The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
England / South East
Rank 208 236 256
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 33 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.25% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.27% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 3
Median daily rate £415 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -4.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6675 7841 8696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.22% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3855 4600 4711
Median daily rate £401 £392 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% +4.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 408 427
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +21 23 £425 +5.26%
Surrey +15 5 £340 -24.44%
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Berkshire +16 1 - -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 31 (58.49%) VMware
2 30 (56.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (50.94%) Security Cleared
4 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
5 21 (39.62%) SAN
5 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
6 19 (35.85%) Red Hat
7 18 (33.96%) EMC
7 18 (33.96%) vSphere
8 17 (32.08%) EMC VNX
8 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
8 17 (32.08%) Windows
9 16 (30.19%) Linux
9 16 (30.19%) VCE vBlock
9 16 (30.19%) EMC VMAX
10 15 (28.30%) Converged Infrastructure
10 15 (28.30%) NAS
11 14 (26.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
13 12 (22.64%) IBM
14 11 (20.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 11 (20.75%) Office 365
15 10 (18.87%) Bash Shell
15 10 (18.87%) WebSphere MQ
15 10 (18.87%) Finance
15 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
16 9 (16.98%) IBM Integration Bus

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.98%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (13.21%) Apache Geronimo
3 7 (13.21%) Apache TomEE
3 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (13.21%) JBoss
3 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
3 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.77%) IIS
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Office 365
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.77%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) SAN
2 15 (28.30%) NAS
3 4 (7.55%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) DNS
4 2 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.77%) Skype
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.89%) FCoE
5 1 (1.89%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) DB2
3 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (16.98%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.89%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
1 17 (32.08%) EMC VNX
2 16 (30.19%) EMC VMAX
2 16 (30.19%) VCE vBlock
3 3 (5.66%) PKI
3 3 (5.66%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.77%) BYOD
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 16 (30.19%) Linux
3 14 (26.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) AIX
5 3 (5.66%) Unix
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Converged Infrastructure
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) Open Source
4 5 (9.43%) Analytics
4 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.43%) Service Management
5 4 (7.55%) DevOps
6 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.66%) SOA
7 2 (3.77%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security Management
7 2 (3.77%) ISMS
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.77%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.77%) Security Management
7 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) Bash Shell
2 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
3 7 (13.21%) Shell Script
3 7 (13.21%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) Security Cleared
2 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.77%) MCITP
4 2 (3.77%) MCP
4 2 (3.77%) MCSA
4 2 (3.77%) MCSE
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (56.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (33.96%) vSphere
3 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
4 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
5 7 (13.21%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (9.43%) Docker
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.77%) UAG
7 2 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.77%) XenApp
7 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.89%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (11.32%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (11.32%) Puppet
3 4 (7.55%) SCCM
4 2 (3.77%) AppDNA
4 2 (3.77%) EdgeSight
4 2 (3.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.77%) SCOM
5 1 (1.89%) Ambari
5 1 (1.89%) Ansible
5 1 (1.89%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) VMware
2 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
3 19 (35.85%) Red Hat
4 18 (33.96%) EMC
5 12 (22.64%) IBM
6 7 (13.21%) Citrix
7 5 (9.43%) NetApp
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle
9 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.77%) HP
10 1 (1.89%) Brocade
10 1 (1.89%) Intel Security