The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 23 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 Chester 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 40 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.40% 0.65% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £440
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -26.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
234 149 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 92.86% 96.13% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 42 28
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £26.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +41.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Infrastructure Specialist
Cheshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec