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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 250 255 242
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 20 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.096% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.10% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
Median daily rate £394 £288 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.95% -32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £358 £354
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
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 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
8696 8842 8553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.09% 94.62% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5247 4908 4697
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 439 469
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 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
Hampshire +15 13 £400 -11.11% 2
Oxfordshire +8 3 £225 -
Berkshire -7 2 £425 +15.25% 1
Surrey -11 1 £375 +50.00%
Kent - 1 £413 - 1
Infrastructure Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 26 (53.06%) VMware
3 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (36.73%) Firewall
5 16 (32.65%) vSphere
6 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
7 14 (28.57%) ITIL
7 14 (28.57%) SAN
8 13 (26.53%) Windows
8 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
9 12 (24.49%) IIS
9 12 (24.49%) DNS
9 12 (24.49%) NetScaler
10 11 (22.45%) ITIL V3
10 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
10 11 (22.45%) Linux
10 11 (22.45%) EMC
10 11 (22.45%) Internet
11 10 (20.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
11 10 (20.41%) SSL
11 10 (20.41%) FTP
11 10 (20.41%) Reverse Proxy
11 10 (20.41%) Data Analysis
11 10 (20.41%) VMware ESX
11 10 (20.41%) UAG
12 9 (18.37%) NAS
12 9 (18.37%) Converged Infrastructure
12 9 (18.37%) Finance
12 9 (18.37%) MS Excel

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 12 (24.49%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) Firewall
2 14 (28.57%) SAN
3 12 (24.49%) DNS
3 12 (24.49%) NetScaler
4 11 (22.45%) Internet
5 10 (20.41%) FTP
5 10 (20.41%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (20.41%) SSL
6 9 (18.37%) NAS
7 5 (10.20%) IPv4
7 5 (10.20%) IPv6
8 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (6.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (4.08%) DHCP
10 2 (4.08%) WAN
10 2 (4.08%) Wireless
11 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (2.04%) LAN
11 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) DB2
2 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) AppFabric
1 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.04%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.33%) EMC VMAX
2 8 (16.33%) EMC VNX
3 7 (14.29%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) EPoS
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.08%) AIX
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.04%) CentOS
9 1 (2.04%) HPUX
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) ITIL V3
3 10 (20.41%) Data Analysis
4 9 (18.37%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.20%) Service Management
6 3 (6.12%) Workflow
7 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.08%) Change Management
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps
7 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.08%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Service Design
8 1 (2.04%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.04%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.12%) MCSE
6 2 (4.08%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) CCNA
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (32.65%) vSphere
3 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
3 10 (20.41%) UAG
3 10 (20.41%) VMware ESX
4 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
5 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.12%) Puppet
3 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) cPanel
4 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 26 (53.06%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) EMC
4 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle
6 6 (12.24%) NetApp
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco
8 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.12%) F5
10 2 (4.08%) HP
10 2 (4.08%) IBM
10 2 (4.08%) Remedy
10 2 (4.08%) SAP
11 1 (2.04%) Apple
11 1 (2.04%) BT
11 1 (2.04%) Citrix
11 1 (2.04%) Ericsson
11 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.04%) Nokia
11 1 (2.04%) Symantec
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