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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 139 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.22% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £36.40
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
2950 2233 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.80% 93.16% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 1344 1140
Average daily rate £360 £331 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 124 140
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 7 £350 +55.55% 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) SCOM
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (40.00%) Skype
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (20.00%) Law
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) PDA
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) ArchiMate
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Tandberg

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Skype
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (10.00%) ISDN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PDA
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) ArchiMate
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
1 4 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Tandberg