The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Support Analyst
Rank 573 541 568
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +27
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 33 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.063% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.067% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 14
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£313 £239 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.89% -4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £164 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +3.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Infrastructure Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Analyst
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 Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -37 33 £313 +30.89% 11
London +4 14 £320 +13.27% 5
South East -6 6 £296 +7.72% 2
East of England -27 6 £240 - 1
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £240 - 1
Cambridge - 4 - - 1
North West -5 2 £258 +56.06% 1
Manchester -10 2 £258 -
West Midlands -10 2 £248 +4.21% 1
West Sussex - 2 £280 -
City of London +17 1 £350 +23.89% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 1 - -
Milton Keynes -3 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £320 -
Yorkshire - 1 £320 -
South West - 1 £320 -
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title 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 with Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title.

1 49 (80.33%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) MS Exchange
3 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
3 31 (50.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (49.18%) Citrix
5 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
5 27 (44.26%) VMware
6 26 (42.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (40.98%) Windows 7
7 25 (40.98%) SAN
8 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (34.43%) HP
10 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (29.51%) EMC
12 17 (27.87%) Backup Exec
12 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
13 16 (26.23%) Wireless
13 16 (26.23%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (24.59%) DNS
14 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2003
15 14 (22.95%) WAN
15 14 (22.95%) DHCP
16 13 (21.31%) Windows XP
16 13 (21.31%) XenApp
17 12 (19.67%) Juniper
17 12 (19.67%) Firewall
18 11 (18.03%) MCITP
18 11 (18.03%) Apple
18 11 (18.03%) Symantec

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title 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 with Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (54.10%) MS Exchange
2 26 (42.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (26.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
6 5 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.64%) Lync
8 1 (1.64%) SAS
8 1 (1.64%) IIS
8 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) SAN
2 16 (26.23%) Wireless
3 15 (24.59%) DNS
4 14 (22.95%) WAN
4 14 (22.95%) DHCP
5 12 (19.67%) Firewall
6 11 (18.03%) LAN
7 5 (8.20%) Internet
7 5 (8.20%) MPLS
8 4 (6.56%) VPN
8 4 (6.56%) SSL
8 4 (6.56%) ISDN
8 4 (6.56%) Ethernet
8 4 (6.56%) VLAN
9 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.92%) NAS
9 3 (4.92%) VoIP
9 3 (4.92%) Intranet
10 2 (3.28%) WLAN
10 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) COM
2 1 (1.64%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Thin Client
1 4 (6.56%) Fat Client
1 4 (6.56%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.64%) Firmware
2 1 (1.64%) iPhone
2 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (80.33%) Windows
2 31 (50.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (40.98%) Windows 7
4 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (21.31%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.56%) UNIX
6 4 (6.56%) Solaris
7 3 (4.92%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.84%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (8.20%) ITIL
2 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
2 5 (8.20%) Network Management
3 4 (6.56%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (6.56%) BCP
3 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
3 4 (6.56%) Data Management
4 3 (4.92%) Change Control
4 3 (4.92%) Migration
4 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.28%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.64%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.64%) Network Design
6 1 (1.64%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) VBScript
2 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.03%) MCITP
3 5 (8.20%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.56%) MCSE
5 2 (3.28%) CCA
5 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCTS
6 1 (1.64%) MCSA
6 1 (1.64%) CCNP
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
2 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
4 13 (21.31%) XenApp
5 5 (8.20%) vSphere
6 4 (6.56%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.28%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (27.87%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.56%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) NetCrunch
3 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.64%) SCSM
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Citrix
2 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 27 (44.26%) VMware
3 21 (34.43%) HP
4 18 (29.51%) EMC
5 12 (19.67%) Juniper
6 11 (18.03%) Apple
6 11 (18.03%) Symantec
6 11 (18.03%) Meru Networks
7 10 (16.39%) Cisco
8 5 (8.20%) NetApp
8 5 (8.20%) WatchGuard
9 4 (6.56%) Imperva
9 4 (6.56%) CA
9 4 (6.56%) Intel
10 3 (4.92%) Dell
10 3 (4.92%) Sun
10 3 (4.92%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
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