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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 517 515 452
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -63
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 58 45 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.092% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.099% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 41
Average daily rate
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£438 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £522 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £36.40 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +65.45%
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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +12 33 £470 +17.50% 3
South East -14 8 £358 +5.57% 2
Yorkshire +9 6 £225 -25.00% 2
North West -1 6 £325 +18.18% 1
West Midlands -4 3 - - 1
East of England -23 1 £463 - 2
East Midlands - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 38 (39.18%) Windows
2 34 (35.05%) VMware
3 27 (27.84%) Active Directory
4 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
5 24 (24.74%) Linux
6 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (20.62%) Security Cleared
7 20 (20.62%) Citrix
8 19 (19.59%) UNIX
9 17 (17.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (16.49%) YUM
10 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
10 16 (16.49%) MS Exchange
11 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (14.43%) Finance
12 14 (14.43%) XenApp
12 14 (14.43%) Puppet
13 12 (12.37%) SQL
14 11 (11.34%) Red Hat
14 11 (11.34%) NetApp
14 11 (11.34%) Jenkins
14 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
14 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (10.31%) IBM
15 10 (10.31%) Tomcat
16 9 (9.28%) SAN
16 9 (9.28%) Ruby
16 9 (9.28%) RSpec
16 9 (9.28%) vSphere

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (16.49%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.31%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.19%) IIS
5 5 (5.15%) Apache
5 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.09%) Lync
7 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.03%) nginx
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) SAN
2 8 (8.25%) DNS
3 7 (7.22%) SSL
4 6 (6.19%) Firewall
5 4 (4.12%) WAN
6 3 (3.09%) LAN
6 3 (3.09%) DHCP
6 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.09%) NAS
7 2 (2.06%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.06%) Broadband
8 1 (1.03%) SMTP
8 1 (1.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.09%) Big Data
3 2 (2.06%) DB2
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
1 11 (11.34%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.28%) RSpec
3 2 (2.06%) Hudson
3 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (14.43%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Local Government
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.03%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.03%) Korean Language
4 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.03%) Law
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) J2EE
2 3 (3.09%) Middleware
3 2 (2.06%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Open Source
2 5 (5.15%) PKI
3 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.06%) SecurID
4 2 (2.06%) iSeries
5 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.03%) Celerra
5 1 (1.03%) iPhone
5 1 (1.03%) Handset
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.03%) Equities
5 1 (1.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (39.18%) Windows
2 24 (24.74%) Linux
3 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (19.59%) UNIX
5 17 (17.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.09%) SUSE
8 3 (3.09%) Solaris
9 2 (2.06%) AIX
9 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.03%) CentOS
10 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (8.25%) BDD
3 7 (7.22%) Migration
4 6 (6.19%) CRM
4 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.15%) ITIL
5 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.09%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.09%) Project Management
7 3 (3.09%) Scrum
8 2 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.06%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.06%) Data Security
8 2 (2.06%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.06%) Analytics
8 2 (2.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.06%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.06%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.06%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.37%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) Ruby
3 7 (7.22%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.03%) C
6 1 (1.03%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) C++
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) MCSE
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.06%) MCTS
4 2 (2.06%) MCITP
4 2 (2.06%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) NCDA
5 1 (1.03%) NCIE
5 1 (1.03%) VCAP
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.03%) CCNP
5 1 (1.03%) CCNA
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (27.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.43%) XenApp
3 10 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (9.28%) vSphere
5 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.09%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.09%) Xen
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.03%) XenServer
7 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.03%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) YUM
2 14 (14.43%) Puppet
3 9 (9.28%) Vagrant
3 9 (9.28%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.25%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.12%) SCCM
6 3 (3.09%) SCOM
6 3 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.09%) Nagios
6 3 (3.09%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.06%) WSUS
7 2 (2.06%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.06%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.03%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (1.03%) Sysprep
8 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) VMware
2 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
3 20 (20.62%) Citrix
4 11 (11.34%) NetApp
4 11 (11.34%) Red Hat
5 10 (10.31%) IBM
6 7 (7.22%) EMC
6 7 (7.22%) HP
7 6 (6.19%) Cisco
8 4 (4.12%) Cognos
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle
9 3 (3.09%) SAP
9 3 (3.09%) Dell
9 3 (3.09%) Avaya
10 2 (2.06%) Sun
10 2 (2.06%) Symantec
10 2 (2.06%) Brocade
11 1 (1.03%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.03%) Veeam
11 1 (1.03%) Acronis
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