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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 389 410 369
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -41
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 31 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.095% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 13
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£460 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £536 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £325 £376
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +32.36%
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +28 8 £475 +11.76% 1
Sidcup - - - -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (34.78%) YUM
2 15 (32.61%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Puppet
4 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
5 12 (26.09%) VMware
6 11 (23.91%) Citrix
6 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
6 11 (23.91%) UNIX
6 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
6 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
6 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
7 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (21.74%) SQL
7 10 (21.74%) Tomcat
7 10 (21.74%) Red Hat
7 10 (21.74%) Finance
8 9 (19.57%) NetApp
8 9 (19.57%) Windows
8 9 (19.57%) RSpec
8 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (19.57%) Ruby
8 9 (19.57%) Vagrant
8 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (17.39%) ZABBIX
9 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 8 (17.39%) BDD

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SAN
1 6 (13.04%) DNS
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) WAN
3 3 (6.52%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) PBX
4 2 (4.35%) VoIP
4 2 (4.35%) VLAN
4 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Big Data
1 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
1 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.57%) RSpec
3 2 (4.35%) Hudson
3 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.17%) Japanese Language
4 1 (2.17%) Korean Language
4 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) J2EE
2 3 (6.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Open Source
3 3 (6.52%) PKI
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.35%) iSeries
5 1 (2.17%) Celerra
5 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.17%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) UNIX
3 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (19.57%) Windows
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.52%) Solaris
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) BDD
4 3 (6.52%) Scrum
4 3 (6.52%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL
5 2 (4.35%) Network Design
5 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) Ruby
3 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) XenApp
4 3 (6.52%) Xen
4 3 (6.52%) NFS
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) XenServer
6 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) YUM
2 14 (30.43%) Puppet
3 9 (19.57%) Vagrant
3 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (17.39%) ZABBIX
5 5 (10.87%) SCCM
6 3 (6.52%) SCOM
6 3 (6.52%) Nagios
7 2 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (2.17%) WSUS
8 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.17%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) Citrix
4 10 (21.74%) Red Hat
5 9 (19.57%) NetApp
6 4 (8.70%) IBM
7 3 (6.52%) EMC
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco
7 3 (6.52%) Symantec
8 2 (4.35%) Juniper
8 2 (4.35%) HP
9 1 (2.17%) RightFax
9 1 (2.17%) Open Text
9 1 (2.17%) CommVault
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas
9 1 (2.17%) Websense
9 1 (2.17%) Clearswift
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