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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 536 532 510
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 60 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 30
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£390 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00

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
50265 49246 43135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.49% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31360 30460 24749
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1957 2018 2111
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -11 57 £390 +11.42% 14
London +6 23 £368 -8.12% 3
South East -14 12 £348 -13.12% 3
City of London +13 7 £395 +5.33%
Hampshire +4 7 £348 -0.71% 1
East of England +3 7 £313 -3.84%
South West +11 6 £450 - 2
Gloucestershire -4 5 £450 -
North West -20 4 £425 +41.66% 1
Cheshire - 3 £450 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Berkshire -8 2 £288 -28.12%
Hertfordshire -8 2 £400 +14.28%
West Midlands -11 2 £406 - 3
Suffolk - 2 £225 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £225 -
Southampton - 2 £348 - 1
Slough +3 1 £288 -12.87%
Milton Keynes -1 1 £310 -11.42%
Bracknell -3 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £310 -11.42%
Welwyn Garden City -6 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 £400 +33.33%
Leeds -11 1 £420 +15.86%
West Yorkshire -14 1 £420 +15.86%
Oxfordshire -17 1 £290 - 1
Yorkshire -21 1 £420 +15.86% 1
East Midlands - 1 £390 -
Surrey - 1 £375 - 1

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 77 (66.96%) Windows
2 54 (46.96%) VMware
3 42 (36.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (35.65%) Microsoft
5 38 (33.04%) Active Directory
5 38 (33.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (31.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (28.70%) Migration
8 23 (20.00%) Citrix
9 22 (19.13%) Data Centre
10 19 (16.52%) Cisco
11 18 (15.65%) HP
11 18 (15.65%) ITIL
11 18 (15.65%) Firewall
11 18 (15.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (15.65%) SCCM
12 17 (14.78%) Linux
13 16 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (13.04%) Finance
14 15 (13.04%) SAN
15 13 (11.30%) WAN
15 13 (11.30%) SharePoint
15 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
16 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
16 12 (10.43%) vSphere
16 12 (10.43%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (10.43%) LAN
16 12 (10.43%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (9.57%) MS Exchange
17 11 (9.57%) SC Cleared

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 13 (11.30%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.57%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.35%) IIS
3 5 (4.35%) Lync
3 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.48%) SAS
5 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.87%) Documentum
7 1 (0.87%) JBoss
7 1 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.09%) Office 365
3 6 (5.22%) PaaS
4 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.48%) IaaS
6 2 (1.74%) SaaS
7 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.65%) Firewall
2 15 (13.04%) SAN
3 13 (11.30%) WAN
4 12 (10.43%) LAN
5 9 (7.83%) NAS
6 5 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 5 (4.35%) DNS
6 5 (4.35%) DHCP
7 4 (3.48%) VPN
7 4 (3.48%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.61%) ATM
8 3 (2.61%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.74%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.74%) VoIP
9 2 (1.74%) Internet
9 2 (1.74%) MPLS
10 1 (0.87%) OSPF
10 1 (0.87%) BGP
10 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) EDRMS
3 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) EDMS
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Banking
3 1 (0.87%) Retail
3 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) Application Packaging
2 5 (4.35%) Web Services
3 4 (3.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.87%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.87%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.96%) Replication
3 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.61%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.61%) Clustering
7 2 (1.74%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.74%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.87%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.87%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.87%) Celerra
8 1 (0.87%) iSeries
8 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.87%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.87%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 77 (66.96%) Windows
2 42 (36.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (31.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (15.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (14.78%) Linux
6 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.83%) UNIX
8 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.48%) Solaris
9 4 (3.48%) SUSE
10 3 (2.61%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.74%) CentOS
11 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.70%) Migration
2 18 (15.65%) ITIL
3 16 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (10.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (6.96%) Service Management
6 7 (6.09%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (3.48%) Change Control
8 4 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.48%) Change Management
8 4 (3.48%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.61%) Project Management
9 3 (2.61%) ITSM
9 3 (2.61%) Data Security
9 3 (2.61%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (2.61%) Server Hardening
10 2 (1.74%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.09%) SQL
1 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.48%) C
3 2 (1.74%) Python
4 1 (0.87%) Ruby
4 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.87%) Java
4 1 (0.87%) Perl
4 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.96%) MCSE
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.61%) MCSA
5 3 (2.61%) CCNA
5 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) CCEE
6 2 (1.74%) CCNP
6 2 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.87%) RHCE
7 1 (0.87%) CCDP
7 1 (0.87%) MCITP
7 1 (0.87%) Degree
System Software
1 38 (33.04%) Active Directory
1 38 (33.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.43%) vSphere
2 12 (10.43%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.83%) XenApp
5 8 (6.96%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (4.35%) vCloud
7 5 (4.35%) UAG
8 4 (3.48%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.61%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.74%) NFS
10 2 (1.74%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.74%) ProxySG
10 2 (1.74%) XenServer
11 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (15.65%) SCCM
2 4 (3.48%) OpenView
2 4 (3.48%) EdgeSight
2 4 (3.48%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.61%) WSUS
4 2 (1.74%) OVSD
4 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.74%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.74%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.87%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.87%) Nagios
5 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (46.96%) VMware
2 41 (35.65%) Microsoft
3 23 (20.00%) Citrix
4 19 (16.52%) Cisco
5 18 (15.65%) HP
6 8 (6.96%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.09%) NetApp
8 6 (5.22%) Symantec
8 6 (5.22%) Blue Coat
9 5 (4.35%) Sophos
10 4 (3.48%) AppSense
10 4 (3.48%) Veeam
10 4 (3.48%) Informatica
10 4 (3.48%) Mercator
10 4 (3.48%) Oracle
11 3 (2.61%) Dell
11 3 (2.61%) EMC
11 3 (2.61%) Veritas
11 3 (2.61%) F5
12 2 (1.74%) Splunk