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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 251 228 215
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 7 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.11% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
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£475 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.80% +4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £329 £348
% change year-on-year
+9.50% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
8841 8077 6850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.56% 91.36% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4729 4304 3263
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 457 576
Average hourly rate £17.40 £17.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
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 5 March 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 £475 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) System Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) IIS
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) ILOG
6 2 (13.33%) FileNet
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) SPSS
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) FileNet
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SPSS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (6.67%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (6.67%) StarTeam
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (13.33%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) System Testing
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Document Management
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) MCSE
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) NFS
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
5 1 (6.67%) Samba
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
2 1 (6.67%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) ILOG
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Lumension
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) CA
5 1 (6.67%) CommVault
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya