The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 190 215 191
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.086% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.092% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £318 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.54% -39.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £313 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £447 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £323 £375
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5379 6493 5907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.18% 93.09% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4114 4753 4365
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 125 140
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £33.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Infrastructure Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Infrastructure Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) NetApp
5 3 (23.08%) SCCM
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Replication
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) COBIT
6 2 (15.38%) vSphere
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Banking

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Database Security
3 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCA
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CNA
2 1 (7.69%) Novell Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (7.69%) GIAC
2 1 (7.69%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (15.38%) Xen
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) DFS Replication
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Murex
4 1 (7.69%) Charles River
4 1 (7.69%) thinkFolio
4 1 (7.69%) 3PAR