Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Infrastructure Specialist was £733 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 888 883
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Specialist 7 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.006% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 15
UK median daily rate £733 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.54% -16.67% +81.40%
10th Percentile £717 £313 £300
90th Percentile £774 £418 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £733 £325 £390
% change year-on-year +125.54% -16.67% +81.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Infrastructure Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Specialist in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Specialist in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Specialist in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 6 £733 +125.54%
UK excluding London +29 4 £733 +125.54%
London -2 3 - -
North West - 3 £733 -
North of England - 3 £733 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) Domain Models
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) SFIA
3 2 (28.57%) Social Media
3 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) IT Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Internet

Senior Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (28.57%) Domain Models
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) IT Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) SFIA
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) EnCase
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec