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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Management
Rank 536 513 491
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 73 69 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 28 22
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£354 £360 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -20.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £204 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £458 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £386
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.83 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.77% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%

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
42721 40908 35003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.41% 74.95% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 25646 20857
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1245 1181 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £29.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -20 61 £354 -0.35% 22
London +30 31 £325 -11.56% 5
North West -7 12 £250 - 2
City of London +20 11 £325 -18.75% 2
Merseyside - 11 £250 -
Liverpool - 10 £244 -
East of England +18 6 £438 -7.89% 3
Uxbridge +7 6 - -
Scotland -7 6 £575 +32.18%
South East -33 6 £400 +14.28% 4
Hertfordshire - 6 £438 - 3
Edinburgh -13 4 £400 -8.04%
Hampshire -13 4 £498 +17.27% 1
West Midlands -13 3 £400 +66.66% 5
Wales - 3 £325 - 1
Hook -6 2 £587 +80.56%
South Wales - 2 £350 -
Shropshire - 2 £400 -
Newport - 2 £350 -
Southampton - 2 £410 - 1
Telford - 2 £400 -
Somerset +11 1 £163 -58.06%
Milton Keynes +3 1 £400 +23.07% 2
Manchester -6 1 - - 2
South West -6 1 £163 +41.91%
Durham -6 1 £475 -
Berkshire -7 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £400 +23.07% 2
North East -8 1 £475 -
Yorkshire -22 1 £400 - 1

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 63 (40.65%) Windows
2 42 (27.10%) Linux
3 38 (24.52%) ITIL
4 35 (22.58%) Oracle
5 33 (21.29%) Active Directory
5 33 (21.29%) VMware
6 32 (20.65%) UNIX
6 32 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (18.71%) Java
7 29 (18.71%) Microsoft
8 26 (16.77%) Project Management
9 25 (16.13%) Finance
10 24 (15.48%) Firewall
10 24 (15.48%) Apache
10 24 (15.48%) SQL
11 23 (14.84%) Security Cleared
12 21 (13.55%) SQL Server
12 21 (13.55%) Tomcat
13 20 (12.90%) WebLogic
13 20 (12.90%) Red Hat
13 20 (12.90%) Change Management
13 20 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (12.90%) Jenkins
14 19 (12.26%) SAN
15 18 (11.61%) Solaris
15 18 (11.61%) Service Delivery
15 18 (11.61%) Subversion
16 17 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (10.97%) Open Source
16 17 (10.97%) Windows Server 2008

