The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 568 593 565
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 79 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 48 42
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £364
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50050 55150 53908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 95.01% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32734 35266 32824
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1662 2082 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £39.50
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

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the UK.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the UK.

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +18 71 £401 +0.27% 10
London +14 32 £450 +0.55% 1
South East +6 21 £413 +5.76% 6
Hampshire +12 15 £400 +5.96% 4
City of London +23 7 £450 +2.27%
Winchester +2 7 £400 +5.26% 1
Berkshire +16 6 £500 -
Yorkshire +9 5 £400 -20.00%
Scotland +9 5 £238 -35.59%
West Midlands -20 5 £325 - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £400 -
Portsmouth - 5 £488 - 3
Sheffield - 5 £400 -
Edinburgh +12 4 £238 -35.59%
North West +11 4 £450 - 2
East of England +14 3 £363 +20.83%
Hertfordshire +3 3 £363 -24.47%
Staffordshire - 3 £325 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £325 -
Reading - 3 £510 -
Cheshire +10 2 £388 -13.88%
Lancashire - 2 £538 -
Lichfield - 2 £325 -
South West +15 1 £230 -45.88%
Knutsford +10 1 £425 -5.55%
Northwich - 1 £350 -
Fareham - 1 £400 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Hillingdon - 1 - -

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 48 (33.33%) VMware
2 39 (27.08%) Windows
2 39 (27.08%) Linux
3 34 (23.61%) Microsoft
4 33 (22.92%) Security Cleared
5 31 (21.53%) Finance
6 30 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (20.14%) SC Cleared
8 28 (19.44%) Active Directory
9 25 (17.36%) Data Centre
10 24 (16.67%) Cisco
11 23 (15.97%) ITIL
11 23 (15.97%) Puppet
12 22 (15.28%) Oracle
12 22 (15.28%) Citrix
12 22 (15.28%) Red Hat
13 20 (13.89%) Windows Server
14 18 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (12.50%) Firewall
14 18 (12.50%) SQL
15 17 (11.81%) Unix
16 16 (11.11%) AIX
16 16 (11.11%) IBM
16 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (11.11%) WebSphere
17 15 (10.42%) HP
17 15 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (9.03%) SAN
18 13 (9.03%) Jenkins

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 16 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 11 (7.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (4.86%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.17%) JBoss
4 6 (4.17%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.47%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.78%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.08%) Apache TomEE
7 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (1.39%) CICS
8 2 (1.39%) Confluence
8 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.69%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.47%) Office 365
4 2 (1.39%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.39%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.50%) Firewall
2 13 (9.03%) SAN
3 9 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (4.86%) DNS
5 7 (4.86%) LAN
6 6 (4.17%) DHCP
6 6 (4.17%) Skype
6 6 (4.17%) VoIP
6 6 (4.17%) WAN
7 5 (3.47%) IPv4
7 5 (3.47%) IPv6
7 5 (3.47%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.78%) Softphone
9 3 (2.08%) NAS
9 3 (2.08%) Network Security
9 3 (2.08%) PCoIP
9 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.25%) DB2
3 8 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.08%) Big Data
5 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.39%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) MySQL
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.86%) JIRA
3 3 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.69%) Ant
5 1 (0.69%) FishEye
5 1 (0.69%) Maven
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (21.53%) Finance
2 5 (3.47%) Banking
2 5 (3.47%) Retail
3 3 (2.08%) Advertising
4 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (3.47%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (3.47%) Middleware
3 3 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) JMS
4 1 (0.69%) LAMP
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.36%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 8 (5.56%) Clustering
4 5 (3.47%) EMC VNX
4 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.78%) Replication
6 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.39%) DataPower
6 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.39%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.69%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.69%) FMCG
7 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.08%) Linux
1 39 (27.08%) Windows
2 30 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 18 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (11.81%) Unix
6 16 (11.11%) AIX
6 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.47%) CentOS
10 3 (2.08%) Solaris
11 2 (1.39%) SUSE
11 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.39%) zOS
12 1 (0.69%) Debian
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.97%) ITIL
2 12 (8.33%) DevOps
3 10 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (6.25%) Migration
5 6 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.17%) Analytics
5 6 (4.17%) High Availability
5 6 (4.17%) Network Design
5 6 (4.17%) SOA
6 5 (3.47%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (3.47%) Process Improvement
7 4 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (2.78%) Open Source
7 4 (2.78%) Project Management
7 4 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.78%) Service Design
7 4 (2.78%) Service Management
7 4 (2.78%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.50%) SQL
2 9 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.08%) Java
4 3 (2.08%) Python
4 3 (2.08%) VBScript
5 2 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.69%) Jython
6 1 (0.69%) Perl
6 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.56%) Degree
4 7 (4.86%) CCNA
4 7 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.78%) CCNP
6 4 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.08%) MCSE
7 3 (2.08%) RHCE
8 2 (1.39%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (19.44%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.33%) Docker
4 10 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.94%) vSphere
5 6 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (2.78%) XenApp
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.39%) KVM
8 2 (1.39%) XenServer
9 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.69%) Postfix
9 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (15.97%) Puppet
2 12 (8.33%) ZABBIX
3 9 (6.25%) SCCM
4 7 (4.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.78%) Ambari
6 3 (2.08%) Ansible
7 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.39%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.69%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.69%) MOM
8 1 (0.69%) Nessus
8 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.69%) SCOM
8 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (33.33%) VMware
2 34 (23.61%) Microsoft
3 24 (16.67%) Cisco
4 22 (15.28%) Citrix
4 22 (15.28%) Oracle
4 22 (15.28%) Red Hat
5 16 (11.11%) IBM
6 15 (10.42%) HP
7 10 (6.94%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.94%) F5
8 7 (4.86%) EMC
9 6 (4.17%) Juniper
10 4 (2.78%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.78%) AppSense
10 4 (2.78%) Avaya
10 4 (2.78%) Remedy
11 3 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (1.39%) Akamai
12 2 (1.39%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.39%) Symantec
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