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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Consultant
UK
Rank 523 565 517
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -48
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 68 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 41
Median daily rate £425 £356 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +55 59 £450 +24.13% 5
London +29 31 £500 +24.61% 2
South East +23 14 £363 -2.02% 1
Scotland +29 7 £398 +13.57% 1
Edinburgh +25 6 £420 +20.00%
Surrey +20 6 £325 -27.77%
East of England +10 6 £450 +87.50%
City of London -6 6 £450 +35.13%
North West +24 4 £320 -8.57% 1
Guildford - 4 £325 -
Berkshire +14 3 £363 +3.57%
Hampshire +13 3 £415 +2.46% 1
Essex +1 3 £425 +77.08%
Buckinghamshire +1 2 - -
Hertfordshire -4 2 £488 -
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
Lancashire - 2 £320 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £475 -
Cheshire +27 1 £300 -14.28%
Warrington +18 1 £300 -14.28%
South West +16 1 - - 1
Winchester 0 1 £425 +17.24%
Cobham -1 1 £475 -9.52%
Livingston - 1 £350 -
Liverpool - 1 £320 -
Merseyside - 1 £320 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £450 -
Watford - 1 £525 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £425 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £300 -

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 80 (54.79%) Windows
2 56 (38.36%) VMware
3 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
4 45 (30.82%) Active Directory
5 35 (23.97%) Windows Server
6 32 (21.92%) DNS
7 30 (20.55%) PowerShell
7 30 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (17.81%) MS Exchange
9 25 (17.12%) Cisco
10 24 (16.44%) SQL Server
11 23 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (15.75%) Office 365
12 22 (15.07%) Data Centre
12 22 (15.07%) Linux
13 19 (13.01%) DHCP
14 18 (12.33%) Citrix
14 18 (12.33%) Hyper-V
15 17 (11.64%) Migration
15 17 (11.64%) DevOps
16 16 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (10.96%) vSphere
16 16 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (10.27%) Firewall
17 15 (10.27%) LAN
17 15 (10.27%) WAN
18 14 (9.59%) Security Cleared
19 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003

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 26 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.53%) IIS
3 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.79%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.05%) Confluence
6 3 (2.05%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.37%) Apache
7 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.68%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.68%) iPlanet
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.37%) HFM
3 2 (1.37%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.68%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (15.75%) Office 365
3 16 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (2.05%) Heroku
5 3 (2.05%) PaaS
6 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.92%) DNS
2 19 (13.01%) DHCP
3 15 (10.27%) Firewall
3 15 (10.27%) LAN
3 15 (10.27%) WAN
4 9 (6.16%) SAN
5 7 (4.79%) MPLS
5 7 (4.79%) Skype
5 7 (4.79%) SMTP
6 5 (3.42%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.74%) NAS
7 4 (2.74%) VPN
8 3 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.05%) HTTP
8 3 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.05%) LDAP
8 3 (2.05%) SSL
9 2 (1.37%) FTP
9 2 (1.37%) WLAN
10 1 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.37%) Big Data
6 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.37%) HBase
6 2 (1.37%) MySQL
6 2 (1.37%) QlikView
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.11%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.11%) Subversion
4 3 (2.05%) Gitweb
4 3 (2.05%) JIRA
5 2 (1.37%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.68%) Ant
6 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.68%) Gradle
6 1 (0.68%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.68%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.68%) PVCS
6 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.68%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (6.85%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Retail
3 5 (3.42%) Electronics
4 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.05%) Back Office
6 2 (1.37%) Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) .NET
2 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.05%) SAML
4 2 (1.37%) REST
4 2 (1.37%) RESTful
4 2 (1.37%) Sensu
4 2 (1.37%) Swagger
5 1 (0.68%) J2EE
5 1 (0.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.68%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.07%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.79%) Private Cloud
3 6 (4.11%) Clustering
3 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.74%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.05%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (2.05%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.05%) PKI
5 3 (2.05%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (1.37%) Informatics
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) iSeries
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 80 (54.79%) Windows
2 35 (23.97%) Windows Server
3 26 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (15.07%) Linux
5 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.42%) Android
6 5 (3.42%) Unix
7 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.05%) VMS
8 3 (2.05%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.68%) AIX
10 1 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.64%) DevOps
1 17 (11.64%) Migration
2 16 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (6.85%) CRM
5 9 (6.16%) Data Centre Operations
6 8 (5.48%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (5.48%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 7 (4.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (4.79%) Network Design
7 7 (4.79%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (4.11%) Server Building
9 5 (3.42%) Analytics
9 5 (3.42%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.42%) Information Security
9 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (3.42%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (3.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 5 (3.42%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.55%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.16%) SQL
3 6 (4.11%) C#
3 6 (4.11%) VB
4 4 (2.74%) Python
5 3 (2.05%) Java
6 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.68%) C
7 1 (0.68%) Perl
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.68%) VB6
7 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.79%) MCSE
5 6 (4.11%) CCIE
5 6 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.42%) Degree
7 3 (2.05%) CISSP
8 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (30.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.33%) Hyper-V
4 16 (10.96%) vSphere
5 11 (7.53%) VMware ESX
6 10 (6.85%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.11%) XenApp
7 6 (4.11%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.42%) Docker
9 4 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.05%) vCloud
11 2 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.68%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.53%) SCCM
2 7 (4.79%) Puppet
2 7 (4.79%) SCOM
2 7 (4.79%) WSUS
3 6 (4.11%) Graphite
3 6 (4.11%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.42%) AirWatch
4 5 (3.42%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.74%) Terraform
6 3 (2.05%) Ansible
6 3 (2.05%) Cacti
6 3 (2.05%) Ganglia
6 3 (2.05%) Hyperic
6 3 (2.05%) logstash
6 3 (2.05%) Nagios
7 2 (1.37%) Chronos
7 2 (1.37%) Kibana
7 2 (1.37%) Mesos
Vendors
1 56 (38.36%) VMware
2 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
3 25 (17.12%) Cisco
4 18 (12.33%) Citrix
5 10 (6.85%) Symantec
6 9 (6.16%) HP
6 9 (6.16%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.79%) NetApp
8 5 (3.42%) EMC
8 5 (3.42%) Hyperion
8 5 (3.42%) MobileIron
8 5 (3.42%) Oracle
9 4 (2.74%) F5
9 4 (2.74%) Splunk
10 3 (2.05%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.05%) New Relic
10 3 (2.05%) SAP
10 3 (2.05%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.37%) hybris
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