The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 387 407 399
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 13 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.037% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.040% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 20
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21256 22408 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.80% 92.45% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14623 15254 15784
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 474 640
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the London region.

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Infrastructure Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the London region.

Infrastructure Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Infrastructure Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Infrastructure Consultant
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Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
3 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (26.83%) DNS
4 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (24.39%) DHCP
6 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
7 8 (19.51%) UNIX
7 8 (19.51%) Linux
7 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (17.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (17.07%) Finance
8 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
9 6 (14.63%) MCSE
9 6 (14.63%) SMTP
9 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
9 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
9 6 (14.63%) Clearswift
9 6 (14.63%) MAILsweeper
9 6 (14.63%) Open Text
9 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (14.63%) RightFax
9 6 (14.63%) Server Monitoring
10 5 (12.20%) VB
10 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
10 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.20%) ISA Server

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.32%) IIS
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.44%) Jetty
6 1 (2.44%) nginx
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DNS
2 10 (24.39%) DHCP
3 6 (14.63%) SMTP
4 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.32%) Firewall
6 2 (4.88%) SAN
6 2 (4.88%) LAN
7 1 (2.44%) PBX
7 1 (2.44%) WAN
7 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.44%) FTP
7 1 (2.44%) HTTP
7 1 (2.44%) MPLS
7 1 (2.44%) VRRP
7 1 (2.44%) IPsec
7 1 (2.44%) NAS
7 1 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Open Source
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) UNIX
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Server Monitoring
2 4 (9.76%) Change Control
2 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (9.76%) Information Security
3 3 (7.32%) Information Management
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.32%) Project Management
3 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
3 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.88%) DevOps
4 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL
5 1 (2.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) VB
3 3 (7.32%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.63%) MCSE
3 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (7.32%) RHCE
5 2 (4.88%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) CCA
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) BS7799
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
1 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) vSphere
2 5 (12.20%) ISA Server
2 5 (12.20%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) Snort
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (12.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (7.32%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) Foglight
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) VMware
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.63%) Clearswift
3 6 (14.63%) Open Text
3 6 (14.63%) RightFax
4 5 (12.20%) Symantec
4 5 (12.20%) Websense
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.44%) Reuters
8 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.44%) NetApp
8 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire