Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 19 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 717 660
Rank change year-on-year +137 -57 +74
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 274 147 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 102 147
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £277
90th Percentile £663 £611 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £446 £385
% change year-on-year -4.76% +15.91% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +50.00%
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -27.27% -8.33% +50.00%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78959 81979 85805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.17% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53119 54700 56575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 2121 2517
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Infrastructure Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Management in England

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Management in England

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Management in England

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Management in England

Infrastructure Management
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 Management within the England region over the 6 months to 19 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 +24 124 £463 +2.78% 8
South East +26 47 £425 -19.05% 1
North of England +67 39 £363 - 4
East of England +13 29 £450 -14.29%
South West +21 22 £313 -7.41% 1
North West +25 20 £368 +47.00% 2
Yorkshire +35 19 £375 -6.25% 2
Midlands +37 13 £401 -15.68% 3
West Midlands +37 9 £401 - 3
East Midlands +12 4 £360 -9.43%
North East +65 1 £625 +89.39%
Infrastructure Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 England region with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 82 (29.93%) Windows
2 75 (27.37%) Finance
2 75 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (26.64%) Security Cleared
3 73 (26.64%) Microsoft
4 63 (22.99%) DevOps
5 59 (21.53%) Linux
6 55 (20.07%) Active Directory
7 52 (18.98%) ITIL
8 49 (17.88%) SQL
9 44 (16.06%) Windows Server
10 43 (15.69%) Java
11 42 (15.33%) Git (software)
12 37 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (13.14%) Oracle
13 36 (13.14%) Management Information System
14 35 (12.77%) VMware
15 33 (12.04%) Python
15 33 (12.04%) DNS
16 32 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (11.31%) Jenkins
17 31 (11.31%) Unix
18 30 (10.95%) SharePoint
18 30 (10.95%) Cisco
19 29 (10.58%) Firewall
19 29 (10.58%) Configuration Management
19 29 (10.58%) Project Management
19 29 (10.58%) Ansible
20 28 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (9.12%) PowerShell

