The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Tester
Rank 628 659 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Tester 17 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.005% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.005% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £535 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £310 -
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Infrastructure Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Infrastructure Tester Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 17 £535 +52.85%
London -8 14 £535 -
East Midlands - 2 £275 -
Chesterfield - 2 £275 -
Derbyshire - 2 £275 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £295 -
West Midlands - 1 £295 -

Infrastructure Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Infrastructure Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 13 (46.43%) Hadoop
3 13 (46.43%) Ansible
3 13 (46.43%) Docker
3 13 (46.43%) DevOps
4 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (39.29%) Windows
6 10 (35.71%) API Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Big Data
7 8 (28.57%) VMware
8 7 (25.00%) Puppet
9 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Unix
9 6 (21.43%) Veritas
9 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 4 (14.29%) NAS
11 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 4 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (14.29%) IBM XIV
11 4 (14.29%) User Experience
11 4 (14.29%) HP

Infrastructure Tester 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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
1 4 (14.29%) NAS
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) Hadoop
2 8 (28.57%) Big Data
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 2 (7.14%) TestDirector
2 2 (7.14%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) IBM XIV
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) PDA
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.14%) AIX
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 13 (46.43%) DevOps
3 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (35.71%) API Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.57%) People Management
9 1 (3.57%) Records Management
9 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) MCTS
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Docker
2 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Ansible
2 7 (25.00%) Puppet
3 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (7.14%) Netcool
4 2 (7.14%) Packer
4 2 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Veritas
3 4 (14.29%) EMC
3 4 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) NetApp
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft