The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £393 £328
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +19.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 464 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.07% 92.99% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 278 89
Average daily rate £375 £388 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +33.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £570 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 39
Average hourly rate £21.91 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.91 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.82 £46.09 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the Lancashire region.

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) AIX
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Sun
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (20.00%) BS25999
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) AIX
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sun
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Intel
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM