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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 248 236 251
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 17 39 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.40% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.42% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 2
Median daily rate £488 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +4.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £321 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £450 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £357
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -
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
8085 9312 8791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 94.99% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4891 5575 4868
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 £250 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 439 429
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -4 11 £400 +13.15% 3
Berkshire +11 5 £510 -
Middlesex - 1 £325 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (52.63%) Linux
1 20 (52.63%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) vSphere
5 11 (28.95%) Red Hat
5 11 (28.95%) Finance
6 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
7 9 (23.68%) Windows
8 8 (21.05%) SQL
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) Cisco
8 8 (21.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (21.05%) Firewall
8 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
8 8 (21.05%) Puppet
8 8 (21.05%) Docker
9 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
9 7 (18.42%) SAN
9 7 (18.42%) IBM
9 7 (18.42%) Oracle
10 6 (15.79%) DB2
10 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
10 6 (15.79%) Converged Infrastructure
11 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
11 5 (13.16%) F5
11 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.63%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) SAN
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (13.16%) IPv4
3 5 (13.16%) IPv6
4 2 (5.26%) NAS
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) FCoE
5 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.63%) MPLS
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) DB2
3 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.89%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) EMC VNX
2 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.26%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.26%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.63%) FMCG
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (23.68%) Windows
4 5 (13.16%) AIX
5 3 (7.89%) CentOS
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.63%) HPUX
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Analytics
2 4 (10.53%) DevOps
2 4 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
2 4 (10.53%) Project Management
2 4 (10.53%) Service Design
3 3 (7.89%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (7.89%) Data Analytics
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
4 2 (5.26%) SOA
4 2 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) System Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.26%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (31.58%) vSphere
3 8 (21.05%) Docker
4 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
1 8 (21.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (10.53%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (5.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.63%) Ambari
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.63%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) VMware
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) Red Hat
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 7 (18.42%) IBM
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle
6 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 5 (13.16%) F5
8 4 (10.53%) Citrix
8 4 (10.53%) EMC
9 3 (7.89%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (7.89%) HP
10 2 (5.26%) NetApp
11 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.63%) Kaseya
11 1 (2.63%) Remedy
11 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.63%) Symantec
11 1 (2.63%) Veritas