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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Support Analyst
Rank 606 572 583
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 45 52 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.096% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.10% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 6
Median daily rate £290 £225 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £332 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £225 £245
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +35.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +35.89%

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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 27 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 24 May 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 -21 38 £325 +44.44% 15
London -13 11 £405 +80.00% 5
East of England +7 8 £325 +44.44% 2
Norfolk +2 7 £325 +85.71%
South East -11 7 £369 +60.32% 2
Yorkshire +11 4 £290 +28.88% 4
West Sussex -30 4 £413 - 1
Harrogate - 4 £290 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £290 - 1
South West - 4 £225 -
West Midlands -6 3 £281 +30.69%
Oxfordshire +4 2 £250 +8.69% 1
Oxford +3 2 £250 +8.69%
Crawley -9 2 £413 -
Croydon - 2 £415 -
Surrey - 2 £380 -
Bristol - 2 £313 -
Warwickshire - 2 £232 -
City of London +34 1 £425 +37.09% 3
Hertfordshire +3 1 - - 1
Kent -19 1 £434 -
Swindon - 1 £225 -
Gloucester - 1 £133 -
East Grinstead - 1 £325 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £133 -
Wiltshire - 1 £225 -

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 66 (84.62%) Windows
2 52 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
4 43 (55.13%) Windows Server
5 40 (51.28%) VMware
6 36 (46.15%) ITIL
7 30 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (29.49%) Citrix
10 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
11 19 (24.36%) Cisco
12 18 (23.08%) DNS
12 18 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (20.51%) DHCP
15 15 (19.23%) ITIL V3
16 14 (17.95%) LAN
16 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
16 14 (17.95%) Project Management
17 13 (16.67%) XenApp
17 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
18 12 (15.38%) VMware ESX
18 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
18 12 (15.38%) SAN
18 12 (15.38%) NetApp
18 12 (15.38%) Linux
18 12 (15.38%) WAN
18 12 (15.38%) VPN

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 30 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 18 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.10%) Skype for Business
4 9 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (11.54%) IIS
5 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Office
2 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) IaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) DNS
2 16 (20.51%) DHCP
3 14 (17.95%) LAN
4 12 (15.38%) SAN
4 12 (15.38%) VPN
4 12 (15.38%) WAN
5 10 (12.82%) Firewall
6 8 (10.26%) Internet
7 7 (8.97%) IP Telephony
8 5 (6.41%) SSL
8 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.13%) LDAP
9 4 (5.13%) VoIP
10 3 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (3.85%) FWSM
10 3 (3.85%) MPLS
10 3 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.56%) NAS
11 2 (2.56%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Billing
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) French Language
4 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Front Office
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 9 (11.54%) Clustering
3 7 (8.97%) PKI
4 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.56%) iPad
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) CMDB
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 66 (84.62%) Windows
2 43 (55.13%) Windows Server
3 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
6 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (15.38%) Linux
8 5 (6.41%) Unix
9 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) ITIL
2 15 (19.23%) ITIL V3
3 14 (17.95%) Project Management
4 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.97%) Patch Management
7 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.41%) Change Management
8 5 (6.41%) Migration
9 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.13%) Coaching
9 4 (5.13%) Investment Management
9 4 (5.13%) ITSM
9 4 (5.13%) Security Management
9 4 (5.13%) Service Management
10 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
1 11 (14.10%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) VBScript
3 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.54%) CCNA
2 9 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.69%) MCSE
5 5 (6.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (6.41%) MCP
6 4 (5.13%) MCSA
7 3 (3.85%) CCNP
7 3 (3.85%) Degree
7 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.67%) XenApp
4 12 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 10 (12.82%) vSphere
6 9 (11.54%) XenDesktop
7 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
8 7 (8.97%) BitLocker
9 6 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (6.41%) NFS
11 4 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (5.13%) Samba
12 3 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (3.85%) UAG
13 2 (2.56%) Firmware
13 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (1.28%) Terminal Server
14 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) SCCM
2 7 (8.97%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.41%) SCOM
4 4 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.56%) Nagios
5 2 (2.56%) WSUS
6 1 (1.28%) Bacula
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.28%) Puppet
6 1 (1.28%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
2 40 (51.28%) VMware
3 23 (29.49%) Citrix
4 19 (24.36%) Cisco
5 12 (15.38%) NetApp
6 10 (12.82%) HP
7 7 (8.97%) EMC
8 6 (7.69%) Civica
8 6 (7.69%) Dell
8 6 (7.69%) Symantec
9 4 (5.13%) IBM
9 4 (5.13%) Isilon
10 3 (3.85%) AppSense
10 3 (3.85%) Canon
10 3 (3.85%) Mitel
10 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.85%) Sophos
11 2 (2.56%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.56%) Bloomberg
11 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
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