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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 392 405 357
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -48
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 25 8 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.033% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.036% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 19
Average daily rate
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£467 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £340 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £413
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +76.13%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21792 22443 24513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.74% 92.46% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14941 15287 15897
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 464 660
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 9 £471 -0.84% 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (38.24%) YUM
2 11 (32.35%) Puppet
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
3 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
4 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
4 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 7 (20.59%) Finance
5 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
5 7 (20.59%) UNIX
5 7 (20.59%) Windows
5 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
5 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) Ruby
6 6 (17.65%) ZABBIX
6 6 (17.65%) RSpec
6 6 (17.65%) Vagrant
6 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (17.65%) BDD
6 6 (17.65%) DNS
6 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 6 (17.65%) NetApp
7 5 (14.71%) Firewall
7 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) SMTP
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) PBX
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
1 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) RSpec
3 2 (5.88%) Hudson
3 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (2.94%) Japanese Language
2 1 (2.94%) Korean Language
2 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) J2EE
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Open Source
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Equities
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Celerra
4 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (20.59%) UNIX
3 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Solaris
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (17.65%) BDD
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) CRM
4 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
1 6 (17.65%) Ruby
2 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) NFS
4 1 (2.94%) Xen
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) XenServer
4 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) YUM
2 11 (32.35%) Puppet
3 6 (17.65%) ZABBIX
3 6 (17.65%) Vagrant
3 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.82%) Nagios
5 2 (5.88%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.94%) SCCM
6 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
1 9 (26.47%) VMware
2 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.65%) NetApp
4 4 (11.76%) IBM
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) Websense
6 2 (5.88%) Clearswift
6 2 (5.88%) Open Text
6 2 (5.88%) RightFax
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) CommVault
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas
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