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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 161 195 211
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.13% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.13% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £488 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £358 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.01% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
Infrastructure Specialist
London

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
3286 5200 5873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.78% 95.54% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 3928 4270
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £34.94 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) XML Messaging
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (37.50%) SWIFT
3 3 (37.50%) vMotion
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) ISO20022
3 3 (37.50%) ISO15022
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) SWIFT
2 2 (25.00%) iSeries
3 1 (12.50%) AS400
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Security
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO15022
1 3 (37.50%) ISO20022
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) vMotion
2 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Altiris
2 1 (12.50%) Brocade
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
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