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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 583 563 539
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 64 73 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 56
Median daily rate £364 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.35% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £280 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £555 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £450 £381
% change year-on-year
-19.11% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -29 60 £364 -12.28% 10
South East -3 23 £375 -3.22% 4
London -15 21 £425 +1.19% 3
South West +4 8 £254 -43.55%
Hampshire -1 6 £475 +5.55% 3
Berkshire +9 5 £450 +22.03% 1
East Midlands +13 4 £363 -7.05%
Oxfordshire +9 4 £364 -19.11%
Banbury +5 4 £364 +25.51%
Reading - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 3 - -
Gloucestershire 0 3 £254 -43.55%
Scotland -14 3 £300 -45.45%
Kent - 3 £375 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £363 -
City of London +34 2 £425 -8.10%
North West -5 2 £440 -15.18% 1
Edinburgh -11 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £323 -
West Sussex - 2 £335 -
Marlow - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £323 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £375 -
East of England +4 1 £325 +44.44%
Bracknell -1 1 £450 -
Yorkshire -2 1 - -
Norfolk -5 1 £325 -35.00%
Manchester -9 1 £430 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £450 -

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 43 (40.19%) Windows
2 37 (34.58%) Active Directory
3 36 (33.64%) VMware
4 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
5 29 (27.10%) Windows Server
6 27 (25.23%) Firewall
7 24 (22.43%) DNS
8 21 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (18.69%) Data Centre
10 19 (17.76%) Security Cleared
10 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (17.76%) ITIL
10 19 (17.76%) Finance
11 17 (15.89%) SC Cleared
11 17 (15.89%) Migration
11 17 (15.89%) Citrix
12 16 (14.95%) Office 365
12 16 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (14.02%) IIS
14 14 (13.08%) Cisco
14 14 (13.08%) NetScaler
15 13 (12.15%) Hyper-V
16 12 (11.21%) ITIL V3
16 12 (11.21%) SSL
16 12 (11.21%) Internet
16 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
16 12 (11.21%) MS Exchange
17 11 (10.28%) Linux
17 11 (10.28%) SAN

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 15 (14.02%) IIS
2 12 (11.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.74%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.74%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Office 365
2 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.80%) IaaS
4 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.23%) Firewall
2 24 (22.43%) DNS
3 14 (13.08%) NetScaler
4 12 (11.21%) Internet
4 12 (11.21%) SSL
5 11 (10.28%) SAN
6 10 (9.35%) FTP
6 10 (9.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (7.48%) LAN
8 7 (6.54%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.54%) WAN
9 6 (5.61%) DHCP
10 3 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.80%) LDAP
10 3 (2.80%) Network Security
10 3 (2.80%) OpenVPN
10 3 (2.80%) VPN
11 2 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.87%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.87%) DB2
4 2 (1.87%) Informix
4 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) LAMP
1 2 (1.87%) Middleware
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.93%) jQuery
2 1 (0.93%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.93%) SAX
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.80%) PKI
3 3 (2.80%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) HP Storage
4 2 (1.87%) iSeries
5 1 (0.93%) CCTV
5 1 (0.93%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.93%) Life Science
5 1 (0.93%) Physics
5 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.19%) Windows
2 29 (27.10%) Windows Server
3 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.28%) Linux
6 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.80%) Unix
8 2 (1.87%) Solaris
9 1 (0.93%) AIX
9 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.93%) VMS
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.76%) ITIL
2 17 (15.89%) Migration
3 12 (11.21%) ITIL V3
4 10 (9.35%) Data Analysis
5 8 (7.48%) Presales
6 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.61%) Change Management
8 5 (4.67%) CRM
8 5 (4.67%) Information Security
8 5 (4.67%) Project Management
9 4 (3.74%) Network Design
10 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.80%) DevOps
10 3 (2.80%) SDLC
10 3 (2.80%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.80%) SIEM
10 3 (2.80%) Storage Virtualisation
10 3 (2.80%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (2.80%) Workflow
11 2 (1.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.41%) SQL
2 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.87%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) RPG
4 1 (0.93%) VBA
4 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (17.76%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.89%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.54%) MCSA
5 7 (6.54%) MCSE
6 3 (2.80%) CCNA
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.87%) CISSP
7 2 (1.87%) MCSD
8 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.93%) Degree
8 1 (0.93%) MCITP
8 1 (0.93%) VCAP
8 1 (0.93%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.87%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (34.58%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.15%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.35%) UAG
5 6 (5.61%) vSphere
5 6 (5.61%) XenApp
6 5 (4.67%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.74%) XenServer
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.87%) RACF
8 2 (1.87%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) SCCM
2 2 (1.87%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.87%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.87%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.93%) vRealize
3 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (33.64%) VMware
2 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.89%) Citrix
4 14 (13.08%) Cisco
5 7 (6.54%) Oracle
6 6 (5.61%) HP
6 6 (5.61%) IBM
7 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.74%) EMC
9 3 (2.80%) Apple
9 3 (2.80%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.80%) Dell
10 2 (1.87%) CA
10 2 (1.87%) F5
10 2 (1.87%) NetApp
10 2 (1.87%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.87%) Pega
10 2 (1.87%) SAP
10 2 (1.87%) Sun
10 2 (1.87%) Veeam
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