Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 194 199
Rank change year-on-year +89 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 87 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.73% 0.038% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.046% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 6
South West median daily rate £525 £360 £131
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +174.29% -19.23%
10th Percentile £431 £275 £125
90th Percentile £600 £434 £505
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +13.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year +36.67% - -

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 4,122 4,354 4,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 82.01% 83.01% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,471 2,816 3,138
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% +3.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £255
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 207 250
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +22.93%
10th Percentile £11.31 £14.13 £14.09
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £52.28
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +30 22 £600 +122.22% 2
Somerset - 8 - -
Devon - 6 £525 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £550 - 2
Infrastructure Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 85 (97.70%) Security Cleared
2 45 (51.72%) Management Information System
3 44 (50.57%) Single Sign-On
4 36 (41.38%) Military
5 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (36.78%) Service Management
6 26 (29.89%) Project Management
7 24 (27.59%) PRINCE2
8 18 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.94%) ITIL
9 13 (14.94%) APMP
10 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.64%) Configuration Management
12 10 (11.49%) Risk Management
12 10 (11.49%) Python
12 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.34%) PMO
13 9 (10.34%) Windows
13 9 (10.34%) CISSP
13 9 (10.34%) Finance
13 9 (10.34%) Information Security
13 9 (10.34%) VMware
14 8 (9.20%) Validation
14 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
14 8 (9.20%) PRINCE
14 8 (9.20%) Linux
14 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Project
14 8 (9.20%) SMS
14 8 (9.20%) DevOps

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 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (6.90%) Amazon S3
2 6 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.75%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (5.75%) IaaS
3 5 (5.75%) PaaS
3 5 (5.75%) Serverless
4 3 (3.45%) Office 365
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) SMS
2 5 (5.75%) BGP
2 5 (5.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (5.75%) EIGRP
2 5 (5.75%) LAN
2 5 (5.75%) NX-OS
2 5 (5.75%) VoIP
2 5 (5.75%) WAN
2 5 (5.75%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.30%) SAN
4 1 (1.15%) DHCP
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.15%) Wireless
4 1 (1.15%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) Power BI
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Artifactory
1 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.30%) Gradle
2 2 (2.30%) Maven
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (41.38%) Military
2 9 (10.34%) Finance
3 6 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) Service Manager
2 11 (12.64%) Delivery Manager
2 11 (12.64%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.34%) Release Manager
4 7 (8.05%) Architect
4 7 (8.05%) Test Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Asset and Configuration Manager
5 5 (5.75%) AWS Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Configuration Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Service Management Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Service Management Project Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Deployment Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Digital Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Procurement Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Procurement Project Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Product Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.30%) JFC
3 1 (1.15%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (51.72%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) CMDB
4 2 (2.30%) PKI
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (36.78%) Service Management
2 26 (29.89%) Project Management
3 24 (27.59%) PRINCE2
4 18 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.94%) ITIL
6 11 (12.64%) Configuration Management
7 10 (11.49%) Risk Management
7 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (10.34%) Information Security
9 8 (9.20%) DevOps
9 8 (9.20%) PRINCE
9 8 (9.20%) Process Improvement
9 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.20%) Validation
10 7 (8.05%) Case Management
10 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.05%) Product Management
10 7 (8.05%) Remediation Plan
10 7 (8.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) Python
2 6 (6.90%) Groovy
2 6 (6.90%) Java
3 5 (5.75%) Ruby
3 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (97.70%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.94%) APMP
3 9 (10.34%) CISSP
4 5 (5.75%) CCNP
4 5 (5.75%) CISA
4 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.75%) CISM
4 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) ISSAP
5 3 (3.45%) ISSEP
6 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.15%) Degree
6 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) PMO
2 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (4.60%) RMADS
3 3 (3.45%) HMG Infosec
3 3 (3.45%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.15%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.90%) Docker
3 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (50.57%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (6.90%) Ansible
2 6 (6.90%) Nagios
2 6 (6.90%) Puppet
3 5 (5.75%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (5.75%) Opsview
4 2 (2.30%) SCCM
4 2 (2.30%) WSUS
5 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.15%) Packer
5 1 (1.15%) SCOM
5 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) VMware
3 6 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (2.30%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.15%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.15%) HP
5 1 (1.15%) Meraki
5 1 (1.15%) NetApp
5 1 (1.15%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) Symantec