Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 6 months to 22 February 2019 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 > South West
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 153 204
Rank change year-on-year -7 +51 -5
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 62 43 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.97% 0.83% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.00% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
South West median daily rate £251 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.29% +40.00% +25.52%
10th Percentile £250 £308 £293
90th Percentile £251 £538 £438
England median daily rate £450 £450 £431
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £43.00 - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +72.00% -9.09% -

Infrastructure Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,443 4,279 4,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.11% 82.35% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,465 2,659 3,062
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £288 £260 £234
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £436
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.21% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 179 283
South West median hourly rate £40.25 £30.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.97% -18.67% -4.46%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.94 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.25% -4.00% +8.70%

Infrastructure Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Infrastructure Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Management in the South West

Infrastructure Management
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 Management in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Management in the South West

Infrastructure Management
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 Management within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 February 2019. 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
Wiltshire -6 45 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £251 - 1
Bristol - 6 - - 1
Infrastructure Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 50 (80.65%) Security Cleared
2 28 (45.16%) Management Information System
3 25 (40.32%) Military
4 24 (38.71%) Single Sign-On
5 21 (33.87%) ITIL
6 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (29.03%) Service Management
8 17 (27.42%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 14 (22.58%) Critical Thinking
10 11 (17.74%) Finance
10 11 (17.74%) ITIL V3
10 11 (17.74%) Service Design
11 10 (16.13%) IT Strategy
11 10 (16.13%) Information Assurance
11 10 (16.13%) VMware
12 9 (14.52%) Information Security
12 9 (14.52%) JSP 440
12 9 (14.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 8 (12.90%) DevOps
13 8 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (12.90%) Security Architecture
13 8 (12.90%) Information Management
13 8 (12.90%) Cisco
13 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
13 8 (12.90%) Linux
14 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification

Infrastructure Management
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 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) Confluence
3 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.84%) Mule
3 3 (4.84%) Mule ESB
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
5 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.61%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) SAN
3 4 (6.45%) BGP
3 4 (6.45%) OSPF
4 3 (4.84%) WAN
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.23%) DHCP
5 2 (3.23%) DNS
5 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.23%) NAS
5 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (1.61%) Internet
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
6 1 (1.61%) Network Security
6 1 (1.61%) Skype
6 1 (1.61%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.84%) Gradle
4 2 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.61%) MSI
5 1 (1.61%) PeopleTools
General
1 25 (40.32%) Military
2 11 (17.74%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Architect
2 11 (17.74%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Designer
3 6 (9.68%) Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Information Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Security Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Security Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Network Design Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Network Technical Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (4.84%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Service Management Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Service Management Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) CSS
1 6 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
2 3 (4.84%) HTML5
2 3 (4.84%) Spring
2 3 (4.84%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) XML
3 2 (3.23%) JSON
3 2 (3.23%) JSP
3 2 (3.23%) LAMP
3 2 (3.23%) Laravel
3 2 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.61%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.61%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.16%) Management Information System
2 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Taxonomies
4 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.23%) PMI
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Unix
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) ITIL
2 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) Service Management
4 17 (27.42%) Technical Architecture
5 14 (22.58%) Critical Thinking
5 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (17.74%) ITIL V3
6 11 (17.74%) Service Design
7 10 (16.13%) Information Assurance
7 10 (16.13%) IT Strategy
8 9 (14.52%) Information Security
9 8 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (12.90%) DevOps
9 8 (12.90%) Information Management
9 8 (12.90%) Security Architecture
10 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
10 6 (9.68%) Document Management
10 6 (9.68%) Information Architecture
10 6 (9.68%) Information Governance
10 6 (9.68%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.06%) Java
2 5 (8.06%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.45%) Python
4 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 2 (3.23%) C
5 2 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (80.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.29%) Degree
3 5 (8.06%) CISSP
4 4 (6.45%) CCIE
4 4 (6.45%) CCNP
4 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.84%) APMP
5 3 (4.84%) CCNA
5 3 (4.84%) CISA
5 3 (4.84%) CISM
6 2 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) CITP
6 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.23%) RHCE
6 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 9 (14.52%) JSP 440
2 6 (9.68%) Def Stans
2 6 (9.68%) HMG Infosec
3 4 (6.45%) SLA
4 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) Firmware
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.23%) XenApp
3 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (38.71%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (8.06%) SCCM
3 4 (6.45%) vCenter Server
4 3 (4.84%) Ansible
4 3 (4.84%) SCOM
4 3 (4.84%) Terraform
5 2 (3.23%) CA Endevor
5 2 (3.23%) Puppet
6 1 (1.61%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) VMware
3 8 (12.90%) Cisco
4 5 (8.06%) Citrix
5 4 (6.45%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe
7 1 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.61%) Symantec