The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Analyst
England / North West
Rank 117 152 139
Rank change year-on-year +35 -13  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 11 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.14% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £414 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.45% +59.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £404 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £474 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £315 £263
% change year-on-year +15.87% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +11.53% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2439 3620 3389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.05% 94.34% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 2156 1777
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 172 203
Median hourly rate £16.18 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.28% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.37 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Infrastructure Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the North West

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the North West

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Analyst in the North West

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the North West

Infrastructure Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Manchester - 6 £323 - 2
Cheshire +34 4 £388 -22.50% 1
Merseyside 0 1 - - 3
Infrastructure Analyst
England

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 North West region featuring Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) CRISC
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) CISA
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) CISSP
3 3 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (15.00%) Internal Audit
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 2 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
2 3 (15.00%) Internal Audit
2 3 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) Service Management
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
3 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISA
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) CRISC
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GxP
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Acronis
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
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