The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 74 64 76
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.64% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £330 £445
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -25.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - £25.00
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
906 778 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.24% 90.15% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 388 419
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £221 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Infrastructure Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V