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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 623 631 619
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 7 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.025% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 9
Median daily rate £165 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.43% -1.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £320 £260
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.48 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 - £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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
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 12 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 7 December 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
England +18 7 £165 -48.43% 3
Yorkshire +14 3 - -
North Yorkshire +8 3 - -
Northallerton - 3 - -
East of England +8 2 £165 -57.28%
Norfolk - 2 £165 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2

Infrastructure Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) Password Management
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (16.67%) NHS
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
8 1 (8.33%) VLAN
8 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
8 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
8 1 (8.33%) SCCM
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (8.33%) XenApp
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
8 1 (8.33%) Sophos
8 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (8.33%) SAN
8 1 (8.33%) CommVault
8 1 (8.33%) NetApp
8 1 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014

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 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Password Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) CommVault
3 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Sophos