The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 126 143
Rank change year-on-year +11 +17  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 21 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.78% 0.50% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.53% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 1
Median daily rate £400 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +4.61% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2564 2841 2973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.78% 95.34% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1836 1909
Median daily rate £375 £368 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 141 200
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.50
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the South West

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the South West

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Analyst in the South West

Infrastructure Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the South West

Infrastructure Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West 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
Dorset +17 15 £350 -30.00%
Wiltshire +3 3 £450 +38.46%
Bristol -3 3 £450 +35.84%
Infrastructure Analyst
England

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

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 South West region featuring Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Windows 7
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
5 11 (37.93%) Migration
5 11 (37.93%) VMware
6 10 (34.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (34.48%) Finance
7 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
7 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
8 8 (27.59%) Skype for Business
8 8 (27.59%) SCCM
8 8 (27.59%) Oracle
9 7 (24.14%) SAN
9 7 (24.14%) Application Packaging
9 7 (24.14%) WSUS
9 7 (24.14%) Office 365
9 7 (24.14%) Patch Management
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
10 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
10 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
11 5 (17.24%) Symantec
11 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (17.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (17.24%) MobileIron
11 5 (17.24%) SCOM

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (17.24%) Skype
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) iPad
3 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
3 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows 7
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Unix
8 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Migration
2 10 (34.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (24.14%) Application Packaging
3 7 (24.14%) Patch Management
4 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Security Patching
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.34%) Release Management
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.45%) Business Development
8 1 (3.45%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.45%) Software Licensing
8 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (10.34%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) XenApp
3 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 7 (24.14%) WSUS
3 5 (17.24%) AirWatch
3 5 (17.24%) SCOM
3 5 (17.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
4 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) MobileIron
4 5 (17.24%) Symantec
5 4 (13.79%) Sage
6 3 (10.34%) AppSense
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
6 3 (10.34%) McAfee
6 3 (10.34%) Veeam
6 3 (10.34%) Wyse
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Informatica
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) Teradata