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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Consultant
UK / England
Rank 525 574 539
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -35
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 54 38 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.084% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 38
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £316 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £468 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -9.09%
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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +37 26 £500 +12.35% 4
South East +22 15 £415 -5.14% 2
North West +27 5 £350 -22.22% 1
East of England +7 4 £450 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
East Midlands +2 1 - -
Infrastructure Consultant
UK

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 61 (55.96%) Windows
2 42 (38.53%) VMware
3 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
3 37 (33.94%) Active Directory
4 28 (25.69%) Windows Server
5 27 (24.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (22.94%) DNS
7 23 (21.10%) PowerShell
8 21 (19.27%) Office 365
9 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (18.35%) MS Exchange
10 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
10 18 (16.51%) vSphere
10 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (15.60%) Cisco
11 17 (15.60%) Data Centre
12 16 (14.68%) Citrix
12 16 (14.68%) Hyper-V
13 14 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (12.84%) Firewall
13 14 (12.84%) DevOps
14 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (11.01%) SAN
15 12 (11.01%) DHCP
15 12 (11.01%) Linux
16 10 (9.17%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (9.17%) WAN
16 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification

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 20 (18.35%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.34%) IIS
3 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.67%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.75%) Confluence
6 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.75%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.92%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (19.27%) Office 365
3 14 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (8.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (2.75%) Heroku
5 3 (2.75%) PaaS
6 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.94%) DNS
2 14 (12.84%) Firewall
3 12 (11.01%) DHCP
3 12 (11.01%) SAN
4 10 (9.17%) WAN
5 9 (8.26%) LAN
6 7 (6.42%) MPLS
7 6 (5.50%) NAS
8 5 (4.59%) VPN
9 3 (2.75%) HTTP
10 2 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.83%) FTP
10 2 (1.83%) LDAP
10 2 (1.83%) Network Security
10 2 (1.83%) Skype
10 2 (1.83%) SMTP
10 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.92%) HSRP
11 1 (0.92%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.83%) Big Data
4 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.83%) HBase
4 2 (1.83%) MySQL
5 1 (0.92%) QlikView
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.34%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.50%) Subversion
4 3 (2.75%) Gitweb
4 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.75%) JIRA
4 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.83%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.83%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.92%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.92%) PVCS
6 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.92%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (6.42%) Finance
1 7 (6.42%) Retail
2 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Back Office
4 2 (1.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.92%) German Language
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) .NET
1 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.75%) SAML
3 2 (1.83%) REST
3 2 (1.83%) RESTful
3 2 (1.83%) Sensu
3 2 (1.83%) Swagger
4 1 (0.92%) Middleware
4 1 (0.92%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.59%) Clustering
4 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.75%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (2.75%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.83%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.83%) PKI
6 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.92%) Fintech
6 1 (0.92%) iSeries
6 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (55.96%) Windows
2 28 (25.69%) Windows Server
3 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.01%) Linux
6 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.50%) Unix
8 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.75%) VMS
9 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.92%) CentOS
10 1 (0.92%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.84%) DevOps
2 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (9.17%) Migration
5 9 (8.26%) CRM
6 8 (7.34%) Network Design
7 7 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (5.50%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (5.50%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.59%) Analytics
10 4 (3.67%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.67%) ERP
10 4 (3.67%) Scrum
10 4 (3.67%) Validation
11 3 (2.75%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.75%) Information Security
11 3 (2.75%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (2.75%) Project Management
11 3 (2.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.50%) C#
2 6 (5.50%) SQL
3 4 (3.67%) Python
4 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.83%) C
4 2 (1.83%) Java
5 1 (0.92%) Perl
5 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.92%) VB
5 1 (0.92%) VB6
5 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.34%) MCSE
2 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.59%) CCIE
5 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.75%) CISSP
6 3 (2.75%) Degree
7 2 (1.83%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.92%) CCDP
8 1 (0.92%) CCNA
8 1 (0.92%) CCNP
8 1 (0.92%) CEH
8 1 (0.92%) CISA
8 1 (0.92%) CISM
8 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.92%) MCITP
8 1 (0.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (33.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (16.51%) vSphere
3 16 (14.68%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.17%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (7.34%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.59%) Docker
7 4 (3.67%) XenApp
8 3 (2.75%) vCloud
8 3 (2.75%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.92%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Puppet
1 7 (6.42%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) SCOM
3 5 (4.59%) Graphite
3 5 (4.59%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.67%) Nagios
4 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.75%) Cacti
5 3 (2.75%) Ganglia
5 3 (2.75%) Hyperic
5 3 (2.75%) logstash
5 3 (2.75%) Terraform
6 2 (1.83%) Chronos
6 2 (1.83%) Kibana
6 2 (1.83%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.83%) Marathon
6 2 (1.83%) Mesos
6 2 (1.83%) Rancher
7 1 (0.92%) Ansible
7 1 (0.92%) Packer
Vendors
1 42 (38.53%) VMware
2 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.60%) Cisco
4 16 (14.68%) Citrix
5 8 (7.34%) HP
6 6 (5.50%) NetApp
7 5 (4.59%) EMC
7 5 (4.59%) Symantec
8 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.67%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.75%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.75%) Juniper
9 3 (2.75%) New Relic
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle
9 3 (2.75%) SAP
9 3 (2.75%) Splunk
10 2 (1.83%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.83%) F5
10 2 (1.83%) Meraki
10 2 (1.83%) Nimble Storage
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