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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
London / City of London
Rank 141 149 188
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +39
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.16% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £458 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00

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
2771 3052 4934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.67% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2192 2402 3791
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 53 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
4 6 (46.15%) Migration
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (38.46%) XenApp
5 5 (38.46%) 3PAR
5 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) EMC
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (23.08%) EMC VNX
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (15.38%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) VSAN
8 2 (15.38%) PowerShell

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 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Bluemix
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) VSAN
4 1 (7.69%) DMZ
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) EMC VNX
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.69%) Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Equities
4 1 (7.69%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) XenApp
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) DFS Replication
4 1 (7.69%) Docker
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) 3PAR
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) EMC
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Brocade
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) CommVault
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow