The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £228 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 - £293
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.30 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-46.72% +120.00%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2640 2271 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.23% 91.54% 90.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 899 1020
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 150 102
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Infrastructure Technician
South East

Infrastructure Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Technician in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Technician across the Berkshire region.

Infrastructure Technician Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Infrastructure Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Technician in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) VoIP
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Kindle
3 4 (57.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Infrastructure Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Infrastructure Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) VoIP
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) IBM