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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 403 402 395
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 24 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.098% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 28
Median daily rate £425 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £400 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £404 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
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
20369 21455 22394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 95.10% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 15175 16149
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 346 436
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -5 9 £425 -5.55% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 24 (45.28%) VMware
2 20 (37.74%) Windows
3 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 13 (24.53%) Data Centre
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
4 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (22.64%) ITIL
4 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
4 12 (22.64%) Finance
5 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (20.75%) Cisco
6 10 (18.87%) HP
7 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
7 9 (16.98%) Unix
8 8 (15.09%) Citrix
8 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
8 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (15.09%) Migration
9 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
9 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.21%) Firewall
9 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
9 7 (13.21%) Puppet
10 6 (11.32%) Private Cloud
10 6 (11.32%) XenApp
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification

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 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.77%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Liferay
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Bluemix
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Firewall
2 6 (11.32%) SAN
3 3 (5.66%) DNS
4 2 (3.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) FTP
5 1 (1.89%) 4G
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.89%) DMZ
5 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.89%) GPRS
5 1 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) LTE
5 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.89%) Skype
5 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.89%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) HBase
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.89%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) FishEye
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.89%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.89%) Matplotlib
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
1 1 (1.89%) NumPy
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (1.89%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.55%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) DataPower
5 1 (1.89%) Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.89%) Equities
5 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Tandem
5 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (16.98%) Unix
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) AIX
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (1.89%) Debian
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Migration
3 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Time Management
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) Analytics
6 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.77%) DevOps
6 2 (3.77%) High Availability
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.89%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (1.89%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (1.89%) Microservices
7 1 (1.89%) SDLC
7 1 (1.89%) Security Operations
7 1 (1.89%) Server Building
7 1 (1.89%) Service Design
7 1 (1.89%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) Python
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C
3 2 (3.77%) C++
3 2 (3.77%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) CCNA
2 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCNP
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.32%) XenApp
4 4 (7.55%) Docker
4 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.89%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.89%) GPFS
6 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (1.89%) vSphere
6 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) Ambari
2 2 (3.77%) Ansible
2 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.77%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) VMware
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco
4 10 (18.87%) HP
5 8 (15.09%) Citrix
5 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
6 6 (11.32%) Oracle
7 5 (9.43%) 3PAR
7 5 (9.43%) EMC
8 3 (5.66%) Remedy
9 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.77%) CommVault
9 2 (3.77%) IBM
9 2 (3.77%) Juniper
9 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.89%) Isilon
10 1 (1.89%) Maconomy
10 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.89%) SAP
10 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow