Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 197 200
Rank change year-on-year +70 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 87 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.49% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 8
South West median daily rate £450 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -22.58% -3.73%
10th Percentile £415 £264 £313
90th Percentile £600 £320 £471
England median daily rate £450 £423 £450
% change year-on-year +6.51% -6.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £33.52 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +21.87% -8.33%

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 4,969 4,575 4,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.04% 83.23% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,082 2,890 3,212
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 182 271
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.24% +9.86% -4.05%
10th Percentile £11.45 £12.79 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management in the South West over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 September 2018. 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 +43 48 £450 +66.67% 6
Gloucestershire +1 2 £550 +83.33% 1
Infrastructure Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 86 (98.85%) Security Cleared
2 51 (58.62%) Management Information System
3 37 (42.53%) Single Sign-On
4 30 (34.48%) Service Management
5 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (27.59%) PRINCE2
7 22 (25.29%) Military
8 19 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (21.84%) Project Management
9 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
9 13 (14.94%) ITIL
10 12 (13.79%) VMware
10 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (12.64%) Information Assurance
11 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (12.64%) Windows
12 10 (11.49%) Cisco
12 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
12 10 (11.49%) Finance
12 10 (11.49%) Security Architecture
12 10 (11.49%) Information Security
12 10 (11.49%) IT Strategy
12 10 (11.49%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.34%) PMO
13 9 (10.34%) APMP
13 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
14 8 (9.20%) Scrum
14 8 (9.20%) WAN
14 8 (9.20%) SharePoint

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 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.60%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) nginx
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) WAN
2 7 (8.05%) SMS
3 6 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (6.90%) LAN
4 5 (5.75%) BGP
5 4 (4.60%) EIGRP
5 4 (4.60%) NX-OS
5 4 (4.60%) VoIP
5 4 (4.60%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.45%) DHCP
6 3 (3.45%) DNS
6 3 (3.45%) Firewall
6 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.30%) NAS
7 2 (2.30%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.30%) SAN
7 2 (2.30%) VLAN
7 2 (2.30%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) PeopleTools
2 2 (2.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
General
1 22 (25.29%) Military
2 10 (11.49%) Finance
3 6 (6.90%) Law
4 4 (4.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Architect
2 12 (13.79%) Service Manager
3 10 (11.49%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.49%) Release Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Commercial Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Security Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Procurement Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Procurement Project Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Product Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Asset and Configuration Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Configuration Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Deployment Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Requirements Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Service Management Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Service Management Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) JFC
2 1 (1.15%) CSS
2 1 (1.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) LAMP
2 1 (1.15%) Laravel
2 1 (1.15%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.15%) VML
2 1 (1.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (58.62%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) CMDB
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) PKI
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.15%) PMI
5 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) CentOS
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) Service Management
2 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.59%) PRINCE2
4 19 (21.84%) Project Management
4 19 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.94%) ITIL
6 11 (12.64%) Information Assurance
6 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
7 10 (11.49%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (11.49%) Information Security
7 10 (11.49%) IT Strategy
7 10 (11.49%) Security Architecture
8 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.20%) Scrum
9 8 (9.20%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (8.05%) Case Management
10 7 (8.05%) Product Management
10 7 (8.05%) Supplier Management
10 7 (8.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
1 4 (4.60%) Python
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) C
3 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 86 (98.85%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.34%) APMP
3 7 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.05%) CISSP
4 5 (5.75%) CCNP
5 4 (4.60%) CISA
5 4 (4.60%) CISM
5 4 (4.60%) Degree
6 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) CCNA
7 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.30%) ISSAP
7 2 (2.30%) ISSEP
8 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.15%) CCIE
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) PMO
2 6 (6.90%) HMG Infosec
2 6 (6.90%) JSP 440
3 4 (4.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.30%) RMADS
5 2 (2.30%) SLA
6 1 (1.15%) Def Stans
System Software
1 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.30%) Firmware
3 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.30%) XenApp
3 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (42.53%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (8.05%) SCOM
3 4 (4.60%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (4.60%) Opsview
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.60%) SCCM
4 2 (2.30%) vRealize
5 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.79%) VMware
3 10 (11.49%) Cisco
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle
5 4 (4.60%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (1.15%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.15%) HP
7 1 (1.15%) Meraki
7 1 (1.15%) NetApp
7 1 (1.15%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.15%) Symantec