The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Infrastructure Specialist
UK
Rank 586 617 582
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Specialist 5 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.002% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Median daily rate £363 £325 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +51.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £325 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 - £215
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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Senior Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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 +45 5 £363 +11.53%
London +18 2 £413 +26.92%
Yorkshire - 2 £273 -
South East - 1 £325 -
City of London - 1 £425 -
Rotherham - 1 £273 -
Cobham - 1 £325 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £273 -
Surrey - 1 £325 -

Senior Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Senior 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 Senior Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) IIS
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) J2EE
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
5 3 (37.50%) JBoss
5 3 (37.50%) AIX
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (37.50%) LDAP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) SSL
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) IBM

Senior 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (12.50%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
4 1 (12.50%) UAG
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) DameWare
3 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) AlienVault
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam