The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 531 527 513
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 59 59 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 30
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £514 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £36.40
Infrastructure Specialist
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the England region.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in England

Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the England region.

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Specialist
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -5 28 £390 +11.42% 7
London -11 15 £445 -6.31% 3
Yorkshire -27 7 £350 +55.55% 1
North West -35 4 £450 +38.46%
West Midlands +10 2 £288 - 1
South West - 2 £288 - 2
East of England +6 1 £480 +3.78%
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 56 (53.85%) Windows
2 40 (38.46%) VMware
3 31 (29.81%) Linux
4 28 (26.92%) Firewall
5 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (21.15%) PowerShell
9 20 (19.23%) SCCM
10 19 (18.27%) SQL
10 19 (18.27%) Finance
11 17 (16.35%) SAN
11 17 (16.35%) MS Exchange
12 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
13 15 (14.42%) Citrix
13 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
14 14 (13.46%) Red Hat
15 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (12.50%) vSphere
16 12 (11.54%) HP
16 12 (11.54%) Data Centre
17 11 (10.58%) DNS
17 11 (10.58%) LAN
17 11 (10.58%) UNIX
17 11 (10.58%) Project Management
18 10 (9.62%) Bash Shell
18 10 (9.62%) Wireless

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 17 (16.35%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.69%) IIS
3 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.81%) Lync
5 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.92%) Node.js
8 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.96%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.96%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.96%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) Office 365
2 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.92%) SaaS
4 2 (1.92%) PaaS
4 2 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.92%) Firewall
2 17 (16.35%) SAN
3 11 (10.58%) DNS
3 11 (10.58%) LAN
4 10 (9.62%) WAN
4 10 (9.62%) Wireless
5 9 (8.65%) DHCP
6 8 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.69%) VPN
7 7 (6.73%) Internet
7 7 (6.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (5.77%) SNMP
8 6 (5.77%) IPv4
8 6 (5.77%) IPv6
9 5 (4.81%) VLAN
9 5 (4.81%) NAS
9 5 (4.81%) Skype
10 3 (2.88%) MPLS
11 2 (1.92%) Extranet
11 2 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Maven
1 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.88%) MSI
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Law
4 5 (4.81%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Front Office
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Games
6 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) Web Services
2 2 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (0.96%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.96%) XMPP
3 1 (0.96%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (0.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.81%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.88%) PKI
4 2 (1.92%) PDA
4 2 (1.92%) Derivative
4 2 (1.92%) Equities
4 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.92%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.92%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) HACMP
5 1 (0.96%) CMDB
5 1 (0.96%) FMCG
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (53.85%) Windows
2 31 (29.81%) Linux
3 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (10.58%) UNIX
7 9 (8.65%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.77%) AIX
9 4 (3.85%) Solaris
10 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.58%) Project Management
2 10 (9.62%) ITIL
3 9 (8.65%) Migration
4 8 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (7.69%) DevOps
5 7 (6.73%) Dependency Management
5 7 (6.73%) TOGAF
6 6 (5.77%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (4.81%) Patch Management
7 5 (4.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (4.81%) Data Protection
7 5 (4.81%) SIEM
7 5 (4.81%) Information Security
7 5 (4.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.81%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.85%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 3 (2.88%) Converged Infrastructure
9 3 (2.88%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.15%) PowerShell
2 19 (18.27%) SQL
3 10 (9.62%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.77%) Perl
5 5 (4.81%) VBScript
6 2 (1.92%) Java
7 1 (0.96%) C
7 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.81%) MCSE
5 3 (2.88%) CCNA
5 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.88%) Degree
6 2 (1.92%) MCITP
6 2 (1.92%) MCP
6 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) GCED
7 1 (0.96%) CISSP
7 1 (0.96%) CCIE
7 1 (0.96%) CCNP
7 1 (0.96%) GIAC
7 1 (0.96%) CCVP
7 1 (0.96%) GCIA
7 1 (0.96%) GCIH
7 1 (0.96%) MOS
7 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) BS25999
System Software
1 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (12.50%) vSphere
4 9 (8.65%) VMware ESX
5 6 (5.77%) XenApp
6 5 (4.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.92%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.92%) UAG
10 1 (0.96%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.96%) XenServer
10 1 (0.96%) vCloud
10 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) SCCM
2 7 (6.73%) SCOM
2 7 (6.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (5.77%) Puppet
3 6 (5.77%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (4.81%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.88%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.92%) OpenView
6 2 (1.92%) Ansible
6 2 (1.92%) OVSD
6 2 (1.92%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.96%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.96%) WMI
7 1 (0.96%) Netcool
7 1 (0.96%) vMotion
7 1 (0.96%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.96%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 40 (38.46%) VMware
2 26 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.42%) Citrix
4 14 (13.46%) Red Hat
5 12 (11.54%) HP
6 10 (9.62%) Cisco
7 9 (8.65%) SolarWinds
8 8 (7.69%) Oracle
9 7 (6.73%) EMC
10 6 (5.77%) ComArch
11 5 (4.81%) ProCurve
11 5 (4.81%) Veeam
11 5 (4.81%) Websense
11 5 (4.81%) IBM
12 4 (3.85%) Sun
12 4 (3.85%) NetApp
13 3 (2.88%) Tripwire
14 2 (1.92%) CommVault
14 2 (1.92%) AppSense
14 2 (1.92%) Cognos
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