The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 134 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.039% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.041% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £200 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £404 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
Infrastructure Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2587 2420 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.55% 94.46% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1327 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £522 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 117 181
Median hourly rate £15.99 £14.10 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £29.00
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 in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the West Midlands region.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the West Midlands region.

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 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
Coventry - 1 £200 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) VMware