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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 537 514 507
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 63 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £510 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Infrastructure Consultant
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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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 28 £400 +0.05% 4
South East -39 7 £328 -15.48% 1
East Midlands - 7 £400 - 2
North West -12 4 £425 - 1
East of England -14 4 £450 -
South West -37 4 £513 +192.85% 4
West Midlands - 4 £350 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £338 - 2
North East - - - - 1
Infrastructure Consultant
UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 64 (58.72%) Windows
2 51 (46.79%) VMware
3 36 (33.03%) Microsoft
4 34 (31.19%) Active Directory
4 34 (31.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (22.94%) Cisco
7 24 (22.02%) SAN
8 20 (18.35%) SCCM
9 18 (16.51%) Finance
10 17 (15.60%) MS Exchange
11 16 (14.68%) Firewall
12 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (12.84%) UNIX
13 13 (11.93%) Linux
13 13 (11.93%) HP
13 13 (11.93%) Hyper-V
14 12 (11.01%) Security Cleared
14 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (11.01%) DNS
14 12 (11.01%) MCSE
15 11 (10.09%) Citrix
15 11 (10.09%) NetApp
15 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
16 10 (9.17%) Juniper
16 10 (9.17%) Migration
16 10 (9.17%) IBM
16 10 (9.17%) SQL
17 9 (8.26%) SharePoint

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 17 (15.60%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.34%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.59%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.59%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (3.67%) Apache
6 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.75%) Lync
7 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.75%) IIS
7 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.92%) Jetty
9 1 (0.92%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS Project
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.83%) Office 365
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.92%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.02%) SAN
2 16 (14.68%) Firewall
3 12 (11.01%) DNS
4 9 (8.26%) DHCP
5 7 (6.42%) LAN
6 6 (5.50%) WAN
6 6 (5.50%) HTTP
6 6 (5.50%) SSL
6 6 (5.50%) NAS
7 3 (2.75%) Network Security
7 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.83%) Wireless
8 2 (1.83%) IPsec
8 2 (1.83%) FTP
8 2 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.92%) Internet
9 1 (0.92%) VRRP
9 1 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.92%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) DB2
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.92%) Redis
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MSI
2 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (16.51%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.92%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.50%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.75%) .NET
3 2 (1.83%) Web Services
4 1 (0.92%) XML
4 1 (0.92%) OLE
4 1 (0.92%) OLE DB
4 1 (0.92%) J2EE
4 1 (0.92%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Clustering
2 3 (2.75%) Replication
3 2 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.83%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.83%) Open Source
3 2 (1.83%) PKI
3 2 (1.83%) NHS
3 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.92%) CESG
4 1 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (58.72%) Windows
2 26 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.84%) UNIX
3 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (11.93%) Linux
5 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.75%) CentOS
7 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.17%) Migration
2 8 (7.34%) ITIL
3 5 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (4.59%) DevOps
4 4 (3.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (3.67%) Asset Management
4 4 (3.67%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (3.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.75%) Data Protection
5 3 (2.75%) Network Design
5 3 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (2.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (2.75%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (1.83%) Resource Management
6 2 (1.83%) Network Management
6 2 (1.83%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (1.83%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.17%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.67%) Perl
4 3 (2.75%) C
4 3 (2.75%) Java
4 3 (2.75%) VBScript
5 2 (1.83%) VB
5 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.92%) Ruby
6 1 (0.92%) VBA
6 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.01%) MCSE
2 12 (11.01%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.42%) MCITP
5 7 (6.42%) Degree
6 4 (3.67%) MCSA
6 4 (3.67%) VCP5
7 2 (1.83%) MCP
7 2 (1.83%) NCDA
7 2 (1.83%) NCIE
7 2 (1.83%) VCAP
7 2 (1.83%) CCNP
7 2 (1.83%) CCNA
7 2 (1.83%) CCDP
7 2 (1.83%) CCA
7 2 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.83%) CISSP
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) COBIT
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 34 (31.19%) Active Directory
1 34 (31.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.93%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.26%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.67%) XenApp
5 4 (3.67%) vSphere
6 3 (2.75%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.83%) XenServer
8 1 (0.92%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.92%) vCloud
8 1 (0.92%) Snort
8 1 (0.92%) Xen
8 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.92%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (18.35%) SCCM
2 8 (7.34%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.50%) SCOM
4 5 (4.59%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.75%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.92%) Foglight
7 1 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.92%) SCSM
7 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.92%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.92%) Puppet
7 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.92%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 51 (46.79%) VMware
2 36 (33.03%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.94%) Cisco
4 13 (11.93%) HP
5 11 (10.09%) Citrix
5 11 (10.09%) NetApp
6 10 (9.17%) Juniper
6 10 (9.17%) IBM
7 8 (7.34%) Symantec
8 6 (5.50%) EMC
8 6 (5.50%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.75%) SAP
9 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.75%) Veeam
10 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.83%) Reuters
10 2 (1.83%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.83%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.83%) Oracle
10 2 (1.83%) JD Edwards
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