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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
UK / England
Rank 514 559 549
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 58 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 13
Median daily rate £425 £399 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% -6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £497 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00

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
39601 44590 45082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25970 29094 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1416 1498 1792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
London +18 23 £450 +18.42% 4
South East +4 18 £431 +7.81%
South West +11 4 £440 +72.54% 4
Yorkshire - 4 £324 -
North West +11 3 £435 +2.35% 1
North East - 3 £168 -
West Midlands +4 1 £325 -
East of England -5 1 £305 -32.22%
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 63 (45.65%) VMware
2 57 (41.30%) Windows
3 51 (36.96%) Microsoft
4 50 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (34.06%) Linux
6 42 (30.43%) Windows Server
7 38 (27.54%) Security Cleared
8 36 (26.09%) Active Directory
9 33 (23.91%) SAN
9 33 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (23.91%) Data Centre
10 32 (23.19%) Red Hat
10 32 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (21.74%) SC Cleared
12 27 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (18.84%) Finance
13 26 (18.84%) EMC
13 26 (18.84%) ITIL
14 24 (17.39%) vSphere
15 21 (15.22%) Cisco
16 20 (14.49%) Citrix
16 20 (14.49%) EMC VNX
17 19 (13.77%) IBM
18 18 (13.04%) Migration
18 18 (13.04%) NAS
19 17 (12.32%) Firewall
19 17 (12.32%) EMC VMAX
19 17 (12.32%) Converged Infrastructure
20 16 (11.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
20 16 (11.59%) HP

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 16 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.87%) WebSphere
3 14 (10.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (9.42%) JBoss
5 11 (7.97%) Tomcat
6 10 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (5.80%) IIS
7 8 (5.80%) SharePoint
8 7 (5.07%) Apache Geronimo
8 7 (5.07%) Apache TomEE
9 6 (4.35%) Skype for Business
10 5 (3.62%) OpenStack
10 5 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (2.90%) Apache
11 4 (2.90%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
12 3 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (10.14%) Office 365
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.62%) Bluemix
3 5 (3.62%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.90%) IaaS
5 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.45%) AWS OpsWorks
5 2 (1.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.91%) SAN
2 18 (13.04%) NAS
3 17 (12.32%) Firewall
4 12 (8.70%) LAN
5 11 (7.97%) DHCP
5 11 (7.97%) DNS
5 11 (7.97%) WAN
6 10 (7.25%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.07%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (4.35%) FTP
8 6 (4.35%) Skype
9 5 (3.62%) Internet
9 5 (3.62%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.90%) HTTP
10 4 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.90%) SSL
11 3 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (2.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.17%) DB2
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.72%) HBase
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.72%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (10.14%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.42%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (18.84%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.35%) Banking
4 4 (2.90%) Law
4 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.97%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (6.52%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (6.52%) Middleware
3 3 (2.17%) J2EE
4 2 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.45%) ISPF
4 2 (1.45%) Web Services
5 1 (0.72%) Matplotlib
5 1 (0.72%) NumPy
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (0.72%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 20 (14.49%) EMC VNX
3 17 (12.32%) EMC VMAX
4 16 (11.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 8 (5.80%) Clustering
6 6 (4.35%) PKI
6 6 (4.35%) Replication
7 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.90%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.17%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.45%) BYOD
9 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.45%) iSeries
9 2 (1.45%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.45%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.45%) Tandem
9 2 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.30%) Windows
2 47 (34.06%) Linux
3 42 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 33 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (7.97%) AIX
7 11 (7.97%) Unix
8 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.35%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.90%) CentOS
11 3 (2.17%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.45%) Debian
13 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.72%) OS/2
13 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.84%) ITIL
2 18 (13.04%) Migration
3 17 (12.32%) Converged Infrastructure
4 11 (7.97%) Service Management
5 10 (7.25%) DevOps
6 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (6.52%) ITIL V3
7 8 (5.80%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.80%) Open Source
8 7 (5.07%) Analytics
9 6 (4.35%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.62%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.62%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.90%) Change Control
11 4 (2.90%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.90%) ITSM
11 4 (2.90%) Software Architecture
11 4 (2.90%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.87%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.42%) Bash Shell
2 13 (9.42%) SQL
3 11 (7.97%) Shell Script
4 8 (5.80%) Python
5 6 (4.35%) Java
6 2 (1.45%) C
6 2 (1.45%) C++
6 2 (1.45%) JCL
7 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 30 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.52%) MCSE
5 8 (5.80%) CCNA
5 8 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.80%) MCSA
6 5 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.90%) Degree
7 4 (2.90%) MCITP
7 4 (2.90%) MCP
8 2 (1.45%) CCDA
8 2 (1.45%) CCNP
8 2 (1.45%) CNA
8 2 (1.45%) CNE
8 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.45%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) CCA
9 1 (0.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.72%) GAMP
2 1 (0.72%) GxP
2 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 50 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 24 (17.39%) vSphere
4 12 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.97%) Docker
6 10 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.80%) XenApp
8 7 (5.07%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.90%) UAG
10 3 (2.17%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.45%) GlusterFS
11 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.45%) Samba
11 2 (1.45%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.45%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.72%) GPFS
12 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (7.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (7.25%) Puppet
3 8 (5.80%) SCCM
4 6 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.90%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.90%) Terraform
5 4 (2.90%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.17%) SCOM
6 3 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.45%) AppDNA
7 2 (1.45%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.45%) Nagios
7 2 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.45%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 63 (45.65%) VMware
2 51 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 32 (23.19%) Red Hat
4 26 (18.84%) EMC
5 21 (15.22%) Cisco
6 20 (14.49%) Citrix
7 19 (13.77%) IBM
8 16 (11.59%) HP
9 11 (7.97%) 3PAR
9 11 (7.97%) Oracle
10 6 (4.35%) Brocade
10 6 (4.35%) NetApp
11 5 (3.62%) Symantec
12 4 (2.90%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.17%) Atlassian
13 3 (2.17%) Juniper
13 3 (2.17%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.45%) CommVault
14 2 (1.45%) Novell
14 2 (1.45%) Veeam
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