The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 385 401 360
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -41
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 24 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.041% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.045% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £419 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £336 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £476 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +15.38%
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%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

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
20637 22420 20085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.77% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14163 15517 13606
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 400 415
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £38.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 20 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 7 £325 -22.38%
Hammersmith - 1 £625 -
Southwark - - - -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 33 (60.00%) Linux
2 27 (49.09%) Windows
3 17 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (30.91%) Puppet
4 15 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 14 (25.45%) Middleware
5 14 (25.45%) Firewall
5 14 (25.45%) VMware
6 13 (23.64%) Finance
6 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
6 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (20.00%) DevOps
7 11 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 11 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (18.18%) UNIX
9 9 (16.36%) Oracle
9 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.55%) Scrum
10 8 (14.55%) WebLogic
10 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
10 8 (14.55%) DNS
10 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared
11 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
11 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
11 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
12 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.91%) Cisco
12 6 (10.91%) ITIL

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.55%) WebLogic
3 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 3 (5.45%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.82%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.82%) Node.js
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) IaaS
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) SaaS
2 4 (7.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) Firewall
2 8 (14.55%) DNS
3 5 (9.09%) SAN
3 5 (9.09%) LAN
3 5 (9.09%) WAN
4 4 (7.27%) DHCP
4 4 (7.27%) Internet
4 4 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.27%) Network Security
5 3 (5.45%) BIG-IP
5 3 (5.45%) OSPF
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (5.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (5.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (5.45%) NAS
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (5.45%) NX-OS
6 2 (3.64%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.64%) Multicast
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.82%) Redis
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) MSI
4 2 (3.64%) Maven
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Law
2 4 (7.27%) Games
3 3 (5.45%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) Middleware
2 11 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (7.27%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) J2EE
5 1 (1.82%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.82%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.45%) Open Source
4 2 (3.64%) Equities
4 2 (3.64%) Derivative
4 2 (3.64%) Online Games
4 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Linux
2 27 (49.09%) Windows
3 17 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (18.18%) UNIX
6 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.64%) CentOS
9 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) DevOps
2 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) Scrum
3 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.91%) ITIL
5 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.27%) Security Architecture
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.64%) SABSA
8 2 (3.64%) Information Assurance
8 2 (3.64%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (3.64%) Operations Management
8 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) C
2 2 (3.64%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Ruby
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) CCSE
4 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) CCNP
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) GIAC
5 2 (3.64%) GCIA
5 2 (3.64%) GCIH
5 2 (3.64%) GCED
5 2 (3.64%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) MCITP
6 1 (1.82%) CISSP
6 1 (1.82%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.91%) XenServer
4 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.64%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.64%) vCloud
6 1 (1.82%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Squid
6 1 (1.82%) Xen
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) Puppet
2 5 (9.09%) Nagios
2 5 (9.09%) SCCM
3 3 (5.45%) yum
4 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 14 (25.45%) VMware
3 9 (16.36%) Oracle
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco
4 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
5 5 (9.09%) F5
5 5 (9.09%) HP
5 5 (9.09%) IBM
6 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.27%) Citrix
7 3 (5.45%) TIBCO
7 3 (5.45%) webMethods
7 3 (5.45%) Infoblox
7 3 (5.45%) Imperva
7 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.64%) Juniper
8 2 (3.64%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) EMC
9 1 (1.82%) SAP