The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Infrastructure Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Consultant
UK / England
Rank 512 563 519
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 61 41 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.090% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 36
Median daily rate £450 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -12.50%
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 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
39357 43443 43764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.89% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25811 28092 27916
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1597 1753
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 32 £500 +37.93% 2
South East +22 15 £363 -8.80% 1
East of England +8 6 £450 +87.50%
North West +28 4 £320 -8.57% 2
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
South West +2 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Consultant
UK

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 England region featuring Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 74 (54.81%) Windows
2 53 (39.26%) VMware
3 43 (31.85%) Microsoft
4 42 (31.11%) Active Directory
5 33 (24.44%) Windows Server
6 30 (22.22%) DNS
7 29 (21.48%) PowerShell
7 29 (21.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (17.78%) MS Exchange
9 23 (17.04%) SQL Server
9 23 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (17.04%) Data Centre
10 22 (16.30%) Cisco
11 21 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (15.56%) Office 365
12 20 (14.81%) Linux
13 18 (13.33%) DevOps
13 18 (13.33%) DHCP
13 18 (13.33%) Hyper-V
14 16 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (11.85%) Citrix
14 16 (11.85%) vSphere
15 15 (11.11%) Migration
15 15 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
17 13 (9.63%) Firewall
17 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (9.63%) LAN
17 13 (9.63%) WAN

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 24 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.41%) IIS
3 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.19%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.22%) Confluence
6 3 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.48%) Apache
7 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.74%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.48%) HFM
3 2 (1.48%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.74%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (15.56%) Office 365
3 16 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (2.22%) Heroku
5 3 (2.22%) PaaS
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.22%) DNS
2 18 (13.33%) DHCP
3 13 (9.63%) Firewall
3 13 (9.63%) LAN
3 13 (9.63%) WAN
4 9 (6.67%) SAN
5 7 (5.19%) MPLS
5 7 (5.19%) Skype
5 7 (5.19%) SMTP
6 5 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.96%) NAS
7 4 (2.96%) VPN
8 3 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.22%) HTTP
8 3 (2.22%) LDAP
8 3 (2.22%) SSL
9 2 (1.48%) FTP
10 1 (0.74%) OSPF
10 1 (0.74%) SNMP
10 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.48%) Big Data
6 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.48%) HBase
6 2 (1.48%) MySQL
6 2 (1.48%) QlikView
7 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.74%) DB2
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.44%) Subversion
4 3 (2.22%) Gitweb
4 3 (2.22%) JIRA
4 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.48%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.48%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.74%) Ant
6 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.74%) Gradle
6 1 (0.74%) Maven
6 1 (0.74%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.74%) PVCS
6 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.74%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (5.19%) Retail
2 6 (4.44%) Finance
3 5 (3.70%) Electronics
4 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.22%) Back Office
6 2 (1.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.74%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) .NET
1 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.22%) SAML
3 2 (1.48%) REST
3 2 (1.48%) RESTful
3 2 (1.48%) Sensu
3 2 (1.48%) Swagger
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.19%) Private Cloud
3 6 (4.44%) Clustering
3 6 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.96%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (2.22%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.22%) PKI
5 3 (2.22%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (1.48%) Informatics
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.74%) Fintech
7 1 (0.74%) iSeries
7 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 74 (54.81%) Windows
2 33 (24.44%) Windows Server
3 24 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (14.81%) Linux
6 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.70%) Android
8 4 (2.96%) Unix
9 3 (2.22%) VMS
10 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.74%) CentOS
11 1 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.33%) DevOps
2 15 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (11.11%) Migration
3 11 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (6.67%) CRM
4 9 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
5 8 (5.93%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 7 (5.19%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (5.19%) Network Design
6 7 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (4.44%) Server Building
8 5 (3.70%) Analytics
8 5 (3.70%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (3.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 5 (3.70%) Validation
9 4 (2.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.48%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.19%) SQL
3 6 (4.44%) C#
3 6 (4.44%) VB
4 4 (2.96%) Python
5 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.48%) C
5 2 (1.48%) Java
6 1 (0.74%) Perl
6 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.74%) VB6
6 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.19%) MCSE
5 6 (4.44%) CCIE
5 6 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.22%) CISSP
6 3 (2.22%) Degree
7 2 (1.48%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.85%) vSphere
5 10 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 6 (4.44%) Docker
8 4 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.96%) XenApp
8 4 (2.96%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.22%) vCloud
10 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.74%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) SCCM
2 7 (5.19%) Puppet
2 7 (5.19%) WSUS
3 6 (4.44%) Graphite
3 6 (4.44%) SCOM
3 6 (4.44%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.70%) AirWatch
4 5 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.96%) Terraform
6 3 (2.22%) Ansible
6 3 (2.22%) Cacti
6 3 (2.22%) Ganglia
6 3 (2.22%) Hyperic
6 3 (2.22%) logstash
6 3 (2.22%) Nagios
7 2 (1.48%) Kibana
7 2 (1.48%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.48%) Mesos
Vendors
1 53 (39.26%) VMware
2 43 (31.85%) Microsoft
3 22 (16.30%) Cisco
4 16 (11.85%) Citrix
5 10 (7.41%) HP
5 10 (7.41%) Symantec
6 8 (5.93%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.19%) NetApp
8 5 (3.70%) EMC
8 5 (3.70%) Hyperion
8 5 (3.70%) MobileIron
9 4 (2.96%) Oracle
9 4 (2.96%) Splunk
10 3 (2.22%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.22%) New Relic
10 3 (2.22%) SAP
10 3 (2.22%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.48%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.48%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (1.48%) Tableau
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