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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Support Analyst
Rank 585 549 543
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 27 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.050% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.054% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 23
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£306 £238 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £165 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £254 £219 £225
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -

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
53013 47882 50809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33166 28928 28619
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2081 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.92 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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 -29 27 £306 +28.94% 15
London +6 14 £310 +24.00% 5
South East -23 5 £361 +106.42% 5
East of England - 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Cambridge - 3 - - 1
City of London +18 2 £350 - 3
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £410 +173.33% 1
Brighton - 2 - - 1
Dorset - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes -10 1 - - 1
Manchester -14 1 £195 - 1
North West -14 1 £195 +18.18% 1
West Midlands -17 1 £190 -20.00%
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Andover - - - -
Beaminster - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackpool - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (55.00%) MS Exchange
4 30 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 27 (45.00%) Citrix
6 27 (45.00%) VMware
7 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (38.33%) Windows 7
10 21 (35.00%) SAN
11 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (30.00%) HP
13 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (26.67%) EMC
14 16 (26.67%) DNS
15 15 (25.00%) DHCP
15 15 (25.00%) Backup Exec
15 15 (25.00%) Hyper-V
16 13 (21.67%) Wireless
16 13 (21.67%) Windows XP
16 13 (21.67%) WAN
16 13 (21.67%) Symantec
17 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (20.00%) XenApp
18 11 (18.33%) Meru Networks
18 11 (18.33%) MCITP
18 11 (18.33%) Apple
18 11 (18.33%) Juniper

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 33 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.00%) SAN
2 16 (26.67%) DNS
3 15 (25.00%) DHCP
4 13 (21.67%) Wireless
4 13 (21.67%) WAN
5 10 (16.67%) LAN
5 10 (16.67%) Firewall
6 5 (8.33%) VLAN
6 5 (8.33%) MPLS
7 4 (6.67%) Internet
7 4 (6.67%) ISDN
7 4 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 4 (6.67%) SSL
7 4 (6.67%) VPN
8 3 (5.00%) IP Telephony
8 3 (5.00%) VoIP
8 3 (5.00%) Intranet
9 2 (3.33%) WLAN
9 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) COM
2 1 (1.67%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 4 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (6.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) iPhone
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (38.33%) Windows 7
5 13 (21.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.67%) UNIX
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.00%) Solaris
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.67%) Android
9 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.67%) BCP
4 4 (6.67%) Data Management
4 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 4 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (3.33%) Network Management
7 1 (1.67%) Change Control
7 1 (1.67%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.67%) Migration
7 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.67%) Change Management
7 1 (1.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.33%) MCITP
3 5 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (6.67%) MCSE
4 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.33%) MCSA
6 2 (3.33%) CCNP
6 2 (3.33%) CCNA
7 1 (1.67%) MCTS
7 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) MCP
7 1 (1.67%) CCA
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (20.00%) XenApp
5 5 (8.33%) vSphere
6 3 (5.00%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.33%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.67%) UAG
8 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.67%) Firmware
8 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.67%) NetCrunch
4 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.67%) SCSM
4 1 (1.67%) WSUS
4 1 (1.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.00%) Citrix
2 27 (45.00%) VMware
3 18 (30.00%) HP
4 16 (26.67%) EMC
5 13 (21.67%) Symantec
6 11 (18.33%) Meru Networks
6 11 (18.33%) Apple
6 11 (18.33%) Juniper
7 8 (13.33%) Cisco
8 5 (8.33%) NetApp
9 4 (6.67%) Intel
9 4 (6.67%) Imperva
9 4 (6.67%) WatchGuard
10 3 (5.00%) 3PAR
10 3 (5.00%) Sun
10 3 (5.00%) Dell
11 2 (3.33%) Lotus
11 2 (3.33%) Sybase
11 2 (3.33%) Mitel
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