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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 583 583 571
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 72 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 45
Median daily rate £455 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £355 £388
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 24 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 26 September 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 +19 71 £458 +15.82% 8
London +7 42 £475 +5.55% 4
South East +13 17 £443 +25.08% 3
Berkshire +16 10 £520 +0.97% 1
Surrey +12 6 £425 +14.86%
West Midlands - 6 £413 -
Maidenhead - 5 £360 -
Reading +17 3 £520 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £500 -
South West +14 2 - -
East of England +8 2 - -
East Midlands -4 2 £350 +16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
City of London +4 1 £450 +2.79% 1
Hampshire +3 1 £525 +90.90% 1
Bristol +2 1 - -
Cobham +2 1 £475 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 -
Northampton - 1 £325 -
Lichfield - 1 £325 -
Bracknell - 1 £460 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 64 (53.78%) Windows
2 51 (42.86%) VMware
3 39 (32.77%) Active Directory
4 35 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 29 (24.37%) Microsoft
6 26 (21.85%) Firewall
6 26 (21.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (21.01%) Migration
7 25 (21.01%) Cisco
8 24 (20.17%) Linux
8 24 (20.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (17.65%) PowerShell
11 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
11 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (15.97%) Finance
12 18 (15.13%) SQL
12 18 (15.13%) Hyper-V
13 17 (14.29%) DNS
13 17 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 16 (13.45%) SC Cleared
15 15 (12.61%) Data Centre
16 14 (11.76%) DHCP
16 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
17 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (10.92%) SCCM
17 13 (10.92%) Office 365
18 12 (10.08%) IIS
19 11 (9.24%) MCSE

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 17 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.08%) IIS
3 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.72%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.36%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.52%) Apache
8 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.68%) iPlanet
9 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.84%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) InfoPath
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.68%) MS Office
1 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) HFM
2 2 (1.68%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.92%) Office 365
3 9 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.68%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.84%) IaaS
6 1 (0.84%) PaaS
6 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.85%) Firewall
2 17 (14.29%) DNS
3 14 (11.76%) DHCP
4 10 (8.40%) LAN
5 9 (7.56%) WAN
6 8 (6.72%) SMTP
7 7 (5.88%) Skype
8 5 (4.20%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (4.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (4.20%) MPLS
9 4 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (3.36%) SAN
9 4 (3.36%) SSL
10 3 (2.52%) VPN
11 2 (1.68%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.68%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.68%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.84%) HSRP
12 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.84%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.68%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.84%) DataStage
6 1 (0.84%) DB2
6 1 (0.84%) QlikView
6 1 (0.84%) QualityStage
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.52%) Subversion
4 2 (1.68%) Ant
4 2 (1.68%) Gitweb
4 2 (1.68%) Gradle
4 2 (1.68%) Maven
5 1 (0.84%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (15.97%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Electronics
3 5 (4.20%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) .NET
1 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.68%) J2EE
2 2 (1.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.72%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.04%) Clustering
3 6 (5.04%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.36%) PKI
5 3 (2.52%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.84%) AS400
7 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.84%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) iSeries
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) Tandem
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (53.78%) Windows
2 35 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 26 (21.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (20.17%) Linux
4 24 (20.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.88%) Unix
7 6 (5.04%) Android
8 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.68%) AIX
9 2 (1.68%) Solaris
9 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.68%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.84%) CentOS
10 1 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.84%) VMS
10 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) Migration
2 7 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (5.88%) DevOps
2 7 (5.88%) Network Design
3 6 (5.04%) Data Centre Operations
3 6 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 6 (5.04%) ITIL
3 6 (5.04%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (4.20%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (4.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (4.20%) Server Building
4 5 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (4.20%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (3.36%) Workflow
6 3 (2.52%) Change Management
6 3 (2.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (2.52%) Information Security
6 3 (2.52%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (2.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.13%) SQL
3 5 (4.20%) VB
4 3 (2.52%) C#
4 3 (2.52%) Python
5 2 (1.68%) Java
6 1 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.45%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (9.24%) MCSE
5 7 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.36%) CCIE
7 3 (2.52%) CCNA
8 2 (1.68%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.68%) MCP
8 2 (1.68%) MCSA
8 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.84%) CCNP
9 1 (0.84%) CISSP
9 1 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.84%) Degree
9 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.84%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.84%) MCITP
9 1 (0.84%) VCAP
9 1 (0.84%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (32.77%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.13%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.40%) vSphere
5 8 (6.72%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 6 (5.04%) XenApp
8 4 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.68%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.68%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.84%) Docker
11 1 (0.84%) Firmware
11 1 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) SCCM
2 7 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 7 (5.88%) SCOM
2 7 (5.88%) WSUS
3 6 (5.04%) AirWatch
4 5 (4.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.36%) Ansible
5 4 (3.36%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.68%) Graphite
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.68%) Terraform
7 2 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.84%) OpenView
8 1 (0.84%) Puppet
8 1 (0.84%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.84%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.84%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 51 (42.86%) VMware
2 29 (24.37%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.01%) Cisco
4 11 (9.24%) HP
4 11 (9.24%) Oracle
5 10 (8.40%) Citrix
6 8 (6.72%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.04%) Hyperion
7 6 (5.04%) IBM
7 6 (5.04%) Symantec
8 5 (4.20%) MobileIron
8 5 (4.20%) NetApp
9 4 (3.36%) Apple
9 4 (3.36%) EMC
9 4 (3.36%) Varonis
9 4 (3.36%) Veeam
10 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.52%) Dell
10 3 (2.52%) Mercator
10 3 (2.52%) SAP
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