The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Support Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Support Analyst
UK
Rank 590 611 562
Rank change year-on-year +21 -49  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 19 30 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 34
Median daily rate £300 £250 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £147 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £399 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £250 £230
% change year-on-year +17.50% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £26.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Infrastructure Support Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Analyst in the UK

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Support Analyst in the UK

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Support Analyst in the UK

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Support Analyst in the UK

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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 +29 17 £320 +28.00% 8
London +32 7 £463 +11.44% 3
South East +21 3 - - 2
East of England -1 3 £320 +11.30%
Crawley +6 2 - - 1
West Sussex +1 2 - - 2
East Midlands 0 2 £294 +43.29%
Northampton -1 2 £294 +43.29%
Northamptonshire -4 2 £294 +43.29%
Essex - 2 £300 -
City of London +3 1 £575 +35.29% 1
Norfolk 0 1 £340 +4.61%
North West - 1 - - 3
North East - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £300 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 - -

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Infrastructure Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Infrastructure Support Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 13 (36.11%) VMware
6 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (25.00%) LAN
6 9 (25.00%) SCCM
7 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 8 (22.22%) Office 365
8 7 (19.44%) Firewall
8 7 (19.44%) WAN
8 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
9 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
9 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 6 (16.67%) HP
9 6 (16.67%) DNS
9 6 (16.67%) Cisco
9 6 (16.67%) SQL
9 6 (16.67%) Citrix
10 5 (13.89%) Clustering
10 5 (13.89%) Symantec
10 5 (13.89%) ITIL
10 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (11.11%) XenApp
11 4 (11.11%) SharePoint

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) LAN
2 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) WAN
3 6 (16.67%) DNS
4 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.11%) DHCP
5 4 (11.11%) SAN
6 3 (8.33%) BGP
6 3 (8.33%) Network Security
7 2 (5.56%) OSPF
7 2 (5.56%) VLAN
7 2 (5.56%) VPN
7 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.56%) Wireless
8 1 (2.78%) Internet
8 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.78%) SMTP
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) VRRP
8 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.78%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Clustering
3 3 (8.33%) Replication
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.56%) iPad
4 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) AS400
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Unix
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.78%) Android
7 1 (2.78%) CentOS
7 1 (2.78%) Gentoo
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Solaris
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Change Management
2 4 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.56%) Facilities Management
3 2 (5.56%) Network Management
3 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.56%) Server Building
3 2 (5.56%) Software Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.78%) Change Control
4 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Security Patching
4 1 (2.78%) Server Patching
4 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) Korn
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCNA
1 2 (5.56%) CCNP
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.56%) MCSE
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) GxP
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.11%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.78%) KVM
6 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
2 3 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.78%) Nagios
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.78%) SCSM
4 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (13.89%) Symantec
5 4 (11.11%) Juniper
6 3 (8.33%) Avaya
6 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) CommVault
7 2 (5.56%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) Nortel
8 1 (2.78%) Apple
8 1 (2.78%) arcserve
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (2.78%) Remedy
8 1 (2.78%) Retek
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