Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 176 200
Rank change year-on-year +34 +24 +15
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 78 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.24% 0.39% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.47% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
South West median daily rate £450 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -7.41% -16.15%
10th Percentile £388 £303 £301
90th Percentile £580 £323 £438
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -9.09% -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 5,406 4,679 4,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.84% 83.43% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,402 2,956 3,124
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 193 279
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.87%
10th Percentile £15.23 £12.08 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.08 £50.20 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +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 November 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 November 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 +28 59 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire -10 3 £550 +83.33% 1
Infrastructure Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 76 (97.44%) Security Cleared
2 37 (47.44%) Management Information System
3 31 (39.74%) Single Sign-On
4 27 (34.62%) Service Management
5 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (28.21%) Military
7 20 (25.64%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (19.23%) Information Assurance
8 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (19.23%) VMware
8 15 (19.23%) PRINCE2
9 14 (17.95%) ITIL
9 14 (17.95%) Windows
10 13 (16.67%) Cisco
10 13 (16.67%) Security Architecture
10 13 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (16.67%) IT Strategy
11 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (15.38%) Project Management
12 11 (14.10%) Finance
13 10 (12.82%) Linux
13 10 (12.82%) Service Design
13 10 (12.82%) Critical Thinking
14 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
14 9 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (10.26%) WAN
15 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
15 8 (10.26%) Information Security
15 8 (10.26%) SCOM

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 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) Confluence
2 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) nginx
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) WAN
2 7 (8.97%) BGP
2 7 (8.97%) Firewall
3 6 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (6.41%) LAN
5 4 (5.13%) OSPF
5 4 (5.13%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.85%) DHCP
6 3 (3.85%) DNS
6 3 (3.85%) EIGRP
6 3 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.85%) NX-OS
6 3 (3.85%) VoIP
6 3 (3.85%) VSAN
6 3 (3.85%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.56%) NAS
7 2 (2.56%) SAN
7 2 (2.56%) SMS
7 2 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) JIRA
2 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (5.13%) PeopleTools
3 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.28%) MSI
General
1 22 (28.21%) Military
2 11 (14.10%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Architect
2 13 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (12.82%) Release Manager
4 8 (10.26%) Security Architect
5 7 (8.97%) Security Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Commercial Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Designer
6 6 (7.69%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) DBA
8 4 (5.13%) Deployment Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Network Design Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Network Technical Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Requirements Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Design Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) CSS
1 3 (3.85%) HTML
2 2 (2.56%) LAMP
2 2 (2.56%) Laravel
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.28%) jQuery
3 1 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) XHTML
3 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (47.44%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) PMI
6 2 (2.56%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.28%) CMDB
7 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.28%) PKI
7 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) CentOS
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Unix
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Service Management
2 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.64%) Technical Architecture
4 15 (19.23%) Information Assurance
4 15 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (17.95%) ITIL
6 13 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (16.67%) IT Strategy
6 13 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 12 (15.38%) Project Management
8 10 (12.82%) Critical Thinking
8 10 (12.82%) Service Design
9 8 (10.26%) Information Security
10 7 (8.97%) ITIL V3
10 7 (8.97%) Supplier Management
11 6 (7.69%) Line Management
11 6 (7.69%) SDLC
11 6 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
11 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
2 4 (5.13%) Python
3 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.85%) PHP
4 2 (2.56%) C
5 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (97.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.97%) CCNP
4 6 (7.69%) Degree
5 4 (5.13%) CCIE
5 4 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.85%) CISSP
6 3 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.56%) CCNA
7 2 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) CITP
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) CISA
8 1 (1.28%) CISM
8 1 (1.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) PMO
2 7 (8.97%) HMG Infosec
2 7 (8.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 7 (8.97%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.56%) Def Stans
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.56%) SLA
4 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.56%) Firmware
4 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.56%) XenApp
4 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (39.74%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (10.26%) SCOM
3 6 (7.69%) SCCM
4 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (5.13%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (3.85%) Opsview
5 3 (3.85%) vRealize
6 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) VMware
2 13 (16.67%) Cisco
3 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle
5 4 (5.13%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.13%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.28%) Adobe
7 1 (1.28%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) Meraki
7 1 (1.28%) NetApp
7 1 (1.28%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.28%) Symantec