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 24 (15.48%) Apache
2 21 (13.55%) Tomcat
3 20 (12.90%) WebLogic
4 14 (9.03%) Confluence
5 13 (8.39%) JBoss
6 12 (7.74%) MS Exchange
7 11 (7.10%) WebSphere
8 9 (5.81%) IIS
9 7 (4.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (3.87%) OpenStack
11 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.94%) Apache Solr
13 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (1.29%) WordPress
13 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (1.29%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.65%) CMS
14 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.23%) MS Project
2 5 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.65%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.16%) PaaS
2 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.87%) IaaS
3 5 (3.23%) SaaS
4 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.48%) Firewall
2 19 (12.26%) SAN
3 10 (6.45%) VLAN
3 10 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.81%) DNS
4 9 (5.81%) LAN
5 8 (5.16%) Network Security
5 8 (5.16%) DMZ
6 7 (4.52%) VPN
6 7 (4.52%) LDAP
7 6 (3.87%) WAN
7 6 (3.87%) DHCP
8 4 (2.58%) Wireless
9 3 (1.94%) Internet
9 3 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.29%) NAS
10 2 (1.29%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.29%) WLAN
10 2 (1.29%) HTTP
11 1 (0.65%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.03%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.23%) Big Data
4 4 (2.58%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.58%) MySQL
5 3 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 18 (11.61%) Subversion
3 14 (9.03%) Hudson
3 14 (9.03%) JIRA
4 13 (8.39%) Maven
5 7 (4.52%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.87%) Introscope
7 4 (2.58%) MSI
8 2 (1.29%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.29%) PHPUnit
General
1 25 (16.13%) Finance
2 6 (3.87%) Banking
2 6 (3.87%) Marketing
3 5 (3.23%) Law
4 3 (1.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.29%) Games
5 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (21.29%) Architect
2 24 (15.48%) Analyst
3 14 (9.03%) Platform Architect
3 14 (9.03%) Support Analyst
4 13 (8.39%) Infrastructure Manager
4 13 (8.39%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 10 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.81%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.52%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (4.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (3.87%) IT Support
8 6 (3.87%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (3.87%) Service Manager
8 6 (3.87%) Technical Manager
8 6 (3.87%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.32%) J2EE
2 11 (7.10%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (4.52%) Java EE
4 5 (3.23%) Web Services
5 4 (2.58%) Middleware
6 3 (1.94%) CSS
6 3 (1.94%) SOAP
6 3 (1.94%) HTML
6 3 (1.94%) jQuery
7 2 (1.29%) RESTful
7 2 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.29%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.29%) JSON
7 2 (1.29%) XML
8 1 (0.65%) SAML
8 1 (0.65%) XHTML
8 1 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.97%) Open Source
3 10 (6.45%) Clustering
4 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.87%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.87%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.87%) PKI
6 3 (1.94%) Replication
7 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.29%) CMDB
7 2 (1.29%) User Experience
7 2 (1.29%) Equities
7 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.29%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) GIS
8 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.65%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 63 (40.65%) Windows
2 42 (27.10%) Linux
3 32 (20.65%) UNIX
4 18 (11.61%) Solaris
5 17 (10.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (7.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (7.10%) AIX
8 11 (7.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 8 (5.16%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.58%) SUSE
11 3 (1.94%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.94%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.94%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.94%) CentOS
12 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.52%) ITIL
2 26 (16.77%) Project Management
3 20 (12.90%) Change Management
4 18 (11.61%) Service Delivery
5 17 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.39%) PRINCE2
6 13 (8.39%) DevOps
7 12 (7.74%) Load Balancing
8 11 (7.10%) Service Management
9 10 (6.45%) Migration
10 8 (5.16%) Release Management
10 8 (5.16%) Business Continuity
10 8 (5.16%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.52%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.52%) Information Security
11 7 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.52%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (3.87%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.71%) Java
2 24 (15.48%) SQL
3 11 (7.10%) Perl
4 9 (5.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.58%) PHP
5 4 (2.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.58%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.94%) PHP5
7 2 (1.29%) C
7 2 (1.29%) C#
7 2 (1.29%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) VBScript
8 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (14.84%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.39%) Degree
4 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.94%) CBAP
5 2 (1.29%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.29%) HND
5 2 (1.29%) CCA
5 2 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PMP
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) CCIE
6 1 (0.65%) CCNP
6 1 (0.65%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) MCSE
6 1 (0.65%) MCSA
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) SLA
2 7 (4.52%) QA
System Software
1 33 (21.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.39%) vSphere
4 8 (5.16%) Squid
5 6 (3.87%) XenApp
6 3 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.94%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.29%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.29%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.29%) Docker
7 2 (1.29%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (10.32%) Puppet
2 6 (3.87%) SCCM
2 6 (3.87%) CA Wily
3 5 (3.23%) SCOM
4 3 (1.94%) Nagios
4 3 (1.94%) Hyperic
5 2 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 35 (22.58%) Oracle
2 33 (21.29%) VMware
3 29 (18.71%) Microsoft
4 20 (12.90%) Red Hat
5 14 (9.03%) BEA
6 10 (6.45%) Citrix
7 8 (5.16%) Cisco
8 6 (3.87%) HP
9 5 (3.23%) IBM
9 5 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.58%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.94%) NetApp
11 3 (1.94%) Juniper
11 3 (1.94%) Dell
11 3 (1.94%) AppSense
11 3 (1.94%) Vertica
11 3 (1.94%) Infobright
11 3 (1.94%) Splunk
11 3 (1.94%) Pega
12 2 (1.29%) Intel
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