The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 England 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 530 465 474
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 41 56 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 52
Average daily rate £375 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £236 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £440
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -26.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47289 40554 51511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.75% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29337 23812 29012
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1917 2075 2421
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

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 23 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire -16 11 £393 -1.87% 1
South East -17 10 £325 +15.04%
London -32 8 £370 -17.77% 1
North West -25 4 £270 +27.05%
South West -14 3 £401 -17.42%
West Midlands -19 2 £400 -
East Midlands -10 1 - - 1
East of England -45 1 £300 -7.69%
Infrastructure Specialist
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Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 44 (56.41%) Windows
2 30 (38.46%) VMware
3 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 22 (28.21%) Active Directory
5 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (19.23%) Citrix
7 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (17.95%) Finance
8 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 12 (15.38%) UNIX
9 12 (15.38%) ITIL
9 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
10 11 (14.10%) DNS
11 10 (12.82%) SSL
11 10 (12.82%) DHCP
11 10 (12.82%) Middleware
11 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
11 10 (12.82%) XenApp
12 9 (11.54%) Clustering
13 8 (10.26%) LAN
13 8 (10.26%) HP
13 8 (10.26%) EMC
13 8 (10.26%) vSphere
14 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
14 7 (8.97%) SCCM
14 7 (8.97%) SAN
14 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
14 7 (8.97%) AIX
15 6 (7.69%) Linux

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.13%) IIS
2 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.85%) Lync
4 2 (2.56%) Gentran
5 1 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) DNS
2 10 (12.82%) SSL
2 10 (12.82%) DHCP
3 8 (10.26%) LAN
4 7 (8.97%) SAN
5 6 (7.69%) WAN
5 6 (7.69%) DMZ
6 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.13%) Internet
7 4 (5.13%) Firewall
8 3 (3.85%) NAS
8 3 (3.85%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.85%) FTP
9 2 (2.56%) SMTP
9 2 (2.56%) VoIP
9 2 (2.56%) VLAN
10 1 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.28%) MPLS
10 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Local Government
6 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) Middleware
2 4 (5.13%) J2EE
3 2 (2.56%) ISPF
3 2 (2.56%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Clustering
2 6 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.41%) GIS
3 5 (6.41%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.56%) Replication
5 2 (2.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) PDA
6 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.28%) iPhone
6 1 (1.28%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.28%) DTV
6 1 (1.28%) Handset
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (56.41%) Windows
2 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (15.38%) UNIX
5 7 (8.97%) AIX
6 6 (7.69%) Linux
6 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) ITIL
2 6 (7.69%) Migration
2 6 (7.69%) Change Management
3 5 (6.41%) Change Control
3 5 (6.41%) Data Security
3 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.13%) CRM
4 4 (5.13%) Project Management
4 4 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.13%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.85%) Network Architecture
5 3 (3.85%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.56%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.56%) Data Management
6 2 (2.56%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.56%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) Perl
3 2 (2.56%) SQL
3 2 (2.56%) JCL
4 1 (1.28%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) C
4 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) NCDA
5 1 (1.28%) RHCE
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.82%) XenApp
4 8 (10.26%) vSphere
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.28%) SRDF
8 1 (1.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.28%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) SCCM
2 5 (6.41%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.13%) Puppet
3 4 (5.13%) SCOM
4 3 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (3.85%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (3.85%) Nagios
5 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.28%) MOM
6 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) VMware
2 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.23%) Citrix
4 8 (10.26%) HP
4 8 (10.26%) EMC
5 6 (7.69%) Symantec
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco
6 5 (6.41%) NetApp
7 4 (5.13%) Cognos
8 3 (3.85%) RightFax
8 3 (3.85%) Clearswift
8 3 (3.85%) AppSense
8 3 (3.85%) Open Text
8 3 (3.85%) Avaya
9 2 (2.56%) Progress
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle
9 2 (2.56%) Websense
9 2 (2.56%) Acronis
9 2 (2.56%) Tumbleweed
9 2 (2.56%) Axway
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 11 hours ago