The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 55 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.19% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
516 563 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.91% 91.10% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 306 451
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 17
Median hourly rate £17.32 £32.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.70% +106.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £16.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.21 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Glasgow region that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) IaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Application Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Application Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix