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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 398 387 408
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 15 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.14% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.15% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 12
Average daily rate
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£445 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £378 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £36.40
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Mayfair - 3 £320 -
City of London 0 1 £425 -10.52% 2
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) SCCM
3 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
4 9 (28.13%) Project Management
4 9 (28.13%) VMware
5 8 (25.00%) Firewall
6 7 (21.88%) Citrix
6 7 (21.88%) Linux
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (18.75%) Banking
7 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (15.63%) XenApp
8 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
8 5 (15.63%) Legal
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (15.63%) IIS
8 5 (15.63%) HP
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) DNS
8 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
8 5 (15.63%) DHCP
9 4 (12.50%) SQL
9 4 (12.50%) VBScript
9 4 (12.50%) MCSE
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (15.63%) IIS
1 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Lync
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) WebTrends
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) VPN
4 3 (9.38%) MPLS
4 3 (9.38%) VLAN
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 2 (6.25%) Multicast
5 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (6.25%) Intranet
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) Extranet
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MSI
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Legal
4 4 (12.50%) Law
5 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.25%) Front Office
6 1 (3.13%) Advertising
6 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
1 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Derivative
3 2 (6.25%) Equities
3 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Project Management
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.38%) E-business
3 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps
3 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.25%) SDLC
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (6.25%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) GIAC
3 1 (3.13%) GCIA
3 1 (3.13%) GCIH
3 1 (3.13%) MOS
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) XenApp
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.13%) XenServer
6 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.13%) vSphere
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 3 (9.38%) SCDPM
4 2 (6.25%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) WMI
5 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) EMC
4 3 (9.38%) ProCurve
4 3 (9.38%) Veeam
5 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.25%) AppSense
5 2 (6.25%) Cognos
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Websense
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) BT
6 1 (3.13%) Radianz
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