The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Specialist was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 91 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.30% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £525 - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1290 1864 1764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.70% 96.28% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 1270 1104
Median daily rate £400 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 69 89
Median hourly rate £12.13 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £8.75 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Specialist in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Specialist in West Yorkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Leeds - 2 £538 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £375 -
Infrastructure Specialist
Yorkshire

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) iSeries
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (28.57%) Tandem
2 2 (28.57%) ISPF
2 2 (28.57%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) JCL
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) iSeries
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
1 2 (28.57%) Tandem
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JCL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) vCloud
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) VMware GSX
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat