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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 121 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.12% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £400 £488 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +77.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +20.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Infrastructure Consultant
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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Vacancies
Reading +1 5 £400 +6.66%
Newbury - - - -
Infrastructure Consultant
South East

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Office 365
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Intune
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) High Availability
8 2 (12.50%) SCCM
8 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Clustering
8 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
8 2 (12.50%) UNIX
8 2 (12.50%) webMethods
8 2 (12.50%) Software AG
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 1 (6.25%) Automotive
9 1 (6.25%) Wireless

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) DMZ
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
1 3 (18.75%) High Availability
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) SOA
2 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.25%) Change Control
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Intune
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) webMethods
3 2 (12.50%) Software AG
4 1 (6.25%) Wyse
4 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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