Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Team Leader was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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 Team Lead
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 871 886
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Team Leader 13 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.027% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.028% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 12
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.90% +18.93%
10th Percentile £347 £323 £373
90th Percentile £488 £526 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £420
% change year-on-year +2.74% -13.10% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £170.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +690.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Infrastructure Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Team Leader in the UK

Infrastructure Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Team Leader in the UK

Infrastructure Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Team Leader over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Team Leader in the UK

Infrastructure Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Team Leader in the UK

Infrastructure Team Leader
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Team Leader within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
England -1 10 £450 +12.50% 7
UK excluding London +27 7 £375 +2.74% 2
London -42 6 £450 +5.88% 5
Scotland -6 3 £275 -37.14%
North of England +65 2 - - 1
South East +9 1 - -
East of England - 1 £475 -
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1

Infrastructure Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Infrastructure Team Leader 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 Team Leader in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) MCSE
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (30.77%) SCOM
7 3 (23.08%) MCITP
7 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (23.08%) Network Design
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 3 (23.08%) Replication
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines

Infrastructure Team Leader 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Skype
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCSE
3 3 (23.08%) MCITP
4 2 (15.38%) CCA
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (15.38%) WSUS
4 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.69%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) CommVault
5 1 (7.69%) Lumension
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos