The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 396 415 399
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 15 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.040% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.043% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 14
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£320 £375 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £308 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £435 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £445 £400
% change year-on-year
-25.84% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Infrastructure Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22045 23287 24756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.78% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 15957 16253
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 446 630
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
City of London +30 1 £550 +29.41% 1
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) VMware
3 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 10 (30.30%) DNS
4 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (24.24%) DHCP
7 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (18.18%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco
9 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
9 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
9 5 (15.15%) Linux
9 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (12.12%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (12.12%) MCSE
10 4 (12.12%) UNIX
10 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
10 4 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (12.12%) Firewall
10 4 (12.12%) SCCM
10 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (12.12%) Information Security
11 3 (9.09%) Banking
11 3 (9.09%) Symantec
11 3 (9.09%) Open Text

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.03%) Apache
6 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.03%) Jetty
6 1 (3.03%) nginx
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) Firewall
5 3 (9.09%) SMTP
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) VRRP
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) LDAP
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) SMS
6 1 (3.03%) IPsec
6 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) UNIX
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (12.12%) Information Security
1 4 (12.12%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
2 2 (6.06%) DevOps
2 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
2 2 (6.06%) Change Control
2 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL
3 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.03%) Service Management
3 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.03%) ITSM
3 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.03%) Data Management
3 1 (3.03%) Network Design
3 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
3 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VB
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) CCA
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CNA
4 1 (3.03%) Novell Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) GIAC
4 1 (3.03%) GCIA
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) BS7799
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
3 3 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) Snort
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Foglight
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) VMware
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.09%) Symantec
4 3 (9.09%) Websense
4 3 (9.09%) Clearswift
4 3 (9.09%) Open Text
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) RightFax
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Reuters
6 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.03%) Capita