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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Management
Rank 562 483 507
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +24
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 51 98 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 46
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£350 £423 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £277 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £713 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.58% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £43.48
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 - £40.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.76 - £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.48

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
42685 39165 41848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.45% 74.14% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26606 24143 24263
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1100 1502
Average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 12 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Infrastructure Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 12 September 2014. 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 -68 50 £350 -17.15% 20
London -14 24 £450 -25.00% 4
South East +4 16 £325 +7.43% 5
City of London +13 6 £454 -24.37%
Hampshire -16 6 £325 -2.98% 1
North West -6 4 £455 +51.66% 3
East of England -20 4 £396 - 2
Manchester -13 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £463 - 2
Surrey - 2 £413 -
Berkshire - 2 £450 - 2
Cheshire +14 1 £455 +51.66% 1
Oxford -1 1 £338 -
Leeds -4 1 £325 -
Cambridgeshire -4 1 - -
Yorkshire -8 1 £325 - 2
Oxfordshire -9 1 £338 -
West Yorkshire -14 1 £325 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £458 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £285 -
Reading - 1 - - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Staines - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 42 (35.29%) Windows
2 36 (30.25%) VMware
3 32 (26.89%) ITIL
3 32 (26.89%) Project Management
4 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 25 (21.01%) Linux
6 22 (18.49%) Active Directory
7 21 (17.65%) Finance
7 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (15.97%) WAN
10 17 (14.29%) Citrix
10 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (12.61%) Cisco
11 15 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (11.76%) Web Services
12 14 (11.76%) SAN
12 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (10.92%) Problem Management
13 13 (10.92%) MS Office
13 13 (10.92%) LAN
13 13 (10.92%) Scrum
14 12 (10.08%) Service Management
14 12 (10.08%) XML
14 12 (10.08%) Capacity Planning
15 11 (9.24%) Open Source
15 11 (9.24%) UNIX
15 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
15 11 (9.24%) MS Exchange
15 11 (9.24%) Retail

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 11 (9.24%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.56%) Lync
3 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.88%) IIS
5 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.36%) Alfresco
6 4 (3.36%) Apache
7 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.68%) nginx
8 2 (1.68%) Confluence
8 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.84%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) MS Office
2 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.97%) WAN
2 14 (11.76%) SAN
3 13 (10.92%) LAN
4 9 (7.56%) VoIP
5 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.72%) DNS
5 8 (6.72%) NAS
6 7 (5.88%) Firewall
7 6 (5.04%) WLAN
7 6 (5.04%) HTTP
7 6 (5.04%) NetScaler
7 6 (5.04%) VLAN
8 5 (4.20%) Wireless
8 5 (4.20%) DHCP
9 4 (3.36%) IPsec
9 4 (3.36%) Network Security
9 4 (3.36%) TACACS
10 3 (2.52%) Internet
10 3 (2.52%) VPN
11 2 (1.68%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Maven
1 8 (6.72%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.36%) Artifactory
2 4 (3.36%) Ant
3 2 (1.68%) MSI
3 2 (1.68%) JIRA
3 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.68%) Hudson
General
1 21 (17.65%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Retail
3 10 (8.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.36%) Legal
5 3 (2.52%) Publishing
5 3 (2.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Military
6 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) Law
6 1 (0.84%) Billing
6 1 (0.84%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.84%) French Language
6 1 (0.84%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (13.45%) Analyst
2 14 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 11 (9.24%) Architect
4 9 (7.56%) Consultant
5 8 (6.72%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (5.88%) Service Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Technician
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Technician
9 4 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.76%) Web Services
2 12 (10.08%) XML
3 9 (7.56%) SOAP
4 6 (5.04%) JSON
4 6 (5.04%) RESTful
5 4 (3.36%) REST
5 4 (3.36%) CSS3
5 4 (3.36%) HTML
5 4 (3.36%) CSS
6 3 (2.52%) HTML5
7 2 (1.68%) J2EE
7 2 (1.68%) Swing
7 2 (1.68%) WAP
7 2 (1.68%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.68%) LAMP
8 1 (0.84%) .NET
8 1 (0.84%) jQuery
8 1 (0.84%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Open Source
2 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.36%) FMCG
5 3 (2.52%) Video Editing
5 3 (2.52%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.52%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.68%) Replication
6 2 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.68%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.68%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.68%) iSeries
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) iPad
7 1 (0.84%) Statistics
7 1 (0.84%) iPhone
7 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.84%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.29%) Windows
2 25 (21.01%) Linux
3 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.24%) UNIX
6 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.88%) Mac OS X
8 6 (5.04%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.36%) Solaris
10 3 (2.52%) AIX
10 3 (2.52%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.52%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.68%) SUSE
12 1 (0.84%) CentOS
12 1 (0.84%) zOS
12 1 (0.84%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) ITIL
1 32 (26.89%) Project Management
2 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (10.92%) Scrum
4 13 (10.92%) Problem Management
5 12 (10.08%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (10.08%) Service Management
6 10 (8.40%) Waterfall
6 10 (8.40%) DevOps
7 9 (7.56%) Release Management
7 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (7.56%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.56%) Change Management
7 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.56%) DSDM
7 9 (7.56%) Business Continuity
7 9 (7.56%) Migration
8 8 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.72%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.40%) SQL
1 10 (8.40%) Java
2 9 (7.56%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.68%) PHP
4 2 (1.68%) C
4 2 (1.68%) Ruby
4 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.68%) VB
4 2 (1.68%) VBA
4 2 (1.68%) Python
4 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.88%) CCNP
3 7 (5.88%) Degree
4 5 (4.20%) MCSE
4 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.36%) CCNA
5 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) CCSE
6 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.68%) CISSP
6 2 (1.68%) CISA
6 2 (1.68%) CISM
7 1 (0.84%) CCVP
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.84%) MCSA
7 1 (0.84%) CBAP
7 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (18.49%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.56%) vSphere
4 7 (5.88%) XenApp
4 7 (5.88%) XenServer
5 5 (4.20%) VMware Server
5 5 (4.20%) DFS Replication
6 4 (3.36%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.84%) vCloud
9 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.84%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.84%) RACF
9 1 (0.84%) SRDF
9 1 (0.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Puppet
2 4 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.52%) SCCM
3 3 (2.52%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.68%) SCOM
4 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.84%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.84%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.84%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.84%) Foglight
5 1 (0.84%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 36 (30.25%) VMware
2 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.29%) Citrix
4 15 (12.61%) Cisco
5 9 (7.56%) NetApp
5 9 (7.56%) Mitel
5 9 (7.56%) Symantec
6 8 (6.72%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.20%) EMC
7 5 (4.20%) Riverbed
7 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.36%) HP
9 3 (2.52%) Dell
9 3 (2.52%) Oracle
9 3 (2.52%) F5
9 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.68%) Sybase
10 2 (1.68%) IBM
10 2 (1.68%) JBoss
10 2 (1.68%) Lotus
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