The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
London / City of London
Rank 151 141 180
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +39
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Median daily rate £425 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50

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
2780 2868 4872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 95.76% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2245 3761
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 77
Median hourly rate £20.10 £24.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 City of London region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
4 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) XenApp
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) EMC
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
6 3 (27.27%) EMC VNX
7 2 (18.18%) VSAN
7 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Python

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) VSAN
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) DMZ
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) FishEye
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) EMC VNX
3 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (9.09%) Derivative
4 1 (9.09%) Equities
4 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design
3 1 (9.09%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) CommVault
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow