The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 65 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.13% 1.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 1.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £440
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -26.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
731 388 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.48% 91.51% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 186 198
Average daily rate £375 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 73 60
Average hourly rate £33.98 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Infrastructure Specialist
East of England

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the Essex region.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM