The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 236 221 229
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 10 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 16
Average daily rate £325 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £445 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £440
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -26.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8914 7726 9792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.86% 92.18% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4911 3836 4443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 609 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.60 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +4 4 £275 -42.10%
Hampshire -2 4 £385 +40.00% 3
Berkshire - 2 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (20.00%) Data Security
7 3 (20.00%) NAS
7 3 (20.00%) Change Control
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Clustering
8 2 (13.33%) Progress
8 2 (13.33%) Avaya
8 2 (13.33%) SAN
8 2 (13.33%) EMC
8 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
9 1 (6.67%) iPhone
9 1 (6.67%) Handset

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Data Security
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) Progress
5 1 (6.67%) JBoss
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