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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 516 499 490
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 61 62 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 21
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£395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £306 £373
% change year-on-year
+30.61% -17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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
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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 -30 55 £390 +11.42% 17
London +1 29 £385 -3.75% 11
City of London +11 10 £395 +9.11% 2
West Midlands +5 6 £356 +42.50% 1
East of England -2 6 £385 -3.75% 1
South East -27 6 £450 +30.90% 1
Scotland - 5 £392 -
Essex +1 3 £385 +6.20%
Berkshire -6 3 £650 +92.59% 1
North West -9 3 £450 +63.63% 1
Hertfordshire +3 2 £550 +37.50%
South West -23 2 £411 -42.88% 1
Bristol - 2 £411 -
Reading +2 1 - -
Yorkshire +1 1 £440 -
West Yorkshire -3 1 £440 -
Hampshire -18 1 £450 +44.00%
Kent - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £600 -
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £363 -
Coventry - 1 £425 -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Poole - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 87 (66.41%) Windows
2 63 (48.09%) VMware
3 44 (33.59%) Microsoft
4 43 (32.82%) Active Directory
4 43 (32.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (28.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (22.90%) Migration
8 28 (21.37%) Firewall
9 26 (19.85%) SCCM
9 26 (19.85%) HP
10 24 (18.32%) Finance
11 21 (16.03%) Security Cleared
11 21 (16.03%) Cisco
12 20 (15.27%) SAN
13 19 (14.50%) SC Cleared
14 18 (13.74%) VMware ESXi
15 17 (12.98%) Citrix
16 16 (12.21%) LAN
16 16 (12.21%) Linux
16 16 (12.21%) PowerShell
17 15 (11.45%) Replication
17 15 (11.45%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (11.45%) WAN
18 14 (10.69%) MS Exchange
19 13 (9.92%) DNS
19 13 (9.92%) UNIX
19 13 (9.92%) SQL
20 12 (9.16%) ITIL
20 12 (9.16%) SharePoint

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (10.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.16%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.16%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.58%) Apache
3 6 (4.58%) IIS
4 5 (3.82%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (3.82%) Lync
4 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.82%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.53%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.76%) SAS
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Office 365
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.53%) IaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.37%) Firewall
2 20 (15.27%) SAN
3 16 (12.21%) LAN
4 15 (11.45%) WAN
5 13 (9.92%) DNS
6 12 (9.16%) NAS
7 9 (6.87%) DHCP
8 7 (5.34%) SSL
9 5 (3.82%) VPN
9 5 (3.82%) HTTP
10 3 (2.29%) Network Security
10 3 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.29%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.29%) IPsec
11 2 (1.53%) Wireless
11 2 (1.53%) MPLS
11 2 (1.53%) LDAP
11 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) DB2
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.53%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Redis
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MSI
2 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (18.32%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Banking
3 3 (2.29%) Legal
4 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.58%) Middleware
3 5 (3.82%) .NET
4 4 (3.05%) Web Services
5 1 (0.76%) XML
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.76%) OLE
5 1 (0.76%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Replication
2 11 (8.40%) Clustering
2 11 (8.40%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.05%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.53%) Open Source
4 2 (1.53%) PKI
5 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.76%) CESG
5 1 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.76%) GIS
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (66.41%) Windows
2 37 (28.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (12.21%) Linux
5 13 (9.92%) UNIX
6 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.63%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.29%) CentOS
10 2 (1.53%) AIX
10 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.76%) SUSE
11 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.90%) Migration
2 15 (11.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (9.16%) ITIL
4 7 (5.34%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (4.58%) DevOps
5 6 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (3.82%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2
6 5 (3.82%) TOGAF
6 5 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.05%) Network Management
7 4 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.05%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.05%) Service Management
7 4 (3.05%) Process Management
7 4 (3.05%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (2.29%) Information Security
8 3 (2.29%) Project Management
8 3 (2.29%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.21%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.92%) SQL
3 4 (3.05%) Perl
4 3 (2.29%) Java
4 3 (2.29%) VBScript
5 2 (1.53%) C
5 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.53%) Ruby
6 1 (0.76%) Korn
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) VB
6 1 (0.76%) VBA
6 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (16.03%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.87%) MCSE
3 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.58%) MCITP
5 5 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.82%) CCNA
6 4 (3.05%) CCDP
6 4 (3.05%) CCNP
7 3 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.53%) MCTS
8 2 (1.53%) CISSP
8 2 (1.53%) NCDA
8 2 (1.53%) NCIE
8 2 (1.53%) VCAP
9 1 (0.76%) Degree
9 1 (0.76%) CNA
9 1 (0.76%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) COBIT
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 43 (32.82%) Active Directory
1 43 (32.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (13.74%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (7.63%) vSphere
4 6 (4.58%) vCloud
4 6 (4.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.58%) XenApp
5 5 (3.82%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.29%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.29%) DFS Replication
6 3 (2.29%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.53%) UAG
7 2 (1.53%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.53%) Xen
7 2 (1.53%) XenServer
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.76%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (19.85%) SCCM
2 7 (5.34%) SCOrch
3 6 (4.58%) SCOM
4 4 (3.05%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.53%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.53%) OpenView
6 2 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.53%) WSUS
7 1 (0.76%) SCSM
7 1 (0.76%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.76%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.76%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.76%) Nagios
7 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 63 (48.09%) VMware
2 44 (33.59%) Microsoft
3 26 (19.85%) HP
4 21 (16.03%) Cisco
5 17 (12.98%) Citrix
6 12 (9.16%) NetApp
7 11 (8.40%) IBM
8 8 (6.11%) Veeam
9 7 (5.34%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.58%) Veritas
10 6 (4.58%) EMC
11 4 (3.05%) Oracle
11 4 (3.05%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.29%) Sophos
12 3 (2.29%) Mercator
12 3 (2.29%) Symantec
12 3 (2.29%) SAP
13 2 (1.53%) Juniper
13 2 (1.53%) Remedy
13 2 (1.53%) JD Edwards
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