The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Support Analyst was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Infrastructure Support Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 602 602
Rank change year-on-year +17 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Analyst 25 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.091% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.096% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 16
Median daily rate £331 £274 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.00% +14.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £433 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £230
% change year-on-year +15.38% +41.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £23.25

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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Support Analyst in the UK

Infrastructure Support Analyst
Top 8 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 28 June 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 +23 23 £356 +9.61% 12
UK excluding London +25 12 £375 +15.38% 12
London +10 12 £331 +8.16% 1
South East +24 5 £400 -1.53% 3
South West -1 4 £425 +58.13%
North of England +59 3 £269 -14.00% 4
Midlands +18 1 £288 - 2
Wales - 1 £310 -

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 36 (80.00%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 20 (44.44%) VMware
4 20 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 16 (35.56%) MS Exchange
5 16 (35.56%) PowerShell
6 14 (31.11%) Citrix
7 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
8 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (24.44%) LAN
10 10 (22.22%) WAN
10 10 (22.22%) SAN
10 10 (22.22%) SCCM
10 10 (22.22%) Skype for Business
11 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
12 8 (17.78%) DNS
12 8 (17.78%) Firewall
13 7 (15.56%) Finance
13 7 (15.56%) HP
13 7 (15.56%) DHCP
13 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (15.56%) XenApp
13 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (15.56%) Office 365
14 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
14 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
14 6 (13.33%) Symantec

Infrastructure Support Analyst Skill Set
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 (35.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (6.67%) IIS
6 3 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.89%) Mimecast
4 3 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) LAN
2 10 (22.22%) SAN
2 10 (22.22%) WAN
3 8 (17.78%) DNS
3 8 (17.78%) Firewall
4 7 (15.56%) DHCP
5 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.11%) Network Security
7 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
7 4 (8.89%) SMTP
7 4 (8.89%) Wireless
8 3 (6.67%) NAS
8 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.67%) Skype
9 2 (4.44%) BGP
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.44%) OSPF
9 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (4.44%) VPN
10 1 (2.22%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Clustering
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Replication
4 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (2.22%) iPhone
6 1 (2.22%) NHS
6 1 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 36 (80.00%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.11%) Unix
8 3 (6.67%) CentOS
8 3 (6.67%) Linux
8 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.67%) Solaris
8 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (11.11%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Migration
2 5 (11.11%) Service Management
3 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.67%) Security Patching
4 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.44%) Facilities Management
5 2 (4.44%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.44%) Server Building
6 1 (2.22%) BPR
6 1 (2.22%) CRM
6 1 (2.22%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.67%) Korn
2 3 (6.67%) Perl
2 3 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) CCA
4 1 (2.22%) CCAA
4 1 (2.22%) CCIE
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) GxP
System Software
1 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.56%) XenApp
4 5 (11.11%) vSphere
5 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.44%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) SCOM
2 5 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (11.11%) WSUS
3 2 (4.44%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.44%) Ansible
3 2 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.44%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 2 (4.44%) Salt
3 2 (4.44%) TADDM
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.22%) DameWare
4 1 (2.22%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (44.44%) VMware
3 14 (31.11%) Citrix
4 7 (15.56%) HP
5 6 (13.33%) Symantec
6 5 (11.11%) NetApp
7 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.67%) Avaya
8 3 (6.67%) Axway
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco
8 3 (6.67%) EMC
8 3 (6.67%) Juniper
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle
8 3 (6.67%) Tumbleweed
9 2 (4.44%) CommVault
9 2 (4.44%) IBM
9 2 (4.44%) MobileIron
9 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.44%) Veeam