The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 64 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.47% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £397 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +20.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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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 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
811 700 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.63% 92.96% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 342 386
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 18
Average hourly rate £36.00 £16.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.53% +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £118.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Korn
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Korn
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HP