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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 520 520 472
Rank change year-on-year
0 -48
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 58 49 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £353 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £325 £376
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.40 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +32.36%
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +21 31 £460 +8.23% 3
South East +6 10 £358 -7.40% 3
North West -3 6 £325 +29.74% 5
Yorkshire +1 5 £225 -25.00%
West Midlands -17 3 - - 2
East of England -21 2 £407 - 3
East Midlands - - - - 2
South West - - - - 4
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (38.04%) VMware
2 33 (35.87%) Windows
3 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
4 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
5 24 (26.09%) Linux
6 20 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (20.65%) MS Exchange
7 19 (20.65%) Citrix
8 16 (17.39%) UNIX
8 16 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 16 (17.39%) YUM
9 15 (16.30%) SQL
10 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (15.22%) Puppet
10 14 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (14.13%) Finance
12 12 (13.04%) NetApp
12 12 (13.04%) XenApp
13 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
13 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (11.96%) Jenkins
13 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (11.96%) Red Hat
14 10 (10.87%) SAN
14 10 (10.87%) IBM
14 10 (10.87%) Tomcat
15 9 (9.78%) DNS

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (20.65%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.61%) IIS
5 5 (5.43%) Apache
6 3 (3.26%) Lync
6 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) SAN
2 9 (9.78%) DNS
3 7 (7.61%) WAN
3 7 (7.61%) Firewall
4 6 (6.52%) LAN
5 5 (5.43%) SSL
6 4 (4.35%) DHCP
7 3 (3.26%) VLAN
7 3 (3.26%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.26%) NAS
8 2 (2.17%) Broadband
8 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.17%) PBX
8 2 (2.17%) VoIP
8 2 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.09%) Network Security
9 1 (1.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) Big Data
1 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) DB2
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
1 11 (11.96%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.78%) RSpec
3 2 (2.17%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.17%) Hudson
4 1 (1.09%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.09%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.09%) Korean Language
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) J2EE
2 3 (3.26%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.26%) Middleware
3 2 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) Open Source
3 5 (5.43%) PKI
4 4 (4.35%) Clustering
4 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.17%) SecurID
5 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.17%) iSeries
6 1 (1.09%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.09%) Celerra
6 1 (1.09%) iPhone
6 1 (1.09%) DTV
6 1 (1.09%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.09%) Equities
6 1 (1.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.87%) Windows
2 24 (26.09%) Linux
3 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.39%) UNIX
4 16 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.26%) SUSE
7 3 (3.26%) Solaris
8 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.17%) AIX
9 1 (1.09%) CentOS
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.70%) BDD
3 8 (8.70%) ITIL
4 6 (6.52%) Migration
5 4 (4.35%) CRM
6 3 (3.26%) Scrum
6 3 (3.26%) Project Management
7 2 (2.17%) Information Security
7 2 (2.17%) Network Design
7 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.17%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.17%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.17%) Analytics
7 2 (2.17%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.30%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) Ruby
3 7 (7.61%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.09%) VB
6 1 (1.09%) C
6 1 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) C++
6 1 (1.09%) Java
6 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (2.17%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) MCITP
5 2 (2.17%) MCTS
6 1 (1.09%) VCAP
6 1 (1.09%) NCDA
6 1 (1.09%) NCIE
6 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.09%) CCNP
6 1 (1.09%) CCNA
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.04%) XenApp
4 9 (9.78%) vSphere
5 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.35%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.26%) Xen
7 3 (3.26%) NFS
8 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.09%) PowerHA
9 1 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.09%) XenServer
9 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (17.39%) YUM
2 14 (15.22%) Puppet
3 9 (9.78%) Vagrant
3 9 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.70%) ZABBIX
4 8 (8.70%) SCCM
5 4 (4.35%) SCOM
6 3 (3.26%) WSUS
6 3 (3.26%) Nagios
6 3 (3.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.17%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.09%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.09%) Sysprep
8 1 (1.09%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 35 (38.04%) VMware
2 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
3 19 (20.65%) Citrix
4 12 (13.04%) NetApp
5 11 (11.96%) Red Hat
6 10 (10.87%) IBM
7 8 (8.70%) Cisco
8 7 (7.61%) EMC
8 7 (7.61%) HP
9 5 (5.43%) Oracle
10 4 (4.35%) Symantec
11 3 (3.26%) Dell
11 3 (3.26%) Avaya
11 3 (3.26%) Juniper
11 3 (3.26%) SAP
12 2 (2.17%) CA
12 2 (2.17%) CommVault
12 2 (2.17%) Sun
12 2 (2.17%) Brocade
13 1 (1.09%) Nintex
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