The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 547 536 524
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 48 42 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.079% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.085% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 35
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£328 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £190 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £515 £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 -

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England -16 44 £328 -12.66% 14
London +20 15 £320 -14.66% 1
South East -1 12 £330 -25.84% 1
Hampshire -5 5 £330 - 1
Reading +15 4 £368 -
Berkshire +9 4 £368 -8.12%
Scotland -11 4 £313 - 1
West Midlands -19 4 £340 -24.44%
South West -32 4 £513 +210.60% 5
East of England -27 3 £310 -
Yorkshire +5 2 £250 -52.38% 6
North West +2 2 £375 +36.36% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £475 -
City of London +29 1 £550 +29.41% 1
East Midlands +1 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire +1 1 £250 -52.38% 1
Oxfordshire 0 1 - -
Manchester -6 1 £325 +18.18% 1
Leeds - 1 - - 5
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 5
Bristol - 1 £550 - 2
Glasgow - 1 £285 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £475 -
Leatherhead - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Bath - - - -
Belfast - - - -

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 56 (54.37%) Windows
2 48 (46.60%) VMware
3 36 (34.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (33.98%) Active Directory
5 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
6 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (21.36%) Cisco
8 21 (20.39%) SAN
9 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
9 19 (18.45%) SCCM
10 17 (16.50%) Firewall
10 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (15.53%) DNS
11 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (13.59%) DHCP
13 13 (12.62%) Finance
14 12 (11.65%) UNIX
14 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
15 11 (10.68%) VMware ESX
15 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
15 11 (10.68%) Hyper-V
16 10 (9.71%) Symantec
16 10 (9.71%) Juniper
16 10 (9.71%) Linux
17 9 (8.74%) MCSE
17 9 (8.74%) Citrix
17 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
17 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
17 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.88%) Lync
5 4 (3.88%) Apache
6 3 (2.91%) IIS
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.97%) Jetty
8 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.97%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.91%) Office 365
4 1 (0.97%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.39%) SAN
2 17 (16.50%) Firewall
3 16 (15.53%) DNS
4 14 (13.59%) DHCP
5 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.83%) LAN
7 5 (4.85%) Wireless
8 4 (3.88%) IPsec
8 4 (3.88%) WAN
9 3 (2.91%) SMTP
9 3 (2.91%) VPN
10 2 (1.94%) NAS
10 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.94%) Network Security
10 2 (1.94%) MPLS
10 2 (1.94%) SSL
11 1 (0.97%) Multicast
11 1 (0.97%) SMS
11 1 (0.97%) WLAN
11 1 (0.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.94%) MySQL
3 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
1 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.88%) Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.94%) XMPP
2 2 (1.94%) Middleware
2 2 (1.94%) .NET
3 1 (0.97%) J2EE
3 1 (0.97%) Servlets
3 1 (0.97%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.94%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.94%) Clustering
3 2 (1.94%) NHS
4 1 (0.97%) Firmware
4 1 (0.97%) Replication
4 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.97%) PKI
4 1 (0.97%) Open Source
4 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 56 (54.37%) Windows
2 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.65%) UNIX
6 10 (9.71%) Linux
7 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.94%) CentOS
9 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (6.80%) Migration
2 6 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (4.85%) ITIL
3 5 (4.85%) Service Management
4 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (3.88%) CRM
4 4 (3.88%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (2.91%) ERP
5 3 (2.91%) Configuration Management
5 3 (2.91%) Data Management
5 3 (2.91%) Test Scripting
5 3 (2.91%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.91%) Network Design
5 3 (2.91%) High Availability
5 3 (2.91%) Change Control
6 2 (1.94%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (1.94%) Master Data Management
6 2 (1.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (1.94%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (1.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.77%) SQL
3 4 (3.88%) VB
3 4 (3.88%) C
4 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.94%) Java
4 2 (1.94%) Perl
5 1 (0.97%) VBScript
5 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.74%) MCSE
3 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.74%) Degree
4 6 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.88%) VCP5
6 3 (2.91%) MCP
6 3 (2.91%) MCSA
6 3 (2.91%) MCITP
7 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.94%) CISSP
8 1 (0.97%) CCA
8 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.97%) CNA
8 1 (0.97%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.97%) GIAC
8 1 (0.97%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
System Software
1 36 (34.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (33.98%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.68%) VMware ESX
3 11 (10.68%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.85%) vSphere
5 4 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.88%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.91%) Xen
6 3 (2.91%) XenApp
6 3 (2.91%) XenServer
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.97%) Snort
7 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (18.45%) SCCM
2 7 (6.80%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.88%) SCOM
4 3 (2.91%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (2.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.94%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.97%) SCSM
6 1 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.97%) Foglight
6 1 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (46.60%) VMware
2 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
3 22 (21.36%) Cisco
4 10 (9.71%) Symantec
4 10 (9.71%) Juniper
5 9 (8.74%) Citrix
6 8 (7.77%) HP
7 7 (6.80%) Oracle
7 7 (6.80%) NetApp
8 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.83%) EMC
8 6 (5.83%) IBM
9 4 (3.88%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.88%) Websense
10 3 (2.91%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.91%) Clearswift
10 3 (2.91%) Open Text
10 3 (2.91%) RightFax
11 2 (1.94%) webMethods
11 2 (1.94%) Software AG
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