The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 116 121 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.083% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.091% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£260 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2256 2186 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.67% 90.93% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 957 1023
Average daily rate £365 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 92
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.94 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) High Availability
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) SCCM
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) Software AG
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) DMZ
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
1 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Contact Management
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) webMethods
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (14.29%) Software AG
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Hitachi