The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 399 393 419
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 18 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.12% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.13% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 12
Median daily rate £464 £350 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £285 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £528 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £376 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20584 21391 22193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.95% 94.54% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15002 14791 15616
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 399 404
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

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 30 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +39 3 £475 +40.74% 1
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Infrastructure Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (38.71%) Windows
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 8 (25.81%) Firewall
4 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
6 6 (19.35%) Finance
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
7 5 (16.13%) SAN
7 5 (16.13%) Unix
7 5 (16.13%) DNS
8 4 (12.90%) DHCP
8 4 (12.90%) VPN
8 4 (12.90%) DB2
8 4 (12.90%) MS Office
8 4 (12.90%) Citrix
8 4 (12.90%) Banking
8 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (12.90%) iSeries
8 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.90%) XenApp
8 4 (12.90%) DevOps

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) SAN
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) VPN
4 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
4 3 (9.68%) NetScreen
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) Skype
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (9.68%) XML
1 3 (9.68%) XML Messaging
2 1 (3.23%) JMS
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) iSeries
3 3 (9.68%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.23%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.13%) Unix
6 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
7 3 (9.68%) AIX
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
8 2 (6.45%) Linux
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) SDLC
3 3 (9.68%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.45%) B2C
4 2 (6.45%) High Availability
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Server Building
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) API Development
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.23%) ITSM
5 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CCNA
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO15022
1 3 (9.68%) ISO20022
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) XenApp
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.45%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.23%) vCloud
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
1 3 (9.68%) SCOM
1 3 (9.68%) vMotion
2 2 (6.45%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.23%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.23%) Altiris
6 1 (3.23%) Brocade
6 1 (3.23%) CA
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) OpenText
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec