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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 547 534 496
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -38
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 39 37 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.076% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.082% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £408 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +20.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £514 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £397 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +20.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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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
46253 45082 41589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.74% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29703 28087 24757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1758 1832 1975
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.58 £38.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
South East -8 20 £389 -9.12% 3
London -6 8 £438 -5.91%
Yorkshire -19 5 £350 +1.08%
South West +2 2 £150 -62.54%
West Midlands +1 2 £250 -
East of England - 2 £375 -
North West -18 1 £225 -19.64% 1
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Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 48 (53.93%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) Linux
2 33 (37.08%) VMware
3 24 (26.97%) Firewall
4 22 (24.72%) Finance
4 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
6 18 (20.22%) Active Directory
6 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (17.98%) UNIX
7 16 (17.98%) SAN
8 15 (16.85%) Cisco
9 14 (15.73%) LAN
9 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
9 14 (15.73%) Data Centre
10 13 (14.61%) WAN
10 13 (14.61%) DNS
11 12 (13.48%) ITIL
11 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
12 11 (12.36%) VPN
12 11 (12.36%) HP
12 11 (12.36%) Citrix
12 11 (12.36%) Red Hat
12 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
12 11 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (11.24%) SCCM
14 9 (10.11%) Project Management
14 9 (10.11%) Oracle
14 9 (10.11%) MS Excel

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.62%) IIS
4 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.12%) Apache
7 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.12%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.12%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.12%) CMS
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.12%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Project
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) IaaS
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) SaaS
2 5 (5.62%) PaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.97%) Firewall
2 16 (17.98%) SAN
3 14 (15.73%) LAN
4 13 (14.61%) WAN
4 13 (14.61%) DNS
5 11 (12.36%) VPN
6 8 (8.99%) DHCP
6 8 (8.99%) Wireless
7 7 (7.87%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (7.87%) NAS
8 6 (6.74%) Internet
9 4 (4.49%) Network Security
9 4 (4.49%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.37%) VLAN
10 3 (3.37%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
10 3 (3.37%) OSPF
10 3 (3.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.12%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.12%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.62%) Maven
4 3 (3.37%) MSI
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Law
3 5 (5.62%) Legal
3 5 (5.62%) Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.49%) Games
5 2 (2.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (5.62%) Web Services
3 4 (4.49%) Middleware
4 3 (3.37%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (2.25%) J2EE
6 1 (1.12%) .NET
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 1 (1.12%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.49%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.25%) Equities
6 2 (2.25%) PDA
6 2 (2.25%) Derivative
6 2 (2.25%) Online Games
6 2 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.25%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.25%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.12%) FMCG
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) HACMP
7 1 (1.12%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (53.93%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) Linux
3 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.98%) UNIX
5 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.74%) AIX
8 4 (4.49%) Solaris
9 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.25%) CentOS
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.12%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.48%) ITIL
2 9 (10.11%) Project Management
3 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
3 8 (8.99%) DevOps
4 7 (7.87%) TOGAF
5 6 (6.74%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.62%) Open Source
6 5 (5.62%) Security Architecture
7 4 (4.49%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.49%) System Testing
7 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.49%) Migration
8 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.37%) Scrum
8 3 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.37%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.37%) Workflow
8 3 (3.37%) Change Control
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) SQL
1 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
2 5 (5.62%) C
3 2 (2.25%) Java
4 1 (1.12%) VBScript
4 1 (1.12%) VB
4 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.74%) MCSE
5 4 (4.49%) CCNP
5 4 (4.49%) Degree
5 4 (4.49%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) CCSE
6 3 (3.37%) CCNA
7 2 (2.25%) MCP
7 2 (2.25%) GIAC
7 2 (2.25%) GCIA
7 2 (2.25%) GCIH
7 2 (2.25%) MCITP
7 2 (2.25%) GCED
8 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.12%) CCVP
8 1 (1.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
1 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) BS25999
System Software
1 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (20.22%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.87%) vSphere
4 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.62%) XenApp
5 5 (5.62%) XenServer
5 5 (5.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.37%) Terminal Server
6 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.37%) vCloud
7 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.25%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.25%) UAG
8 1 (1.12%) NFS
8 1 (1.12%) Squid
8 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (1.12%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) SCCM
2 8 (8.99%) Puppet
3 3 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.25%) OpenView
4 2 (2.25%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.25%) OVSD
5 1 (1.12%) vMotion
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.12%) SCOM
5 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.12%) yum
5 1 (1.12%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.12%) Nagios
5 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) VMware
2 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.85%) Cisco
4 11 (12.36%) HP
4 11 (12.36%) Citrix
4 11 (12.36%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.11%) Oracle
6 5 (5.62%) IBM
6 5 (5.62%) EMC
6 5 (5.62%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.49%) Sun
7 4 (4.49%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.49%) F5
8 3 (3.37%) Infoblox
8 3 (3.37%) NetApp
8 3 (3.37%) Juniper
8 3 (3.37%) TIBCO
8 3 (3.37%) webMethods
8 3 (3.37%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.37%) Brocade
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