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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 216 231 259
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 30 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 7
Median daily rate £400 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -4.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.84% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
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
7259 8921 9385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.71% 94.87% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 5155 5152
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 504 515
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +21 18 £410 +1.54% 2
Surrey +19 5 £340 -20.00%
Berkshire - 5 £399 - 1
Oxfordshire 0 2 £375 -6.25%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 24 (53.33%) VMware
2 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 19 (42.22%) Linux
4 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
5 18 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 16 (35.56%) Windows
6 16 (35.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
7 13 (28.89%) Finance
8 12 (26.67%) SAN
8 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 12 (26.67%) vSphere
8 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
9 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
9 11 (24.44%) IBM
10 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (20.00%) Office 365
11 9 (20.00%) EMC VNX
11 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
11 9 (20.00%) EMC
12 8 (17.78%) Citrix
12 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (17.78%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (17.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
12 8 (17.78%) NAS
12 8 (17.78%) EMC VMAX
12 8 (17.78%) VCE vBlock

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 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (11.11%) Apache TomEE
4 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.11%) JBoss
4 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.22%) GitHub
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) SAN
2 8 (17.78%) NAS
3 2 (4.44%) DHCP
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) Network Security
3 2 (4.44%) Skype
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) FCoE
4 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.22%) MPLS
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) DB2
2 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (15.56%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.22%) ELK Stack
4 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.00%) EMC VNX
3 8 (17.78%) EMC VMAX
3 8 (17.78%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (6.67%) SWIFT
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) BYOD
5 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) FMCG
6 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 16 (35.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (35.56%) Windows
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) AIX
6 2 (4.44%) Unix
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) CentOS
7 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Converged Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Analytics
3 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) Service Management
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) SOA
6 2 (4.44%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security Management
6 2 (4.44%) ISMS
6 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.44%) Security Management
6 2 (4.44%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) vSphere
3 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (13.33%) Docker
6 3 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (6.67%) XenApp
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Puppet
3 4 (8.89%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.44%) AppDNA
4 2 (4.44%) EdgeSight
4 2 (4.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (4.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (4.44%) SCCM
4 2 (4.44%) SCOM
4 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.22%) Ambari
5 1 (2.22%) Ansible
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.22%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 18 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (24.44%) IBM
5 9 (20.00%) EMC
6 8 (17.78%) Citrix
7 5 (11.11%) NetApp
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco
9 2 (4.44%) HP
10 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (2.22%) Kaseya
10 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.22%) Veritas