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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Management
Rank 518 561 491
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -70
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 113 51 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.092% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 30 43
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£385 £363 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -14.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £466 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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
46337 42400 39480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.99% 76.18% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30192 26229 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1151 1100
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.13 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 August 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 August 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 +31 109 £393 +12.14% 32
London +32 52 £450 +1.35% 14
South East -5 40 £325 - 8
Hampshire +7 22 £325 -
Southampton - 13 £325 -
Oxfordshire -17 8 £363 +7.40%
City of London 0 7 £450 -3.48% 4
Oxford -15 7 £363 +7.40%
East of England +6 4 £500 +8.10% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £410 - 1
South West - 4 £410 - 5
Kent - 4 £425 -
Cheshire -6 3 £450 -1.09%
Yorkshire -28 3 £270 -16.92% 1
North West -31 3 £450 -1.09% 1
East Midlands - 3 £110 -
South Wales - 3 £270 -
Leicestershire - 3 £110 -
Croydon - 3 £523 -
Leicester - 3 £110 -
Wales - 3 £270 -
Hertfordshire +2 2 £500 +8.10% 1
Berkshire -2 2 - - 4
Milton Keynes -6 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 2 - - 2
Winchester -19 2 £323 -7.85%
West Sussex -21 2 £450 +55.17%
Cardiff - 2 £200 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £270 -
Swindon - 2 - - 1

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 73 (39.89%) Windows
2 70 (38.25%) ITIL
3 47 (25.68%) Finance
4 46 (25.14%) Project Management
5 45 (24.59%) Oracle
6 44 (24.04%) Microsoft
7 39 (21.31%) SQL
8 35 (19.13%) Data Centre
9 34 (18.58%) Active Directory
10 33 (18.03%) VMware
11 31 (16.94%) Service Delivery
12 30 (16.39%) Linux
13 26 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (13.11%) Banking
14 24 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (12.02%) UNIX
15 22 (12.02%) Citrix
16 21 (11.48%) PRINCE2
16 21 (11.48%) Degree
17 20 (10.93%) Migration
17 20 (10.93%) Firewall
17 20 (10.93%) Service Management
18 19 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (9.84%) Change Management
20 17 (9.29%) Configuration Management
20 17 (9.29%) PMP
20 17 (9.29%) PMI Certification
21 16 (8.74%) MS Office
21 16 (8.74%) SQL Server
21 16 (8.74%) XenApp

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 15 (8.20%) Lync
2 14 (7.65%) IIS
3 11 (6.01%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.92%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.28%) Apache
6 6 (3.28%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.73%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.19%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.64%) Confluence
9 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.64%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.55%) WordPress
11 1 (0.55%) SAS
11 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (8.74%) MS Office
2 14 (7.65%) MS Project
3 7 (3.83%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.83%) SAP SRM
1 7 (3.83%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.09%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.73%) Office 365
4 4 (2.19%) PaaS
5 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.64%) SaaS
6 2 (1.09%) Google Apps
6 2 (1.09%) IaaS
7 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.93%) Firewall
2 13 (7.10%) WAN
3 12 (6.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.46%) LAN
4 10 (5.46%) SAN
5 9 (4.92%) NetScaler
6 8 (4.37%) VoIP
7 6 (3.28%) VPN
7 6 (3.28%) NAS
8 5 (2.73%) DMZ
8 5 (2.73%) VLAN
8 5 (2.73%) DNS
9 4 (2.19%) MPLS
9 4 (2.19%) DHCP
9 4 (2.19%) Network Security
10 3 (1.64%) Wireless
10 3 (1.64%) LDAP
11 2 (1.09%) ATM
11 2 (1.09%) PBX
11 2 (1.09%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.46%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.83%) MySQL
3 7 (3.83%) SAP BW
4 6 (3.28%) Big Data
4 6 (3.28%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.73%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.09%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.28%) Hudson
4 5 (2.73%) Gerrit
4 5 (2.73%) Artifactory
4 5 (2.73%) Introscope
4 5 (2.73%) Subversion
5 4 (2.19%) Maven
5 4 (2.19%) JIRA
5 4 (2.19%) MSI
6 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.64%) Ant
7 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.09%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (25.68%) Finance
2 24 (13.11%) Banking
3 6 (3.28%) Investment Banking
3 6 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.73%) Legal
5 3 (1.64%) Law
6 2 (1.09%) Front Office
6 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Military
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (20.77%) Analyst
2 27 (14.75%) Infrastructure Manager
