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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Management
Rank 578 557 564
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 79 92 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 73 35
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - -

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
44552 45498 42918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.95% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29465 29481 26581
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 £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1038 1209 1201
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -12 74 £431 +15.00% 23
London 0 47 £438 +2.94% 14
North West +8 9 £446 - 1
City of London +44 8 £425 -10.52% 5
Scotland +11 5 £115 -75.78% 5
South West +10 5 £325 -20.73% 1
South East -11 5 £350 +7.69% 1
Edinburgh +1 4 £115 -75.78% 4
Lancashire - 4 £443 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £328 -
North East - 3 £328 -
Preston - 3 £446 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £328 -
Warrington +2 2 - -
Cheshire +1 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £400 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £338 -
Bootle - 2 £400 -
Midlands - 2 £550 -
East of England +14 1 £525 +5.00% 2
Milton Keynes +13 1 £450 +12.50%
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £450 +12.50%
Chelmsford +5 1 £525 +23.52%
Leeds +2 1 £550 +83.33%
Essex +1 1 £525 +23.52%
West Yorkshire 0 1 £550 +83.33% 1
Yorkshire -1 1 £550 +83.33% 1
Wiltshire -1 1 £425 +3.65%
East Midlands -8 1 £475 +331.81%

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 72 (39.56%) Windows
2 49 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 44 (24.18%) Active Directory
4 43 (23.63%) ITIL
5 42 (23.08%) Citrix
6 41 (22.53%) Finance
7 38 (20.88%) HP
7 38 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (20.33%) XenApp
9 35 (19.23%) VMware
10 34 (18.68%) Linux
10 34 (18.68%) Security Cleared
10 34 (18.68%) Windows Server
11 33 (18.13%) PowerShell
11 33 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (15.93%) SQL
12 29 (15.93%) Project Management
13 28 (15.38%) SCCM
14 27 (14.84%) XenDesktop
15 25 (13.74%) Service Delivery
15 25 (13.74%) WAN
16 24 (13.19%) Banking
17 22 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (12.09%) Python
18 21 (11.54%) Change Management
18 21 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
18 21 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (10.99%) SC Cleared
19 20 (10.99%) Release Management
20 19 (10.44%) LAN

