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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 177 193 189
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate
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£385 £324 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% -13.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £460 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £306 £373
% change year-on-year
+29.79% -17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4624 5603 5353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 93.70% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 4053 4000
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.81 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.01 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) Replication
6 6 (33.33%) Migration
6 6 (33.33%) HP
7 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) SCCM
8 4 (22.22%) NetApp
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) Information Security
9 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (16.67%) vSphere
9 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
10 2 (11.11%) Xen
10 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (11.11%) COBIT

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) FTP
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.56%) Database Security
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CNA
2 1 (5.56%) Novell Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.56%) GIAC
2 1 (5.56%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) Xen
5 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
5 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) NetApp
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) Murex
7 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.56%) Remedy
7 1 (5.56%) Charles River
7 1 (5.56%) thinkFolio
7 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.56%) Splunk