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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 231 229 222
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 11 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Average daily rate
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£330 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.84% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £517 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £445 £400
% change year-on-year
-25.84% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
8583 8102 9061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.18% 92.73% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4763 4277 4206
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 501 624
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.43 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 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
Berkshire +1 4 £368 -8.12%
Hampshire -6 4 £338 - 1
Oxfordshire -8 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - -
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) SAN
3 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
3 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) SCCM
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
5 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (16.13%) UNIX
6 5 (16.13%) LAN
6 5 (16.13%) WAN
6 5 (16.13%) Firewall
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) DHCP
7 4 (12.90%) DNS
7 4 (12.90%) HP
7 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) C
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco
8 3 (9.68%) EMC
8 3 (9.68%) Service Management
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 5 (16.13%) WAN
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
4 1 (3.23%) DMZ
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) IPsec
4 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (9.68%) High Availability
2 3 (9.68%) Service Management
2 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.23%) Change Control
4 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Contact Management
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) CRM
4 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
2 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBScript
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) VMware
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) EMC
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) webMethods
5 2 (6.45%) Software AG
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Nokia
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) Websense
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.23%) IronPort
6 1 (3.23%) Veeam
6 1 (3.23%) 3PAR