The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 550 565 548
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 71 80 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 53
Median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £356 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Infrastructure Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 64 £425 +6.25% 12
London +11 28 £494 +14.16% 4
South East +24 14 £408 +14.38% 2
Surrey +27 9 £390 -2.50%
Edinburgh +22 7 £420 +20.00%
Scotland +11 7 £420 +20.00% 1
North West +5 5 £320 -28.88%
East of England 0 5 £450 +37.93%
Yorkshire +17 4 £375 +1.35% 1
City of London -8 4 £400 +17.64% 4
Guildford - 4 £325 -
West Yorkshire +24 3 £400 - 1
Leeds +20 3 £400 -
Hampshire +17 3 £550 +48.64% 2
West Midlands -9 3 £325 -18.75%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £475 -
South West +6 2 - - 3
Essex +2 2 £438 +34.09%
Hertfordshire -1 2 £525 -
Berkshire -1 2 £341 -2.50%
Birmingham -4 2 £425 +6.25%
Lancashire - 2 £320 -
Cheshire +15 1 £300 -33.33%
North Yorkshire +7 1 £350 +2.94%
Winchester +4 1 £425 +17.24%
Warrington +3 1 £300 -14.28%
Wiltshire 0 1 - -
Manchester -2 1 £350 -
Liverpool - 1 £320 -
Merseyside - 1 £320 -

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Infrastructure Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 83 (58.87%) Windows
2 57 (40.43%) VMware
3 43 (30.50%) Active Directory
4 40 (28.37%) Microsoft
5 39 (27.66%) Windows Server
6 30 (21.28%) PowerShell
7 29 (20.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (18.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (18.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (18.44%) Cisco
8 26 (18.44%) Linux
9 24 (17.02%) MS Exchange
10 23 (16.31%) Migration
11 22 (15.60%) Firewall
11 22 (15.60%) DNS
12 21 (14.89%) SQL Server
13 20 (14.18%) Hyper-V
14 19 (13.48%) Security Cleared
15 18 (12.77%) Office 365
16 17 (12.06%) Data Centre
16 17 (12.06%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (12.06%) DHCP
17 16 (11.35%) IIS
17 16 (11.35%) SQL
17 16 (11.35%) Finance
18 15 (10.64%) Citrix
18 15 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (9.93%) SCCM
19 14 (9.93%) Amazon AWS

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.35%) IIS
3 11 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.67%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.67%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.13%) Apache
8 3 (2.13%) Confluence
8 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.42%) iPlanet
9 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.71%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) InfoPath
1 2 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.42%) HFM
3 2 (1.42%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.71%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (12.77%) Office 365
3 14 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.71%) G Suite
6 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.60%) DNS
1 22 (15.60%) Firewall
2 17 (12.06%) DHCP
3 13 (9.22%) LAN
3 13 (9.22%) WAN
4 7 (4.96%) MPLS
4 7 (4.96%) SAN
4 7 (4.96%) Skype
4 7 (4.96%) SMTP
5 5 (3.55%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.84%) VPN
7 3 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.13%) HTTP
7 3 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.13%) LDAP
7 3 (2.13%) NAS
7 3 (2.13%) SSL
8 2 (1.42%) FTP
8 2 (1.42%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.42%) Big Data
6 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.42%) HBase
6 2 (1.42%) MySQL
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.42%) QlikView
7 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.71%) DB2
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.96%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.26%) Subversion
4 4 (2.84%) Gitweb
4 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.13%) JIRA
6 2 (1.42%) Ant
6 2 (1.42%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.42%) Gradle
6 2 (1.42%) Maven
6 2 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.71%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.71%) PVCS
7 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.71%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (11.35%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Retail
3 6 (4.26%) Banking
4 5 (3.55%) Electronics
5 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.42%) Back Office
6 2 (1.42%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) German Language
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.26%) .NET
2 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.42%) J2EE
3 2 (1.42%) REST
3 2 (1.42%) RESTful
3 2 (1.42%) Sensu
3 2 (1.42%) Swagger
4 1 (0.71%) Middleware
4 1 (0.71%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.67%) Private Cloud
3 6 (4.26%) Clustering
4 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.13%) FlexPod
4 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.13%) PKI
5 2 (1.42%) Informatics
5 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.71%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.71%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) Fintech
6 1 (0.71%) iSeries
6 1 (0.71%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 83 (58.87%) Windows
2 39 (27.66%) Windows Server
3 29 (20.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (18.44%) Linux
4 26 (18.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (12.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.26%) Android
7 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.13%) Unix
8 3 (2.13%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.42%) AIX
9 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.42%) Solaris
9 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.42%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.71%) VMS
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.31%) Migration
2 15 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (7.09%) DevOps
4 7 (4.96%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (4.96%) ITIL
4 7 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (4.96%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 6 (4.26%) CRM
5 6 (4.26%) Data Centre Operations
5 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 6 (4.26%) Network Design
5 6 (4.26%) Server Building
6 5 (3.55%) Capacity Management
6 5 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.55%) Information Security
6 5 (3.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (3.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (3.55%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (3.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (2.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.28%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.35%) SQL
3 6 (4.26%) C#
3 6 (4.26%) VB
4 4 (2.84%) Java
4 4 (2.84%) Python
5 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.71%) VB6
6 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.38%) MCSE
5 6 (4.26%) CCIE
5 6 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.13%) CISSP
7 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (30.50%) Active Directory
2 26 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.18%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.80%) vSphere
5 7 (4.96%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (4.96%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.55%) XenApp
6 5 (3.55%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.84%) Docker
7 4 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.42%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.71%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 14 (9.93%) SCCM
2 12 (8.51%) SCOM
3 7 (4.96%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.96%) SCVMM
3 7 (4.96%) WSUS
4 6 (4.26%) AirWatch
5 5 (3.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.55%) Terraform
6 4 (2.84%) Ansible
6 4 (2.84%) Graphite
6 4 (2.84%) Puppet
7 3 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.42%) Chronos
8 2 (1.42%) Kibana
8 2 (1.42%) Marathon
8 2 (1.42%) Mesos
8 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.71%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 57 (40.43%) VMware
2 40 (28.37%) Microsoft
3 26 (18.44%) Cisco
4 15 (10.64%) Citrix
5 10 (7.09%) Oracle
6 8 (5.67%) HP
6 8 (5.67%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.67%) Symantec
7 6 (4.26%) NetApp
8 5 (3.55%) Hyperion
8 5 (3.55%) MobileIron
9 4 (2.84%) EMC
9 4 (2.84%) F5
10 3 (2.13%) AppDynamics
10 3 (2.13%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.13%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.13%) SAP
10 3 (2.13%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.13%) Varonis
11 2 (1.42%) Splunk
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