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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 526 504 490
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 64 59 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 31
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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 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £800
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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
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 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 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 24 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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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 27 £410 -3.42% 5
South East -35 7 £328 -15.48% 1
East Midlands - 7 £400 - 2
North West -5 5 £398 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £350 - 3
East of England -12 4 £450 -
South West -36 4 £513 +192.85% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £338 - 5
North East - - - - 1
Infrastructure Consultant
UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 65 (58.56%) Windows
2 52 (46.85%) VMware
3 37 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 35 (31.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (30.63%) Active Directory
6 26 (23.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (22.52%) Cisco
7 25 (22.52%) SAN
8 21 (18.92%) SCCM
9 18 (16.22%) Finance
10 17 (15.32%) Firewall
10 17 (15.32%) MS Exchange
11 14 (12.61%) HP
11 14 (12.61%) UNIX
11 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (11.71%) Linux
12 13 (11.71%) Hyper-V
13 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
13 12 (10.81%) MCSE
13 12 (10.81%) DNS
13 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (9.91%) Citrix
14 11 (9.91%) IBM
14 11 (9.91%) NetApp
14 11 (9.91%) SC Cleared
14 11 (9.91%) Migration
15 10 (9.01%) PowerShell
15 10 (9.01%) Juniper
15 10 (9.01%) SQL

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (15.32%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.21%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.50%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (3.60%) Apache
6 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.70%) Lync
7 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.70%) IIS
7 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.90%) Jetty
9 1 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.80%) Office 365
3 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.90%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.52%) SAN
2 17 (15.32%) Firewall
3 12 (10.81%) DNS
4 9 (8.11%) DHCP
5 8 (7.21%) LAN
6 7 (6.31%) WAN
6 7 (6.31%) NAS
7 6 (5.41%) HTTP
7 6 (5.41%) SSL
8 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.70%) Network Security
9 2 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.80%) Wireless
9 2 (1.80%) IPsec
9 2 (1.80%) FTP
10 1 (0.90%) SNMP
10 1 (0.90%) LDAP
10 1 (0.90%) SMS
10 1 (0.90%) WLAN
10 1 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) DB2
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.90%) Redis
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MSI
2 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (1.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.90%) XML
4 1 (0.90%) OLE
4 1 (0.90%) OLE DB
4 1 (0.90%) J2EE
4 1 (0.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Clustering
2 4 (3.60%) Replication
3 2 (1.80%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.80%) Open Source
3 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.80%) PKI
3 2 (1.80%) NHS
3 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.90%) CESG
4 1 (0.90%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 65 (58.56%) Windows
2 26 (23.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.61%) UNIX
3 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (11.71%) Linux
5 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.70%) CentOS
7 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.90%) AIX
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.91%) Migration
2 8 (7.21%) ITIL
3 6 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (4.50%) DevOps
5 4 (3.60%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.60%) Asset Management
5 4 (3.60%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (3.60%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.70%) Data Protection
6 3 (2.70%) Network Design
6 3 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.80%) Resource Management
7 2 (1.80%) Network Management
7 2 (1.80%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (1.80%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.01%) SQL
1 10 (9.01%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.60%) Perl
3 3 (2.70%) C
3 3 (2.70%) Java
3 3 (2.70%) VBScript
4 2 (1.80%) VB
4 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.90%) Ruby
5 1 (0.90%) VBA
5 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.81%) MCSE
2 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.31%) MCITP
5 7 (6.31%) Degree
6 4 (3.60%) MCSA
6 4 (3.60%) VCP5
7 2 (1.80%) MCP
7 2 (1.80%) NCDA
7 2 (1.80%) NCIE
7 2 (1.80%) VCAP
7 2 (1.80%) CCNP
7 2 (1.80%) CCNA
7 2 (1.80%) CCDP
7 2 (1.80%) CCA
7 2 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.80%) CISSP
7 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) COBIT
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 35 (31.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (30.63%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.71%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.11%) VMware ESX
5 6 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.60%) XenApp
7 4 (3.60%) vSphere
8 3 (2.70%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.80%) XenServer
10 1 (0.90%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.90%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.90%) vCloud
10 1 (0.90%) Snort
10 1 (0.90%) Xen
10 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.90%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (18.92%) SCCM
2 8 (7.21%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.41%) SCOM
4 5 (4.50%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.70%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.90%) SCSM
7 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.90%) Foglight
7 1 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.90%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.90%) Puppet
7 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.90%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 52 (46.85%) VMware
2 37 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.52%) Cisco
4 14 (12.61%) HP
5 11 (9.91%) IBM
5 11 (9.91%) Citrix
5 11 (9.91%) NetApp
6 10 (9.01%) Juniper
7 8 (7.21%) Symantec
8 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.41%) EMC
9 4 (3.60%) Veeam
10 3 (2.70%) SAP
10 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.80%) Reuters
11 2 (1.80%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.80%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.80%) Oracle
11 2 (1.80%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
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