Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 525 458
Rank change year-on-year -35 -67 -34
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 74 82 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 104
London median daily rate £375 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +6.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £230 £248
90th Percentile £488 £525 £473
England median daily rate £340 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +4.62% -1.52% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
London median hourly rate - - £19.50
England 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 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Infrastructure Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Analyst in London

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Analyst in London

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Analyst in London

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Analyst in London

Infrastructure Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
Central London +5 20 £383 +17.69% 1
South London -30 4 £415 +167.74% 1
West London -9 3 £413 +17.86% 1
East London -7 2 £473 -
North London - 1 £370 - 2
Infrastructure Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region featuring Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 43 (58.11%) VMware
3 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
4 29 (39.19%) Citrix
5 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (31.08%) Finance
8 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
9 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
11 17 (22.97%) Firewall
11 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
12 16 (21.62%) Office 365
12 16 (21.62%) Linux
12 16 (21.62%) Cisco
13 15 (20.27%) vSphere
13 15 (20.27%) SCCM
14 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (18.92%) SAN
15 13 (17.57%) HP
16 12 (16.22%) NetApp
16 12 (16.22%) ITIL
16 12 (16.22%) SQL
16 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
16 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
17 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (14.86%) XenApp

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (5.41%) IIS
4 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.35%) Apache
6 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Office 365
2 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (10.81%) PaaS
5 2 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.70%) IaaS
5 2 (2.70%) SaaS
6 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) Firewall
2 14 (18.92%) SAN
3 11 (14.86%) iSCSI
4 9 (12.16%) NAS
5 7 (9.46%) DHCP
6 6 (8.11%) DNS
6 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.11%) Wireless
7 4 (5.41%) LAN
7 4 (5.41%) NetScaler
7 4 (5.41%) VPN
7 4 (5.41%) WAN
8 3 (4.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (4.05%) Internet
8 3 (4.05%) LDAP
8 3 (4.05%) Skype
8 3 (4.05%) SMTP
8 3 (4.05%) VoIP
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.35%) JMeter
3 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.35%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.35%) TestRail
General
1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) PKI
3 4 (5.41%) Replication
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) Derivative
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.35%) Equities
6 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
4 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (21.62%) Linux
6 11 (14.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.11%) Unix
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.05%) CentOS
9 3 (4.05%) Solaris
10 2 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.35%) HPUX
11 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) ITIL
2 9 (12.16%) Migration
3 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.46%) CRM
4 6 (8.11%) ITIL V3
5 5 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.76%) DevOps
5 5 (6.76%) SIEM
6 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.41%) High Availability
6 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.41%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.05%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.05%) Test Management
7 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.22%) SQL
3 6 (8.11%) VB
3 6 (8.11%) VBScript
4 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.41%) Korn
4 4 (5.41%) Perl
5 3 (4.05%) Python
6 2 (2.70%) C
6 2 (2.70%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) ISEB
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CISM
6 1 (1.35%) CISSP
6 1 (1.35%) CRISC
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (20.27%) vSphere
4 12 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V
5 11 (14.86%) XenApp
6 5 (6.76%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.41%) DFS Replication
7 4 (5.41%) NFS
7 4 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.35%) Samba
9 1 (1.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) vCenter Server
3 3 (4.05%) Ansible
3 3 (4.05%) Nagios
3 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.05%) Salt
4 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.70%) SCOM
4 2 (2.70%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.70%) vMotion
5 1 (1.35%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.35%) SCSM
5 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.35%) TADDM
5 1 (1.35%) WSUS
5 1 (1.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 43 (58.11%) VMware
2 29 (39.19%) Citrix
3 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.62%) Cisco
5 13 (17.57%) HP
6 12 (16.22%) NetApp
7 7 (9.46%) EMC
8 6 (8.11%) F5
9 5 (6.76%) 3PAR
10 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.41%) LogRhythm
10 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.05%) ForeScout
11 3 (4.05%) IBM
11 3 (4.05%) Juniper
11 3 (4.05%) Oracle
11 3 (4.05%) Remedy
11 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.05%) Sophos
11 3 (4.05%) Symantec