3 26 (14.21%) Project Manager
4 24 (13.11%) Architect
5 17 (9.29%) Support Analyst
5 17 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (8.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 15 (8.20%) Service Manager
7 13 (7.10%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (6.56%) Desktop Support
9 11 (6.01%) Consultant
10 9 (4.92%) Services Delivery Manager
10 9 (4.92%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.83%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.83%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.83%) Services Delivery Analyst
12 6 (3.28%) IT Support
12 6 (3.28%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.28%) Data Architect
12 6 (3.28%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.56%) Middleware
2 10 (5.46%) Web Services
3 6 (3.28%) XMPP
4 5 (2.73%) Django
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (2.73%) Sinatra
5 3 (1.64%) Java EE
5 3 (1.64%) J2EE
6 2 (1.09%) .NET
6 2 (1.09%) XML
6 2 (1.09%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.09%) Spring
6 2 (1.09%) SOAP
6 2 (1.09%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.55%) REST
7 1 (0.55%) MCollective
7 1 (0.55%) RESTful
7 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 1 (0.55%) jQuery
7 1 (0.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.13%) Data Centre
2 26 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.10%) PMI
3 13 (7.10%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.83%) PKI
4 7 (3.83%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.83%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.73%) Handset
7 4 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.19%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.64%) Clustering
9 2 (1.09%) Equities
9 2 (1.09%) NHS
9 2 (1.09%) e-Health
9 2 (1.09%) Derivative
9 2 (1.09%) User Experience
10 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 73 (39.89%) Windows
2 30 (16.39%) Linux
3 22 (12.02%) UNIX
4 13 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.28%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.19%) Android
8 4 (2.19%) Solaris
9 2 (1.09%) CentOS
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.25%) ITIL
2 46 (25.14%) Project Management
3 31 (16.94%) Service Delivery
4 21 (11.48%) PRINCE2
5 20 (10.93%) Service Management
5 20 (10.93%) Migration
6 19 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (9.84%) Change Management
8 17 (9.29%) Configuration Management
9 15 (8.20%) Release Management
10 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.01%) Data Management
12 10 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (4.92%) Data Protection
14 8 (4.37%) Software Engineering
14 8 (4.37%) Load Balancing
14 8 (4.37%) ETL
14 8 (4.37%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.31%) SQL
2 15 (8.20%) Java
3 13 (7.10%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.92%) Perl
5 6 (3.28%) Python
5 6 (3.28%) Ruby
6 5 (2.73%) Groovy
7 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.09%) C#
8 2 (1.09%) PHP
8 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.55%) PHP5
9 1 (0.55%) C
9 1 (0.55%) VBScript
9 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (11.48%) Degree
2 17 (9.29%) PMP
2 17 (9.29%) PMI Certification
3 10 (5.46%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.73%) CISSP
5 5 (2.73%) CISM
6 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.64%) CBAP
7 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.09%) MCSA
7 2 (1.09%) CCIE
7 2 (1.09%) CCSA
7 2 (1.09%) CCVP
8 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) SLA
2 4 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 34 (18.58%) Active Directory
2 24 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.74%) XenApp
4 13 (7.10%) vSphere
5 11 (6.01%) XenServer
6 5 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.73%) KVM
7 4 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.19%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.19%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.09%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.09%) Docker
9 2 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (6.01%) SCCM
1 11 (6.01%) Puppet
2 8 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.28%) SCOM
4 5 (2.73%) BladeLogic
4 5 (2.73%) CA Wily
4 5 (2.73%) Capistrano
5 4 (2.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.64%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.64%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.09%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.09%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.09%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.09%) SCSM
7 2 (1.09%) WSUS
7 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (24.59%) Oracle
2 44 (24.04%) Microsoft
3 33 (18.03%) VMware
4 22 (12.02%) Citrix
5 13 (7.10%) HP
6 12 (6.56%) Cisco
7 8 (4.37%) ServiceNow
8 7 (3.83%) IBM
8 7 (3.83%) SAP
9 5 (2.73%) Google
9 5 (2.73%) Hyperion
9 5 (2.73%) BMC
9 5 (2.73%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.73%) Apple
9 5 (2.73%) SaltStack
9 5 (2.73%) Vertica
9 5 (2.73%) Infobright
10 4 (2.19%) ArcSight
10 4 (2.19%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.19%) Riverbed
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago