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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 240 234 245
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 22 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.31% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.33% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 4
Median daily rate £400 £420 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £324 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £451 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
8330 9071 8556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.26% 94.74% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4964 5311 4624
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 424 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.44 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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 +5 17 £393 -7.64% 2
Berkshire +6 4 £500 +11.11% 1
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 July 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 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
1 23 (48.94%) VMware
2 18 (38.30%) Linux
3 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
4 16 (34.04%) Firewall
5 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
5 15 (31.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (27.66%) Finance
6 13 (27.66%) vSphere
7 12 (25.53%) Windows
8 10 (21.28%) ITIL
8 10 (21.28%) DNS
8 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
9 9 (19.15%) VMware ESX
9 9 (19.15%) ITIL V3
10 8 (17.02%) UAG
10 8 (17.02%) NetScaler
10 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
10 8 (17.02%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (17.02%) Internet
10 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
10 8 (17.02%) SSL
10 8 (17.02%) FTP
10 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.02%) IIS
11 7 (14.89%) Oracle
11 7 (14.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (14.89%) Cisco
11 7 (14.89%) WebSphere

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 (17.02%) IIS
2 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (2.13%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) DNS
3 8 (17.02%) FTP
3 8 (17.02%) Internet
3 8 (17.02%) NetScaler
3 8 (17.02%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (17.02%) SSL
4 6 (12.77%) IPv4
4 6 (12.77%) IPv6
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (10.64%) SAN
6 2 (4.26%) DHCP
6 2 (4.26%) NAS
7 1 (2.13%) MPLS
7 1 (2.13%) Network Security
7 1 (2.13%) VoIP
7 1 (2.13%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Big Data
2 3 (6.38%) DB2
2 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (6.38%) EMC VNX
3 3 (6.38%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.13%) EPoS
5 1 (2.13%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 15 (31.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (25.53%) Windows
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.51%) AIX
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.38%) CentOS
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.13%) HPUX
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL V3
3 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
4 6 (12.77%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.51%) Analytics
6 4 (8.51%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) Service Design
6 4 (8.51%) Service Management
7 3 (6.38%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (6.38%) Data Analytics
8 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.26%) Change Management
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.13%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (27.66%) vSphere
3 9 (19.15%) VMware ESX
4 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
4 8 (17.02%) UAG
5 6 (12.77%) Docker
5 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
1 23 (48.94%) VMware
2 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.89%) Cisco
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
4 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
4 6 (12.77%) NetApp
5 5 (10.64%) F5
6 4 (8.51%) IBM
7 3 (6.38%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (6.38%) EMC
8 2 (4.26%) Citrix
8 2 (4.26%) HP
9 1 (2.13%) Arqiva
9 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.13%) Lumension
9 1 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) SAP
9 1 (2.13%) Symantec
9 1 (2.13%) Veritas
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