 10 (5.92%) Release Management
12 9 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.33%) Data Protection
13 8 (4.73%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.73%) Scrum
13 8 (4.73%) Business Continuity
13 8 (4.73%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.85%) SQL
2 17 (10.06%) Java
3 12 (7.10%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.14%) Perl
5 6 (3.55%) Python
5 6 (3.55%) Ruby
6 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.96%) Groovy
7 2 (1.18%) PHP
7 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.59%) VBScript
8 1 (0.59%) VB
8 1 (0.59%) C
8 1 (0.59%) R
8 1 (0.59%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (11.83%) Degree
2 16 (9.47%) PMP
2 16 (9.47%) PMI Certification
3 13 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.78%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.78%) CBAP
5 3 (1.78%) CISM
5 3 (1.78%) CISSP
5 3 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.18%) CCIE
6 2 (1.18%) CCSA
6 2 (1.18%) CCVP
6 2 (1.18%) MCSE
7 1 (0.59%) MCSA
7 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.59%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 42 (24.85%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.88%) XenApp
4 14 (8.28%) vSphere
5 11 (6.51%) XenServer
6 5 (2.96%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.96%) KVM
7 4 (2.37%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.59%) Docker
9 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (5.92%) SCCM
2 9 (5.33%) Puppet
3 6 (3.55%) CA Wily
3 6 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.96%) Capistrano
4 5 (2.96%) BladeLogic
5 4 (2.37%) SCOM
5 4 (2.37%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.78%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.78%) Nagios
6 3 (1.78%) Hyperic
7 2 (1.18%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.18%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.18%) SCSM
7 2 (1.18%) WSUS
7 2 (1.18%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.18%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 44 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 43 (25.44%) Oracle
3 38 (22.49%) VMware
4 23 (13.61%) Citrix
5 12 (7.10%) Cisco
5 12 (7.10%) HP
6 9 (5.33%) IBM
7 8 (4.73%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.73%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.55%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.96%) BMC
9 5 (2.96%) Hyperion
9 5 (2.96%) Apple
9 5 (2.96%) Google
9 5 (2.96%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.96%) SaltStack
10 4 (2.37%) ArcSight
10 4 (2.37%) Vertica
10 4 (2.37%) Infobright
10 4 (2.37%) Riverbed
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