Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Infrastructure Transformation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Transformation over the 6 months to 11 July 2020 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 Transformation
UK
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 564 760 814
Rank change year-on-year +196 +54 -22
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Transformation 23 93 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.099% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.11% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 57 69
Median daily rate £370 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.11% +2.70% -9.76%
10th Percentile £291 £328 £285
90th Percentile £572 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £427
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.51% +6.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Infrastructure Transformation 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 35,208 81,377 90,379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.83% 87.04% 86.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,168 53,592 59,556
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.43% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,218 2,299 2,473
Median hourly rate £31.61 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.44% +16.28% -14.00%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.85 £11.17
90th Percentile £54.00 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £24.20 £24.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.02% +22.23% -20.00%

Infrastructure Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Infrastructure Transformation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Transformation in the UK

Infrastructure Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Transformation.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure Transformation in the UK

Infrastructure Transformation
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Transformation over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Transformation in the UK

Infrastructure Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Transformation.

Hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Transformation in the UK

Infrastructure Transformation
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Transformation within the UK over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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 +189 21 £375 -21.05% 1
UK excluding London +193 14 £350 -22.22% 1
London +151 8 £500 -2.44%
Midlands +86 4 £338 -12.90%
East of England +68 4 £365 -30.48%
North of England +100 2 £375 -19.35%
West Midlands +78 2 £338 -12.90%
South West +78 2 £325 +73.33% 1
East Midlands +57 2 - -
Work from Home - 2 £400 -
South East +133 1 £265 -43.47%
North West +68 1 - -
North East +38 1 £375 +8.70%
Wales - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Transformation 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Transformation.

1 10 (43.48%) Migration
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Azure
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
5 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 4 (17.39%) Project Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) HNC
6 3 (13.04%) VMS
6 3 (13.04%) CCTV
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (13.04%) User Experience
6 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
7 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) AWS
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.70%) Network Management
7 2 (8.70%) LAN
7 2 (8.70%) WAN

Infrastructure Transformation
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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 5 (21.74%) Azure
3 2 (8.70%) AWS
4 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) GCP
4 1 (4.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Power BI
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Public Sector
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Office 365 Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) ONVIF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CCTV
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) VMS
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (17.39%) Project Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) HNC
2 1 (4.35%) CCDE
2 1 (4.35%) CCDP
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.35%) Verint