The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Support Analyst was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Support Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 583 581
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 23 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.075% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.079% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 15
Median daily rate £356 £325 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.61% +32.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £230
% change year-on-year +15.38% +41.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £23.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91549 110551 112831
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4078 4763 6999
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Analyst in England

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Support Analyst in England

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Support Analyst in England

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Support Analyst in England

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London +10 12 £331 +8.16% 1
South East +24 5 £400 -1.53% 3
South West -1 4 £425 +58.13%
North of England +59 3 £269 -14.00% 4
Yorkshire +16 2 £313 - 3
Midlands +18 1 £288 - 2
East Midlands -9 1 £288 -
North West - 1 £225 - 1
Infrastructure Support Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Infrastructure Support 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 19 (47.50%) VMware
6 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
7 13 (32.50%) Citrix
8 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
9 10 (25.00%) LAN
9 10 (25.00%) SCCM
10 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (22.50%) WAN
10 9 (22.50%) SAN
11 8 (20.00%) Firewall
11 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 7 (17.50%) Skype for Business
12 7 (17.50%) XenApp
12 7 (17.50%) Office 365
12 7 (17.50%) Finance
12 7 (17.50%) HP
12 7 (17.50%) DNS
13 6 (15.00%) DHCP
13 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (15.00%) Symantec
13 6 (15.00%) Windows 10
13 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
13 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Infrastructure Support 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 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Skype for Business
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (7.50%) IIS
7 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) SaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) LAN
2 9 (22.50%) SAN
2 9 (22.50%) WAN
3 8 (20.00%) Firewall
4 7 (17.50%) DNS
5 6 (15.00%) DHCP
6 5 (12.50%) Network Security
7 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.00%) Wireless
8 3 (7.50%) Skype
9 2 (5.00%) BGP
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.00%) NAS
9 2 (5.00%) OSPF
9 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (5.00%) SMTP
9 2 (5.00%) VPN
10 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
10 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Replication
4 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) iPhone
5 1 (2.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) Unix
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) CentOS
7 2 (5.00%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Solaris
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Service Management
3 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
3 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.00%) Change Management
4 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.00%) Facilities Management
4 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (5.00%) Server Building
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) BPR
5 1 (2.50%) CRM
5 1 (2.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.50%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.50%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.00%) Korn
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
2 2 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) GxP
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.50%) XenApp
4 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (12.50%) vSphere
6 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) SCOM
2 5 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (12.50%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.00%) Ansible
3 2 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (5.00%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
3 2 (5.00%) Salt
3 2 (5.00%) TADDM
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.50%) DameWare
4 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.50%) SCSM
4 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Citrix
4 7 (17.50%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) Symantec
6 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.00%) NetApp
7 3 (7.50%) Avaya
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco
7 3 (7.50%) Juniper
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle
8 2 (5.00%) Dell
8 2 (5.00%) EMC
8 2 (5.00%) EqualLogic
8 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 2 (5.00%) MobileIron
8 2 (5.00%) Sage
8 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 2 (5.00%) Veeam
8 2 (5.00%) Veritas