The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
England / London
Rank 381 396 375
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 17 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.091% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.095% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 16
Median daily rate £425 £428 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £364 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18428 19940 20069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.18% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13183 14000 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 348
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Infrastructure Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 5 £425 -8.10% 1
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 London region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 20 (44.44%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) Windows
3 15 (33.33%) Linux
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
5 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (24.44%) Cisco
6 11 (24.44%) Finance
7 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 9 (20.00%) HP
8 9 (20.00%) ITIL
9 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
10 7 (15.56%) Migration
11 6 (13.33%) Firewall
11 6 (13.33%) SAN
11 6 (13.33%) Citrix
12 5 (11.11%) Private Cloud
12 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (11.11%) 3PAR
12 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 5 (11.11%) Python
12 5 (11.11%) EMC
12 5 (11.11%) CCNA
12 5 (11.11%) XenApp

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Liferay
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.22%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (2.22%) Bluemix
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Firewall
1 6 (13.33%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) DHCP
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) FTP
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 2 (4.44%) VSAN
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.22%) DMZ
4 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) HBase
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.22%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) FishEye
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.22%) ELK Stack
1 1 (2.22%) Matplotlib
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
1 1 (2.22%) NumPy
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (2.22%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.89%) EMC VNX
4 3 (6.67%) Replication
5 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.44%) User Experience
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Clustering
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) DataPower
6 1 (2.22%) Derivative
6 1 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Equities
6 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.22%) PKI
6 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Linux
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.67%) Unix
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.22%) AIX
8 1 (2.22%) CentOS
8 1 (2.22%) Debian
8 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.67%) DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) Time Management
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Analytics
5 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) Coaching
6 1 (2.22%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (2.22%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.22%) Microservices
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Security Operations
6 1 (2.22%) Service Design
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 5 (11.11%) Python
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.44%) C
3 2 (4.44%) C++
3 2 (4.44%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) CCNA
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) XenApp
4 3 (6.67%) Docker
4 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.44%) GlusterFS
5 2 (4.44%) Samba
6 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.22%) GPFS
6 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (2.22%) UAG
6 1 (2.22%) vSphere
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.22%) Ambari
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) VMware
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (24.44%) Cisco
4 9 (20.00%) HP
5 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.33%) Citrix
7 5 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 5 (11.11%) EMC
8 4 (8.89%) Oracle
9 3 (6.67%) Remedy
10 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.44%) CommVault
10 2 (4.44%) IBM
10 2 (4.44%) Juniper
10 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
11 1 (2.22%) Isilon
11 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
11 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow