The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 116 123 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.30% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
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£450 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £353 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £373 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.45% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Infrastructure Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2216 2325 2781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.04% 91.39% 88.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1040 1011
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 81 83
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Infrastructure Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Infrastructure Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 4 £450 - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Infrastructure Consultant
South East

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Infrastructure Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) webMethods
6 2 (13.33%) Software AG
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) C
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) Clustering
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (13.33%) SCCM

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Infrastructure Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Contact Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Software AG
2 2 (13.33%) webMethods
2 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft