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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 525 491 497
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 64 68 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 18
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£400 £325 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.26% -20.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £268 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
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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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +16 31 £400 -5.88% 8
West Midlands -8 8 £350 +40.00% 2
North West -9 6 £410 +49.09%
East Midlands - 6 £400 - 2
East of England -21 5 £385 -3.75%
South East -32 4 £425 +30.76% 5
Yorkshire -9 1 £425 - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
South West - - - - 1
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Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 69 (61.61%) Windows
2 48 (42.86%) VMware
3 37 (33.04%) Active Directory
4 36 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 30 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
7 20 (17.86%) SCCM
7 20 (17.86%) Finance
8 19 (16.96%) HP
8 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (15.18%) SC Cleared
10 16 (14.29%) Migration
10 16 (14.29%) SAN
10 16 (14.29%) Cisco
11 15 (13.39%) Firewall
12 14 (12.50%) Linux
12 14 (12.50%) Citrix
13 13 (11.61%) MS Exchange
14 12 (10.71%) DNS
15 11 (9.82%) ITIL
15 11 (9.82%) UNIX
15 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
15 11 (9.82%) NetApp
15 11 (9.82%) PowerShell
15 11 (9.82%) WebSphere
16 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (8.93%) SQL
16 10 (8.93%) MCSE

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (11.61%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.82%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.46%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.46%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (4.46%) Apache
6 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.57%) IIS
7 3 (2.68%) Lync
8 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.89%) Jetty
9 1 (0.89%) nginx
9 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.79%) Office 365
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.89%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.29%) SAN
2 15 (13.39%) Firewall
3 12 (10.71%) DNS
4 8 (7.14%) DHCP
4 8 (7.14%) LAN
4 8 (7.14%) NAS
5 7 (6.25%) WAN
5 7 (6.25%) SSL
6 6 (5.36%) HTTP
7 3 (2.68%) Network Security
7 3 (2.68%) IPsec
7 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.68%) VPN
8 2 (1.79%) LDAP
8 2 (1.79%) FTP
8 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.89%) Wireless
9 1 (0.89%) VLAN
9 1 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) DB2
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.89%) Redis
4 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MSI
2 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (17.86%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Legal
4 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Law
5 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) Application Packaging
2 5 (4.46%) .NET
3 3 (2.68%) Middleware
3 3 (2.68%) Web Services
4 1 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.89%) OLE
4 1 (0.89%) OLE DB
4 1 (0.89%) J2EE
4 1 (0.89%) XML
4 1 (0.89%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Clustering
2 7 (6.25%) Replication
3 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.68%) PKI
6 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) Open Source
7 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) CESG
7 1 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.89%) GIS
7 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 69 (61.61%) Windows
2 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (12.50%) Linux
5 11 (9.82%) UNIX
6 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.68%) CentOS
9 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.79%) AIX
9 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.89%) SUSE
10 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.29%) Migration
2 11 (9.82%) ITIL
3 8 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (5.36%) DevOps
4 6 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.46%) TOGAF
5 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (3.57%) Network Management
6 4 (3.57%) Service Management
6 4 (3.57%) Process Management
6 4 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.68%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.68%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (2.68%) Information Security
7 3 (2.68%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.68%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.82%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.93%) SQL
3 3 (2.68%) Java
3 3 (2.68%) Perl
3 3 (2.68%) VBScript
4 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.89%) Korn
5 1 (0.89%) Ruby
5 1 (0.89%) C
5 1 (0.89%) VB
5 1 (0.89%) VBA
5 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.93%) MCSE
4 6 (5.36%) MCITP
5 4 (3.57%) CCNP
5 4 (3.57%) CCNA
5 4 (3.57%) CCDP
5 4 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.79%) NCDA
7 2 (1.79%) NCIE
7 2 (1.79%) VCAP
7 2 (1.79%) MCP
7 2 (1.79%) MCSA
7 2 (1.79%) CISSP
7 2 (1.79%) MCTS
8 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.89%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) COBIT
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 37 (33.04%) Active Directory
2 30 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.04%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.36%) vSphere
4 6 (5.36%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (4.46%) vCloud
6 4 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.57%) XenApp
7 3 (2.68%) XenServer
7 3 (2.68%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.79%) PowerHA
8 2 (1.79%) Xen
9 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.89%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.89%) Samba
9 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (17.86%) SCCM
2 7 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 6 (5.36%) SCOM
4 4 (3.57%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.79%) OpenView
6 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.89%) Foglight
7 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.89%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.89%) Puppet
7 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.89%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 48 (42.86%) VMware
2 36 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.96%) HP
4 16 (14.29%) Cisco
5 14 (12.50%) Citrix
6 11 (9.82%) NetApp
7 10 (8.93%) IBM
8 6 (5.36%) EMC
8 6 (5.36%) Veeam
9 5 (4.46%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.68%) Veritas
10 3 (2.68%) Oracle
10 3 (2.68%) SAP
11 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.79%) hybris
11 2 (1.79%) Juniper
11 2 (1.79%) Symantec
11 2 (1.79%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.89%) thinkFolio
12 1 (0.89%) IronPort
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