The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Infrastructure Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 94 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.068% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.072% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1437 1397 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.36% 95.49% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 778 670
Median daily rate £400 £360 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Edinburgh region featuring Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Informix
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (40.00%) RACF
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) VMware

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Informix
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Kanban
1 2 (40.00%) Re-Platforming
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (40.00%) RACF
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) Sun
1 2 (40.00%) VMware