The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 95 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.70% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £386 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.03% -9.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +48.88%
Infrastructure Specialist
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1736 1477 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.88% 93.54% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 882 787
Average daily rate £373 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 55 93
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.95 £8.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Leeds +5 11 £450 +12.50%
Infrastructure Specialist
Yorkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region 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 8 (44.44%) Firewall
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Imperva
2 7 (38.89%) vSphere
2 7 (38.89%) F5
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
4 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (27.78%) SMTP
4 5 (27.78%) DHCP
4 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
4 5 (27.78%) FTP
4 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
5 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) PDA
5 4 (22.22%) RTSP
5 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) MSI
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) SUSE
6 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region 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 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) SAN
3 5 (27.78%) SMTP
3 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
3 5 (27.78%) FTP
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
4 4 (22.22%) RTSP
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) PDA
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) SUSE
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) vSphere
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Imperva
2 7 (38.89%) F5
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat