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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Support Analyst
UK
Rank 587 592 556
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -36
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 13 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.051% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.054% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 21
Median daily rate £265 £325 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +71.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £280 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £475 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £313 £185
% change year-on-year
-52.00% +68.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.00

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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 19 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +10 11 £300 -7.69% 7
London -7 4 £438 +34.61% 1
North West - 3 £205 - 2
South East +21 2 £150 -53.84% 2
Surrey +19 2 £150 -53.84%
Merseyside - 2 £265 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £143 -
Liverpool - 2 £265 -
Belfast - 2 £143 -
County Antrim - 2 £143 -
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £350 -
East of England +5 1 £340 +20.88%
Nottingham +4 1 £350 -
East Midlands +3 1 £350 -
City of London -16 1 £575 +76.92%
Norfolk - 1 £340 -
Cheshire - 1 £145 -
Warrington - 1 £145 -
Staines - 1 £150 -

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 20 (45.45%) VMware
5 18 (40.91%) Windows Server
6 12 (27.27%) Cisco
6 12 (27.27%) LAN
7 11 (25.00%) WAN
7 11 (25.00%) Change Management
8 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 8 (18.18%) HP
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
10 8 (18.18%) SAN
11 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.91%) ITIL
11 7 (15.91%) Firewall
12 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
12 6 (13.64%) DNS
12 6 (13.64%) Citrix
12 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
13 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
13 5 (11.36%) SCCM
13 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
13 5 (11.36%) Change Control
13 5 (11.36%) Dell

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 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) LAN
2 11 (25.00%) WAN
3 8 (18.18%) SAN
4 7 (15.91%) Firewall
5 6 (13.64%) DNS
5 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 4 (9.09%) Wireless
7 3 (6.82%) BGP
7 3 (6.82%) DHCP
7 3 (6.82%) NAS
7 3 (6.82%) VLAN
7 3 (6.82%) VPN
8 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.55%) OSPF
8 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.55%) WLAN
9 1 (2.27%) HSRP
9 1 (2.27%) Internet
9 1 (2.27%) VoIP
9 1 (2.27%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (4.55%) Advertising
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Law
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.27%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) AS400
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Phone
6 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.55%) CentOS
7 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.27%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Gentoo
8 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Change Management
2 7 (15.91%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) Change Control
3 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) Network Management
6 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.55%) Software Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) Facilities Management
7 1 (2.27%) Logistics
7 1 (2.27%) Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.82%) CCNA
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) MCP
4 2 (4.55%) MCSE
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) CCA
5 1 (2.27%) CCNP
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) GxP
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.27%) KVM
6 1 (2.27%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.55%) Grafana
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.55%) Nagios
3 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.55%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 20 (45.45%) VMware
3 12 (27.27%) Cisco
4 8 (18.18%) HP
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix
6 5 (11.36%) Dell
7 4 (9.09%) CommVault
7 4 (9.09%) NetApp
8 3 (6.82%) Avaya
8 3 (6.82%) EMC
8 3 (6.82%) Intel Security
8 3 (6.82%) Veeam
9 2 (4.55%) arcserve
9 2 (4.55%) Fujitsu
9 2 (4.55%) Juniper
9 2 (4.55%) Nortel
9 2 (4.55%) Splunk
9 2 (4.55%) Symantec
10 1 (2.27%) Apple
10 1 (2.27%) Retek