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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 567 562 541
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 64 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.090% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.097% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 26
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£355 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £330 £445
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -25.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £41.25 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 - £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 - £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - £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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Infrastructure Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015. 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
England -16 60 £355 +8.39% 12
London +13 24 £438 +36.71% 3
South East -24 20 £313 -5.30% 4
City of London +7 11 £438 -20.45%
Hampshire -7 8 £294 -10.98% 2
North West -27 5 £450 +20.00%
East of England +6 3 - - 1
Berkshire -4 3 £263 -41.66% 1
Reading -13 3 £263 -41.66%
West Yorkshire -27 3 £355 -
Yorkshire -29 3 £355 +42.00% 2
North East - 3 £283 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £283 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £283 -
Cheshire - 3 £450 -
Essex - 3 - -
Manchester -15 2 £488 +50.00%
Leeds -25 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £394 -
Sunderland - 2 £283 -
Middlesex - 2 £355 -
Surrey - 2 £419 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £400 -
Wales - 2 £394 -
Southampton -3 1 £313 -7.40% 1
Bristol -6 1 £210 -61.81%
East Midlands -8 1 £300 -14.28% 1
South West -8 1 £210 -59.02% 1
Scotland -14 1 £300 -4.00%
Edinburgh -16 1 £300 -

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 74 (60.66%) Windows
2 60 (49.18%) VMware
3 42 (34.43%) Microsoft
4 39 (31.97%) Active Directory
5 35 (28.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (25.41%) Citrix
7 30 (24.59%) Migration
7 30 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (22.95%) Data Centre
9 26 (21.31%) vSphere
9 26 (21.31%) SAN
10 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (18.03%) SCCM
12 19 (15.57%) PowerShell
12 19 (15.57%) Firewall
12 19 (15.57%) Linux
13 18 (14.75%) HP
13 18 (14.75%) WAN
13 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (13.93%) ITIL
14 17 (13.93%) XenApp
15 16 (13.11%) NAS
15 16 (13.11%) VMware ESXi
15 16 (13.11%) Finance
16 15 (12.30%) MCSE
16 15 (12.30%) SharePoint
16 15 (12.30%) LAN
17 13 (10.66%) IIS
17 13 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 15 (12.30%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.66%) IIS
3 11 (9.02%) MS Exchange
4 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.56%) Lync
6 7 (5.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.64%) JBoss
11 1 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.82%) SAS
11 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.92%) Office 365
3 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.31%) SAN
2 19 (15.57%) Firewall
3 18 (14.75%) WAN
4 16 (13.11%) NAS
5 15 (12.30%) LAN
6 10 (8.20%) DNS
7 8 (6.56%) NetScaler
8 7 (5.74%) DHCP
9 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.10%) Unified Communications
11 4 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (2.46%) ATM
13 2 (1.64%) VoIP
13 2 (1.64%) SMTP
13 2 (1.64%) OSPF
13 2 (1.64%) BGP
13 2 (1.64%) BIG-IP
14 1 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (0.82%) Network Security
14 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.82%) EDMS
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MSI
2 2 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 2 (1.64%) Banking
2 2 (1.64%) French Language
3 1 (0.82%) Retail
3 1 (0.82%) Marketing
3 1 (0.82%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.38%) Middleware
2 4 (3.28%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.46%) Web Services
4 2 (1.64%) .NET
4 2 (1.64%) J2EE
5 1 (0.82%) XML
5 1 (0.82%) Flash
5 1 (0.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.95%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.20%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (8.20%) Replication
3 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.28%) Clustering
5 2 (1.64%) PKI
5 2 (1.64%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.64%) Celerra
5 2 (1.64%) FMCG
5 2 (1.64%) iSeries
6 1 (0.82%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.82%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.82%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.82%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 74 (60.66%) Windows
2 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (15.57%) Linux
6 13 (10.66%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.10%) UNIX
8 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.46%) SUSE
10 2 (1.64%) Solaris
11 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.59%) Migration
2 17 (13.93%) ITIL
3 13 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.56%) Project Management
5 7 (5.74%) Change Management
6 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (3.28%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.28%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.46%) Service Management
8 3 (2.46%) PRINCE
8 3 (2.46%) Content Management
8 3 (2.46%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.46%) Information Architecture
8 3 (2.46%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.46%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.46%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (2.46%) DevOps
9 2 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.57%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.56%) SQL
3 3 (2.46%) C
4 2 (1.64%) Java
4 2 (1.64%) Perl
4 2 (1.64%) Python
5 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.30%) MCSE
3 8 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.74%) MCSA
4 7 (5.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.92%) CCNP
6 5 (4.10%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (4.10%) CCEE
7 4 (3.28%) CCNA
8 3 (2.46%) CCA
9 2 (1.64%) MCITP
9 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.82%) MCSM
10 1 (0.82%) Degree
10 1 (0.82%) MCTS
10 1 (0.82%) RHCE
10 1 (0.82%) CCSA
10 1 (0.82%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (31.97%) Active Directory
2 35 (28.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (21.31%) vSphere
4 17 (13.93%) XenApp
5 16 (13.11%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (8.20%) Hyper-V
7 9 (7.38%) XenDesktop
8 7 (5.74%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (4.10%) XenServer
10 3 (2.46%) UAG
10 3 (2.46%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.64%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.82%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.82%) vCloud
12 1 (0.82%) Docker
12 1 (0.82%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (18.03%) SCCM
2 9 (7.38%) OpenView
3 5 (4.10%) SCOM
4 4 (3.28%) EdgeSight
5 3 (2.46%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.46%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.46%) WSUS
6 2 (1.64%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.82%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.82%) Mesos
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.82%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.82%) Foglight
Vendors
1 60 (49.18%) VMware
2 42 (34.43%) Microsoft
3 31 (25.41%) Citrix
4 18 (14.75%) HP
5 12 (9.84%) Cisco
6 10 (8.20%) Veritas
7 9 (7.38%) Veeam
8 8 (6.56%) EMC
9 7 (5.74%) NetApp
9 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.92%) Dell
11 5 (4.10%) IBM
11 5 (4.10%) CheckPoint
11 5 (4.10%) F5
12 4 (3.28%) AppSense
12 4 (3.28%) Juniper
12 4 (3.28%) Dell Compellent
13 3 (2.46%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.46%) Oracle
14 2 (1.64%) Intel
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago