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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Consultant
UK
Rank 538 599 555
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 63 37 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.072% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.076% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 12 42
Median daily rate £415 £385 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £290 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £473 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £385 £440
% change year-on-year
-5.84% -12.50%
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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +32 53 £425 - 8
London +35 26 £500 -2.43% 3
South East +21 15 £415 -7.77% 2
Scotland +22 7 £350 - 1
North West +23 5 £350 -22.22% 1
Hampshire +8 5 £415 -12.63% 1
City of London +3 4 £475 - 3
East of England - 4 £450 - 1
Berkshire +8 3 £363 -17.14%
Surrey - 3 £475 - 1
Livingston - 3 £350 -
Glasgow - 3 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £495 -
Manchester - 3 £380 - 1
West Lothian - 3 £350 -
Southampton - 2 £419 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £488 -
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
Cheshire +28 1 £300 -33.33%
Edinburgh +20 1 £375 +17.64%
East Midlands 0 1 - -
Derbyshire -2 1 - -
Derby -4 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £425 -
Shropshire - 1 £225 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -
Essex - 1 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £495 -
Winchester - 1 £425 -

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 67 (53.60%) Windows
2 44 (35.20%) VMware
3 41 (32.80%) Microsoft
3 41 (32.80%) Active Directory
4 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 28 (22.40%) DNS
6 24 (19.20%) PowerShell
7 22 (17.60%) MS Exchange
7 22 (17.60%) Office 365
7 22 (17.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 20 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (15.20%) Cisco
10 18 (14.40%) Citrix
10 18 (14.40%) vSphere
10 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
11 15 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (12.00%) Hyper-V
12 14 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (11.20%) Firewall
12 14 (11.20%) DevOps
13 13 (10.40%) SAN
13 13 (10.40%) DHCP
14 12 (9.60%) WAN
14 12 (9.60%) Linux
15 11 (8.80%) Migration
15 11 (8.80%) Finance

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 22 (17.60%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.40%) IIS
3 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.20%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.40%) Confluence
6 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.80%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (17.60%) Office 365
3 15 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (2.40%) Heroku
5 3 (2.40%) PaaS
6 2 (1.60%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.40%) DNS
2 14 (11.20%) Firewall
3 13 (10.40%) DHCP
3 13 (10.40%) SAN
4 12 (9.60%) WAN
5 11 (8.80%) LAN
6 7 (5.60%) MPLS
7 6 (4.80%) NAS
8 5 (4.00%) VPN
9 3 (2.40%) HTTP
10 2 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.60%) FTP
10 2 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.60%) LDAP
10 2 (1.60%) Network Security
10 2 (1.60%) Skype
10 2 (1.60%) SMTP
10 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.60%) WLAN
11 1 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.60%) Big Data
4 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.60%) HBase
4 2 (1.60%) MySQL
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.80%) QlikView
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.80%) Subversion
4 3 (2.40%) Gitweb
4 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.40%) JIRA
4 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.60%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.60%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.80%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.80%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.80%) PVCS
6 1 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.80%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (8.80%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Retail
3 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.40%) Back Office
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Publishing
6 1 (0.80%) German Language
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) .NET
2 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.40%) SAML
4 2 (1.60%) REST
4 2 (1.60%) RESTful
4 2 (1.60%) Sensu
4 2 (1.60%) Swagger
5 1 (0.80%) Middleware
5 1 (0.80%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.00%) Clustering
4 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.40%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (2.40%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.60%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.60%) PKI
6 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.80%) Fintech
6 1 (0.80%) iSeries
6 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (53.60%) Windows
2 30 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (17.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.60%) Linux
6 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.80%) Unix
7 6 (4.80%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.20%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.40%) VMS
10 1 (0.80%) CentOS
10 1 (0.80%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (11.20%) DevOps
1 14 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (8.80%) Migration
3 10 (8.00%) CRM
4 8 (6.40%) Network Design
4 8 (6.40%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.80%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (4.00%) Analytics
7 5 (4.00%) Information Security
8 4 (3.20%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.20%) ERP
8 4 (3.20%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.20%) Scrum
8 4 (3.20%) Validation
9 3 (2.40%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.20%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.40%) SQL
3 6 (4.80%) C#
4 4 (3.20%) Python
5 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.60%) C
5 2 (1.60%) Java
6 1 (0.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.80%) VB
6 1 (0.80%) VB6
6 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.40%) MCSE
4 6 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.00%) CCIE
5 5 (4.00%) Degree
5 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.40%) CISSP
7 2 (1.60%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.80%) CCDP
8 1 (0.80%) CCNA
8 1 (0.80%) CCNP
8 1 (0.80%) CEH
8 1 (0.80%) CISA
8 1 (0.80%) CISM
8 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.80%) MCITP
8 1 (0.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) PMO
1 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (32.80%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (14.40%) vSphere
4 15 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 10 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.80%) XenApp
7 5 (4.00%) Docker
7 5 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.40%) vCloud
9 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.80%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) SCCM
2 7 (5.60%) Puppet
2 7 (5.60%) SCOM
3 5 (4.00%) Graphite
3 5 (4.00%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.20%) Nagios
4 4 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.40%) Cacti
5 3 (2.40%) Ganglia
5 3 (2.40%) Hyperic
5 3 (2.40%) logstash
5 3 (2.40%) Terraform
6 2 (1.60%) Chronos
6 2 (1.60%) Kibana
6 2 (1.60%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.60%) Marathon
6 2 (1.60%) Mesos
6 2 (1.60%) Rancher
7 1 (0.80%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.80%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 44 (35.20%) VMware
2 41 (32.80%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.20%) Cisco
4 18 (14.40%) Citrix
5 9 (7.20%) HP
6 7 (5.60%) NetApp
7 5 (4.00%) EMC
7 5 (4.00%) Symantec
8 4 (3.20%) F5
8 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.20%) SAP
8 4 (3.20%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.40%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.40%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.40%) Juniper
9 3 (2.40%) New Relic
9 3 (2.40%) Oracle
9 3 (2.40%) Splunk
10 2 (1.60%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.60%) Intel Security
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