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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 532 574 575
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 82 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 49 47
Median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £379 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £404 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 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
England +21 76 £410 -0.60% 10
South East +20 31 £400 -0.92% 5
London +5 22 £425 -8.10% 1
Hampshire +21 19 £425 +6.25% 3
Winchester +12 15 £425 +6.25% 2
North West -3 7 £500 +26.58% 1
City of London -14 7 £425 -6.84% 1
Yorkshire +25 5 £400 +5.26% 2
Surrey +18 5 £340 -20.00% 1
Manchester +3 5 £500 +31.57%
Berkshire - 5 £399 -
South West +10 4 £343 -8.66%
Scotland +8 4 £335 - 2
Glasgow - 4 £335 - 2
Stockport - 4 £500 -
West Yorkshire +22 3 £400 - 1
Leeds +20 3 £400 - 1
East of England +1 3 - -
North East - 3 £165 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Durham - 3 £165 - 1
Potters Bar - 3 - -
St Albans - 3 - -
Cobham +4 2 £338 -17.17% 1
Oxfordshire -8 2 £375 -6.25%
South Yorkshire -12 2 £336 -11.51% 1
Devon - 2 £185 -
Wiltshire - 2 £500 -
Swindon - 2 £500 -
Exeter - 2 £185 -

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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 featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 73 (46.50%) VMware
2 59 (37.58%) Windows
3 52 (33.12%) Microsoft
4 47 (29.94%) Linux
5 46 (29.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 43 (27.39%) Data Centre
7 39 (24.84%) Security Cleared
8 38 (24.20%) Windows Server
9 37 (23.57%) Active Directory
10 34 (21.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (21.02%) SC Cleared
11 33 (21.02%) Finance
11 33 (21.02%) Red Hat
12 31 (19.75%) ITIL
13 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 28 (17.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (17.20%) Cisco
16 25 (15.92%) Citrix
17 24 (15.29%) SAN
18 23 (14.65%) Firewall
19 20 (12.74%) EMC
20 19 (12.10%) IBM
20 19 (12.10%) vSphere
21 18 (11.46%) Puppet
22 17 (10.83%) Oracle
23 16 (10.19%) HP
23 16 (10.19%) Hyper-V
23 16 (10.19%) PowerShell
23 16 (10.19%) Migration
23 16 (10.19%) Amazon AWS

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 14 (8.92%) MS Exchange
1 14 (8.92%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.37%) JBoss
4 8 (5.10%) Skype for Business
4 8 (5.10%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.82%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.18%) Apache
6 5 (3.18%) Apache TomEE
6 5 (3.18%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (3.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.55%) IIS
8 3 (1.91%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.91%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.28%) Office 365
3 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.91%) IaaS
5 2 (1.27%) GitHub
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.64%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.29%) SAN
2 23 (14.65%) Firewall
3 14 (8.92%) DNS
3 14 (8.92%) NAS
4 11 (7.01%) LAN
4 11 (7.01%) WAN
5 10 (6.37%) DHCP
6 8 (5.10%) Skype
6 8 (5.10%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.46%) FTP
7 7 (4.46%) VoIP
8 5 (3.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (3.18%) VPN
8 5 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (2.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (2.55%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.91%) MPLS
10 3 (1.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.82%) DB2
5 5 (3.18%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.27%) Big Data
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.64%) HBase
9 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.64%) MySQL
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.64%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.46%) JIRA
3 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.64%) FishEye
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (21.02%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.82%) Banking
4 4 (2.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Front Office
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (5.73%) Middleware
3 7 (4.46%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (1.91%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (1.91%) ELK Stack
4 3 (1.91%) J2EE
4 3 (1.91%) Web Services
5 2 (1.27%) ISPF
6 1 (0.64%) Matplotlib
6 1 (0.64%) NumPy
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.64%) Pandas
6 1 (0.64%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.64%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.64%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.39%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.19%) EMC VNX
3 12 (7.64%) EMC VMAX
4 11 (7.01%) VCE vBlock
5 8 (5.10%) Private Cloud
6 7 (4.46%) Replication
7 5 (3.18%) Clustering
7 5 (3.18%) Mainframe
8 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.91%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.27%) BYOD
10 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.27%) iSeries
10 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.27%) Tandem
10 2 (1.27%) User Experience
11 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (37.58%) Windows
2 47 (29.94%) Linux
3 38 (24.20%) Windows Server
4 34 (21.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (17.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (9.55%) Unix
7 15 (9.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (8.28%) AIX
9 8 (5.10%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.55%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.91%) Solaris
12 2 (1.27%) CentOS
12 2 (1.27%) Debian
12 2 (1.27%) SUSE
12 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.27%) zOS
13 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.75%) ITIL
2 16 (10.19%) Migration
3 12 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (7.64%) Service Management
4 11 (7.01%) Converged Infrastructure
5 9 (5.73%) DevOps
6 8 (5.10%) Analytics
6 8 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (3.82%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.82%) Open Source
7 6 (3.82%) Project Management
8 5 (3.18%) Change Control
8 5 (3.18%) Data Protection
8 5 (3.18%) ITIL V3
8 5 (3.18%) ITSM
8 5 (3.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (3.18%) SOA
9 4 (2.55%) Process Improvement
9 4 (2.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.19%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.28%) SQL
3 9 (5.73%) Shell Script
4 7 (4.46%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.18%) Java
5 5 (3.18%) Python
6 2 (1.27%) C
6 2 (1.27%) C++
6 2 (1.27%) JCL
7 1 (0.64%) PHP
7 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (24.84%) Security Cleared
2 33 (21.02%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.01%) CCNA
3 11 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.46%) Degree
6 4 (2.55%) CCNP
6 4 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.55%) MCSA
6 4 (2.55%) MCSE
6 4 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.27%) CCDA
7 2 (1.27%) CNA
7 2 (1.27%) CNE
7 2 (1.27%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.64%) CCA
8 1 (0.64%) CCIE
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 46 (29.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (23.57%) Active Directory
3 19 (12.10%) vSphere
4 16 (10.19%) Hyper-V
5 12 (7.64%) Docker
6 11 (7.01%) XenApp
7 9 (5.73%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.82%) VMware ESX
9 5 (3.18%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.27%) Time Sharing Option
12 1 (0.64%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.64%) GPFS
12 1 (0.64%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.64%) vCloud
12 1 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (11.46%) Puppet
2 11 (7.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (6.37%) ZABBIX
4 8 (5.10%) SCCM
5 5 (3.18%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.55%) Ambari
6 4 (2.55%) Ansible
6 4 (2.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.91%) SCOM
7 3 (1.91%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.27%) AppDNA
8 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.27%) EdgeSight
8 2 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.27%) Nagios
8 2 (1.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.64%) Consul
9 1 (0.64%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 73 (46.50%) VMware
2 52 (33.12%) Microsoft
3 33 (21.02%) Red Hat
4 27 (17.20%) Cisco
5 25 (15.92%) Citrix
6 20 (12.74%) EMC
7 19 (12.10%) IBM
8 17 (10.83%) Oracle
9 16 (10.19%) HP
10 7 (4.46%) Juniper
11 6 (3.82%) 3PAR
11 6 (3.82%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.82%) F5
11 6 (3.82%) NetApp
12 5 (3.18%) Atlassian
13 4 (2.55%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.91%) CommVault
14 3 (1.91%) Remedy
15 2 (1.27%) Novell
15 2 (1.27%) Veritas
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