The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 254 239 226
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 21 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
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£313 £328 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £453 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £343 £445
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -23.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Infrastructure Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Hampshire +3 8 £294 -10.30%
Berkshire -4 3 £263 -41.66% 1
Surrey - 3 £419 -
Middlesex - 2 £355 -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £300 -
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 14 (42.42%) Citrix
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (39.39%) vSphere
5 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (27.27%) XenApp
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
8 8 (24.24%) Linux
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (21.21%) Change Management
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) Lync
11 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
11 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (15.15%) XenServer
11 5 (15.15%) SCCM
11 5 (15.15%) MCSE
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (15.15%) IIS
12 4 (12.12%) Project Management
12 4 (12.12%) NetApp
12 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.12%) SQL
12 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.18%) Lync
4 5 (15.15%) IIS
5 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) NetScaler
2 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) ATM
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (3.03%) OSPF
4 1 (3.03%) BGP
4 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.03%) IPv4
4 1 (3.03%) IPv6
4 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Celerra
3 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (24.24%) Linux
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) SUSE
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Change Management
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Content Management
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Information Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.06%) Security Management
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.03%) Business Development
7 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) MCSE
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) vSphere
2 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (27.27%) XenApp
5 5 (15.15%) XenServer
6 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
7 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (9.09%) VMware Server
8 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
8 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.03%) Foglight
3 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Citrix
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) NetApp
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
5 3 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) Intel
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Mercator
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) McAfee
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Brocade
7 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) 3PAR