The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 404 368 374
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 8 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.097% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 25
Average daily rate £370 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £332 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £440
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -26.13%
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% -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -18 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Barnet - - - -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
4 5 (20.83%) DHCP
4 5 (20.83%) DNS
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) Puppet
5 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.67%) J2EE
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Symantec
6 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
6 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (12.50%) Clearswift
6 3 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (12.50%) Nagios
6 3 (12.50%) Middleware
6 3 (12.50%) Open Text
6 3 (12.50%) MCSE
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) LAN
6 3 (12.50%) RightFax

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DHCP
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) VLAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) SMTP
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) DMZ
4 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) PBX
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Change Control
2 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) SOA
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Business Development
3 1 (4.17%) Data Management
3 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) CCA
4 1 (4.17%) RHCE
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) NCDA
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) SRDF
3 1 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (12.50%) Nagios
2 3 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Symantec
3 3 (12.50%) Clearswift
3 3 (12.50%) Open Text
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) RightFax
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 2 (8.33%) Websense
4 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Isilon
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade
5 1 (4.17%) Altiris
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds