The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 18 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 Halifax 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 26 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.55% 1.71% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
169 104 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 92.35% 88.89% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 79 224
Average daily rate £350 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Infrastructure Specialist
West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware