The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 656 630 592
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -38
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 5 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.021% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.022% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 14
Median daily rate £135 £375 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £317 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £413 £155
% change year-on-year
-67.27% +166.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.00

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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Infrastructure Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Infrastructure Technician in the job title.

Infrastructure Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Technician within the UK.

Infrastructure Technician Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Infrastructure Technician Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Technician within the UK.

Infrastructure Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Newport - 3 £135 -
South Wales - 3 £135 -
Wales - 3 £135 -
South East +3 2 £410 -
England -14 2 £410 +9.33% 3
Hampshire - 2 £410 -

Infrastructure Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Infrastructure Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Skype
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) HPUX
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

Infrastructure Technician 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) HPUX
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) SAP