The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 609 584 566
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 13 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.029% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.032% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 2
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£375 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £115 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £350 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £200 £315
% change year-on-year
+106.25% -36.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.22%

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Infrastructure Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Technician in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 August 2015.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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 -22 13 £375 +20.00% 4
London +3 6 £340 +1.49% 1
East of England - 6 £413 -
Essex - 5 £413 -
Berkshire -1 1 - -
Reading -7 1 - -
South East -29 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) SCCM
4 7 (36.84%) SCOM
4 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (26.32%) MCSE
6 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) VoIP
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.79%) Dell
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) Law
8 3 (15.79%) Clustering
8 3 (15.79%) Information Management
8 3 (15.79%) Internet
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) VLAN
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) EqualLogic

Infrastructure Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
3 3 (15.79%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Information Management
2 2 (10.53%) Time Management
2 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) HNC
5 1 (5.26%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CCA
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CCVP
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
1 7 (36.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.26%) NEC
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
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