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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Management
Rank 546 534 482
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -52
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 67 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 32
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£358 £375 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £111 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £376 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.62% +15.76%
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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
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 £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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 3 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 66 £361 +7.03% 46
London +6 38 £400 +6.66% 15
South East -1 18 £325 -24.63% 11
Hampshire +12 13 £325 -38.09% 4
Southampton - 10 £325 - 4
City of London -5 6 £368 -2.00% 6
Yorkshire -20 4 £300 -7.69% 1
East of England 0 3 £500 +5.26% 6
Berkshire +15 2 - - 3
North West -15 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire -21 2 £300 -7.69% 1
Leeds -27 2 £300 -7.69% 1
Chelmsford - 2 £425 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £425 - 2
Surrey -6 1 £315 - 2
Hertfordshire -13 1 £500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £450 -
North East - 1 £475 -
South Wales - 1 £200 -
Wales - 1 £200 -
York - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Durham - 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 2
Crawley - 1 £450 -
Darlington - 1 £475 -
Egham - 1 £315 -

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 59 (40.14%) Windows
2 43 (29.25%) ITIL
3 35 (23.81%) SQL
3 35 (23.81%) Oracle
4 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
4 34 (23.13%) Active Directory
4 34 (23.13%) Project Management
4 34 (23.13%) VMware
5 32 (21.77%) Linux
6 31 (21.09%) Data Centre
7 28 (19.05%) Firewall
8 27 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (17.69%) Finance
10 22 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (13.61%) UNIX
11 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (12.24%) Java
12 18 (12.24%) Degree
13 16 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (10.88%) SQL Server
13 16 (10.88%) Banking
13 16 (10.88%) Service Delivery
13 16 (10.88%) Change Management
14 15 (10.20%) PRINCE2
15 14 (9.52%) Service Management
16 13 (8.84%) Migration
16 13 (8.84%) Cisco
16 13 (8.84%) SAN
16 13 (8.84%) Security Cleared
16 13 (8.84%) Amazon AWS

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (8.16%) IIS
2 11 (7.48%) Apache
2 11 (7.48%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.12%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.40%) Lync
5 5 (3.40%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.72%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.72%) Confluence
7 3 (2.04%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.36%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.68%) JBoss
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.68%) WordPress
9 1 (0.68%) SAS
9 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) MS Project
1 7 (4.76%) MS Office
1 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.40%) IaaS
4 4 (2.72%) SaaS
4 4 (2.72%) PaaS
5 2 (1.36%) Office 365
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.05%) Firewall
2 13 (8.84%) SAN
3 12 (8.16%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.80%) VLAN
4 10 (6.80%) WAN
5 9 (6.12%) DMZ
6 8 (5.44%) LAN
6 8 (5.44%) DNS
7 7 (4.76%) LDAP
8 6 (4.08%) Network Security
8 6 (4.08%) VPN
8 6 (4.08%) NAS
9 5 (3.40%) VoIP
10 4 (2.72%) DHCP
10 4 (2.72%) Wireless
11 3 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.04%) Internet
11 3 (2.04%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.36%) HSRP
12 2 (1.36%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.12%) MySQL
3 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.40%) Big Data
4 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.40%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 12 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.08%) Introscope
2 6 (4.08%) Subversion
3 4 (2.72%) MSI
3 4 (2.72%) JIRA
3 4 (2.72%) Hudson
3 4 (2.72%) Gerrit
3 4 (2.72%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.36%) Maven
5 1 (0.68%) Ant
5 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (17.69%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Marketing
3 4 (2.72%) Law
3 4 (2.72%) Legal
3 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Military
5 2 (1.36%) Front Office
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.01%) Analyst
2 20 (13.61%) Architect
2 20 (13.61%) Project Manager
3 16 (10.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 14 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 13 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 9 (6.12%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Technical Manager
9 6 (4.08%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (4.08%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Consultant
9 6 (4.08%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) IT Support
10 5 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.40%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) Web Services
2 7 (4.76%) Java EE
3 5 (3.40%) Middleware
4 4 (2.72%) Django
4 4 (2.72%) J2EE
4 4 (2.72%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (2.72%) Sinatra
5 3 (2.04%) XMPP
6 2 (1.36%) SOAP
6 2 (1.36%) XML
6 2 (1.36%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.68%) JSON
7 1 (0.68%) Zend Framework
7 1 (0.68%) jQuery
7 1 (0.68%) LAMP
7 1 (0.68%) XHTML
7 1 (0.68%) EDI
7 1 (0.68%) SAML
7 1 (0.68%) HTML
7 1 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.09%) Data Centre
2 27 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.48%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.76%) PKI
5 6 (4.08%) Clustering
5 6 (4.08%) PMI
5 6 (4.08%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.36%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.36%) NHS
7 2 (1.36%) Handset
7 2 (1.36%) Replication
7 2 (1.36%) Equities
7 2 (1.36%) Derivative
8 1 (0.68%) IVR
8 1 (0.68%) GIS
8 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (40.14%) Windows
2 32 (21.77%) Linux
3 20 (13.61%) UNIX
4 16 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.12%) Solaris
7 6 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.40%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.40%) CentOS
8 5 (3.40%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.04%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.04%) Android
9 3 (2.04%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.68%) AIX
10 1 (0.68%) HPUX
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.25%) ITIL
2 34 (23.13%) Project Management
3 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (10.88%) Service Delivery
4 16 (10.88%) Change Management
5 15 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 14 (9.52%) Service Management
7 13 (8.84%) Migration
7 13 (8.84%) Release Management
8 12 (8.16%) Load Balancing
8 12 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (7.48%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (6.12%) Scrum
10 9 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.12%) DevOps
11 8 (5.44%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (5.44%) Business Continuity
11 8 (5.44%) Data Management
12 7 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.81%) SQL
2 18 (12.24%) Java
3 7 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.40%) Python
4 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.40%) Perl
5 4 (2.72%) Ruby
5 4 (2.72%) Groovy
6 2 (1.36%) PHP
6 2 (1.36%) C
7 1 (0.68%) C#
7 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.68%) VBScript
7 1 (0.68%) R
7 1 (0.68%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 18 (12.24%) Degree
2 13 (8.84%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.80%) PMP
3 10 (6.80%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.04%) CBAP
5 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.36%) CCA
6 2 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.36%) MCSE
6 2 (1.36%) CCIE
6 2 (1.36%) CCVP
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.68%) MCITP
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.68%) CCSA
7 1 (0.68%) CCNP
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) QA
System Software
1 34 (23.13%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.48%) vSphere
4 8 (5.44%) XenApp
5 5 (3.40%) XenServer
6 4 (2.72%) KVM
7 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.04%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.36%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.36%) Docker
9 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.12%) Puppet
2 8 (5.44%) SCCM
3 6 (4.08%) CA Wily
4 4 (2.72%) Capistrano
4 4 (2.72%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.04%) Hyperic
5 3 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (2.04%) SCOM
5 3 (2.04%) Nagios
6 2 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 35 (23.81%) Oracle
2 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 34 (23.13%) VMware
3 13 (8.84%) Cisco
4 12 (8.16%) Citrix
5 10 (6.80%) HP
6 9 (6.12%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.40%) IBM
8 5 (3.40%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.72%) SaltStack
9 4 (2.72%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.72%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.72%) Apple
9 4 (2.72%) BEA
9 4 (2.72%) BMC
9 4 (2.72%) Hyperion
10 3 (2.04%) Dell
10 3 (2.04%) EMC
10 3 (2.04%) Vertica
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: From £53,918 to £65,347 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago