The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 90 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Infrastructure Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1362 1306 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.10% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 713 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Informix
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Informix
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (16.67%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (16.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Sun
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Polycom