The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 months to 23 May 2017 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
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 568 558
Rank change year-on-year +80 -10  
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 93 82 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 56
Median daily rate £413 £450 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +27.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £271 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £33.52 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.21% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -25.00% -  

Infrastructure Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37828 44522 44343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.39% 83.27% 80.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24651 29475 27890
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1061 1303
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.25 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.81% -2.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.73 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.55 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% +8.19%  

Infrastructure Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Infrastructure Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Management in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Management in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Management in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Management in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 May 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
England +58 78 £413 -8.33% 18
London +3 25 £500 +14.28% 9
South East +43 22 £353 -25.78% 3
Wales - 8 £350 -
South Wales - 8 £350 -
Berkshire +26 7 £285 -43.00% 1
Newport - 7 £350 -
North East +48 6 £324 -1.06%
Reading +27 6 - -
Hemel Hempstead +18 6 £500 -
Hertfordshire +9 6 £500 +194.11%
East of England +8 6 £500 +194.11%
East Midlands - 6 £481 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £400 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +53 5 £324 -1.06%
Tyne and Wear +51 5 £324 -1.06%
North West +24 5 £255 -43.33% 1
West Sussex +23 5 £375 -16.66%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £550 -
West Midlands +29 4 £425 +70.00%
Nottingham - 4 £550 -
Hampshire +20 3 £310 -
Yorkshire +20 3 £550 +29.41% 2
Crawley +6 3 £353 -21.66%
City of London -4 3 £330 -8.01% 2
Southampton - 3 £310 -
Manchester - 3 £370 - 1
Warrington +36 2 £140 -
Scotland +35 2 £525 +16.66%

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 62 (30.39%) Security Cleared
2 55 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (25.98%) Windows
4 45 (22.06%) Finance
5 44 (21.57%) Microsoft
6 38 (18.63%) SQL
6 38 (18.63%) Oracle
7 34 (16.67%) ITIL
7 34 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 34 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (15.69%) DevOps
8 32 (15.69%) VMware
9 28 (13.73%) Linux
10 27 (13.24%) SQL Server
11 26 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (11.27%) Service Management
14 21 (10.29%) Java
14 21 (10.29%) SLA
14 21 (10.29%) Windows Server
15 20 (9.80%) Software Engineering
16 19 (9.31%) PowerShell
16 19 (9.31%) Cisco
16 19 (9.31%) PRINCE2
17 18 (8.82%) Project Management
17 18 (8.82%) Incident Management
18 17 (8.33%) Firewall
18 17 (8.33%) Unix
19 16 (7.84%) Python
19 16 (7.84%) SharePoint

