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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 540 528 489
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 40 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.096% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 25
Average daily rate
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£348 £385 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £270 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £432 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -50.00%
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
46777 45849 40413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.43% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28979 28587 23731
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1836 1861 2074
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 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 1 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 +13 24 £345 -13.75% 5
North West -19 6 £331 +22.59%
South East -17 3 £288 -25.32% 7
West Midlands -14 2 £388 -3.06%
Yorkshire -18 2 £340 -15.00%
East of England +6 1 £400 +33.33% 1
South West +2 1 £525 +31.08%
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 47 (54.65%) Windows
2 44 (51.16%) Linux
3 32 (37.21%) VMware
4 23 (26.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (25.58%) Red Hat
6 21 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (24.42%) Security Cleared
7 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (23.26%) Puppet
7 20 (23.26%) Finance
7 20 (23.26%) Firewall
8 18 (20.93%) DNS
8 18 (20.93%) Cisco
9 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 16 (18.60%) Active Directory
10 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
11 14 (16.28%) DevOps
11 14 (16.28%) VPN
11 14 (16.28%) SAN
11 14 (16.28%) DHCP
11 14 (16.28%) Middleware
12 12 (13.95%) HP
12 12 (13.95%) WebSphere
13 11 (12.79%) LAN
13 11 (12.79%) WAN
13 11 (12.79%) Citrix
13 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce
13 11 (12.79%) UNIX
13 11 (12.79%) ITIL

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (13.95%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.30%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.49%) IIS
7 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.16%) FileNet
8 1 (1.16%) CMS
8 1 (1.16%) Apache
8 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.16%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.16%) Node.js
8 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.81%) IaaS
2 4 (4.65%) SaaS
2 4 (4.65%) PaaS
3 1 (1.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) Firewall
2 18 (20.93%) DNS
3 14 (16.28%) VPN
3 14 (16.28%) SAN
3 14 (16.28%) DHCP
4 11 (12.79%) LAN
4 11 (12.79%) WAN
5 7 (8.14%) BIG-IP
6 6 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (6.98%) NX-OS
6 6 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (6.98%) iSCSI
6 6 (6.98%) OSPF
7 5 (5.81%) SMTP
7 5 (5.81%) IP Telephony
7 5 (5.81%) Unified Communications
7 5 (5.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.16%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.16%) Redis
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.98%) MSI
4 5 (5.81%) Maven
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Law
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Legal
3 4 (4.65%) Games
4 2 (2.33%) Front Office
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) Middleware
2 11 (12.79%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (5.81%) Web Services
4 3 (3.49%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (2.33%) .NET
5 2 (2.33%) J2EE
6 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Open Source
3 6 (6.98%) PDA
4 5 (5.81%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.65%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.33%) Derivative
7 2 (2.33%) Online Games
7 2 (2.33%) Equities
8 1 (1.16%) Clustering
8 1 (1.16%) FMCG
8 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 47 (54.65%) Windows
2 44 (51.16%) Linux
3 23 (26.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (12.79%) UNIX
6 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.65%) AIX
8 4 (4.65%) Solaris
9 3 (3.49%) CentOS
9 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) DevOps
2 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce
2 11 (12.79%) ITIL
3 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.30%) Scrum
4 8 (9.30%) Project Management
5 5 (5.81%) Security Architecture
6 4 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.65%) System Testing
7 3 (3.49%) Workflow
7 3 (3.49%) Migration
7 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.49%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.49%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.49%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.49%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (3.49%) Change Control
8 2 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) C
2 6 (6.98%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.33%) Java
4 2 (2.33%) SQL
5 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (24.42%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.98%) CCNP
5 6 (6.98%) MCSE
5 6 (6.98%) CCSE
6 4 (4.65%) MCP
7 3 (3.49%) Degree
8 2 (2.33%) GCED
8 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.33%) MCITP
8 2 (2.33%) BC Cleared
8 2 (2.33%) GCIA
8 2 (2.33%) GCIH
8 2 (2.33%) GIAC
9 1 (1.16%) CISSP
9 1 (1.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
1 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) BS25999
System Software
1 21 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (18.60%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.47%) XenServer
4 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.98%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.98%) vSphere
5 6 (6.98%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.49%) Terminal Server
7 3 (3.49%) XenApp
8 2 (2.33%) vCloud
8 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.33%) NFS
9 1 (1.16%) Squid
9 1 (1.16%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (23.26%) Puppet
2 8 (9.30%) SCCM
2 8 (9.30%) Nagios
3 3 (3.49%) yum
4 2 (2.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.16%) SCOM
5 1 (1.16%) WSUS
5 1 (1.16%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) VMware
2 22 (25.58%) Red Hat
3 18 (20.93%) Cisco
4 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
5 12 (13.95%) HP
6 11 (12.79%) Citrix
7 9 (10.47%) Oracle
8 8 (9.30%) CheckPoint
9 7 (8.14%) F5
10 6 (6.98%) Infoblox
10 6 (6.98%) Atlassian
10 6 (6.98%) IBM
10 6 (6.98%) Blue Coat
11 4 (4.65%) Sun
11 4 (4.65%) NetApp
12 3 (3.49%) TIBCO
12 3 (3.49%) webMethods
12 3 (3.49%) Juniper
12 3 (3.49%) Brocade
13 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds
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