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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 237 248 220
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 24 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.033% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.036% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 12
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£420 £389 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.03% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £358 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £420 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 +7 15 £425 -0.58% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £420 -
Kent - 2 £338 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) SAN
3 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Wireless
3 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (28.57%) Firewall
5 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) UNIX
6 6 (21.43%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) WAN
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) Private Cloud
8 4 (14.29%) SIEM
8 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.29%) vSphere
8 4 (14.29%) Internet
8 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 4 (14.29%) DNS
9 3 (10.71%) HP
9 3 (10.71%) EMC
9 3 (10.71%) ITIL
9 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (10.71%) VPN
9 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) SAN
1 9 (32.14%) Wireless
2 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
5 4 (14.29%) Internet
5 4 (14.29%) DNS
6 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (10.71%) NAS
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 2 (7.14%) DHCP
8 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.57%) WLAN
8 1 (3.57%) LDAP
8 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Informix
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 2 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.57%) HACMP
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) UNIX
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) AIX
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (14.29%) SIEM
3 3 (10.71%) Information Security
3 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (10.71%) Database Security
3 3 (10.71%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) System Testing
5 1 (3.57%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) EAI
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) UAG
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) vCloud
4 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (7.14%) OVSD
2 2 (7.14%) OpenView
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.57%) vMotion
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) Brocade
6 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
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