The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 121 127
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.094% 0.081% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.10% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 - £26.00

Infrastructure Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1755 1984 2083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.67% 80.65% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1175 1208
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 136 163
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Infrastructure Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Infrastructure Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Management in the East of England

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Management in the East of England

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Management in the East of England

Infrastructure Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +1 2 £350 - 1
Infrastructure Management
England

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) REXX
3 1 (16.67%) Tcl
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec

Infrastructure Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Buyer
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall Support
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Buyer
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) REXX
1 1 (16.67%) Tcl
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Trustwave