The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Infrastructure Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 66 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £366 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -
Infrastructure Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
681 615 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.38% 93.18% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 396 401
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £184 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Infrastructure Consultant 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 Birmingham region featuring Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) VMware