The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 16 April 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 North West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 137 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% - 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% - 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £363 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £335 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2969 2287 2814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.00% 93.35% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1088 1370
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 186 189
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.91 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Manchester - - - -
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
3 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Broadband
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark