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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Support Analyst
Rank 607 605 572
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 43 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.070% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.074% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 27
Median daily rate £274 £281 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -12.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £179 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £357 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
- +5.61%

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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 30 £313 +8.69% 12
London -5 12 £318 +10.43% 3
South East +14 9 £331 -7.98% 4
City of London +50 4 £325 +18.18% 3
East of England +14 3 £280 +72.30% 1
South West - 3 £269 -
Oxfordshire +8 2 £250 +8.69%
East Midlands +2 2 - - 1
Scotland -1 2 £200 +6.66% 1
Lincolnshire -1 2 - -
Spalding -3 2 - -
West Sussex -6 2 £400 - 2
Bristol - 2 £313 -
Surrey - 2 £350 -
Oxford - 2 £250 -
Hampshire - 2 £325 - 1
Essex - 2 £280 -
Glasgow +5 1 £200 +6.66%
Lanarkshire - 1 £200 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £313 - 1
Swindon - 1 £225 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £313 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 £260 -
Chelmsford - 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - 1 £338 -
Southampton - 1 £313 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £313 - 1

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 73 (79.35%) Windows
2 58 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 58 (63.04%) Active Directory
3 47 (51.09%) VMware
4 41 (44.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (43.48%) ITIL
6 39 (42.39%) Windows Server
7 35 (38.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (35.87%) MS Exchange
9 25 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (22.83%) Citrix
11 21 (22.83%) DNS
11 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
11 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (20.65%) Hyper-V
12 19 (20.65%) Cisco
12 19 (20.65%) Data Centre
13 18 (19.57%) SLA
13 18 (19.57%) LAN
13 18 (19.57%) SAN
14 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
14 17 (18.48%) DHCP
15 16 (17.39%) WAN
15 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (17.39%) HP
16 14 (15.22%) SCCM
16 14 (15.22%) SQL
17 13 (14.13%) NetApp
17 13 (14.13%) Project Management

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 33 (35.87%) MS Exchange
2 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.13%) Skype for Business
4 12 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (11.96%) IIS
6 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Office
2 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (1.09%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.09%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.09%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Office 365
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.17%) IaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) DNS
2 18 (19.57%) LAN
2 18 (19.57%) SAN
3 17 (18.48%) DHCP
4 16 (17.39%) WAN
5 11 (11.96%) Firewall
6 9 (9.78%) Internet
6 9 (9.78%) VPN
7 7 (7.61%) IP Telephony
8 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.35%) MPLS
9 4 (4.35%) NAS
9 4 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (4.35%) VoIP
10 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.26%) Wireless
11 2 (2.17%) BGP
12 1 (1.09%) LDAP
12 1 (1.09%) SMTP
12 1 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) MSI
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Billing
3 3 (3.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Back Office
4 2 (2.17%) French Language
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Front Office
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.09%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.04%) Clustering
3 11 (11.96%) Blackberry
4 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 7 (7.61%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.26%) PKI
8 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.17%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.17%) iPad
8 2 (2.17%) NHS
9 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.09%) CMDB
9 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (79.35%) Windows
2 41 (44.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (42.39%) Windows Server
4 35 (38.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.70%) Linux
8 4 (4.35%) Unix
8 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.48%) ITIL
2 13 (14.13%) Change Management
2 13 (14.13%) ITIL V3
2 13 (14.13%) Project Management
3 10 (10.87%) Problem Management
3 10 (10.87%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.52%) ITSM
5 6 (6.52%) Service Management
6 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.43%) Migration
6 5 (5.43%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.35%) Change Control
7 4 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.26%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) SQL
2 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.87%) CCNA
2 10 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.78%) MCSE
4 8 (8.70%) MCP
5 7 (7.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.35%) MCSA
7 3 (3.26%) CCNP
7 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.09%) CCA
9 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.09%) ISEB
9 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.57%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.09%) QA
4 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 25 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (20.65%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.87%) VMware ESX
5 9 (9.78%) XenApp
6 6 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.52%) vSphere
7 5 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (5.43%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.35%) UAG
9 3 (3.26%) BitLocker
9 3 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.17%) Firmware
10 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.09%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) SCCM
2 12 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 9 (9.78%) SCOM
4 5 (5.43%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (4.35%) SCDPM
5 4 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (3.26%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.09%) Bacula
8 1 (1.09%) Nagios
8 1 (1.09%) PaperCut
8 1 (1.09%) Puppet
8 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.09%) WSUS
8 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 47 (51.09%) VMware
3 21 (22.83%) Citrix
4 19 (20.65%) Cisco
5 16 (17.39%) HP
6 13 (14.13%) NetApp
7 10 (10.87%) Dell
8 8 (8.70%) Symantec
9 6 (6.52%) Civica
10 5 (5.43%) EMC
10 5 (5.43%) IBM
11 4 (4.35%) AppSense
11 4 (4.35%) Fujitsu
11 4 (4.35%) Sophos
11 4 (4.35%) Veeam
12 3 (3.26%) Canon
12 3 (3.26%) Mitel
12 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.17%) arcserve
13 2 (2.17%) CA