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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 184 205 197
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 12 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.17% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.19% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Average daily rate
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£395 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £346 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £558 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £381 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.18% +3.04%
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
4983 5903 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.33% 92.95% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3786 4229 4190
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £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 73 90 112
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
6 7 (36.84%) Migration
7 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) HP
7 6 (31.58%) WAN
7 6 (31.58%) Replication
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (26.32%) vSphere
8 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco
9 4 (21.05%) SAN
9 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) SCCM
10 3 (15.79%) XenApp
10 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
10 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (15.79%) NetApp
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) FTP
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (26.32%) vSphere
4 3 (15.79%) XenApp
5 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.53%) Xen
6 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
6 1 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (5.26%) UAG
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) EdgeSight
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) vMotion
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) Splunk
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) Murex
7 1 (5.26%) AppSense
7 1 (5.26%) Remedy
7 1 (5.26%) Charles River
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint