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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 182 192 184
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 2 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% -16.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
% change year-on-year
-41.17% -75.71%
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
4780 5413 5331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.07% 93.31% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3657 3807 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.28 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Imperva
2 7 (53.85%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 2 (15.38%) Juniper
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
7 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) Xen
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) IPsec
3 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
2 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.69%) Content Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CCSE
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Imperva
1 7 (53.85%) F5
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
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