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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 560 555 558
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 69 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 29
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £238 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £488 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £340 £354
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00
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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 21 £388 +5.08% 5
London -16 18 £470 +34.28% 2
North West -6 12 £416 +25.67% 1
South West - 8 £335 -
West Midlands -9 4 £357 -7.86%
East Midlands - 2 £350 -
North East - 2 - -
Yorkshire +8 1 £425 +25.00% 1
East of England +7 1 - -
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 45 (36.00%) Windows
2 44 (35.20%) Microsoft
3 43 (34.40%) VMware
4 35 (28.00%) Active Directory
5 33 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (24.80%) Finance
7 30 (24.00%) ITIL
8 29 (23.20%) Firewall
9 27 (21.60%) Linux
10 24 (19.20%) Security Cleared
11 23 (18.40%) Cisco
12 22 (17.60%) Windows Server
13 21 (16.80%) SAN
14 19 (15.20%) DNS
14 19 (15.20%) SC Cleared
15 18 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
15 18 (14.40%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (13.60%) NetScaler
16 17 (13.60%) vSphere
16 17 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (13.60%) IBM
16 17 (13.60%) AIX
17 16 (12.80%) Unix
17 16 (12.80%) Red Hat
18 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
19 14 (11.20%) MS Excel
20 13 (10.40%) IIS
20 13 (10.40%) Oracle
20 13 (10.40%) SQL

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 13 (10.40%) IIS
1 13 (10.40%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.80%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.40%) JBoss
7 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.60%) Apache
8 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.80%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.80%) Liferay
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.80%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.40%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.60%) Office 365
3 2 (1.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.20%) Firewall
2 21 (16.80%) SAN
3 19 (15.20%) DNS
4 17 (13.60%) NetScaler
5 13 (10.40%) SSL
6 11 (8.80%) Internet
7 10 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (8.00%) FTP
7 10 (8.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 8 (6.40%) NAS
9 7 (5.60%) DHCP
9 7 (5.60%) WAN
10 6 (4.80%) IPv4
10 6 (4.80%) IPv6
10 6 (4.80%) LAN
11 5 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (4.00%) VPN
12 4 (3.20%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) DB2
3 2 (1.60%) Big Data
3 2 (1.60%) DataStage
3 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.80%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.40%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.60%) JIRA
3 2 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.80%) Ant
4 1 (0.80%) Maven
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (24.80%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Advertising
4 2 (1.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) Middleware
2 5 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.40%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (2.40%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (2.40%) XML
3 3 (2.40%) XML Messaging
4 2 (1.60%) AppFabric
4 2 (1.60%) LAMP
4 2 (1.60%) Web Services
5 1 (0.80%) JMS
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (0.80%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.60%) EMC VNX
3 6 (4.80%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.00%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.20%) iSeries
6 3 (2.40%) Clustering
6 3 (2.40%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.40%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.60%) DataPower
7 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.80%) AS400
8 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.80%) EPoS
8 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.00%) Windows
2 27 (21.60%) Linux
3 22 (17.60%) Windows Server
4 18 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (14.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (13.60%) AIX
5 17 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (12.80%) Unix
7 10 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.40%) CentOS
10 3 (2.40%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.60%) HPUX
11 2 (1.60%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.80%) Debian
12 1 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) ITIL
2 11 (8.80%) ITIL V3
3 10 (8.00%) Data Analysis
4 9 (7.20%) Converged Infrastructure
5 8 (6.40%) DevOps
5 8 (6.40%) Migration
5 8 (6.40%) Service Management
6 6 (4.80%) High Availability
6 6 (4.80%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.00%) Change Management
7 5 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.20%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.20%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (3.20%) Network Design
8 4 (3.20%) Service Design
9 3 (2.40%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 3 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.40%) SDLC
9 3 (2.40%) Server Building
9 3 (2.40%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.40%) SQL
2 12 (9.60%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.20%) Java
4 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.60%) Perl
4 2 (1.60%) PHP
4 2 (1.60%) Python
5 1 (0.80%) Jython
5 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.80%) VB
5 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (19.20%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.20%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.00%) CCNA
6 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.40%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.40%) MCSE
7 3 (2.40%) RHCE
8 2 (1.60%) Degree
9 1 (0.80%) CCDP
9 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) ISO15022
2 3 (2.40%) ISO20022
3 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 35 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.60%) vSphere
4 12 (9.60%) VMware ESX
5 11 (8.80%) Hyper-V
6 10 (8.00%) UAG
7 6 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (4.00%) XenApp
9 4 (3.20%) Docker
10 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.40%) XenServer
11 2 (1.60%) KVM
11 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.80%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.80%) Postfix
12 1 (0.80%) vCloud
12 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) Puppet
2 11 (8.80%) SCCM
2 11 (8.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (4.80%) SCOM
4 4 (3.20%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.40%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.40%) vMotion
6 2 (1.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.60%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.80%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.80%) cPanel
7 1 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.80%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 44 (35.20%) Microsoft
2 43 (34.40%) VMware
3 23 (18.40%) Cisco
4 17 (13.60%) IBM
5 16 (12.80%) Red Hat
6 13 (10.40%) Oracle
7 12 (9.60%) Citrix
8 11 (8.80%) EMC
9 8 (6.40%) NetApp
10 7 (5.60%) HP
11 6 (4.80%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.80%) F5
11 6 (4.80%) Juniper
12 4 (3.20%) Avaya
12 4 (3.20%) Palo Alto
13 2 (1.60%) Apple
13 2 (1.60%) CA
13 2 (1.60%) Intel Security
13 2 (1.60%) Remedy
13 2 (1.60%) Symantec
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