The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 23 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 108 114 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.14% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£355 £615 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.27% +128.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £615 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £615 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2167 1994 2414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.49% 93.92% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1059 1292
Average daily rate £330 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 123 152
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.39% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £10.13 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Infrastructure Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +1 3 £355 -42.27% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Cognos
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) EMC
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) IIS
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) SUSE
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) NCDA
2 1 (6.67%) NCIE
2 1 (6.67%) VCAP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Cognos
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) McAfee