The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Birmingham 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +76.13%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
644 553 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.20% 90.95% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 303 335
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Infrastructure Specialist
West Midlands

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the Birmingham region.

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli