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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 541 517 467
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -50
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 38 36 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.075% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.081% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 25
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £272 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £472 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +21.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -44.61%
Infrastructure Specialist
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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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
London +4 19 £350 -25.05% 3
South East -15 6 £450 +5.26% 5
North West -18 6 £331 +22.59% 2
West Midlands -8 2 £388 -3.06% 1
Yorkshire -23 2 £340 -14.19%
East of England - 2 £350 - 5
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (51.95%) Windows
2 36 (46.75%) Linux
3 31 (40.26%) VMware
4 22 (28.57%) Finance
5 21 (27.27%) Firewall
6 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
6 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (23.38%) Cisco
8 16 (20.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
9 15 (19.48%) DNS
9 15 (19.48%) Red Hat
10 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 14 (18.18%) HP
11 12 (15.58%) ITIL
11 12 (15.58%) Puppet
12 11 (14.29%) UNIX
12 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 11 (14.29%) DevOps
13 10 (12.99%) DHCP
13 10 (12.99%) VPN
13 10 (12.99%) SAN
13 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (12.99%) WebSphere
14 9 (11.69%) SCCM
14 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (11.69%) XenServer
14 9 (11.69%) WebSphere MQ

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (12.99%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.49%) IIS
4 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.30%) FileNet
6 1 (1.30%) CMS
6 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.49%) IaaS
2 4 (5.19%) SaaS
2 4 (5.19%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.27%) Firewall
2 15 (19.48%) DNS
3 10 (12.99%) DHCP
3 10 (12.99%) VPN
3 10 (12.99%) SAN
4 9 (11.69%) LAN
4 9 (11.69%) WAN
5 7 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (9.09%) BIG-IP
6 6 (7.79%) OSPF
6 6 (7.79%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (7.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (7.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (7.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (7.79%) NX-OS
7 5 (6.49%) NAS
7 5 (6.49%) Unified Communications
7 5 (6.49%) IP Telephony
7 5 (6.49%) Internet
8 4 (5.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.49%) Maven
4 3 (3.90%) MSI
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Law
3 5 (6.49%) Legal
4 4 (5.19%) Games
4 4 (5.19%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Front Office
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (9.09%) Middleware
3 5 (6.49%) Web Services
4 3 (3.90%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (2.60%) J2EE
6 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.30%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Open Source
3 5 (6.49%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.60%) Equities
6 2 (2.60%) PDA
6 2 (2.60%) Derivative
6 2 (2.60%) Online Games
6 2 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.30%) FMCG
7 1 (1.30%) Clustering
7 1 (1.30%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.95%) Windows
2 36 (46.75%) Linux
3 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (20.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (14.29%) UNIX
6 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
9 5 (6.49%) AIX
10 4 (5.19%) Solaris
11 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.60%) CentOS
12 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 11 (14.29%) DevOps
3 8 (10.39%) Project Management
4 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.49%) Security Architecture
5 5 (6.49%) Scrum
6 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.19%) System Testing
6 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (3.90%) Change Control
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.90%) Workflow
7 3 (3.90%) Migration
7 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.60%) ERP
8 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) C
2 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.60%) Java
3 2 (2.60%) SQL
4 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.79%) MCSE
4 6 (7.79%) CCNP
4 6 (7.79%) CCSE
5 3 (3.90%) Degree
6 2 (2.60%) MCP
6 2 (2.60%) GIAC
6 2 (2.60%) GCIA
6 2 (2.60%) GCIH
6 2 (2.60%) MCITP
6 2 (2.60%) GCED
7 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) CCNA
7 1 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) BS25999
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.69%) XenServer
4 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.19%) vSphere
6 3 (3.90%) XenApp
6 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.90%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.60%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.60%) UAG
7 2 (2.60%) vCloud
7 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (1.30%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.30%) Squid
8 1 (1.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Puppet
2 9 (11.69%) SCCM
3 4 (5.19%) Nagios
4 2 (2.60%) OpenView
4 2 (2.60%) OVSD
4 2 (2.60%) SCOM
4 2 (2.60%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.60%) yum
5 1 (1.30%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) VMware
2 18 (23.38%) Cisco
3 15 (19.48%) Red Hat
4 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (18.18%) HP
5 8 (10.39%) Citrix
5 8 (10.39%) CheckPoint
6 7 (9.09%) F5
6 7 (9.09%) Oracle
7 6 (7.79%) Blue Coat
7 6 (7.79%) Infoblox
8 5 (6.49%) IBM
9 4 (5.19%) Sun
9 4 (5.19%) Atlassian
9 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.90%) Brocade
10 3 (3.90%) TIBCO
10 3 (3.90%) webMethods
10 3 (3.90%) Juniper
10 3 (3.90%) NetApp
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