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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £375 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £385 £438
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
787 1386 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.59% 95.85% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 711 719
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017, 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 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
1 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Security Management
1 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (25.00%) VMware