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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 404 391 408
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 10 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.074% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.080% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 6
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£388 £465 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £376 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £514 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £401 £334
% change year-on-year
-12.60% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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
20979 21289 21943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.87% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14683 14702 14900
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 389 471
Average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.09 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -8.05%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 -10 4 £388 -11.42%
Mayfair - 2 £329 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Linux
3 16 (39.02%) Finance
4 14 (34.15%) VMware
4 14 (34.15%) Firewall
5 10 (24.39%) UNIX
5 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
7 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
7 8 (19.51%) DNS
7 8 (19.51%) ITIL
7 8 (19.51%) Project Management
7 8 (19.51%) SCCM
8 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
8 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
8 7 (17.07%) HP
8 7 (17.07%) Cisco
9 6 (14.63%) Citrix
9 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (14.63%) DHCP
9 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (14.63%) Security Architecture
10 5 (12.20%) XenApp
10 5 (12.20%) XenServer
10 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
10 5 (12.20%) Network Security
10 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
10 5 (12.20%) IaaS
10 5 (12.20%) SharePoint

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 5 (12.20%) IIS
1 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.88%) Lync
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) IaaS
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) SaaS
2 4 (9.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) DNS
3 6 (14.63%) DHCP
4 5 (12.20%) SAN
4 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (12.20%) Network Security
5 4 (9.76%) VPN
5 4 (9.76%) Internet
6 3 (7.32%) BIG-IP
6 3 (7.32%) VLAN
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.32%) OSPF
6 3 (7.32%) NX-OS
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (4.88%) Multicast
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.88%) NAS
7 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MSI
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Legal
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Games
3 4 (9.76%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Online Betting
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Public Cloud
4 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.88%) Equities
5 2 (4.88%) PKI
5 2 (4.88%) Derivative
5 2 (4.88%) Online Games
5 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) UNIX
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
1 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
1 8 (19.51%) Project Management
2 6 (14.63%) Security Architecture
3 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (9.76%) DevOps
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.32%) Operations Management
4 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.88%) SABSA
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.88%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (4.88%) Information Assurance
5 2 (4.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) C
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VBScript
4 1 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
2 3 (7.32%) CCNP
2 3 (7.32%) CCSE
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) GCED
3 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) GIAC
3 2 (4.88%) GCIA
3 2 (4.88%) GCIH
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CISSP
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.20%) XenApp
3 5 (12.20%) XenServer
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.88%) vCloud
6 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.44%) vSphere
7 1 (2.44%) Squid
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.88%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) VMware
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco
2 7 (17.07%) HP
3 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) IBM
5 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.32%) TIBCO
6 3 (7.32%) webMethods
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.32%) EMC
6 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.32%) Infoblox
6 3 (7.32%) F5
7 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.88%) ProCurve
7 2 (4.88%) Veeam
7 2 (4.88%) Websense