The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 499 475 474
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 56 59 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 21
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£395 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £306 £373
% change year-on-year
+30.61% -17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42723 41204 38282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27234 25076 22174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1689 1858 2324
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Infrastructure Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the England region.

Infrastructure Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 28 £375 -6.25% 12
South East -23 8 £450 +30.90% 2
West Midlands 0 6 £356 +42.50% 1
East of England -2 6 £385 -3.75% 1
North West -14 3 £450 +63.63% 1
South West -18 2 £411 -42.88% 1
Yorkshire -2 1 £440 -
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
Midlands - - - -
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Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 77 (63.64%) Windows
2 56 (46.28%) VMware
3 41 (33.88%) Active Directory
4 40 (33.06%) Microsoft
5 37 (30.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (28.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (21.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (19.83%) Migration
9 23 (19.01%) Firewall
9 23 (19.01%) HP
10 22 (18.18%) Cisco
11 21 (17.36%) Security Cleared
11 21 (17.36%) SCCM
12 19 (15.70%) SC Cleared
12 19 (15.70%) Finance
13 15 (12.40%) Linux
13 15 (12.40%) Citrix
13 15 (12.40%) SAN
14 14 (11.57%) MS Exchange
15 13 (10.74%) NetApp
15 13 (10.74%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (9.92%) LAN
16 12 (9.92%) ITIL
17 11 (9.09%) UNIX
17 11 (9.09%) SQL
17 11 (9.09%) WAN
17 11 (9.09%) DNS
17 11 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (9.09%) Replication

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (11.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.26%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.96%) Apache
4 5 (4.13%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (4.13%) Lync
4 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.31%) IIS
6 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Office 365
2 3 (2.48%) PaaS
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.65%) IaaS
3 2 (1.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.01%) Firewall
2 15 (12.40%) SAN
3 12 (9.92%) LAN
4 11 (9.09%) WAN
4 11 (9.09%) DNS
5 8 (6.61%) NAS
6 7 (5.79%) DHCP
6 7 (5.79%) SSL
7 5 (4.13%) VPN
7 5 (4.13%) HTTP
8 3 (2.48%) Network Security
8 3 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.48%) IPsec
9 2 (1.65%) LDAP
9 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.65%) MPLS
9 2 (1.65%) Wireless
10 1 (0.83%) VLAN
10 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) DB2
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.65%) MySQL
4 2 (1.65%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (15.70%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Legal
4 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) Application Packaging
1 5 (4.13%) .NET
2 4 (3.31%) Web Services
3 3 (2.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) OLE
4 1 (0.83%) OLE DB
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Replication
2 8 (6.61%) Clustering
3 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.31%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Open Source
5 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.65%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) CESG
6 1 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.83%) GIS
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (63.64%) Windows
2 34 (28.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (21.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (12.40%) Linux
5 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (9.09%) UNIX
7 9 (7.44%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.31%) CentOS
8 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.65%) AIX
9 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.83%) SUSE
10 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) Migration
2 12 (9.92%) ITIL
3 11 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (5.79%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (4.96%) DevOps
5 6 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.13%) TOGAF
6 5 (4.13%) Service Management
6 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.31%) Network Management
7 4 (3.31%) Process Management
7 4 (3.31%) Data Management
7 4 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.31%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.31%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.48%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.48%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.48%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (2.48%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.09%) SQL
2 10 (8.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.31%) Perl
4 3 (2.48%) Java
4 3 (2.48%) VBScript
5 2 (1.65%) C
5 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.65%) Ruby
5 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.83%) Korn
6 1 (0.83%) Python
6 1 (0.83%) PHP
6 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.83%) VB
6 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (17.36%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.70%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.44%) MCSE
4 6 (4.96%) MCITP
5 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.13%) CCNA
6 4 (3.31%) CCDP
6 4 (3.31%) CCNP
7 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.65%) VCAP
8 2 (1.65%) NCDA
8 2 (1.65%) NCIE
8 2 (1.65%) CISSP
8 2 (1.65%) MCTS
9 1 (0.83%) Degree
9 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.83%) GIAC
9 1 (0.83%) GCIA
9 1 (0.83%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) COBIT
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 41 (33.88%) Active Directory
2 37 (30.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.74%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.61%) vSphere
5 7 (5.79%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.96%) vCloud
7 5 (4.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.31%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.31%) XenApp
9 3 (2.48%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.48%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.65%) PowerHA
10 2 (1.65%) UAG
10 2 (1.65%) XenServer
10 2 (1.65%) Xen
11 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.83%) Samba
11 1 (0.83%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 21 (17.36%) SCCM
2 7 (5.79%) SCOrch
3 6 (4.96%) SCOM
4 4 (3.31%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.65%) OpenView
6 2 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.83%) WSUS
7 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.83%) Foglight
7 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.83%) OVSD
7 1 (0.83%) Nagios
7 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.83%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 56 (46.28%) VMware
2 40 (33.06%) Microsoft
3 23 (19.01%) HP
4 22 (18.18%) Cisco
5 15 (12.40%) Citrix
6 13 (10.74%) NetApp
7 10 (8.26%) IBM
8 6 (4.96%) EMC
8 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.13%) Veeam
10 4 (3.31%) Oracle
10 4 (3.31%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.48%) Sophos
11 3 (2.48%) Mercator
11 3 (2.48%) Symantec
11 3 (2.48%) Veritas
11 3 (2.48%) SAP
12 2 (1.65%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.65%) hybris
12 2 (1.65%) Rackspace
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