Infrastructure Management
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 30 (10.95%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.57%) Confluence
2 18 (6.57%) IIS
3 16 (5.84%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (4.74%) Skype for Business
6 11 (4.01%) OpenStack
6 11 (4.01%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.65%) Apache
7 10 (3.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (3.65%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (2.19%) CMS
10 6 (2.19%) Liferay
10 6 (2.19%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.46%) SAS
12 4 (1.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Endur
1 1 (0.36%) Findur
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.57%) Office 365
4 11 (4.01%) IaaS
5 8 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.92%) PaaS
6 7 (2.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (2.55%) Fastly
7 5 (1.82%) Bluemix
7 5 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (1.09%) GitHub
8 3 (1.09%) Heroku
8 3 (1.09%) SaaS
9 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.73%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.36%) Akamai
10 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.36%) Slack
10 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.04%) DNS
2 29 (10.58%) Firewall
3 17 (6.20%) HTTP
4 16 (5.84%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.74%) Skype
6 12 (4.38%) DHCP
6 12 (4.38%) SAN
6 12 (4.38%) SSL
6 12 (4.38%) VPN
7 11 (4.01%) WAN
8 10 (3.65%) LAN
8 10 (3.65%) NetScaler
9 9 (3.28%) Internet
10 8 (2.92%) Kerberos
11 7 (2.55%) Network Security
12 5 (1.82%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.82%) NAS
13 4 (1.46%) BGP
13 4 (1.46%) EIGRP
13 4 (1.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (4.74%) MySQL
3 13 (4.74%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.38%) Redis
5 11 (4.01%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.65%) Big Data
7 9 (3.28%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.55%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.19%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.82%) DB2
11 4 (1.46%) JasperReports
11 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.09%) Base SAS
12 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (15.33%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.31%) Jenkins
3 25 (9.12%) JIRA
4 17 (6.20%) Maven
4 17 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (4.74%) Subversion
6 10 (3.65%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.28%) Ant
8 8 (2.92%) Gradle
9 6 (2.19%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.19%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (1.82%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.46%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.46%) Bundler
11 4 (1.46%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.46%) gulp
11 4 (1.46%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.46%) JUnit
11 4 (1.46%) MSI
12 3 (1.09%) ProC
General
1 75 (27.37%) Finance
2 24 (8.76%) Banking
3 14 (5.11%) Legal
4 6 (2.19%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.82%) Publishing
5 5 (1.82%) Retail
6 4 (1.46%) French Language
6 4 (1.46%) Law
6 4 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.09%) Marketing
7 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.73%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.73%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (0.73%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 43 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (9.85%) Architect
3 22 (8.03%) Administrator
4 19 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (5.84%) Developer
6 13 (4.74%) Consultant
7 10 (3.65%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (3.65%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (3.65%) SharePoint Administrator
7 10 (3.65%) Support Engineer
7 10 (3.65%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (3.28%) Analyst
8 9 (3.28%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (2.92%) Infrastructure Support
9 8 (2.92%) IT Manager
10 7 (2.55%) AWS DevOps
10 7 (2.55%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (2.55%) Security Architect
10 7 (2.55%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.76%) HTML
1 24 (8.76%) Web Services
2 19 (6.93%) Spring
3 14 (5.11%) HTML5
4 12 (4.38%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (4.01%) CSS
6 10 (3.65%) Java EE
7 9 (3.28%) CSS3
8 8 (2.92%) .NET
8 8 (2.92%) Velocity
9 7 (2.55%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (2.19%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.19%) RESTful
10 6 (2.19%) Servlets
10 6 (2.19%) XML
11 5 (1.82%) JPA
11 5 (1.82%) jQuery
11 5 (1.82%) JSON
11 5 (1.82%) JSP
11 5 (1.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.14%) Management Information System
2 32 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.28%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.19%) EMC VNX
5 6 (2.19%) PKI
6 5 (1.82%) CMDB
6 5 (1.82%) Equities
6 5 (1.82%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.46%) CESG
7 4 (1.46%) Replication
7 4 (1.46%) Social Media
8 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.09%) User Experience
9 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.73%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (29.93%) Windows
2 59 (21.53%) Linux
3 44 (16.06%) Windows Server
4 31 (11.31%) Unix
5 19 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.38%) CentOS
8 11 (4.01%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.92%) SUSE
9 8 (2.92%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.19%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.73%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.36%) Android
12 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.36%) HPUX
12 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (22.99%) DevOps
3 52 (18.98%) ITIL
4 29 (10.58%) Configuration Management
4 29 (10.58%) Project Management
5 20 (7.30%) CRM
5 20 (7.30%) Problem Management
6 19 (6.93%) Load Balancing
7 17 (6.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (6.20%) Migration
8 16 (5.84%) Capacity Planning
8 16 (5.84%) SDLC
8 16 (5.84%) Service Management
8 16 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (5.47%) Open Source
9 15 (5.47%) Risk Management
10 14 (5.11%) Analytics
10 14 (5.11%) Incident Management
11 12 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.01%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.88%) SQL
2 43 (15.69%) Java
3 33 (12.04%) Python
4 25 (9.12%) PowerShell
5 22 (8.03%) JavaScript
6 15 (5.47%) Shell Script
7 13 (4.74%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.01%) Perl
8 11 (4.01%) Ruby
9 10 (3.65%) PHP
10 8 (2.92%) C
11 7 (2.55%) C++
11 7 (2.55%) Go
12 4 (1.46%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.46%) VBA
13 3 (1.09%) PROC SQL
13 3 (1.09%) SAS Macro
13 3 (1.09%) VB
13 3 (1.09%) VBScript
14 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (26.64%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.12%) Degree
3 22 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.11%) MCSE
5 13 (4.74%) CISSP
6 12 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (4.38%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.92%) CISM
8 7 (2.55%) CCNP
9 6 (2.19%) MCSA
10 5 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.46%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.09%) CCDP
12 3 (1.09%) CCIE
12 3 (1.09%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.09%) ISTQB
12 3 (1.09%) MCP
12 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.74%) QA
2 10 (3.65%) SLA
3 9 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.55%) PMO
5 4 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.73%) COBIT
6 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.73%) RMADS
7 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.36%) GDPR
7 1 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 55 (20.07%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.39%) Docker
4 19 (6.93%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.47%) XenApp
6 11 (4.01%) Terminal Services
7 10 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (3.65%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (3.65%) vSphere
8 7 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.55%) Varnish
9 6 (2.19%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.46%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.46%) XenServer
11 2 (0.73%) HDFS
11 2 (0.73%) KVM
11 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.73%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.73%) Xen
12 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (10.58%) Ansible
2 22 (8.03%) Puppet
2 22 (8.03%) SCCM
3 14 (5.11%) SCOM
4 12 (4.38%) Nagios
5 6 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.19%) Opsview
5 6 (2.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (1.82%) logstash
7 4 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.09%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.09%) Graphite
8 3 (1.09%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.73%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (26.64%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.14%) Oracle
3 35 (12.77%) VMware
4 30 (10.95%) Cisco
5 24 (8.76%) Red Hat
6 23 (8.39%) Citrix
7 22 (8.03%) HP
8 15 (5.47%) Atlassian
9 13 (4.74%) Splunk
10 12 (4.38%) NetApp
11 11 (4.01%) Dell
12 10 (3.65%) CA
12 10 (3.65%) IBM
13 9 (3.28%) EMC
14 8 (2.92%) Juniper
14 8 (2.92%) McAfee
14 8 (2.92%) Nimsoft
15 7 (2.55%) Cloudera
15 7 (2.55%) Remedy
15 7 (2.55%) Symantec