The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Support Analyst
Rank 555 546 553
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 35 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.053% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.057% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 24
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£320 £250 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £163 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £345 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £213 £250
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 35 £320 +28.00% 8
London +5 12 £320 +2.40% 4
South East -6 5 £275 -8.33% 1
West Midlands - 5 £250 -
Yorkshire +3 4 £235 -6.00% 1
West Sussex - 4 £275 -
North West -5 3 £320 +93.93%
East of England -14 3 £240 -
Manchester - 3 £320 -
Cambridgeshire -8 2 £240 -
South West - 2 £320 -
City of London +22 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes -1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Telford - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 39 (70.91%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) MS Exchange
3 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 29 (52.73%) Citrix
4 29 (52.73%) VMware
5 28 (50.91%) SAN
6 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
6 27 (49.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (43.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (41.82%) Windows 7
8 23 (41.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (34.55%) HP
10 18 (32.73%) WAN
10 18 (32.73%) Hyper-V
10 18 (32.73%) XenApp
11 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (29.09%) Wireless
11 16 (29.09%) Backup Exec
11 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (29.09%) EMC
12 15 (27.27%) LAN
12 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (25.45%) DHCP
13 14 (25.45%) DNS
14 13 (23.64%) Windows XP
15 12 (21.82%) Juniper
16 11 (20.00%) MCITP
16 11 (20.00%) Apple
16 11 (20.00%) Symantec

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 31 (56.36%) MS Exchange
2 24 (43.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
6 5 (9.09%) Lync
7 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.82%) SAS
8 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.82%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.91%) SAN
2 18 (32.73%) WAN
3 16 (29.09%) Wireless
4 15 (27.27%) LAN
5 14 (25.45%) DHCP
5 14 (25.45%) DNS
6 9 (16.36%) Firewall
7 7 (12.73%) NAS
8 5 (9.09%) Internet
9 4 (7.27%) VLAN
10 3 (5.45%) VoIP
10 3 (5.45%) Intranet
10 3 (5.45%) IP Telephony
11 2 (3.64%) MPLS
11 2 (3.64%) WLAN
11 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.82%) VPN
12 1 (1.82%) SSL
12 1 (1.82%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Clustering
2 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.82%) Firmware
2 1 (1.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (70.91%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (41.82%) Windows 7
3 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (23.64%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) UNIX
6 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) Problem Management
2 5 (9.09%) Network Management
2 5 (9.09%) CRM
2 5 (9.09%) ITIL
2 5 (9.09%) Change Management
3 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (5.45%) Change Control
3 3 (5.45%) Migration
4 2 (3.64%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.82%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.82%) CAD
5 1 (1.82%) Project Management
5 1 (1.82%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.82%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) VBScript
2 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.00%) MCITP
3 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) BC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) MCSE
5 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.64%) CCA
5 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) CCNA
6 1 (1.82%) MCSA
6 1 (1.82%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 23 (41.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (32.73%) Hyper-V
3 18 (32.73%) XenApp
4 6 (10.91%) vSphere
5 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (7.27%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.64%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.27%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.82%) SCSM
4 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Citrix
1 29 (52.73%) VMware
2 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 19 (34.55%) HP
4 16 (29.09%) EMC
5 12 (21.82%) Juniper
6 11 (20.00%) Apple
6 11 (20.00%) Symantec
6 11 (20.00%) Meru Networks
7 9 (16.36%) Cisco
8 5 (9.09%) NetApp
9 4 (7.27%) CA
9 4 (7.27%) Dell
10 2 (3.64%) Mitel
10 2 (3.64%) WatchGuard
10 2 (3.64%) CommVault
10 2 (3.64%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.82%) Imperva
11 1 (1.82%) Veeam
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