The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Specialist was £328 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Specialist
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 99 113
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 5 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.28% 0.75% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.80% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 9
Median daily rate £328 £380 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.81% +6.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £368 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1718 1874 2012
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.34% 94.17% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1040 1172 1272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 104 149
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +66.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Hampshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Hampshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Hampshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Southampton - 2 £328 -
Farnborough +1 1 - -
Portsmouth -4 1 - -
Infrastructure Specialist
South East

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Hampshire region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) SAN
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 6 (31.58%) EMC
5 6 (31.58%) vSphere
5 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
6 5 (26.32%) EMC VNX
6 5 (26.32%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (26.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (21.05%) Converged Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) NAS
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) AIX
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) IBM
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
9 2 (10.53%) Apache Geronimo
9 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
9 2 (10.53%) IT Audit
9 2 (10.53%) Data Encryption

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (10.53%) Apache Geronimo
1 2 (10.53%) Apache TomEE
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) NAS
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.26%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.53%) Spanish Language
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (26.32%) EMC VNX
2 5 (26.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) IBM XIV
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) AIX
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Converged Infrastructure
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Data Encryption
2 2 (10.53%) IT Audit
2 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCDP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCSA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) BitLocker
5 1 (5.26%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) EMC
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) Brocade
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee