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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 233 232 232
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 10 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Average daily rate
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£328 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £445 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
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 £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 4 £450 +20.00%
Hampshire -10 3 £325 +1.56%
Oxfordshire -7 2 - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) SAN
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) SCCM
4 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Finance
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
6 4 (12.90%) DNS
6 4 (12.90%) LAN
6 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) DHCP
6 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Firewall
6 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) High Availability
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (9.68%) Service Management
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) 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 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) IPsec
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
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%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 3 (9.68%) 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%) Migration
1 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.68%) High Availability
2 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
2 3 (9.68%) Service Management
2 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Contact Management
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) CRM
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) VBScript
2 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
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
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%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) VMware
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Software AG
4 2 (6.45%) webMethods
4 2 (6.45%) Veeam
5 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.23%) IronPort
5 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Websense
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Intel
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) NetApp
5 1 (3.23%) Nokia
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint