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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 565 563 542
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 72 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.099% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 31 34
Median daily rate £397 £340 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.76% -14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £225 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £514 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00
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
48428 48067 47032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.01% 94.75% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31953 29679 29276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1934 1971
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
South East +6 25 £388 +55.00% 5
London -25 18 £465 +34.78% 1
North West -5 13 £417 +26.05% 1
South West +7 8 £360 -31.42% 1
West Midlands -9 4 £357 -7.86%
East of England +9 2 £388 -3.12%
East Midlands - 2 - -
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 52 (39.39%) Windows
2 49 (37.12%) Microsoft
2 49 (37.12%) VMware
3 39 (29.55%) Active Directory
4 35 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (23.48%) Firewall
6 28 (21.21%) ITIL
7 27 (20.45%) Finance
7 27 (20.45%) Windows Server
8 26 (19.70%) Data Centre
9 25 (18.94%) Security Cleared
10 24 (18.18%) Cisco
11 23 (17.42%) SAN
12 21 (15.91%) Linux
13 20 (15.15%) DNS
13 20 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (14.39%) vSphere
14 19 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (14.39%) SC Cleared
15 18 (13.64%) Unix
15 18 (13.64%) AIX
16 17 (12.88%) MS Excel
17 16 (12.12%) Red Hat
17 16 (12.12%) NetScaler
18 15 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (11.36%) IIS
19 14 (10.61%) SQL Server
19 14 (10.61%) IBM
19 14 (10.61%) SSL
19 14 (10.61%) PowerShell

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 15 (11.36%) IIS
2 12 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.03%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.27%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.52%) Apache
8 2 (1.52%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.52%) JBoss
8 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.76%) Liferay
Applications
1 17 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.79%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.76%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.03%) Office 365
4 3 (2.27%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.52%) PaaS
6 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.48%) Firewall
2 23 (17.42%) SAN
3 20 (15.15%) DNS
4 16 (12.12%) NetScaler
5 14 (10.61%) SSL
6 12 (9.09%) Internet
7 11 (8.33%) NAS
8 10 (7.58%) FTP
8 10 (7.58%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (6.06%) DHCP
9 8 (6.06%) WAN
10 7 (5.30%) LAN
11 6 (4.55%) VPN
11 6 (4.55%) Wireless
12 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
13 4 (3.03%) IPv4
13 4 (3.03%) IPv6
13 4 (3.03%) NetScreen
14 3 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) DB2
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.52%) DataStage
4 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.52%) Maven
3 2 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (20.45%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Banking
3 5 (3.79%) Retail
4 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.52%) Advertising
5 2 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.55%) Middleware
2 5 (3.79%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (2.27%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (2.27%) Web Services
3 3 (2.27%) XML
3 3 (2.27%) XML Messaging
4 2 (1.52%) AppFabric
4 2 (1.52%) LAMP
5 1 (0.76%) .NET
5 1 (0.76%) JMS
5 1 (0.76%) JSON
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (0.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.70%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.82%) EMC VNX
3 8 (6.06%) EMC VMAX
4 7 (5.30%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.03%) iSeries
6 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.27%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.52%) DataPower
7 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) AS400
8 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.76%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) EPoS
8 1 (0.76%) Physics
8 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 52 (39.39%) Windows
2 27 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 21 (15.91%) Linux
4 20 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (13.64%) AIX
6 18 (13.64%) Unix
7 15 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.82%) Windows 7
8 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.27%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.52%) CentOS
11 2 (1.52%) HPUX
11 2 (1.52%) Solaris
12 1 (0.76%) Debian
12 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.21%) ITIL
2 11 (8.33%) ITIL V3
2 11 (8.33%) Migration
3 10 (7.58%) Data Analysis
4 9 (6.82%) DevOps
5 8 (6.06%) Converged Infrastructure
5 8 (6.06%) Service Management
6 5 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.79%) Change Management
6 5 (3.79%) Configuration Management
6 5 (3.79%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.79%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (3.03%) High Availability
7 4 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 3 (2.27%) SDLC
8 3 (2.27%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.61%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.85%) SQL
3 4 (3.03%) Java
4 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.52%) Perl
4 2 (1.52%) PHP
4 2 (1.52%) VBScript
5 1 (0.76%) Python
5 1 (0.76%) Ruby
5 1 (0.76%) VB
5 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (18.94%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.79%) CCNA
6 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.27%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.27%) Degree
7 3 (2.27%) MCSE
8 1 (0.76%) CCDP
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.76%) MCSA
8 1 (0.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) ISO15022
1 3 (2.27%) ISO20022
2 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 39 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 35 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.39%) vSphere
4 12 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 10 (7.58%) UAG
5 10 (7.58%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.79%) XenApp
8 4 (3.03%) Docker
9 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.27%) XenServer
10 2 (1.52%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.76%) NFS
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.76%) Postfix
11 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.76%) vCloud
11 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) Puppet
2 11 (8.33%) SCCM
3 10 (7.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (4.55%) SCOM
5 3 (2.27%) vMotion
5 3 (2.27%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.52%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.76%) Ansible
7 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.76%) cPanel
7 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.76%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 49 (37.12%) Microsoft
1 49 (37.12%) VMware
2 24 (18.18%) Cisco
3 16 (12.12%) Red Hat
4 14 (10.61%) IBM
5 12 (9.09%) EMC
6 11 (8.33%) Citrix
7 9 (6.82%) NetApp
8 7 (5.30%) Oracle
9 6 (4.55%) Juniper
10 4 (3.03%) Avaya
10 4 (3.03%) HP
10 4 (3.03%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.27%) Apple
11 3 (2.27%) CA
11 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.27%) F5
12 2 (1.52%) Remedy
12 2 (1.52%) Symantec
12 2 (1.52%) Talend
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