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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 520 509 456
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -53
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 39 45 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 36
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£413 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £454 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -75.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
% change year-on-year
-41.17% -75.71%
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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
43265 42840 38456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.50% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27090 25773 22427
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1673 1859 2173
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +8 23 £413 -2.89% 4
South East -27 7 £475 +46.15% 4
Yorkshire -3 6 £360 -4.00% 1
South West -8 1 £525 +31.25% 2
North West -22 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Infrastructure Specialist
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Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 41 (40.59%) Windows
2 38 (37.62%) Linux
2 38 (37.62%) VMware
3 30 (29.70%) Firewall
4 27 (26.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (22.77%) Security Cleared
6 22 (21.78%) Active Directory
7 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
8 20 (19.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (19.80%) F5
9 18 (17.82%) SC Cleared
9 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (17.82%) DNS
10 17 (16.83%) Cisco
10 17 (16.83%) SAN
10 17 (16.83%) ITIL
10 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
10 17 (16.83%) Puppet
11 16 (15.84%) Finance
11 16 (15.84%) LAN
11 16 (15.84%) WAN
12 15 (14.85%) DHCP
13 14 (13.86%) Citrix
13 14 (13.86%) Imperva
14 13 (12.87%) Middleware
15 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (11.88%) HP
15 12 (11.88%) WebSphere
15 12 (11.88%) DevOps
15 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (11.88%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.90%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.92%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.93%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.95%) IIS
7 3 (2.97%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.98%) FileNet
8 2 (1.98%) CMS
9 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.99%) Apache
9 1 (0.99%) Node.js
9 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Office
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) SPSS
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.97%) SaaS
1 3 (2.97%) PaaS
1 3 (2.97%) IaaS
2 1 (0.99%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.70%) Firewall
2 18 (17.82%) DNS
3 17 (16.83%) SAN
4 16 (15.84%) WAN
4 16 (15.84%) LAN
5 15 (14.85%) DHCP
6 11 (10.89%) VPN
7 9 (8.91%) iSCSI
8 7 (6.93%) BIG-IP
8 7 (6.93%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (6.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (6.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (5.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (5.94%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (5.94%) OSPF
10 5 (4.95%) IP Telephony
10 5 (4.95%) Ethernet
10 5 (4.95%) FTP
10 5 (4.95%) SMTP
10 5 (4.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.99%) Redis
3 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.95%) MSI
3 3 (2.97%) Maven
4 1 (0.99%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.99%) RSpec
4 1 (0.99%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.99%) Hudson
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Games
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.99%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) Middleware
2 10 (9.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (3.96%) Web Services
4 3 (2.97%) .NET
5 2 (1.98%) J2EE
5 2 (1.98%) MCollective
6 1 (0.99%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.99%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Open Source
3 5 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.96%) PDA
5 3 (2.97%) Clustering
6 2 (1.98%) Online Games
7 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.99%) DTV
7 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (40.59%) Windows
2 38 (37.62%) Linux
3 20 (19.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (10.89%) UNIX
7 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.95%) CentOS
8 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.98%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) ITIL
2 12 (11.88%) DevOps
3 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
4 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.92%) Scrum
6 6 (5.94%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (3.96%) System Testing
8 3 (2.97%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.97%) Security Architecture
8 3 (2.97%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.97%) Project Management
8 3 (2.97%) Service Management
8 3 (2.97%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.98%) Migration
9 2 (1.98%) Network Design
9 2 (1.98%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (1.98%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.98%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (1.98%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.92%) C
2 6 (5.94%) SQL
2 6 (5.94%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.95%) Java
4 4 (3.96%) Ruby
4 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.92%) MCSE
5 6 (5.94%) CCNP
5 6 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.94%) CCSE
6 4 (3.96%) Degree
7 2 (1.98%) MCP
7 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.99%) VCP4
8 1 (0.99%) GCED
8 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) MCSA
8 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.99%) GIAC
8 1 (0.99%) GCIA
8 1 (0.99%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (26.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (21.78%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.90%) XenServer
4 9 (8.91%) vSphere
4 9 (8.91%) VMware ESX
5 8 (7.92%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.94%) XenApp
6 6 (5.94%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.96%) NFS
8 2 (1.98%) vCloud
8 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.99%) Samba
9 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.99%) Xen
9 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) Puppet
2 9 (8.91%) Nagios
3 7 (6.93%) SCCM
4 4 (3.96%) SCOM
4 4 (3.96%) yum
5 3 (2.97%) WSUS
6 2 (1.98%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.99%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.99%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.99%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 38 (37.62%) VMware
2 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
3 20 (19.80%) F5
4 17 (16.83%) Cisco
4 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
5 14 (13.86%) Citrix
5 14 (13.86%) Imperva
6 12 (11.88%) HP
7 10 (9.90%) NetApp
7 10 (9.90%) CheckPoint
8 8 (7.92%) Oracle
9 6 (5.94%) Blue Coat
9 6 (5.94%) Infoblox
10 5 (4.95%) Atlassian
10 5 (4.95%) IBM
11 4 (3.96%) EMC
11 4 (3.96%) Juniper
11 4 (3.96%) Symantec
12 3 (2.97%) TIBCO
12 3 (2.97%) webMethods
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