The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 551 562 561
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 71 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 31
Median daily rate £400 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

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
47229 49071 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.85% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31077 31733 28907
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1408 1851 1923
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +3 24 £400 -4.76% 3
London +6 22 £413 +12.01% 2
West Midlands -20 6 - -
North West +2 5 £375 -
Yorkshire -1 4 £475 +35.71%
South West -4 4 £325 +13.04%
North East - 2 - -
East of England +15 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 England region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 47 (34.81%) VMware
2 38 (28.15%) Windows
3 37 (27.41%) Microsoft
4 33 (24.44%) Linux
5 32 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (22.96%) Security Cleared
7 30 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 27 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 26 (19.26%) ITIL
10 25 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (17.78%) Finance
12 21 (15.56%) Firewall
13 20 (14.81%) Cisco
14 19 (14.07%) Unix
14 19 (14.07%) AIX
14 19 (14.07%) Oracle
14 19 (14.07%) Red Hat
15 18 (13.33%) Puppet
16 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (12.59%) Data Centre
16 17 (12.59%) Windows Server
17 16 (11.85%) IBM
17 16 (11.85%) Citrix
18 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (10.37%) WebSphere
18 14 (10.37%) DNS
18 14 (10.37%) SQL
18 14 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
19 13 (9.63%) vSphere
19 13 (9.63%) SQL Server

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 14 (10.37%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (5.19%) IIS
4 6 (4.44%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.70%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.96%) JBoss
7 3 (2.22%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.22%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (1.48%) CICS
8 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.48%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.48%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.74%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.74%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.96%) Office 365
4 2 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.48%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.56%) Firewall
2 14 (10.37%) DNS
3 13 (9.63%) SAN
4 11 (8.15%) NetScaler
5 10 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (5.93%) Internet
7 6 (4.44%) DHCP
7 6 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (4.44%) FTP
7 6 (4.44%) IPv4
7 6 (4.44%) IPv6
7 6 (4.44%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (4.44%) SSL
8 5 (3.70%) Skype
8 5 (3.70%) WAN
9 4 (2.96%) LAN
9 4 (2.96%) NetScreen
10 3 (2.22%) Network Security
10 3 (2.22%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.15%) DB2
3 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.22%) Big Data
5 2 (1.48%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.22%) JIRA
3 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.74%) Ant
4 1 (0.74%) Maven
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
General
1 24 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Retail
3 5 (3.70%) Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Advertising
5 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (4.44%) Middleware
3 2 (1.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.74%) JMS
4 1 (0.74%) LAMP
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.19%) Private Cloud
3 5 (3.70%) EMC VNX
3 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.96%) iSeries
5 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.22%) Clustering
5 3 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (2.22%) Replication
6 2 (1.48%) DataPower
6 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.48%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.74%) AS400
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) EPoS
7 1 (0.74%) FMCG
7 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.15%) Windows
2 33 (24.44%) Linux
3 25 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (14.07%) AIX
4 19 (14.07%) Unix
5 17 (12.59%) Windows Server
5 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.96%) CentOS
10 3 (2.22%) Solaris
11 2 (1.48%) SUSE
11 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.48%) zOS
12 1 (0.74%) Debian
12 1 (0.74%) HPUX
12 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.26%) ITIL
2 9 (6.67%) DevOps
2 9 (6.67%) Migration
3 7 (5.19%) ITIL V3
4 6 (4.44%) Converged Infrastructure
4 6 (4.44%) Data Analysis
4 6 (4.44%) Network Design
5 5 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (3.70%) Change Management
5 5 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (3.70%) High Availability
5 5 (3.70%) Service Management
6 4 (2.96%) Analytics
6 4 (2.96%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (2.96%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.96%) Project Management
6 4 (2.96%) Service Design
7 3 (2.22%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.22%) Project Planning
7 3 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.37%) SQL
2 11 (8.15%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.22%) Java
3 3 (2.22%) VBScript
4 2 (1.48%) Python
4 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.74%) Jython
5 1 (0.74%) Perl
5 1 (0.74%) PHP
5 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (22.96%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.44%) CCNA
3 6 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.22%) MCSE
6 3 (2.22%) RHCE
7 2 (1.48%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
1 3 (2.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.63%) vSphere
4 11 (8.15%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 8 (5.93%) Docker
7 6 (4.44%) UAG
8 5 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.96%) XenApp
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.48%) KVM
11 2 (1.48%) XenServer
12 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.74%) Postfix
12 1 (0.74%) vCloud
12 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (13.33%) Puppet
2 9 (6.67%) SCCM
2 9 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (4.44%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.22%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.48%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.48%) SCOM
6 1 (0.74%) Ambari
6 1 (0.74%) Ansible
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.74%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (34.81%) VMware
2 37 (27.41%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.81%) Cisco
4 19 (14.07%) Oracle
4 19 (14.07%) Red Hat
5 16 (11.85%) Citrix
5 16 (11.85%) IBM
6 7 (5.19%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.19%) EMC
6 7 (5.19%) HP
6 7 (5.19%) NetApp
7 6 (4.44%) F5
8 4 (2.96%) Juniper
8 4 (2.96%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.22%) AppSense
9 3 (2.22%) Avaya
9 3 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (1.48%) Akamai
10 2 (1.48%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.48%) Symantec