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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 545 574 557
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 72 63 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 43 39
Median daily rate £423 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 -
% 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
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
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
London +20 31 £454 +1.50% 1
South East 0 20 £400 +2.56% 5
North West +6 6 £450 - 1
West Midlands -12 6 £325 -
Yorkshire +14 4 £463 -7.50% 1
East of England +14 3 £363 +20.83%
South West +16 2 £208 -51.17%
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 50 (36.50%) VMware
2 40 (29.20%) Linux
3 38 (27.74%) Windows
4 35 (25.55%) Microsoft
5 34 (24.82%) Security Cleared
6 32 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (22.63%) Finance
8 29 (21.17%) SC Cleared
9 28 (20.44%) Active Directory
10 24 (17.52%) Red Hat
10 24 (17.52%) Data Centre
11 23 (16.79%) ITIL
12 22 (16.06%) Cisco
13 21 (15.33%) Citrix
13 21 (15.33%) Puppet
14 20 (14.60%) Windows Server
14 20 (14.60%) Oracle
15 17 (12.41%) SQL
15 17 (12.41%) IBM
15 17 (12.41%) WebSphere
16 16 (11.68%) HP
16 16 (11.68%) Unix
16 16 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (10.95%) AIX
17 15 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (10.22%) SAN
19 13 (9.49%) WebSphere MQ
19 13 (9.49%) Firewall

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 17 (12.41%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (5.84%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.84%) Skype for Business
4 7 (5.11%) JBoss
4 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.92%) Apache TomEE
6 4 (2.92%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.19%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (1.46%) CICS
8 2 (1.46%) Confluence
8 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.46%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.38%) Office 365
4 2 (1.46%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.73%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.73%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.73%) SaaS
5 1 (0.73%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.22%) SAN
2 13 (9.49%) Firewall
3 8 (5.84%) DNS
3 8 (5.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 8 (5.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (5.84%) LAN
3 8 (5.84%) Skype
4 7 (5.11%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (5.11%) DHCP
4 7 (5.11%) WAN
5 6 (4.38%) NetScaler
6 5 (3.65%) IPv4
6 5 (3.65%) IPv6
7 4 (2.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (2.92%) Softphone
7 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.19%) Internet
8 3 (2.19%) MPLS
8 3 (2.19%) NAS
8 3 (2.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) DB2
3 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.19%) Big Data
4 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.46%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.73%) MySQL
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.65%) JIRA
3 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.73%) Ant
4 1 (0.73%) FishEye
General
1 31 (22.63%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Banking
3 5 (3.65%) Retail
4 3 (2.19%) Advertising
4 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.49%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (4.38%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (4.38%) Middleware
3 2 (1.46%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.46%) Web Services
4 1 (0.73%) JMS
4 1 (0.73%) LAMP
4 1 (0.73%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.57%) Private Cloud
3 6 (4.38%) EMC VNX
4 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.65%) Replication
5 3 (2.19%) Clustering
5 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.46%) DataPower
6 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.46%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.73%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.73%) FMCG
7 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.73%) Tandem
7 1 (0.73%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.20%) Linux
2 38 (27.74%) Windows
3 32 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (14.60%) Windows Server
5 16 (11.68%) Unix
5 16 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (10.95%) AIX
6 15 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.11%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.65%) CentOS
9 3 (2.19%) Solaris
10 2 (1.46%) SUSE
10 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.46%) zOS
11 1 (0.73%) Debian
11 1 (0.73%) HPUX
11 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.79%) ITIL
2 10 (7.30%) DevOps
3 9 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (6.57%) Migration
4 7 (5.11%) Analytics
5 6 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.38%) High Availability
5 6 (4.38%) Network Design
6 5 (3.65%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.65%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.65%) SOA
7 4 (2.92%) Data Protection
7 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (2.92%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (2.92%) Open Source
7 4 (2.92%) Process Improvement
7 4 (2.92%) Project Management
7 4 (2.92%) Service Design
7 4 (2.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.41%) SQL
2 11 (8.03%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.65%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.19%) Java
5 3 (2.19%) Python
5 3 (2.19%) VBScript
6 2 (1.46%) PHP
7 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.73%) Jython
7 1 (0.73%) Perl
7 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (24.82%) Security Cleared
2 29 (21.17%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.11%) Degree
5 5 (3.65%) CCNA
5 5 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.92%) MCSE
7 3 (2.19%) RHCE
7 3 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.46%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.46%) CCNP
8 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.73%) CCDA
9 1 (0.73%) CCIE
9 1 (0.73%) CNA
9 1 (0.73%) CNE
9 1 (0.73%) MCSA
9 1 (0.73%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (20.44%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.76%) Docker
4 10 (7.30%) vSphere
5 8 (5.84%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.11%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.65%) XenApp
8 3 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.46%) KVM
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.46%) XenServer
10 1 (0.73%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.73%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.73%) Firmware
10 1 (0.73%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.73%) Postfix
10 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (15.33%) Puppet
2 10 (7.30%) ZABBIX
3 9 (6.57%) SCCM
4 7 (5.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.19%) Ambari
5 3 (2.19%) Ansible
6 2 (1.46%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.46%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.73%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.73%) MOM
7 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (36.50%) VMware
2 35 (25.55%) Microsoft
3 24 (17.52%) Red Hat
4 22 (16.06%) Cisco
5 21 (15.33%) Citrix
6 20 (14.60%) Oracle
7 17 (12.41%) IBM
8 16 (11.68%) HP
9 10 (7.30%) CheckPoint
10 8 (5.84%) EMC
10 8 (5.84%) F5
11 5 (3.65%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.92%) Avaya
12 4 (2.92%) Remedy
13 3 (2.19%) AppSense
13 3 (2.19%) Cyber-Ark
14 2 (1.46%) Akamai
14 2 (1.46%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.46%) Symantec
14 2 (1.46%) Veritas
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