The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 30 April 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
England / London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 398 401
Rank change year-on-year +29 +3  
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 35 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 22
Median daily rate £500 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +46.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £372 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

Infrastructure Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17346 19631 18371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.74% 85.21% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12449 14284 12815
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 177 266
Median hourly rate £28.35 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.14% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Infrastructure Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Infrastructure Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Management in London

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Management in London

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management in London over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Management in London

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Management in London

Infrastructure Management
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 Management within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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 -6 6 £238 -56.81% 1
Uxbridge - 3 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
Infrastructure Management
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 London region with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) Python
3 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
3 15 (24.19%) HP
3 15 (24.19%) ITIL
3 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
4 14 (22.58%) Linux
5 13 (20.97%) Cisco
6 12 (19.35%) Windows
6 12 (19.35%) Firewall
6 12 (19.35%) Finance
7 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
8 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
8 10 (16.13%) DevOps
8 10 (16.13%) BitLocker
9 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
9 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (14.52%) DNS
9 9 (14.52%) SQL
9 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
9 9 (14.52%) SCCM
9 9 (14.52%) Ubuntu
10 8 (12.90%) VMware
10 8 (12.90%) Oracle
10 8 (12.90%) IBM
10 8 (12.90%) Citrix
10 8 (12.90%) Symantec
10 8 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
11 7 (11.29%) Project Management

Infrastructure Management
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 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
2 6 (9.68%) JBoss
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.45%) CMS
3 4 (6.45%) Gentran
3 4 (6.45%) Mule ESB
3 4 (6.45%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.84%) CoreMedia CMS
4 3 (4.84%) nginx
5 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) SAS
6 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.61%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) G Suite
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) IaaS
2 2 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Firewall
2 9 (14.52%) DNS
3 6 (9.68%) SAN
3 6 (9.68%) SSL
3 6 (9.68%) VPN
4 5 (8.06%) IPsec
4 5 (8.06%) Network Security
4 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.06%) WAN
5 4 (6.45%) DHCP
5 4 (6.45%) Internet
5 4 (6.45%) VoIP
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.84%) DMZ
6 3 (4.84%) LAN
7 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (3.23%) HTTP
7 2 (3.23%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) DataStage
2 4 (6.45%) MySQL
2 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.23%) Big Data
4 2 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) Riak
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.84%) JIRA
2 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.61%) Ant
3 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.61%) Capybara
3 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.61%) GoCD
3 1 (1.61%) JMeter
3 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.61%) WATIR
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (12.90%) Data Scientist
1 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Design Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Developer
5 4 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Network Support
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) EDI
1 4 (6.45%) Middleware
1 4 (6.45%) Web Services
1 4 (6.45%) XML
2 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
2 3 (4.84%) J2SE
2 3 (4.84%) Java EE
2 3 (4.84%) JAX-WS
2 3 (4.84%) JSP
2 3 (4.84%) JSTL
2 3 (4.84%) NumPy
2 3 (4.84%) Pandas
2 3 (4.84%) REST
2 3 (4.84%) SciPy
2 3 (4.84%) Servlets
2 3 (4.84%) SOAP
2 3 (4.84%) Spring
2 3 (4.84%) XSD
2 3 (4.84%) XSL
2 3 (4.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) Cloud Native
3 4 (6.45%) DataPower
3 4 (6.45%) Replication
4 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
5 2 (3.23%) Life Science
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Social Media
5 2 (3.23%) Wiki
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) CMDB
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) NHS
6 1 (1.61%) PKI
6 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 12 (19.35%) Windows
3 9 (14.52%) Ubuntu
4 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.68%) Android
5 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
5 6 (9.68%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.61%) CentOS
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
7 1 (1.61%) Unix
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) DevOps
4 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Project Management
6 7 (11.29%) Service Management
6 7 (11.29%) TDD
7 6 (9.68%) Asset Management
7 6 (9.68%) BDD
7 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (9.68%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.06%) Patch Management
8 5 (8.06%) Software Distribution
8 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) Python
2 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
2 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.52%) SQL
3 7 (11.29%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (3.23%) PHP
5 2 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) C#
6 1 (1.61%) C++
6 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.23%) MCSA
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.61%) ACMT
6 1 (1.61%) CCA
6 1 (1.61%) CCSA
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
6 1 (1.61%) MCTS
6 1 (1.61%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
2 4 (6.45%) QA
3 2 (3.23%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.61%) Basel III
4 1 (1.61%) IFRS
4 1 (1.61%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.61%) MiFID
4 1 (1.61%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.13%) BitLocker
3 7 (11.29%) XenDesktop
4 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.68%) Xen
4 6 (9.68%) XenApp
5 4 (6.45%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.84%) NFS
7 2 (3.23%) vCloud
7 2 (3.23%) vSphere
8 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.61%) Docker
8 1 (1.61%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
2 6 (9.68%) WSUS
3 4 (6.45%) Ansible
4 3 (4.84%) Puppet
4 3 (4.84%) SCOM
4 3 (4.84%) Terraform
4 3 (4.84%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.23%) OpenIDM
5 2 (3.23%) OpenView
5 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.61%) Icinga
6 1 (1.61%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.61%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) HP
2 13 (20.97%) Cisco
3 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.90%) Citrix
5 8 (12.90%) IBM
5 8 (12.90%) Oracle
5 8 (12.90%) Symantec
5 8 (12.90%) VMware
6 7 (11.29%) Dell
7 6 (9.68%) Apple
7 6 (9.68%) Google
7 6 (9.68%) ServiceNow
8 5 (8.06%) NetApp
9 4 (6.45%) Apigee
9 4 (6.45%) IBM Sterling
9 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.45%) Veeam
10 3 (4.84%) Percussion
10 3 (4.84%) SaltStack