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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 524 497 478
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 55 56 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 31
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£390 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -4 20 £375 - 6
South East -21 13 £348 -13.12% 2
East of England +12 7 £313 -5.66%
South West +14 5 £450 - 2
North West -22 5 £400 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -8 2 £406 -
East Midlands -10 1 £390 +4.00%
Yorkshire -17 1 £420 +15.86% 1
Infrastructure Consultant
UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 68 (64.15%) Windows
2 49 (46.23%) VMware
3 40 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (34.91%) Microsoft
5 35 (33.02%) Active Directory
6 33 (31.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (31.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (27.36%) Migration
8 23 (21.70%) Citrix
9 19 (17.92%) Cisco
10 17 (16.04%) HP
10 17 (16.04%) ITIL
10 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (15.09%) Firewall
11 16 (15.09%) SCCM
12 14 (13.21%) Linux
13 13 (12.26%) Finance
13 13 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (11.32%) WAN
14 12 (11.32%) SAN
14 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
14 12 (11.32%) Windows 7
14 12 (11.32%) vSphere
15 11 (10.38%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (10.38%) SC Cleared
15 11 (10.38%) MS Exchange
15 11 (10.38%) LAN
16 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
17 9 (8.49%) XenApp
17 9 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (10.38%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.72%) Lync
3 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.83%) IIS
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.94%) Apache
7 1 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.94%) Documentum
7 1 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.66%) PaaS
2 5 (4.72%) Office 365
3 4 (3.77%) IaaS
4 2 (1.89%) SaaS
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) Firewall
2 12 (11.32%) WAN
2 12 (11.32%) SAN
3 11 (10.38%) LAN
4 8 (7.55%) NAS
5 4 (3.77%) DHCP
5 4 (3.77%) VPN
5 4 (3.77%) DNS
5 4 (3.77%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.83%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.83%) ATM
7 2 (1.89%) Internet
7 2 (1.89%) MPLS
7 2 (1.89%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.94%) EDMS
4 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MSI
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.77%) Web Services
3 2 (1.89%) Middleware
4 1 (0.94%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Replication
2 6 (5.66%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.94%) Open Source
5 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.94%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.94%) iSeries
5 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.94%) Celerra
5 1 (0.94%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.94%) GIS
5 1 (0.94%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (64.15%) Windows
2 40 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (31.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (13.21%) Linux
6 12 (11.32%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.72%) UNIX
8 4 (3.77%) SUSE
9 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.89%) Solaris
10 2 (1.89%) CentOS
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) Migration
2 17 (16.04%) ITIL
3 13 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (8.49%) Service Management
5 5 (4.72%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (3.77%) Change Management
6 4 (3.77%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.77%) Change Control
7 3 (2.83%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.83%) TOGAF
7 3 (2.83%) ITSM
8 2 (1.89%) Data Security
8 2 (1.89%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.89%) Project Management
8 2 (1.89%) Data Management
8 2 (1.89%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.89%) Data Migration
8 2 (1.89%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.72%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) C
2 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.94%) Ruby
4 1 (0.94%) Java
4 1 (0.94%) Perl
4 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.66%) MCSE
4 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.83%) CCNA
5 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.89%) CCNP
6 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) Degree
7 1 (0.94%) MCITP
7 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.94%) CCDP
7 1 (0.94%) RHCE
7 1 (0.94%) MCSA
System Software
1 35 (33.02%) Active Directory
2 33 (31.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.32%) vSphere
4 11 (10.38%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (8.49%) XenApp
6 8 (7.55%) Hyper-V
6 8 (7.55%) XenDesktop
7 6 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (4.72%) UAG
8 5 (4.72%) vCloud
9 4 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.83%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.89%) NFS
11 2 (1.89%) ProxySG
11 2 (1.89%) XenServer
12 1 (0.94%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (15.09%) SCCM
2 4 (3.77%) EdgeSight
2 4 (3.77%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.83%) OpenView
4 2 (1.89%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.89%) OVSD
4 2 (1.89%) WSUS
4 2 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.89%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.94%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.94%) SCOM
5 1 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.94%) Nagios
5 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (46.23%) VMware
2 37 (34.91%) Microsoft
3 23 (21.70%) Citrix
4 19 (17.92%) Cisco
5 17 (16.04%) HP
6 7 (6.60%) NetApp
7 6 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.66%) Symantec
7 6 (5.66%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.72%) Sophos
9 4 (3.77%) AppSense
9 4 (3.77%) Mercator
10 3 (2.83%) F5
10 3 (2.83%) Veeam
10 3 (2.83%) EMC
10 3 (2.83%) Oracle
11 2 (1.89%) Juniper
11 2 (1.89%) Intel
11 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.89%) Veritas