The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Analyst
Rank 580 562 562
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 33 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.064% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.069% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 7
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£245 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £240 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £323 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £23.25 £29.50 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% -82.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £25.00 £170.00
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -85.29%

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 7 July 2015.

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 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 31 £275 -14.06% 9
London -9 8 £289 -13.80% 1
South East -11 8 - - 3
East of England +2 7 £163 - 2
West Sussex -7 6 - -
Crawley - 6 - -
Peterborough +4 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 5 - - 1
North West -19 4 £138 -57.03%
Merseyside - 3 £138 -
City of London -1 2 £293 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £260 - 1
Norwich - 2 £163 -
Liverpool - 2 £138 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £260 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £163 -
North East - 2 £260 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £245 -
Scotland - 1 £188 - 1
Brighton - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 £188 - 1
Spalding - 1 £235 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £235 - 2
Midlands - 1 £295 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £235 - 1

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title.

1 65 (76.47%) Windows
2 39 (45.88%) Active Directory
3 37 (43.53%) ITIL
4 36 (42.35%) VMware
4 36 (42.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (37.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (29.41%) Citrix
7 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
8 23 (27.06%) SAN
9 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (24.71%) Cisco
11 20 (23.53%) MS Exchange
12 18 (21.18%) IIS
12 18 (21.18%) HP
13 17 (20.00%) WAN
13 17 (20.00%) LAN
13 17 (20.00%) Firewall
13 17 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 16 (18.82%) Windows 7
14 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (17.65%) SCCM
16 14 (16.47%) DHCP
16 14 (16.47%) DNS
17 12 (14.12%) Dell
17 12 (14.12%) SLA
17 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
17 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
17 12 (14.12%) Network Management
17 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (11.76%) Change Control

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.18%) IIS
3 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
3 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.71%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.71%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.35%) Apache
7 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.35%) Lync
8 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.18%) JBoss
8 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.18%) CMS
8 1 (1.18%) TPMS
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Office 365
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) PaaS
4 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.06%) SAN
2 17 (20.00%) WAN
2 17 (20.00%) LAN
2 17 (20.00%) Firewall
3 14 (16.47%) DNS
3 14 (16.47%) DHCP
4 8 (9.41%) Intranet
5 7 (8.24%) Wireless
6 6 (7.06%) VoIP
7 4 (4.71%) Network Security
8 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.53%) Internet
8 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.53%) VPN
8 3 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.35%) MPLS
9 2 (2.35%) OSPF
9 2 (2.35%) BGP
10 1 (1.18%) NAS
10 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) IDMS
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.18%) Introscope
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Front Office
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (4.71%) Middleware
3 2 (2.35%) Java EE
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
3 2 (2.35%) ODBC
4 1 (1.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Clustering
2 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) HP Storage
4 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.18%) CCTV
6 1 (1.18%) Celerra
6 1 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.18%) FMCG
6 1 (1.18%) Equities
6 1 (1.18%) NHS
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 65 (76.47%) Windows
2 36 (42.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (37.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (18.82%) Windows 7
4 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.24%) Linux
5 7 (8.24%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.06%) UNIX
7 3 (3.53%) Solaris
8 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.18%) VME
8 1 (1.18%) Android
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) Network Management
3 10 (11.76%) Change Control
4 7 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (7.06%) Change Management
5 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.53%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.53%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.35%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.35%) Security Patching
9 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.35%) Migration
9 2 (2.35%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.18%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) SQL
1 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.88%) VBScript
3 2 (2.35%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.18%) VB
4 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.88%) CCNA
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.71%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) CCNP
5 1 (1.18%) HNC
5 1 (1.18%) MCSE
5 1 (1.18%) MCSA
5 1 (1.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 39 (45.88%) Active Directory
2 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.24%) vSphere
5 6 (7.06%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.71%) XenApp
8 3 (3.53%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.18%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.18%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (17.65%) SCCM
2 8 (9.41%) WSUS
3 6 (7.06%) ARCserve
4 5 (5.88%) Nagios
4 5 (5.88%) Icinga
5 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.18%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.18%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.18%) SCOM
7 1 (1.18%) Casper Suite
7 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) VMware
2 25 (29.41%) Citrix
3 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
4 21 (24.71%) Cisco
5 18 (21.18%) HP
6 12 (14.12%) Dell
7 10 (11.76%) IBM
8 7 (8.24%) NetApp
9 6 (7.06%) CA
10 5 (5.88%) TIBCO
11 4 (4.71%) webMethods
11 4 (4.71%) Lotus
11 4 (4.71%) Remedy
12 3 (3.53%) Kaspersky
12 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.35%) Isilon
13 2 (2.35%) Sun
14 1 (1.18%) SAP
14 1 (1.18%) EMC
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £150 - £225 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £230 - £240 per day
Posted: 27 days ago