The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Analyst was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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 Analyst
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 365 345
Rank change year-on-year +10 -20  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 57 63 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 50
Median daily rate £370 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £519 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +4.61% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.83 £23.50
% change year-on-year +20.01% -11.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Infrastructure Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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
City of London -5 8 £381 +1.66%
Westminster - 1 £345 -
Infrastructure Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 56 (57.14%) Windows
2 51 (52.04%) Active Directory
3 35 (35.71%) VMware
4 30 (30.61%) Data Centre
5 29 (29.59%) Windows Server
5 29 (29.59%) Finance
6 28 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 21 (21.43%) Citrix
8 19 (19.39%) DHCP
8 19 (19.39%) DNS
9 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (18.37%) Microsoft
9 18 (18.37%) SAN
9 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (17.35%) Hyper-V
11 16 (16.33%) SCCM
12 15 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (15.31%) Clustering
12 15 (15.31%) NetApp
12 15 (15.31%) MS Exchange
13 14 (14.29%) Unix
14 13 (13.27%) ITIL
14 13 (13.27%) Cisco
14 13 (13.27%) Firewall
14 13 (13.27%) Banking
15 12 (12.24%) Office 365
16 10 (10.20%) Migration
16 10 (10.20%) Linux
16 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
16 10 (10.20%) 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 15 (15.31%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.06%) IIS
4 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.02%) Apache
6 1 (1.02%) CMS
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) Office 365
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.06%) Mimecast
3 3 (3.06%) PaaS
3 3 (3.06%) SaaS
4 2 (2.04%) G Suite
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.39%) DHCP
1 19 (19.39%) DNS
2 18 (18.37%) SAN
3 13 (13.27%) Firewall
4 9 (9.18%) iSCSI
4 9 (9.18%) LAN
5 8 (8.16%) NAS
5 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.16%) WAN
6 6 (6.12%) LDAP
6 6 (6.12%) SMTP
6 6 (6.12%) Wireless
7 5 (5.10%) Network Security
8 4 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.06%) BGP
9 3 (3.06%) NX-OS
9 3 (3.06%) OSPF
9 3 (3.06%) VPN
9 3 (3.06%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) GIS
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
1 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (29.59%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Banking
3 8 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.08%) Law
5 3 (3.06%) Billing
5 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.04%) Legal
6 2 (2.04%) Publishing
7 1 (1.02%) Advertising
7 1 (1.02%) French Language
7 1 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) ISPF
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.61%) Data Centre
2 15 (15.31%) Clustering
3 5 (5.10%) Derivative
3 5 (5.10%) SWIFT
4 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.08%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.08%) Replication
5 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) CMDB
6 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.02%) Equities
6 1 (1.02%) Fintech
6 1 (1.02%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (57.14%) Windows
2 29 (29.59%) Windows Server
3 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (14.29%) Unix
5 10 (10.20%) Linux
6 9 (9.18%) Solaris
6 9 (9.18%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.12%) CentOS
7 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.08%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.04%) AIX
9 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) ITIL
2 10 (10.20%) Migration
3 9 (9.18%) Problem Management
4 8 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (8.16%) Service Management
5 7 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.12%) Application Packaging
6 6 (6.12%) Change Management
6 6 (6.12%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.12%) Performance Management
6 6 (6.12%) Project Management
7 5 (5.10%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.10%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (5.10%) DevOps
7 5 (5.10%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (4.08%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 4 (4.08%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.08%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.16%) SQL
3 7 (7.14%) Perl
4 6 (6.12%) Bash Shell
4 6 (6.12%) Korn
4 6 (6.12%) Python
4 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.10%) Java
6 2 (2.04%) JCL
7 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.06%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) MCSE
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) CCNA
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.02%) CCIE
5 1 (1.02%) CCNP
5 1 (1.02%) CISM
5 1 (1.02%) CISSP
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.02%) MCP
5 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.02%) PMO
3 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (52.04%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.35%) Hyper-V
3 15 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (10.20%) vSphere
4 10 (10.20%) XenApp
5 4 (4.08%) NFS
5 4 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.06%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.04%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.04%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.04%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.02%) Docker
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (16.33%) SCCM
2 9 (9.18%) SCOM
3 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (6.12%) Ansible
4 6 (6.12%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.12%) Puppet
4 6 (6.12%) Salt
4 6 (6.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (6.12%) vCenter Server
5 4 (4.08%) Nagios
6 2 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.04%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (2.04%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.04%) SCSM
6 2 (2.04%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.04%) TADDM
7 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 35 (35.71%) VMware
2 21 (21.43%) Citrix
3 18 (18.37%) Microsoft
4 15 (15.31%) NetApp
5 13 (13.27%) Cisco
6 8 (8.16%) HP
7 7 (7.14%) Symantec
8 5 (5.10%) EMC
8 5 (5.10%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.06%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.06%) AppSense
9 3 (3.06%) Avaya
9 3 (3.06%) Sophos
10 2 (2.04%) CommVault
10 2 (2.04%) Google
10 2 (2.04%) IBM
10 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.04%) Veritas
11 1 (1.02%) Nortel
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle