The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 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 currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Tester
Rank 569 565 585
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Tester 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate
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£300 - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

Infrastructure Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Tester
Daily Rate Trend

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

Infrastructure Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Infrastructure Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Tester
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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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
South East -4 3 £300 -
England -5 3 £300 - 1
London - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -

Infrastructure Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
3 8 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) TestDirector
6 5 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (35.71%) WinRunner
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 4 (28.57%) ISEB
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 4 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (21.43%) SCCM
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall
8 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (21.43%) Office 365
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
8 3 (21.43%) Citrix
8 3 (21.43%) DMZ
8 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) VPN
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) LAN

Infrastructure Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (21.43%) DMZ
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) TestDirector
2 5 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (35.71%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PDA
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix
1 3 (21.43%) HP
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas
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