The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 69 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -
Infrastructure Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
745 711 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.39% 97.00% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 442 402
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 43
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Infrastructure Specialist 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware