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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 530 541 552
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 76 73 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 49 46
Median daily rate £410 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £379 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £404 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
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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 +30 31 £400 -0.92% 4
London +10 22 £425 -8.10% 1
North West +4 7 £500 +26.58% 1
Yorkshire +20 5 £400 +5.26% 2
South West +11 4 £343 -8.66%
East of England -2 3 - -
North East - 3 £165 - 1
West Midlands -11 1 £200 -55.55% 1
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 68 (47.55%) VMware
2 52 (36.36%) Windows
3 46 (32.17%) Microsoft
4 45 (31.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (30.77%) Linux
6 39 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 37 (25.87%) Security Cleared
8 34 (23.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (23.78%) Active Directory
8 34 (23.78%) Windows Server
9 33 (23.08%) Red Hat
10 32 (22.38%) Finance
11 31 (21.68%) SC Cleared
12 28 (19.58%) ITIL
13 26 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (16.78%) SAN
14 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (16.08%) Citrix
15 23 (16.08%) Cisco
16 20 (13.99%) EMC
17 19 (13.29%) IBM
17 19 (13.29%) vSphere
18 18 (12.59%) Firewall
19 17 (11.89%) HP
20 16 (11.19%) Puppet
20 16 (11.19%) EMC VNX
21 15 (10.49%) Oracle
21 15 (10.49%) Migration
22 14 (9.79%) NAS
22 14 (9.79%) Amazon AWS

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 14 (9.79%) MS Exchange
1 14 (9.79%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.99%) JBoss
4 8 (5.59%) Skype for Business
4 8 (5.59%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.50%) Apache TomEE
6 5 (3.50%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.80%) Apache
7 4 (2.80%) IIS
7 4 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.10%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.10%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.39%) Office 365
3 2 (1.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.78%) SAN
2 18 (12.59%) Firewall
3 14 (9.79%) NAS
4 12 (8.39%) DNS
5 10 (6.99%) LAN
6 9 (6.29%) DHCP
6 9 (6.29%) WAN
7 8 (5.59%) Skype
7 8 (5.59%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.90%) FTP
9 5 (3.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (2.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (2.80%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.80%) VPN
11 3 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.10%) HTTP
11 3 (2.10%) MPLS
11 3 (2.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) DB2
2 6 (4.20%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.70%) HBase
6 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.70%) MySQL
6 1 (0.70%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.70%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.70%) FishEye
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (22.38%) Finance
2 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.20%) Banking
4 4 (2.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.40%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Front Office
6 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.39%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (6.29%) Middleware
3 7 (4.90%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (2.10%) J2EE
5 2 (1.40%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.40%) ELK Stack
5 2 (1.40%) ISPF
5 2 (1.40%) Web Services
6 1 (0.70%) Matplotlib
6 1 (0.70%) NumPy
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (0.70%) Pandas
6 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.19%) EMC VNX
3 12 (8.39%) EMC VMAX
4 11 (7.69%) VCE vBlock
5 8 (5.59%) Private Cloud
6 7 (4.90%) Replication
7 4 (2.80%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.10%) SWIFT
8 3 (2.10%) Tandem
9 2 (1.40%) BYOD
9 2 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.40%) iSeries
9 2 (1.40%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.40%) User Experience
10 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 52 (36.36%) Windows
2 44 (30.77%) Linux
3 34 (23.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (23.78%) Windows Server
4 26 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (9.79%) Unix
7 13 (9.09%) AIX
8 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.10%) Solaris
11 2 (1.40%) CentOS
11 2 (1.40%) Debian
11 2 (1.40%) SUSE
11 2 (1.40%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.40%) zOS
12 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.58%) ITIL
2 15 (10.49%) Migration
3 11 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
3 11 (7.69%) Service Management
4 10 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (5.59%) Analytics
5 8 (5.59%) DevOps
5 8 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.20%) Open Source
7 5 (3.50%) Change Control
7 5 (3.50%) Data Protection
7 5 (3.50%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.50%) ITIL V3
7 5 (3.50%) Project Management
7 5 (3.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.80%) Information Security
8 4 (2.80%) ITSM
8 4 (2.80%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.79%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.39%) SQL
3 8 (5.59%) Shell Script
4 7 (4.90%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.50%) Java
5 5 (3.50%) Python
6 2 (1.40%) C
6 2 (1.40%) C++
6 2 (1.40%) JCL
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (25.87%) Security Cleared
2 31 (21.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.29%) CCNA
3 9 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.20%) Degree
5 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.80%) MCSA
6 3 (2.10%) MCSE
6 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.40%) CCDA
7 2 (1.40%) CCNP
7 2 (1.40%) CNA
7 2 (1.40%) CNE
7 2 (1.40%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.70%) CCA
8 1 (0.70%) CCIE
8 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 45 (31.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (23.78%) Active Directory
3 19 (13.29%) vSphere
4 12 (8.39%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.69%) Docker
6 10 (6.99%) XenApp
7 9 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (4.20%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.80%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.40%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.70%) GPFS
11 1 (0.70%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.70%) vCloud
11 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (11.19%) Puppet
2 11 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (4.90%) ZABBIX
4 6 (4.20%) SCCM
5 5 (3.50%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.80%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.10%) Ambari
7 3 (2.10%) Ansible
7 3 (2.10%) SCOM
7 3 (2.10%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.40%) AppDNA
8 2 (1.40%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.40%) EdgeSight
8 2 (1.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.40%) Nagios
8 2 (1.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.70%) DameWare
9 1 (0.70%) MOM
9 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (47.55%) VMware
2 46 (32.17%) Microsoft
3 33 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 23 (16.08%) Cisco
4 23 (16.08%) Citrix
5 20 (13.99%) EMC
6 19 (13.29%) IBM
7 17 (11.89%) HP
8 15 (10.49%) Oracle
9 6 (4.20%) 3PAR
9 6 (4.20%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.20%) NetApp
10 4 (2.80%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.80%) F5
10 4 (2.80%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.10%) CommVault
11 3 (2.10%) Juniper
11 3 (2.10%) Remedy
12 2 (1.40%) Novell
12 2 (1.40%) Veritas
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