Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Analyst was £339 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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 Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 639 649 563
Rank change year-on-year +10 -86 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 221 218 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 178 235
England median daily rate £339 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £204 £202 £238
90th Percentile £475 £491 £438
UK median daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +6.15% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.83 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.02% -11.36% +17.50%
10th Percentile £21.14 £20.83 £17.65
90th Percentile £31.60 £20.83 £28.90
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £20.83 £23.50
% change year-on-year +20.02% -11.36% +17.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89210 92159 99333
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59487 60657 64240
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2625 3000 3817
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.05
% change year-on-year +3.86% -0.28% +9.39%

Infrastructure Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Analyst in England

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Analyst in England

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Analyst in England

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Analyst in England

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Infrastructure Analyst in England

Infrastructure Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
London -16 80 £375 +10.29% 9
South East +13 56 £388 +24.00% 1
North of England +45 28 £210 -23.64% 3
East of England -6 25 £323 -7.86%
Midlands +18 22 £310 -4.62% 4
South West +6 18 £425 +30.77% 1
North West +26 15 £180 -46.67% 2
Yorkshire +23 13 £325 +18.18% 1
East Midlands -8 13 £250 -33.33% 2
West Midlands +28 9 £315 +14.55% 2
Infrastructure Analyst
UK

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Infrastructure Analyst 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 across the England region featuring Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 132 (59.73%) Windows
2 106 (47.96%) Active Directory
3 87 (39.37%) VMware
4 75 (33.94%) Microsoft
5 61 (27.60%) Windows Server
6 55 (24.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (23.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (23.08%) Citrix
9 49 (22.17%) MS Exchange
10 47 (21.27%) Finance
11 45 (20.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (19.00%) SCCM
12 42 (19.00%) Firewall
13 38 (17.19%) Linux
14 35 (15.84%) HP
14 35 (15.84%) Cisco
15 33 (14.93%) Windows 7
16 32 (14.48%) SQL Server
17 31 (14.03%) ITIL
17 31 (14.03%) Office 365
17 31 (14.03%) Exchange Server 2010
18 30 (13.57%) vSphere
19 29 (13.12%) SAN
19 29 (13.12%) Migration
20 28 (12.67%) Windows 10
21 26 (11.76%) Data Centre
21 26 (11.76%) Hyper-V
21 26 (11.76%) PowerShell
22 25 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (11.31%) NetApp

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 49 (22.17%) MS Exchange
2 31 (14.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (9.50%) Skype for Business
4 14 (6.33%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.71%) IIS
7 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.90%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.90%) SAS
9 1 (0.45%) Apache
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.03%) Office 365
2 19 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.07%) PaaS
5 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.90%) IaaS
5 2 (0.90%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.00%) Firewall
2 29 (13.12%) SAN
3 23 (10.41%) LAN
4 22 (9.95%) WAN
5 21 (9.50%) DNS
6 20 (9.05%) DHCP
6 20 (9.05%) Skype
7 15 (6.79%) iSCSI
7 15 (6.79%) VPN
7 15 (6.79%) Wireless
8 13 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 12 (5.43%) NAS
10 10 (4.52%) SSL
11 9 (4.07%) Wireshark
12 7 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (3.17%) IPsec
13 5 (2.26%) BGP
13 5 (2.26%) Internet
13 5 (2.26%) SNMP
13 5 (2.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.45%) Maltego
8 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.45%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 7 (3.17%) JIRA
2 5 (2.26%) Zephyr
3 3 (1.36%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) JMeter
4 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.45%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.45%) Protractor
4 1 (0.45%) Selenium
4 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.45%) TestRail
General
1 47 (21.27%) Finance
2 11 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.62%) Banking
4 7 (3.17%) Back Office
5 6 (2.71%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.81%) Marketing
7 3 (1.36%) Electronics
7 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.36%) Publishing
7 3 (1.36%) Retail
8 2 (0.90%) Advertising
8 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.90%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.71%) Web Services
2 4 (1.81%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.45%) J2EE
3 1 (0.45%) REST
3 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 25 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.17%) PKI
5 5 (2.26%) HP Storage
5 5 (2.26%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.81%) NHS
7 3 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.36%) Replication
7 3 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.90%) AS400
8 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.90%) Clustering
8 2 (0.90%) Derivative
8 2 (0.90%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.90%) iSeries
8 2 (0.90%) PMI
8 2 (0.90%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 132 (59.73%) Windows
2 61 (27.60%) Windows Server
3 55 (24.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (23.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (17.19%) Linux
6 33 (14.93%) Windows 7
7 28 (12.67%) Windows 10
8 22 (9.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (7.69%) Windows 8
10 13 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (5.88%) Unix
11 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.81%) Solaris
12 2 (0.90%) CentOS
13 1 (0.45%) AIX
13 1 (0.45%) HPUX
13 1 (0.45%) MVS
13 1 (0.45%) SUSE
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.03%) ITIL
2 29 (13.12%) Migration
3 20 (9.05%) Service Delivery
4 16 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (6.79%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (6.33%) Process Improvement
7 13 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 12 (5.43%) Network Management
8 12 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (4.98%) High Availability
10 10 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.62%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.62%) Change Control
11 8 (3.62%) Data Analysis
11 8 (3.62%) Server Building
11 8 (3.62%) Waterfall
12 7 (3.17%) CRM
12 7 (3.17%) Incident Management
12 7 (3.17%) SIEM
12 7 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 23 (10.41%) SQL
3 9 (4.07%) VBScript
4 7 (3.17%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.71%) Python
5 6 (2.71%) VB
6 4 (1.81%) Perl
7 3 (1.36%) Korn
8 2 (0.90%) C
8 2 (0.90%) Java
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.98%) MCSE
2 11 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.62%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.26%) CCNA
6 5 (2.26%) ISEB
6 5 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.81%) RHCE
8 3 (1.36%) Degree
8 3 (1.36%) MCP
9 2 (0.90%) CCA
9 2 (0.90%) CCIE
9 2 (0.90%) CISSP
9 2 (0.90%) CRISC
9 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.90%) MCSA
9 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.88%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) PMO
3 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.90%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) GxP
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (47.96%) Active Directory
2 45 (20.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (13.57%) vSphere
4 26 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 24 (10.86%) XenApp
6 22 (9.95%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (7.69%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.07%) DFS Replication
9 8 (3.62%) NFS
10 5 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.36%) XenServer
12 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.90%) Samba
12 2 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 42 (19.00%) SCCM
2 13 (5.88%) SCOM
3 11 (4.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 10 (4.52%) AirWatch
5 7 (3.17%) vCenter Server
6 6 (2.71%) Puppet
7 5 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.26%) Nagios
7 5 (2.26%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.36%) WSUS
9 2 (0.90%) Ansible
9 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.90%) Salt
9 2 (0.90%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.90%) vMotion
9 2 (0.90%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 87 (39.37%) VMware
2 75 (33.94%) Microsoft
3 51 (23.08%) Citrix
4 35 (15.84%) Cisco
4 35 (15.84%) HP
5 25 (11.31%) NetApp
6 17 (7.69%) Symantec
7 13 (5.88%) MobileIron
8 9 (4.07%) F5
9 8 (3.62%) EMC
9 8 (3.62%) Juniper
10 7 (3.17%) Dell
10 7 (3.17%) McAfee
10 7 (3.17%) Oracle
10 7 (3.17%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.71%) CA
11 6 (2.71%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.26%) Apple
12 5 (2.26%) Clearswift
12 5 (2.26%) IBM