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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 539 543 532
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 57 50 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 27
Average daily rate £399 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £265 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £503 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £360 £385
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -41.17%
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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +33 23 £400 -5.88% 2
London -10 15 £403 -19.50% 3
North West -12 7 £380 -
East Midlands - 4 £250 - 1
East of England - 4 £450 - 2
South West +7 3 £255 -51.42% 7
West Midlands - 1 - -
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 60 (45.80%) Windows
2 44 (33.59%) Microsoft
3 42 (32.06%) VMware
4 38 (29.01%) Active Directory
5 37 (28.24%) Windows Server
6 33 (25.19%) Finance
7 29 (22.14%) Data Centre
8 27 (20.61%) Linux
8 27 (20.61%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (18.32%) Firewall
10 20 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (15.27%) Migration
11 19 (14.50%) MS Excel
12 18 (13.74%) MS Exchange
12 18 (13.74%) SQL Server
12 18 (13.74%) ITIL
12 18 (13.74%) PowerShell
12 18 (13.74%) vSphere
13 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
13 17 (12.98%) Cisco
13 17 (12.98%) SAN
14 16 (12.21%) Citrix
14 16 (12.21%) SQL
15 15 (11.45%) IIS
15 15 (11.45%) Office 365
16 14 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (10.69%) Unix
16 14 (10.69%) DNS
16 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
17 13 (9.92%) SSL

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (13.74%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.45%) IIS
3 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.11%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.05%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.53%) Apache
6 2 (1.53%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.76%) CICS
7 1 (0.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (14.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.45%) Office 365
2 10 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.53%) IaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.76%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.76%) PaaS
5 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.32%) Firewall
2 17 (12.98%) SAN
3 14 (10.69%) DNS
4 13 (9.92%) SSL
5 11 (8.40%) NetScaler
6 10 (7.63%) Wireless
7 9 (6.87%) NAS
8 8 (6.11%) Internet
8 8 (6.11%) VPN
9 7 (5.34%) DHCP
9 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
10 6 (4.58%) FTP
10 6 (4.58%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (4.58%) WAN
11 5 (3.82%) LAN
11 5 (3.82%) VoIP
12 3 (2.29%) Skype
13 2 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.53%) Network Security
13 2 (1.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.53%) DataStage
4 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 33 (25.19%) Finance
2 10 (7.63%) Banking
3 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.29%) Legal
5 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) Middleware
2 3 (2.29%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.29%) JSON
2 3 (2.29%) Web Services
2 3 (2.29%) XML
2 3 (2.29%) XML Messaging
3 2 (1.53%) AppFabric
3 2 (1.53%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) ISPF
4 1 (0.76%) LAMP
4 1 (0.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.14%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.87%) Mainframe
3 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.82%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (3.82%) EMC VNX
4 5 (3.82%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (2.29%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.53%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.53%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) Statistics
6 2 (1.53%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.76%) AS400
7 1 (0.76%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.76%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) Online Games
7 1 (0.76%) Physics
7 1 (0.76%) Tandem
7 1 (0.76%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 60 (45.80%) Windows
2 37 (28.24%) Windows Server
3 27 (20.61%) Linux
4 20 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (10.69%) Unix
5 14 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.40%) AIX
6 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.05%) CentOS
8 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.29%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.53%) HPUX
10 2 (1.53%) Solaris
11 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.27%) Migration
2 18 (13.74%) ITIL
3 8 (6.11%) Data Protection
4 7 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (5.34%) Service Management
5 6 (4.58%) Configuration Management
5 6 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (4.58%) Data Analysis
5 6 (4.58%) ITIL V3
5 6 (4.58%) Load Balancing
6 5 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.82%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (3.82%) E-business
6 5 (3.82%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.82%) Project Management
7 4 (3.05%) Data Security
7 4 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.05%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (3.05%) SDLC
7 4 (3.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.74%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.21%) SQL
3 3 (2.29%) Java
3 3 (2.29%) Perl
4 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.53%) VBScript
5 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.76%) JCL
5 1 (0.76%) PHP
5 1 (0.76%) Ruby
5 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) MCSE
3 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.53%) Degree
5 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) CCDP
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) CISSP
5 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) GCED
5 1 (0.76%) GCIA
5 1 (0.76%) GCIH
5 1 (0.76%) GIAC
5 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) ISO15022
1 3 (2.29%) ISO20022
2 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.53%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO27002
System Software
1 38 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (13.74%) vSphere
4 7 (5.34%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.34%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.58%) UAG
5 6 (4.58%) XenApp
6 5 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.82%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.53%) XenServer
10 1 (0.76%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.76%) Docker
10 1 (0.76%) NFS
10 1 (0.76%) RACF
10 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (8.40%) SCCM
1 11 (8.40%) SCOM
2 6 (4.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.82%) Puppet
3 5 (3.82%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.29%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.29%) vMotion
6 2 (1.53%) Ansible
6 2 (1.53%) Netcool
6 2 (1.53%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.53%) SCSM
6 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.76%) cPanel
7 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.76%) QRadar
7 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.76%) vRealize
7 1 (0.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (33.59%) Microsoft
2 42 (32.06%) VMware
3 17 (12.98%) Cisco
4 16 (12.21%) Citrix
5 12 (9.16%) HP
5 12 (9.16%) IBM
6 11 (8.40%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.87%) NetApp
8 8 (6.11%) EMC
9 6 (4.58%) CA
10 4 (3.05%) Oracle
11 3 (2.29%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.29%) Tripwire
12 2 (1.53%) Juniper
12 2 (1.53%) Murex
12 2 (1.53%) SAP
12 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.53%) Talend
13 1 (0.76%) Dell
13 1 (0.76%) Intel
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