Period
to 16 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Support was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Support
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 226 246 226
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
City of London median daily rate £350 £325 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -20.00% +8.33%
10th Percentile £239 £255 £299
90th Percentile £418 £480 £550
Central London median daily rate £340 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -15.00% +18.52% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £187.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,003 6,526 5,967
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 94.70% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,652 5,148 4,585
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 110 70
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +7.56% -13.03%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.45 £12.52
90th Percentile £56.50 £35.45 £30.07
Central London median hourly rate £20.65 £18.70 £16.96
% change year-on-year +10.40% +10.26% -15.18%

Infrastructure Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support in the City of London

Infrastructure Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Support in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Support in the City of London

Infrastructure Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Support in the City of London

Infrastructure Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Support in the City of London

Infrastructure Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, Infrastructure Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Infrastructure Support in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (14.29%) Workforce Productivity
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Ivanti
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database

Infrastructure Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workforce Productivity
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) iManage
3 1 (14.29%) Ivanti
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk