The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Support Analyst
Rank 620 636 599
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -37
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 32 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.064% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.067% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 29
Median daily rate £288 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £228 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £360 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £296
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Infrastructure Support Analyst in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -9 28 £300 +3.44% 7
East of England +10 6 £388 - 1
South East +9 6 £300 -9.09% 2
North West +18 5 £140 +27.27% 1
London +1 4 £310 +6.89% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £413 - 1
Warrington +16 3 £140 +27.27% 1
Cheshire +5 3 £140 +27.27% 1
East Midlands -10 2 £200 -33.33%
Oxfordshire -12 2 £275 +19.56%
Bristol - 2 £288 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 -
Hampshire - 2 £331 - 1
Manchester - 2 £338 -
Yorkshire - 2 £238 -
South West - 2 £288 - 1
Scotland - 2 £238 -
Leeds - 2 £238 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £238 -
Southampton - 2 £331 - 1
Rugby +1 1 £180 -
Spalding -3 1 - -
Warwickshire -4 1 £180 -
Lincolnshire -10 1 - -
West Midlands -29 1 £180 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £200 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £200 -
Crawley - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £200 -

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Infrastructure Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Infrastructure Support Analyst in the job title.

1 54 (69.23%) Windows
2 43 (55.13%) Microsoft
3 41 (52.56%) Active Directory
4 36 (46.15%) VMware
5 33 (42.31%) Windows Server
6 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (37.18%) ITIL
8 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
10 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (21.79%) SAN
12 16 (20.51%) Change Management
12 16 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (19.23%) Hyper-V
13 15 (19.23%) HP
13 15 (19.23%) Citrix
13 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (19.23%) Cisco
14 14 (17.95%) Data Centre
15 13 (16.67%) SLA
15 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 12 (15.38%) LAN
16 12 (15.38%) Project Management
16 12 (15.38%) Skype for Business
17 11 (14.10%) SCCM
17 11 (14.10%) Billing
17 11 (14.10%) NetBackup
17 11 (14.10%) Service Delivery
17 11 (14.10%) Blackberry
17 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
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 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 16 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (15.38%) Skype for Business
4 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (8.97%) IIS
7 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Office
2 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (1.28%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.28%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.28%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.56%) IaaS
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) SAN
2 12 (15.38%) LAN
3 11 (14.10%) DNS
3 11 (14.10%) WAN
4 9 (11.54%) Firewall
5 8 (10.26%) DHCP
6 7 (8.97%) NAS
7 5 (6.41%) Internet
7 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.13%) IP Telephony
8 4 (5.13%) VPN
9 3 (3.85%) MPLS
9 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.85%) Wireless
10 2 (2.56%) WLAN
11 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.28%) PABX
11 1 (1.28%) Skype
11 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) MSI
General
1 11 (14.10%) Billing
2 9 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Back Office
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) French Language
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.28%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.10%) Blackberry
3 9 (11.54%) Clustering
4 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.97%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.85%) NHS
5 3 (3.85%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.56%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.56%) PKI
7 1 (1.28%) AS400
7 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 54 (69.23%) Windows
2 33 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.54%) Linux
7 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.85%) Unix
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Phone
10 2 (2.56%) CentOS
10 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) ITIL
2 16 (20.51%) Change Management
3 12 (15.38%) Project Management
4 11 (14.10%) Service Delivery
5 10 (12.82%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.41%) Change Control
6 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.56%) Migration
9 2 (2.56%) Network Optimisation
9 2 (2.56%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.56%) Server Building
9 2 (2.56%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (2.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
1 9 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) C
2 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) CCNA
3 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.97%) MCP
3 7 (8.97%) MCSE
4 4 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) CCA
5 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (52.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.41%) vSphere
5 3 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.85%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.85%) XenApp
6 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.28%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.28%) UAG
7 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) NetBackup
1 11 (14.10%) SCCM
2 8 (10.26%) Backup Exec
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (7.69%) SCDPM
5 5 (6.41%) SCOM
6 3 (3.85%) Nagios
7 2 (2.56%) Grafana
7 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.56%) WSUS
8 1 (1.28%) Bacula
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.28%) PaperCut
8 1 (1.28%) Puppet
8 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (55.13%) Microsoft
2 36 (46.15%) VMware
3 15 (19.23%) Cisco
3 15 (19.23%) Citrix
3 15 (19.23%) HP
4 10 (12.82%) NetApp
5 8 (10.26%) EMC
6 7 (8.97%) Dell
6 7 (8.97%) Veeam
7 6 (7.69%) Fujitsu
8 5 (6.41%) Symantec
9 4 (5.13%) Civica
10 3 (3.85%) arcserve
10 3 (3.85%) CommVault
10 3 (3.85%) IBM
10 3 (3.85%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.56%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.56%) CA
11 2 (2.56%) Splunk