The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Designer was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 April 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 Designer
England / London
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 421 406
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 7 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.035% 0.087% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.091% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 9
Median daily rate £538 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £550 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 19186 21885 21142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.68% 94.97% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13700 15818 14509
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 249 380
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Infrastructure Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Designer in London

Infrastructure Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Designer in London

Infrastructure Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Designer in London over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Designer in London

Infrastructure Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Designer in London

Infrastructure Designer
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 Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 April 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 -1 2 £700 +78.34%
Infrastructure Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, Infrastructure Designer 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 Designer in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) Docker
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) AWS Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Kubernetes
4 3 (18.75%) Rancher
5 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) WorldPay
5 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) WLAN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) CCIE
5 2 (12.50%) CCNP
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (12.50%) VMware

Infrastructure Designer 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 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Database Security
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) QMS
5 1 (6.25%) Service Design
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) AWS Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCIE
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Kubernetes
1 3 (18.75%) Rancher
2 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
1 2 (12.50%) WorldPay
2 1 (6.25%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) IBM