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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 549 541 509
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 46 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.085% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.092% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 26
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£350 £438 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £514 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
47845 45746 43111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.64% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31018 28289 25848
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1784 1845 1993
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -2 24 £420 -1.75% 1
London -10 9 £350 -25.05% 4
Yorkshire -20 5 £350 +16.66%
South West - 3 £288 -
West Midlands +2 2 £250 - 1
North West -21 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £375 -
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Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 49 (55.06%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) VMware
3 28 (31.46%) Linux
4 24 (26.97%) Firewall
5 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
7 20 (22.47%) Active Directory
8 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (19.10%) Finance
10 16 (17.98%) SAN
11 14 (15.73%) DNS
11 14 (15.73%) UNIX
11 14 (15.73%) SCCM
11 14 (15.73%) Data Centre
12 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
12 13 (14.61%) LAN
12 13 (14.61%) Citrix
13 12 (13.48%) WAN
13 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
13 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
14 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
14 11 (12.36%) Cisco
14 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
14 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (11.24%) Project Management
15 10 (11.24%) SQL
15 10 (11.24%) ITIL
15 10 (11.24%) DHCP
15 10 (11.24%) HP

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.62%) IIS
4 4 (4.49%) Lync
4 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.12%) CMS
7 1 (1.12%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.12%) Apache
7 1 (1.12%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.12%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.62%) IaaS
2 4 (4.49%) SaaS
2 4 (4.49%) PaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Office 365
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.97%) Firewall
2 16 (17.98%) SAN
3 14 (15.73%) DNS
4 13 (14.61%) LAN
5 12 (13.48%) WAN
6 10 (11.24%) DHCP
7 9 (10.11%) VPN
7 9 (10.11%) Wireless
7 9 (10.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (8.99%) Internet
9 5 (5.62%) VLAN
9 5 (5.62%) NAS
10 4 (4.49%) Network Security
11 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
12 2 (2.25%) Intranet
12 2 (2.25%) Extranet
12 2 (2.25%) MPLS
12 2 (2.25%) Unified Communications
12 2 (2.25%) Multicast
12 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.12%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.12%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.49%) Maven
2 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.37%) MSI
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Law
2 6 (6.74%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Legal
4 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Games
6 2 (2.25%) Front Office
6 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (4.49%) Web Services
3 3 (3.37%) Middleware
4 2 (2.25%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.12%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (1.12%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.12%) XMPP
5 1 (1.12%) .NET
5 1 (1.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.62%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.25%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.25%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.25%) Equities
5 2 (2.25%) PKI
5 2 (2.25%) PDA
5 2 (2.25%) Derivative
6 1 (1.12%) Online Games
6 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.12%) FMCG
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (55.06%) Windows
2 28 (31.46%) Linux
3 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (15.73%) UNIX
5 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.11%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.74%) AIX
9 4 (4.49%) Solaris
10 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.12%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.24%) ITIL
1 10 (11.24%) Project Management
2 8 (8.99%) DevOps
3 7 (7.87%) TOGAF
4 5 (5.62%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.62%) Migration
4 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
4 5 (5.62%) SIEM
4 5 (5.62%) Security Architecture
4 5 (5.62%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (4.49%) Patch Management
5 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.49%) Information Security
6 3 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.37%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.37%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (3.37%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 3 (3.37%) Database Security
6 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.24%) SQL
3 4 (4.49%) VBScript
3 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.37%) C
5 2 (2.25%) Java
6 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.62%) MCSE
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.37%) CCNA
6 3 (3.37%) Degree
6 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) MCITP
7 2 (2.25%) MCP
7 2 (2.25%) CCNP
8 1 (1.12%) CCIE
8 1 (1.12%) CISSP
8 1 (1.12%) GIAC
8 1 (1.12%) CCVP
8 1 (1.12%) GCIA
8 1 (1.12%) GCIH
8 1 (1.12%) CCSE
8 1 (1.12%) MOS
8 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) BS25999
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (22.47%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.87%) XenApp
3 7 (7.87%) vSphere
4 5 (5.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.37%) Terminal Server
6 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.25%) XenServer
7 2 (2.25%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.25%) vCloud
7 2 (2.25%) UAG
8 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.12%) Squid
8 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.12%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) SCCM
2 7 (7.87%) Puppet
3 4 (4.49%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.25%) OpenView
5 2 (2.25%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.25%) OVSD
5 2 (2.25%) SCOM
5 2 (2.25%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.12%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.12%) WMI
6 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.12%) Ansible
6 1 (1.12%) vMotion
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) VMware
2 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.61%) Citrix
4 11 (12.36%) Cisco
5 10 (11.24%) HP
6 9 (10.11%) Oracle
6 9 (10.11%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.87%) EMC
8 4 (4.49%) IBM
8 4 (4.49%) Sun
8 4 (4.49%) ProCurve
8 4 (4.49%) Veeam
9 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.37%) Brocade
10 2 (2.25%) Websense
10 2 (2.25%) BT
10 2 (2.25%) AppSense
10 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.25%) webMethods
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