The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £360 £385
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -41.17%
Infrastructure Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
303 281 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.10% 89.78% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 128 97
Average daily rate £363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £509 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £162.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the Merseyside region.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the Merseyside region.

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi