The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £360 £385
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -41.17%
Infrastructure Specialist
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 144 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 99.02% 95.36% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 130 109
Average daily rate £350 £396 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM