The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 91 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.13% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £615 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% +105.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -17.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.72%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1563 1450 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.42% 94.28% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 762 1006
Average daily rate £345 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 65 89
Average hourly rate £13.20 £16.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.19% +11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Infrastructure Specialist
Yorkshire

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
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 25 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
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Average Daily Rate
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Infrastructure Specialist
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Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Cognos
2 3 (30.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) SUSE
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) SUSE
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Cognos
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam