The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 208 188 217
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +29
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 3 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.16% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £471 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.69% -0.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £334
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5368 5314 6566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.38% 92.13% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3873 4821
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 89 171
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.52 £32.11 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) IIS
2 5 (50.00%) Legal
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Law
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) MSI
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Websense
5 2 (20.00%) Intranet
5 2 (20.00%) Extranet
5 2 (20.00%) WebTrends
5 2 (20.00%) ISA Server
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Cognos

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
1 2 (20.00%) Extranet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MSI
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (50.00%) Legal
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Law
4 1 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (20.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) Websense
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) AppSense
2 1 (10.00%) Brocade
2 1 (10.00%) CommVault
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft