The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 567 543 487
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -56
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 40 39 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.074% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.080% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £273 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £470 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +21.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -44.61%

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 May 2015.

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 26 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 38 £350 -12.50% 16
London +4 19 £350 -25.05% 3
City of London +16 9 £338 -22.14% 2
South East -15 6 £450 +5.26% 5
North West -18 6 £331 +22.59% 2
Lancashire - 5 £423 -
Preston - 4 £423 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £455 - 2
Scotland -4 2 £425 +20.14%
Hampshire -6 2 £450 +5.26% 1
West Midlands -8 2 £388 -3.06% 1
West Yorkshire -16 2 £340 -15.00%
Leeds -17 2 £340 -14.19%
Yorkshire -23 2 £340 -14.19%
Herefordshire - 2 £388 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 - 4
Winchester - 2 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £425 -
East of England - 2 £350 - 5
Chester +2 1 £225 -
Berkshire -6 1 £288 -
Cheshire -14 1 £225 -16.66% 2
Chorley - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £300 - 2
Slough - 1 £288 -

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 40 (49.38%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) Linux
3 32 (39.51%) VMware
4 23 (28.40%) Finance
5 21 (25.93%) Firewall
6 20 (24.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (23.46%) Security Cleared
8 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (22.22%) Cisco
9 17 (20.99%) DNS
9 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
10 15 (18.52%) HP
10 15 (18.52%) SC Cleared
11 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
11 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.05%) SAN
13 12 (14.81%) VPN
13 12 (14.81%) ITIL
13 12 (14.81%) Puppet
14 11 (13.58%) UNIX
14 11 (13.58%) E-Commerce
14 11 (13.58%) DevOps
15 10 (12.35%) DHCP
15 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (12.35%) WebSphere
16 9 (11.11%) SCCM
16 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (11.11%) XenServer
16 9 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (12.35%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.17%) IIS
4 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) FileNet
6 1 (1.23%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.23%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) IaaS
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.94%) SaaS
2 4 (4.94%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.93%) Firewall
2 17 (20.99%) DNS
3 13 (16.05%) SAN
4 12 (14.81%) VPN
5 10 (12.35%) DHCP
6 9 (11.11%) LAN
6 9 (11.11%) WAN
7 7 (8.64%) NAS
7 7 (8.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (8.64%) BIG-IP
8 6 (7.41%) OSPF
8 6 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (7.41%) NX-OS
8 6 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (6.17%) Unified Communications
9 5 (6.17%) IP Telephony
9 5 (6.17%) Internet
10 4 (4.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.17%) Maven
4 3 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Law
3 5 (6.17%) Legal
4 4 (4.94%) Games
4 4 (4.94%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Front Office
6 1 (1.23%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (8.64%) Middleware
3 5 (6.17%) Web Services
4 3 (3.70%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (2.47%) J2EE
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 1 (1.23%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) Open Source
3 5 (6.17%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.47%) Equities
6 2 (2.47%) PDA
6 2 (2.47%) Derivative
6 2 (2.47%) Online Games
6 2 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.23%) FMCG
7 1 (1.23%) Clustering
7 1 (1.23%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 40 (49.38%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) Linux
3 20 (24.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.58%) UNIX
6 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (8.64%) Solaris
9 6 (7.41%) AIX
9 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.47%) CentOS
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) ITIL
2 11 (13.58%) E-Commerce
2 11 (13.58%) DevOps
3 8 (9.88%) Project Management
4 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.17%) Security Architecture
5 5 (6.17%) Scrum
6 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.94%) System Testing
6 4 (4.94%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.70%) Change Control
7 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.70%) Workflow
7 3 (3.70%) Migration
7 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.47%) ERP
8 2 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
2 7 (8.64%) C
3 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.70%) SQL
4 3 (3.70%) Java
5 2 (2.47%) Perl
5 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.47%) Korn
6 1 (1.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.23%) C#
6 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.41%) MCSE
4 6 (7.41%) CCNP
4 6 (7.41%) CCSE
5 3 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (2.47%) MCP
6 2 (2.47%) GIAC
6 2 (2.47%) MCITP
6 2 (2.47%) GCIA
6 2 (2.47%) GCIH
6 2 (2.47%) GCED
7 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) CCNA
7 1 (1.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) BS25999
System Software
1 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.11%) XenServer
4 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.17%) vSphere
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.70%) XenApp
7 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.70%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.47%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.47%) UAG
8 2 (2.47%) vCloud
8 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (1.23%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.23%) Squid
9 1 (1.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) Puppet
2 9 (11.11%) SCCM
3 4 (4.94%) Nagios
4 2 (2.47%) OpenView
4 2 (2.47%) OVSD
4 2 (2.47%) SCOM
4 2 (2.47%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.47%) yum
4 2 (2.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) VMware
2 18 (22.22%) Cisco
3 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
4 15 (18.52%) HP
5 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
6 9 (11.11%) Oracle
7 8 (9.88%) Citrix
7 8 (9.88%) CheckPoint
8 7 (8.64%) F5
9 6 (7.41%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.41%) Infoblox
10 5 (6.17%) IBM
11 4 (4.94%) Sun
11 4 (4.94%) Dell
11 4 (4.94%) Atlassian
11 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.70%) Brocade
12 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
12 3 (3.70%) webMethods
12 3 (3.70%) NetApp
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