The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 140 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 3 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.43% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £328
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +20.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -53.54%
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 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2571 2335 1787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.68% 93.78% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1704 1490 928
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 120 101
Average hourly rate £13.46 £14.50 £13.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.35 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Infrastructure Specialist Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 2015. 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 -19 2 £340 -14.19%
North Yorkshire 0 1 £450 +100.00%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) C
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 3 (33.33%) CCSE
5 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Nagios
5 3 (33.33%) OSPF
5 3 (33.33%) NX-OS
5 3 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) OSPF
2 3 (33.33%) NX-OS
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) ISDN
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Telepresence
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCSE
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CCVP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) XenServer
2 2 (22.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Infoblox
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Tandberg