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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 236 252 227
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 10 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate £370 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £385 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £650 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Infrastructure Consultant
England

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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 6 £366 -18.61% 2
Berkshire +8 4 £425 -34.61% 1
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (34.38%) ITIL
5 10 (31.25%) IIS
5 10 (31.25%) DNS
5 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (28.13%) NetScaler
6 9 (28.13%) Firewall
7 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) Information Security
8 7 (21.88%) VMware
8 7 (21.88%) Citrix
8 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
9 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business
9 6 (18.75%) FTP
9 6 (18.75%) SSL
9 6 (18.75%) Security Management
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (18.75%) Internet
9 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
9 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (18.75%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (18.75%) UAG
10 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
10 5 (15.63%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (31.25%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 9 (28.13%) NetScaler
3 6 (18.75%) FTP
3 6 (18.75%) Internet
3 6 (18.75%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (18.75%) SSL
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.25%) VLAN
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) IPv4
6 1 (3.13%) IPv6
6 1 (3.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
1 2 (6.25%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Biometrics
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Information Security
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
3 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) Security Management
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Content Management
6 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.13%) Case Management
7 1 (3.13%) Records Management
7 1 (3.13%) System Testing
7 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) CISSP
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) MCITP
4 2 (6.25%) MCP
4 2 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) APMP
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO27002
1 5 (15.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) UAG
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) vSphere
4 4 (12.50%) XenServer
5 3 (9.38%) XenApp
6 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Citrix
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Dell
3 3 (9.38%) Symantec
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) GFI Software
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Wyse