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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 240 243 242
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 20 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 4
Median daily rate £400 £390 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £326 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
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
7800 9372 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.69% 94.77% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4751 5634 4840
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 438 463
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.76 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +12 14 £400 +5.96% 5
Berkshire - 6 £435 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (41.46%) VMware
4 16 (39.02%) Red Hat
4 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
5 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
6 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
8 12 (29.27%) Finance
8 12 (29.27%) IBM
9 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
10 10 (24.39%) Puppet
10 10 (24.39%) Docker
11 9 (21.95%) vSphere
11 9 (21.95%) Oracle
11 9 (21.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (21.95%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (19.51%) Firewall
12 8 (19.51%) SQL
12 8 (19.51%) Windows
12 8 (19.51%) Cisco
13 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (17.07%) Analytics
14 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
14 6 (14.63%) DB2
14 6 (14.63%) SAN
14 6 (14.63%) IBM Integration Bus
15 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA

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 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
2 9 (21.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.76%) Apache TomEE
3 4 (9.76%) JBoss
3 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) SAN
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (12.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (12.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (12.20%) IPv4
3 5 (12.20%) IPv6
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
4 2 (4.88%) Network Security
4 2 (4.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) FCoE
5 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.44%) MPLS
5 1 (2.44%) NAS
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) DB2
3 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.32%) Big Data
5 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (14.63%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.88%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.44%) FMCG
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (19.51%) Windows
4 5 (12.20%) AIX
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.32%) CentOS
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.88%) Unix
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) HPUX
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Analytics
2 5 (12.20%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) DevOps
3 4 (9.76%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (9.76%) Open Source
3 4 (9.76%) SOA
4 3 (7.32%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (7.32%) Data Analytics
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Service Design
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.44%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (24.39%) Docker
3 9 (21.95%) vSphere
4 5 (12.20%) VMware ESX
5 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
6 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (9.76%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (4.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.44%) Ambari
5 1 (2.44%) Ansible
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.44%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.44%) SCCM
5 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) Red Hat
3 12 (29.27%) IBM
4 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.95%) Oracle
6 8 (19.51%) Cisco
7 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
8 5 (12.20%) F5
9 4 (9.76%) Citrix
10 3 (7.32%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (7.32%) HP
11 2 (4.88%) EMC
12 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
12 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
12 1 (2.44%) Kaseya
12 1 (2.44%) NetApp
12 1 (2.44%) Remedy
12 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.44%) Symantec
12 1 (2.44%) Veritas
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