Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 335 312
Rank change year-on-year +15 -23 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 56 46 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.29% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 76
South East median daily rate £388 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £247 £254 £261
90th Percentile £488 £445 £419
England median daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +3.85% -1.52% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.02% - -
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15913 15669 18329
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9313 10771
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 785 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.46 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Infrastructure Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the South East

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the South East

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Analyst in the South East

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the South East

Infrastructure Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +10 20 £300 -
Hampshire +18 14 £425 +38.78% 2
Berkshire +7 11 £300 -20.00%
Surrey -10 8 £375 -7.69%
Oxfordshire +7 5 £300 -
West Sussex -14 5 £413 +3.13%
Middlesex +9 4 £475 +11.76%
Buckinghamshire -24 4 £406 +35.42%
Kent -9 3 £262 -0.19%
East Sussex +1 2 - -
Infrastructure Analyst
England

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (58.93%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 27 (48.21%) VMware
4 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
7 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (26.79%) Citrix
8 15 (26.79%) Linux
9 14 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 13 (23.21%) Windows 10
11 11 (19.64%) XenApp
11 11 (19.64%) XenDesktop
11 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (19.64%) Service Delivery
12 10 (17.86%) Migration
12 10 (17.86%) SCCM
12 10 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (17.86%) Windows 8
13 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (16.07%) Finance
13 9 (16.07%) Firewall
13 9 (16.07%) Symantec
13 9 (16.07%) ITIL
13 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
14 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (14.29%) HP
14 8 (14.29%) MobileIron
14 8 (14.29%) vSphere

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (10.71%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Firewall
2 7 (12.50%) LAN
3 6 (10.71%) Skype
3 6 (10.71%) WAN
4 5 (8.93%) DHCP
4 5 (8.93%) DNS
4 5 (8.93%) SAN
4 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.14%) VLAN
5 4 (7.14%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.36%) NAS
6 3 (5.36%) VPN
7 2 (3.57%) SMS
8 1 (1.79%) Broadband
8 1 (1.79%) FTP
8 1 (1.79%) HTTP
8 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.79%) Internet
8 1 (1.79%) LDAP
8 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.79%) SAS EBI
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Back Office
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Online Betting
5 2 (3.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.57%) AS400
4 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.57%) iSeries
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
4 15 (26.79%) Linux
4 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (23.21%) Windows 10
7 10 (17.86%) Windows 8
8 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (12.50%) Unix
10 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
11 2 (3.57%) Solaris
12 1 (1.79%) AIX
12 1 (1.79%) MVS
12 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Service Delivery
2 10 (17.86%) Migration
3 9 (16.07%) ITIL
4 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.36%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.36%) Chat Support
8 3 (5.36%) Coaching
8 3 (5.36%) High Availability
8 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.36%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (5.36%) Network Design
8 3 (5.36%) Patch Management
8 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.36%) Storage Virtualisation
9 2 (3.57%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (3.57%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) CCNA
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CCA
5 1 (1.79%) CCAA
5 1 (1.79%) CCNP
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCP
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.64%) XenApp
3 11 (19.64%) XenDesktop
4 10 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 8 (14.29%) vSphere
6 3 (5.36%) XenServer
7 1 (1.79%) Samba
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) AirWatch
2 5 (8.93%) SCOM
2 5 (8.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.36%) Puppet
5 2 (3.57%) vRealize
6 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Nagios
6 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) VMware
2 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.79%) Citrix
4 9 (16.07%) Symantec
5 8 (14.29%) HP
5 8 (14.29%) MobileIron
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco
6 5 (8.93%) NetApp
7 4 (7.14%) Apple
8 3 (5.36%) Forcepoint
8 3 (5.36%) Polycom
8 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.57%) Canon
9 2 (3.57%) CommVault
9 2 (3.57%) F5
9 2 (3.57%) IBM
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle
9 2 (3.57%) Veeam
9 2 (3.57%) Wyse
10 1 (1.79%) SAP