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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Support Analyst
Rank 595 593 589
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 48 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.077% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.081% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 16
Median daily rate £274 £240 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -19.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £303 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £225 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £23.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.23%

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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -11 36 £325 +32.65% 10
London +2 13 £306 +11.36% 2
South East -2 9 £388 - 1
East of England +13 7 £260 +48.57% 3
Norfolk +2 5 - -
West Sussex -16 5 £406 - 1
City of London +49 4 £325 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £313 - 1
Surrey - 3 £375 -
South West - 3 £269 -
Crawley -4 2 £413 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £313 -
Harrogate - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £415 -
Hertfordshire +14 1 - - 3
East Midlands +7 1 - - 1
Kent +6 1 £434 -
Lincolnshire +3 1 - -
Spalding -2 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £225 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £313 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £250 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £200 -
Oxford - 1 £250 -
Hampshire - 1 £338 -
Essex - 1 £260 -
Swindon - 1 £225 -
Leeds - 1 £313 -
East Grinstead - 1 £325 -

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 64 (78.05%) Windows
2 54 (65.85%) Microsoft
3 52 (63.41%) Active Directory
4 41 (50.00%) VMware
5 37 (45.12%) ITIL
5 37 (45.12%) Windows Server
6 36 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (36.59%) MS Exchange
8 29 (35.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (25.61%) Citrix
10 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (23.17%) Data Centre
12 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (21.95%) Windows 7
13 17 (20.73%) SAN
13 17 (20.73%) SLA
13 17 (20.73%) Cisco
13 17 (20.73%) DNS
14 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
15 15 (18.29%) LAN
15 15 (18.29%) DHCP
15 15 (18.29%) Hyper-V
16 14 (17.07%) HP
16 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (15.85%) WAN
17 13 (15.85%) Skype for Business
17 13 (15.85%) ITIL V3
18 12 (14.63%) SQL
18 12 (14.63%) 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 30 (36.59%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (15.85%) Skype for Business
4 11 (13.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (10.98%) IIS
7 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
1 7 (8.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (1.22%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.22%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.22%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.41%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) DNS
1 17 (20.73%) SAN
2 15 (18.29%) DHCP
2 15 (18.29%) LAN
3 13 (15.85%) WAN
4 9 (10.98%) Firewall
4 9 (10.98%) VPN
5 8 (9.76%) Internet
6 7 (8.54%) IP Telephony
7 4 (4.88%) MPLS
7 4 (4.88%) NAS
7 4 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.66%) VoIP
8 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.44%) BGP
9 2 (2.44%) Wireless
10 1 (1.22%) PABX
10 1 (1.22%) SMTP
10 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
1 1 (1.22%) MSI
General
1 11 (13.41%) Billing
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Back Office
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) French Language
3 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Front Office
4 1 (1.22%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.41%) Blackberry
2 11 (13.41%) Clustering
3 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.54%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.66%) PKI
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.22%) CMDB
6 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.22%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 64 (78.05%) Windows
2 37 (45.12%) Windows Server
3 36 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (35.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (21.95%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.32%) Linux
8 4 (4.88%) Unix
9 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) ITIL
2 13 (15.85%) ITIL V3
3 12 (14.63%) Project Management
4 10 (12.20%) Change Management
4 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
6 8 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.32%) ITSM
8 5 (6.10%) Migration
8 5 (6.10%) Service Management
9 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.88%) Patch Management
10 3 (3.66%) Change Control
10 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.66%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.66%) Server Building
11 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.98%) CCNA
2 9 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.76%) MCSE
4 7 (8.54%) MCP
4 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (4.88%) MCSA
7 3 (3.66%) CCNP
7 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.73%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.22%) QA
4 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (18.29%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.98%) VMware ESX
4 9 (10.98%) XenApp
5 6 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.32%) vSphere
6 5 (6.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (6.10%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.88%) UAG
8 3 (3.66%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.66%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.44%) Firmware
9 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.22%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.22%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) NetBackup
2 10 (12.20%) SCCM
3 7 (8.54%) SCOM
4 5 (6.10%) Backup Exec
4 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (4.88%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (4.88%) SCDPM
5 4 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (3.66%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) Bacula
7 1 (1.22%) Nagios
7 1 (1.22%) Puppet
7 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.22%) WSUS
7 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 41 (50.00%) VMware
3 21 (25.61%) Citrix
4 17 (20.73%) Cisco
5 14 (17.07%) HP
6 12 (14.63%) NetApp
7 10 (12.20%) Dell
8 6 (7.32%) Civica
8 6 (7.32%) Symantec
9 5 (6.10%) EMC
9 5 (6.10%) IBM
10 4 (4.88%) AppSense
10 4 (4.88%) Fujitsu
10 4 (4.88%) Sophos
10 4 (4.88%) Veeam
11 3 (3.66%) Canon
11 3 (3.66%) Mitel
11 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.44%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.22%) F5