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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Support Analyst
Rank 605 611 603
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 34 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.079% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.083% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 30
Median daily rate £305 £290 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £226 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £295 £278
% change year-on-year
-15.25% +6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £26.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.88%

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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -14 27 £325 +12.06% 6
London -16 10 £325 +13.04%
South East +5 8 £325 -5.79% 2
East of England +20 5 £375 -
City of London +39 4 £325 +18.18%
West Sussex -2 3 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £400 -
Scotland +10 2 £200 +6.66% 2
Oxfordshire +4 2 £250 +8.69%
East Midlands 0 2 £200 -25.23%
Essex - 2 £280 -
Hampshire - 2 £325 -
Oxford - 2 £250 -
Glasgow +11 1 £200 +6.66%
North West +9 1 £338 +206.81% 2
Crawley +4 1 - -
Spalding -3 1 - -
Lincolnshire -6 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £200 -
Manchester - 1 £338 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Northampton - 1 £200 -
Leeds - 1 £250 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Basildon - 1 £260 -
Chelmsford - 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - 1 £338 -
Southampton - 1 £313 -
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 1

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (72.29%) Windows
2 52 (62.65%) Microsoft
3 43 (51.81%) Active Directory
4 42 (50.60%) VMware
5 37 (44.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (43.37%) Windows Server
7 35 (42.17%) ITIL
8 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (31.33%) MS Exchange
10 25 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (26.51%) SAN
12 20 (24.10%) Hyper-V
13 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (22.89%) Data Centre
14 17 (20.48%) LAN
14 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (19.28%) HP
15 16 (19.28%) Citrix
16 15 (18.07%) NetApp
16 15 (18.07%) WAN
16 15 (18.07%) SLA
16 15 (18.07%) Cisco
16 15 (18.07%) Windows 7
17 14 (16.87%) DNS
17 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
17 14 (16.87%) Change Management
18 13 (15.66%) NetBackup
19 12 (14.46%) Office 365
19 12 (14.46%) Finance
19 12 (14.46%) 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 26 (31.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (12.05%) Skype for Business
4 9 (10.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (10.84%) IIS
5 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Office
2 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (1.20%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.20%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Office 365
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.41%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.51%) SAN
2 17 (20.48%) LAN
3 15 (18.07%) WAN
4 14 (16.87%) DNS
5 11 (13.25%) DHCP
6 8 (9.64%) Firewall
7 7 (8.43%) Internet
7 7 (8.43%) IP Telephony
7 7 (8.43%) NAS
8 6 (7.23%) VPN
9 4 (4.82%) MPLS
9 4 (4.82%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.61%) Wireless
11 2 (2.41%) VoIP
12 1 (1.20%) BGP
12 1 (1.20%) LDAP
12 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) MSI
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Billing
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) French Language
4 2 (2.41%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.20%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.84%) Clustering
3 8 (9.64%) Blackberry
4 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.43%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.61%) NHS
6 3 (3.61%) PKI
7 2 (2.41%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.20%) CMDB
8 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 60 (72.29%) Windows
2 37 (44.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (43.37%) Windows Server
4 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (18.07%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.64%) Linux
8 4 (4.82%) Unix
8 4 (4.82%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.20%) CentOS
11 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) ITIL
2 14 (16.87%) Change Management
3 12 (14.46%) Project Management
4 11 (13.25%) ITIL V3
5 10 (12.05%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.82%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.82%) ITSM
8 4 (4.82%) Migration
8 4 (4.82%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.61%) Server Building
9 3 (3.61%) Service Management
9 3 (3.61%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (2.41%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (8.43%) CCNA
2 7 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.23%) MCP
3 6 (7.23%) MCSE
4 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) CCNP
5 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.20%) CCA
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.20%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) ISEB
6 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.20%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (51.81%) Active Directory
2 25 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (24.10%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.64%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.23%) vSphere
6 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (4.82%) XenApp
8 3 (3.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.41%) UAG
9 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.41%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.20%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.20%) Firmware
10 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) NetBackup
2 11 (13.25%) SCCM
3 7 (8.43%) Backup Exec
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (7.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (7.23%) SCDPM
4 6 (7.23%) SCOM
5 2 (2.41%) Nagios
5 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.20%) Bacula
6 1 (1.20%) Grafana
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) PaperCut
6 1 (1.20%) Puppet
6 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (62.65%) Microsoft
2 42 (50.60%) VMware
3 16 (19.28%) Citrix
3 16 (19.28%) HP
4 15 (18.07%) Cisco
4 15 (18.07%) NetApp
5 9 (10.84%) Dell
6 8 (9.64%) EMC
7 6 (7.23%) Civica
7 6 (7.23%) Fujitsu
7 6 (7.23%) Veeam
8 5 (6.02%) IBM
8 5 (6.02%) Symantec
9 3 (3.61%) Mitel
9 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.41%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.41%) AppSense
10 2 (2.41%) arcserve
10 2 (2.41%) CA
10 2 (2.41%) Sophos