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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 421 387 416
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +29
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 18 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.14% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.15% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 10
Average daily rate £465 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £261 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £630 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.76% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
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
21803 21594 22168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15765 14842 15472
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 393 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +38 2 £488 +50.00% 3
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 12 (35.29%) Windows
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 12 (35.29%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco
3 9 (26.47%) Firewall
3 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
4 8 (23.53%) ITIL
5 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
6 6 (17.65%) Finance
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.65%) Unix
6 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
7 5 (14.71%) SAN
7 5 (14.71%) DevOps
8 4 (11.76%) Puppet
8 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
8 4 (11.76%) VPN
8 4 (11.76%) DNS
8 4 (11.76%) DHCP
8 4 (11.76%) AIX
8 4 (11.76%) Linux
8 4 (11.76%) DB2
8 4 (11.76%) MS Office
8 4 (11.76%) Banking
8 4 (11.76%) iSeries

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) VPN
4 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
4 3 (8.82%) NetScreen
4 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) SSL
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) DB2
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (8.82%) XML
1 3 (8.82%) XML Messaging
2 1 (2.94%) JMS
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) iSeries
3 3 (8.82%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.94%) AS400
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) LPAR
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.65%) Unix
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) AIX
4 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (11.76%) Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) DevOps
3 3 (8.82%) Change Management
3 3 (8.82%) High Availability
3 3 (8.82%) SDLC
3 3 (8.82%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (5.88%) B2C
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.88%) Data Security
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) API Development
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Server Building
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CCNA
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO15022
1 3 (8.82%) ISO20022
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.94%) Docker
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) NFS
5 1 (2.94%) vCloud
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
2 3 (8.82%) vMotion
3 2 (5.88%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.94%) Ansible
4 1 (2.94%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 12 (35.29%) VMware
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) Juniper
3 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.88%) CA
4 2 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Altiris
5 1 (2.94%) Brocade
5 1 (2.94%) Murex
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) OpenText
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec
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