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 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 595 556 553
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 61 71 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 40
Median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £389 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -35 56 £375 -3.22% 16
London -13 21 £425 +13.33% 6
South East -16 16 £375 +7.91% 3
South West -5 9 £272 -39.55%
East Midlands +15 4 £381 -2.24%
Oxfordshire +11 4 £364 +25.51%
Banbury +6 4 £364 +25.51%
Scotland -12 4 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +11 3 - -
Edinburgh +1 3 £375 -
Gloucestershire -1 3 £254 -43.55%
Hampshire -8 3 £450 +29.49% 2
West Midlands -10 3 £500 +23.07%
Kent - 3 £375 -
City of London +31 2 £425 +7.59% 1
Bristol +1 2 - -
Warwickshire -3 2 £500 +48.14%
Manchester -14 2 £430 +7.50% 2
North West -15 2 £430 +7.50% 2
Swindon - 2 £323 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £381 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £323 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £335 -
Marlow - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 £500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £375 -
Milton Keynes +4 1 - -
Birmingham +4 1 - -

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 34 (34.69%) Windows
2 30 (30.61%) Active Directory
3 29 (29.59%) Firewall
4 25 (25.51%) VMware
4 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
5 21 (21.43%) DNS
5 21 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 20 (20.41%) Finance
6 20 (20.41%) Migration
6 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
7 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
7 18 (18.37%) ITIL
8 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (14.29%) SSL
9 14 (14.29%) Cisco
10 13 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (13.27%) Data Centre
11 12 (12.24%) NetScaler
11 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (12.24%) IIS
11 12 (12.24%) Internet
12 11 (11.22%) Linux
12 11 (11.22%) MS Exchange
12 11 (11.22%) Office 365
12 11 (11.22%) ITIL V3
13 10 (10.20%) FTP
13 10 (10.20%) UAG
13 10 (10.20%) Data Analysis
13 10 (10.20%) Reverse Proxy

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 12 (12.24%) IIS
2 11 (11.22%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.12%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.02%) Confluence
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.22%) Office 365
3 5 (5.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.06%) IaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.02%) PaaS
6 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.59%) Firewall
2 21 (21.43%) DNS
3 14 (14.29%) SSL
4 12 (12.24%) Internet
4 12 (12.24%) NetScaler
5 10 (10.20%) FTP
5 10 (10.20%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (6.12%) DHCP
6 6 (6.12%) SAN
7 4 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.06%) LAN
8 3 (3.06%) OpenVPN
8 3 (3.06%) VPN
9 2 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.04%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.04%) LDAP
9 2 (2.04%) SMTP
9 2 (2.04%) VLAN
9 2 (2.04%) WAN
9 2 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.04%) DB2
2 2 (2.04%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.02%) Big Data
3 1 (1.02%) DataStage
3 1 (1.02%) Informix
3 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.02%) QualityStage
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (20.41%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) Middleware
2 1 (1.02%) LAMP
2 1 (1.02%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.02%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.08%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.08%) PKI
3 3 (3.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.04%) iSeries
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) AS400
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) CMDB
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Statistics
5 1 (1.02%) Tandem
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.69%) Windows
2 21 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.22%) Linux
6 6 (6.12%) Unix
7 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.02%) AIX
9 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.02%) Solaris
9 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.02%) VMS
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.41%) Migration
2 18 (18.37%) ITIL
3 11 (11.22%) ITIL V3
4 10 (10.20%) Data Analysis
5 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.12%) Information Security
5 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.10%) Change Management
7 4 (4.08%) CRM
7 4 (4.08%) Network Design
7 4 (4.08%) Project Management
8 3 (3.06%) High Availability
8 3 (3.06%) Presales
8 3 (3.06%) SDLC
8 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.06%) SIEM
8 3 (3.06%) Storage Virtualisation
8 3 (3.06%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (3.06%) Workflow
9 2 (2.04%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.10%) SQL
3 2 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (1.02%) RPG
4 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.14%) MCSE
5 4 (4.08%) CCNA
5 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.04%) Degree
7 2 (2.04%) MCSA
7 2 (2.04%) MCSD
8 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.02%) CCNP
8 1 (1.02%) CISSP
8 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.02%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.02%) MCITP
8 1 (1.02%) MCP
8 1 (1.02%) VCAP
8 1 (1.02%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.02%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.20%) UAG
4 6 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.10%) XenApp
6 4 (4.08%) vSphere
6 4 (4.08%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.04%) RACF
7 2 (2.04%) Sendmail
7 2 (2.04%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.04%) XenServer
8 1 (1.02%) Firmware
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) SCCM
2 2 (2.04%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.04%) SCOM
2 2 (2.04%) WSUS
3 1 (1.02%) Ansible
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.02%) OpenView
3 1 (1.02%) Puppet
3 1 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
1 25 (25.51%) VMware
2 14 (14.29%) Cisco
3 9 (9.18%) Citrix
3 9 (9.18%) IBM
4 6 (6.12%) HP
4 6 (6.12%) Oracle
5 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.08%) SAP
6 3 (3.06%) Apple
6 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.06%) Lotus
7 2 (2.04%) CA
7 2 (2.04%) Dell
7 2 (2.04%) EMC
7 2 (2.04%) F5
7 2 (2.04%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.02%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.02%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.02%) Varonis
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