Infrastructure Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.41%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.43%) SAS
4 6 (2.94%) IIS
4 6 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.45%) Apache
5 5 (2.45%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.45%) JBoss
6 4 (1.96%) CMS
6 4 (1.96%) Gentran
6 4 (1.96%) Mule ESB
6 4 (1.96%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.47%) Confluence
7 3 (1.47%) CoreMedia CMS
7 3 (1.47%) nginx
7 3 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.98%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.49%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.47%) SPSS
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.49%) RMDS
3 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.43%) Office 365
4 5 (2.45%) PaaS
5 4 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.96%) IaaS
6 3 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.47%) SaaS
7 2 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.98%) G Suite
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.49%) GitHub
8 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.33%) Firewall
2 13 (6.37%) DNS
3 11 (5.39%) Network Security
3 11 (5.39%) SSL
4 10 (4.90%) SAN
5 7 (3.43%) DHCP
5 7 (3.43%) VPN
5 7 (3.43%) WAN
6 6 (2.94%) LAN
7 5 (2.45%) Internet
7 5 (2.45%) IPsec
8 4 (1.96%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.96%) VoIP
9 3 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.47%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.98%) HTTP
10 2 (0.98%) NAS
10 2 (0.98%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 12 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.94%) DB2
4 6 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (2.45%) Base SAS
5 5 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (1.96%) DataStage
6 4 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.96%) MySQL
6 4 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.39%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.94%) Maven
3 6 (2.94%) Selenium
3 6 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (2.94%) Subversion
3 6 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.45%) Introscope
4 5 (2.45%) JIRA
5 4 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.96%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.47%) JMeter
6 3 (1.47%) ProC
6 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.47%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.98%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.49%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (22.06%) Finance
2 7 (3.43%) Marketing
3 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.96%) Retail
5 3 (1.47%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (1.47%) Publishing
5 3 (1.47%) Welsh Language
6 2 (0.98%) Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.98%) Military
6 2 (0.98%) Thai Language
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (12.25%) Consultant
2 22 (10.78%) Analyst
3 15 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (6.86%) Architect
4 14 (6.86%) Developer
5 13 (6.37%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.39%) Monitoring Specialist
6 11 (5.39%) Test Manager
7 10 (4.90%) Support Analyst
8 8 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (3.92%) Data Scientist
9 7 (3.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.43%) DBA
9 7 (3.43%) Project Manager
10 6 (2.94%) Administrator
10 6 (2.94%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.94%) Technical Leader
11 5 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.45%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (2.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.88%) .NET
2 10 (4.90%) Web Services
3 8 (3.92%) .NET Framework
3 8 (3.92%) XML
4 6 (2.94%) XSLT
5 5 (2.45%) Middleware
5 5 (2.45%) REST
6 4 (1.96%) EDI
6 4 (1.96%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.96%) Java EE
7 3 (1.47%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.47%) JSP
7 3 (1.47%) JSTL
7 3 (1.47%) NumPy
7 3 (1.47%) SciPy
7 3 (1.47%) Servlets
7 3 (1.47%) SOAP
7 3 (1.47%) WinForms
7 3 (1.47%) XSD
7 3 (1.47%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.39%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.92%) User Experience
5 7 (3.43%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.94%) CMDB
6 6 (2.94%) Replication
7 5 (2.45%) DataPower
7 5 (2.45%) e-Health
8 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.47%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.47%) Clustering
9 3 (1.47%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.47%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.47%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.98%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.98%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.98%) Life Science
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Licensing
10 2 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.98%) Windows
2 28 (13.73%) Linux
3 21 (10.29%) Windows Server
4 17 (8.33%) Unix
5 12 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.45%) Solaris
9 4 (1.96%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.47%) Android
10 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.47%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.98%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.49%) CentOS
12 1 (0.49%) pSOS
12 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (16.67%) ITIL
3 32 (15.69%) DevOps
4 26 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (11.27%) Service Management
6 20 (9.80%) Software Engineering
7 19 (9.31%) PRINCE2
8 18 (8.82%) Incident Management
8 18 (8.82%) Project Management
9 16 (7.84%) Change Control
9 16 (7.84%) TDD
10 15 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (6.86%) Change Management
11 14 (6.86%) Configuration Management
12 13 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.88%) Integration Testing
13 12 (5.88%) Migration
13 12 (5.88%) Test Management
14 11 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (5.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.63%) SQL
2 21 (10.29%) Java
3 19 (9.31%) PowerShell
4 16 (7.84%) Python
5 11 (5.39%) C#
6 9 (4.41%) VB
7 6 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.45%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.45%) C
9 4 (1.96%) Perl
10 3 (1.47%) PROC SQL
10 3 (1.47%) R
10 3 (1.47%) SAS Macro
10 3 (1.47%) VBA
11 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.98%) VBScript
12 1 (0.49%) C++
12 1 (0.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 62 (30.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.41%) MCSE
4 8 (3.92%) Degree
5 7 (3.43%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (3.43%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.96%) CCNA
6 4 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.96%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.96%) MCP
6 4 (1.96%) MCSA
7 3 (1.47%) CCNP
7 3 (1.47%) CCSA
7 3 (1.47%) CCSE
7 3 (1.47%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (1.47%) HNC
7 3 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.29%) SLA
2 11 (5.39%) QA
3 7 (3.43%) PMO
4 2 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.98%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.98%) P3O
5 1 (0.49%) Basel III
5 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) IFRS
5 1 (0.49%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.49%) MiFID
System Software
1 34 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.88%) Docker
4 11 (5.39%) vSphere
5 9 (4.41%) XenApp
5 9 (4.41%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.94%) BitLocker
6 6 (2.94%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.94%) XenServer
7 4 (1.96%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.47%) NFS
8 3 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.98%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.98%) vCloud
9 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.98%) Xen
10 1 (0.49%) Firmware
10 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.49%) Postfix
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (6.37%) SCCM
2 11 (5.39%) SCOM
3 5 (2.45%) CA Wily
3 5 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.96%) Ansible
4 4 (1.96%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.47%) Puppet
5 3 (1.47%) Terraform
5 3 (1.47%) WSUS
6 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.98%) OpenIDM
6 2 (0.98%) OpenView
6 2 (0.98%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.63%) Oracle
3 32 (15.69%) VMware
4 19 (9.31%) Cisco
5 15 (7.35%) HP
6 13 (6.37%) CA
6 13 (6.37%) CheckPoint
6 13 (6.37%) Citrix
7 12 (5.88%) Nimsoft
8 10 (4.90%) Remedy
9 9 (4.41%) IBM
9 9 (4.41%) SAP
10 8 (3.92%) Lotus
11 7 (3.43%) NetApp
12 6 (2.94%) AppDynamics
12 6 (2.94%) Splunk
12 6 (2.94%) Veeam
13 5 (2.45%) Google
13 5 (2.45%) NetQoS
13 5 (2.45%) Red Hat
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