The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 139 117
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 3 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.070% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.074% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Median daily rate £273 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.28% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50

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
2082 2704 2351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.34% 95.04% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1731 1560
Median daily rate £375 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 116 121
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Yorkshire region that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +26 1 - - 3
South Yorkshire -6 1 £273 -28.28%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Infrastructure Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (30.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) iSeries
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (20.00%) Replication
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) IBM

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) ISPF
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) iSeries
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) SUSE
4 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JCL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (10.00%) vCloud
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) VMware GSX
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) DameWare
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Intel
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Sophos
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam