Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Infrastructure Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 6 months to 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 167 144
Rank change year-on-year +26 -23 +18
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 9 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.29% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.28% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 8
Berkshire median daily rate £503 £613 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.88% +11.36% -
10th Percentile £470 £496 £426
90th Percentile £575 £634 £683
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £495
% change year-on-year +11.11% -9.09% +41.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Infrastructure Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,606 3,623 3,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.97% 87.03% 85.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,374 1,724 1,730
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £238 £263 £275
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 106 84
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.25 £17.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.99% +21.05% -21.34%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.00 £10.79
90th Percentile £82.13 £48.75 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £26.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -14.15% +11.58% +5.56%

Infrastructure Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Infrastructure Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Management in Berkshire

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Management in Berkshire

Infrastructure Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 2 £496 -19.92%
Newbury -2 1 £500 -
Infrastructure Management
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 9 (100.00%) VMS
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
1 9 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 9 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 9 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Proactive Maintenance
2 8 (88.89%) Break/Fix
2 8 (88.89%) 802.1X
2 8 (88.89%) PKI
2 8 (88.89%) Service Management
2 8 (88.89%) ITSM
2 8 (88.89%) Dell

Infrastructure Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) Skype
3 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) VMS
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 9 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 8 (88.89%) Break/Fix
2 8 (88.89%) ITSM
2 8 (88.89%) Proactive Maintenance
2 8 (88.89%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
1 9 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (44.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Dell
3 4 (44.44%) CA
3 4 (44.44%) Clearswift
3 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper