The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 223 256 232
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 23 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.073% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.078% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 6
Average daily rate £400 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £465 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £360 £385
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -41.17%
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +18 14 £400 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £400 -11.11%
Surrey - 3 £390 - 1
Berkshire - 3 - -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (42.59%) VMware
2 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 20 (37.04%) Windows
4 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
5 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
6 12 (22.22%) SAN
6 12 (22.22%) ITIL
6 12 (22.22%) Finance
6 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
7 11 (20.37%) vSphere
7 11 (20.37%) Firewall
7 11 (20.37%) Linux
7 11 (20.37%) IIS
8 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 10 (18.52%) SQL
8 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
8 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 9 (16.67%) NAS
9 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 8 (14.81%) EMC
10 8 (14.81%) Migration
10 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
11 7 (12.96%) Citrix
11 7 (12.96%) Internet
11 7 (12.96%) DNS

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (20.37%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) SAN
2 11 (20.37%) Firewall
3 9 (16.67%) NAS
4 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
5 7 (12.96%) DNS
5 7 (12.96%) Internet
6 6 (11.11%) FTP
6 6 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (11.11%) SSL
7 5 (9.26%) Wireless
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.70%) IPv4
8 2 (3.70%) IPv6
8 2 (3.70%) WAN
9 1 (1.85%) DHCP
9 1 (1.85%) LAN
9 1 (1.85%) SNMP
9 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.85%) VoIP
9 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Local Government
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) JSON
2 2 (3.70%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (9.26%) EMC VNX
2 5 (9.26%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.37%) Linux
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (9.26%) AIX
8 4 (7.41%) CentOS
9 3 (5.56%) Unix
9 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Migration
3 6 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 6 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.26%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (9.26%) Service Management
5 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.56%) Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) Security Management
7 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.70%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.70%) Workflow
8 1 (1.85%) Dependency Management
8 1 (1.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.37%) vSphere
4 6 (11.11%) UAG
5 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.85%) XenApp
8 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (5.56%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.85%) cPanel
3 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) VMware
2 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.81%) EMC
5 7 (12.96%) Citrix
6 6 (11.11%) HP
7 5 (9.26%) NetApp
8 4 (7.41%) Cisco
9 3 (5.56%) Forcepoint
9 3 (5.56%) IBM
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle
9 3 (5.56%) Tripwire
10 2 (3.70%) SAP
10 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.85%) Apple
11 1 (1.85%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.85%) Nokia
11 1 (1.85%) Remedy
11 1 (1.85%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
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