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 18 (9.89%) MS Exchange
1 18 (9.89%) OpenStack
2 15 (8.24%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.49%) IIS
4 9 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (4.95%) Jetty
5 7 (3.85%) Confluence
6 4 (2.20%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.65%) Apache
7 3 (1.65%) JBoss
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.55%) CMS
9 1 (0.55%) Drupal
9 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.55%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.40%) MS Office
3 5 (2.75%) MS Project
4 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.49%) IaaS
2 9 (4.95%) PaaS
3 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.75%) Office 365
5 4 (2.20%) Google Apps
5 4 (2.20%) SaaS
6 3 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.10%) GitHub
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.55%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.74%) WAN
2 19 (10.44%) LAN
2 19 (10.44%) SAN
3 14 (7.69%) Firewall
4 12 (6.59%) VLAN
5 11 (6.04%) NetScaler
6 10 (5.49%) Internet
7 8 (4.40%) WLAN
8 7 (3.85%) VoIP
9 5 (2.75%) DNS
9 5 (2.75%) Network Security
10 4 (2.20%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.20%) VPN
10 4 (2.20%) Wireless
11 3 (1.65%) 3G
11 3 (1.65%) DHCP
11 3 (1.65%) SSL
12 2 (1.10%) FTP
12 2 (1.10%) MPLS
12 2 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.30%) Big Data
4 6 (3.30%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.75%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.10%) OLAP
8 2 (1.10%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.59%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.40%) JIRA
5 6 (3.30%) Ant
5 6 (3.30%) Gradle
5 6 (3.30%) Maven
6 1 (0.55%) FxCop
6 1 (0.55%) MSI
6 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.55%) StyleCop
General
1 41 (22.53%) Finance
2 24 (13.19%) Banking
3 17 (9.34%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.40%) Legal
5 6 (3.30%) Retail
6 4 (2.20%) Military
7 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.10%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (9.89%) Support Engineer
3 15 (8.24%) Architect
4 14 (7.69%) Analyst
4 14 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.59%) Consultant
5 12 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (6.59%) Infrastructure Support
5 12 (6.59%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (5.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 10 (5.49%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.95%) Citrix Engineer
7 9 (4.95%) Developer
7 9 (4.95%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (4.95%) Server Engineer
7 9 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.95%) Support Analyst
7 9 (4.95%) Windows Server Engineer
8 8 (4.40%) Service Manager
8 8 (4.40%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) ELK Stack
2 7 (3.85%) Web Services
3 6 (3.30%) .NET
4 4 (2.20%) Middleware
5 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.10%) J2EE
5 2 (1.10%) J2SE
5 2 (1.10%) RESTful
6 1 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.55%) jQuery
6 1 (0.55%) JSON
6 1 (0.55%) LAMP
6 1 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.24%) Replication
3 14 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.40%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.85%) Digital Media
7 6 (3.30%) Device Driver
8 5 (2.75%) Cloud Native
8 5 (2.75%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.20%) CMDB
9 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.20%) Fat Client
9 4 (2.20%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.65%) Clustering
10 3 (1.65%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.65%) Wiki
11 2 (1.10%) BYOD
11 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 72 (39.56%) Windows
2 38 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (18.68%) Linux
3 34 (18.68%) Windows Server
4 33 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.49%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.95%) Ubuntu
7 9 (4.95%) Unix
8 7 (3.85%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.30%) CentOS
9 6 (3.30%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.30%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.20%) Android
11 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.10%) SUSE
12 2 (1.10%) VMS
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.63%) ITIL
2 29 (15.93%) Project Management
3 25 (13.74%) Service Delivery
4 22 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (11.54%) Change Management
5 21 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (10.99%) Release Management
7 17 (9.34%) Service Management
8 16 (8.79%) DevOps
8 16 (8.79%) Incident Management
9 15 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (8.24%) Configuration Management
10 14 (7.69%) ETL
10 14 (7.69%) High Availability
10 14 (7.69%) ITIL V3
11 12 (6.59%) TDD
12 11 (6.04%) Change Control
12 11 (6.04%) Scrum
13 10 (5.49%) Business Continuity
14 9 (4.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.13%) PowerShell
2 29 (15.93%) SQL
3 22 (12.09%) Python
4 17 (9.34%) Java
5 16 (8.79%) Bash Shell
6 11 (6.04%) Ruby
7 8 (4.40%) Perl
8 7 (3.85%) VBScript
9 6 (3.30%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.65%) C++
10 3 (1.65%) VBA
11 2 (1.10%) C
11 2 (1.10%) C#
11 2 (1.10%) PHP
12 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (18.68%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.99%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.04%) Degree
4 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.40%) MCSE
5 8 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (3.30%) CCA
6 6 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.20%) ACMT
8 4 (2.20%) CCIE
8 4 (2.20%) CCNA
8 4 (2.20%) CCNP
8 4 (2.20%) MCP
8 4 (2.20%) MCTS
9 2 (1.10%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.10%) CCDA
9 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) QA
1 10 (5.49%) SLA
2 5 (2.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.55%) ISO22301
System Software
1 44 (24.18%) Active Directory
2 37 (20.33%) XenApp
3 27 (14.84%) XenDesktop
4 21 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 13 (7.14%) vSphere
6 12 (6.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (6.04%) Xen
7 11 (6.04%) XenServer
8 10 (5.49%) BitLocker
9 9 (4.95%) VMware ESX
10 8 (4.40%) DFS Replication
11 7 (3.85%) Firmware
11 7 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (3.85%) VMware Server
12 6 (3.30%) UAG
13 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (2.20%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (15.38%) SCCM
2 17 (9.34%) SCOM
3 15 (8.24%) Puppet
4 11 (6.04%) SCVMM
5 9 (4.95%) Control-M
5 9 (4.95%) Kibana
5 9 (4.95%) logstash
6 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.85%) Ansible
7 7 (3.85%) SCOrch
8 6 (3.30%) WSUS
9 4 (2.20%) Casper Suite
10 2 (1.10%) CA Wily
10 2 (1.10%) EdgeSight
10 2 (1.10%) Nagios
10 2 (1.10%) Netcool
10 2 (1.10%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.55%) OPNET
Vendors
1 49 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 42 (23.08%) Citrix
3 38 (20.88%) HP
4 35 (19.23%) VMware
5 14 (7.69%) Cisco
6 13 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 10 (5.49%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.49%) SAP
8 9 (4.95%) Dell
8 9 (4.95%) NetApp
9 8 (4.40%) Symantec
10 7 (3.85%) Atlassian
10 7 (3.85%) Google
11 6 (3.30%) Apple
11 6 (3.30%) IBM
12 5 (2.75%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.75%) Riverbed
13 4 (2.20%) 3Com
13 4 (2.20%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.20%) Sophos
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