The median contractor rate for a Senior Infrastructure Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 650 642
Rank change year-on-year +43 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Specialist 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.002% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £450
% change year-on-year - -27.77%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 2 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 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
England +39 3 - -
London - 3 - -

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) UAG
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (40.00%) AWS OpsWorks
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server

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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (40.00%) AWS OpsWorks
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) UAG
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware