The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 185 213 206
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 10 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.070% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.076% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
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£467 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £507 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.72%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5279 6592 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.18% 92.71% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 4844 5219
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 162 173
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.70 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Infrastructure Specialist
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) ZABBIX
2 3 (27.27%) RSpec
2 3 (27.27%) YUM
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
2 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Nagios
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) RSpec
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (9.09%) Japanese Language
2 1 (9.09%) Korean Language
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Ruby
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) ZABBIX
2 3 (27.27%) YUM
2 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
2 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (18.18%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) NetApp
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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