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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 586 579 569
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 64 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 43
Median daily rate £450 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £266 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £512 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £355 £345
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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
51788 54568 52505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.82% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33741 34681 31721
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1632 2045 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

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 23 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Infrastructure Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 August 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 -4 63 £453 +24.82% 20
London -3 36 £453 +3.42% 8
South East -11 16 £470 +32.39% 4
Berkshire +17 10 £520 +0.97% 1
Maidenhead - 5 £360 -
South West +10 4 £413 +96.42% 3
Reading +11 3 £520 +98.09%
Bristol -4 3 £413 +96.42% 1
West Midlands - 3 £413 - 1
City of London +32 2 £450 +2.79% 2
Leeds +3 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +3 2 - - 1
Surrey +2 2 £450 +7.46%
Yorkshire -4 2 - - 2
Birmingham - 2 £500 - 1
East Midlands -5 1 £325 +8.33%
Hampshire -9 1 £525 +90.90% 2
North East -33 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -34 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £363 -
West Sussex - 1 £470 -
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 -
Bracknell - 1 £460 -
Northampton - 1 £325 -
Banbury - 1 £363 -
Lichfield - 1 £325 -
Cobham - 1 £475 -

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 63 (50.40%) Windows
2 48 (38.40%) VMware
3 42 (33.60%) Active Directory
4 32 (25.60%) Windows Server
5 31 (24.80%) Firewall
6 30 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 30 (24.00%) Migration
7 28 (22.40%) Linux
8 27 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (20.00%) Finance
10 25 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (17.60%) Cisco
12 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
12 20 (16.00%) PowerShell
12 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (14.40%) SQL
13 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
14 17 (13.60%) DNS
14 17 (13.60%) SC Cleared
15 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
16 14 (11.20%) Hyper-V
16 14 (11.20%) Office 365
17 13 (10.40%) DHCP
17 13 (10.40%) Oracle
17 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
17 13 (10.40%) ITIL
17 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (10.40%) SCCM
18 12 (9.60%) Banking

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 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.60%) IIS
3 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.80%) IBM Notes
6 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.80%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.40%) Apache
7 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.40%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.60%) iPlanet
8 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.80%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.60%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.80%) HFM
2 1 (0.80%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.20%) Office 365
3 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.60%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.80%) PaaS
6 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (24.80%) Firewall
2 17 (13.60%) DNS
3 13 (10.40%) DHCP
4 8 (6.40%) LAN
5 7 (5.60%) SAN
5 7 (5.60%) SMTP
5 7 (5.60%) SSL
5 7 (5.60%) WAN
6 5 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (4.00%) Skype
7 4 (3.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.40%) Internet
8 3 (2.40%) OpenVPN
8 3 (2.40%) VPN
9 2 (1.60%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.60%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.60%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.60%) VLAN
9 2 (1.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.40%) DB2
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.60%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.80%) DataStage
5 1 (0.80%) QlikView
5 1 (0.80%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.60%) Ant
3 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.60%) Gradle
3 2 (1.60%) Maven
4 1 (0.80%) Gitweb
4 1 (0.80%) Subversion
4 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (20.00%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Electronics
4 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) Middleware
2 2 (1.60%) J2EE
3 1 (0.80%) .NET
3 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.80%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.20%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.00%) Clustering
3 5 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.00%) PKI
4 3 (2.40%) FlexPod
4 3 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) AS400
6 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.80%) iSeries
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.80%) Tandem
6 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (50.40%) Windows
2 32 (25.60%) Windows Server
3 28 (22.40%) Linux
4 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.60%) Unix
8 6 (4.80%) Android
9 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.40%) AIX
11 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.60%) Solaris
11 2 (1.60%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) Migration
2 13 (10.40%) ITIL
3 7 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (4.80%) Change Management
4 6 (4.80%) Data Centre Operations
4 6 (4.80%) DevOps
4 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (4.80%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (4.80%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (4.00%) Information Security
5 5 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (3.20%) High Availability
6 4 (3.20%) Network Design
6 4 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.20%) Workflow
7 3 (2.40%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (2.40%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.40%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (2.40%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (14.40%) SQL
3 5 (4.00%) VB
4 2 (1.60%) Java
4 2 (1.60%) Python
5 1 (0.80%) C#
5 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.60%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.00%) MCSE
5 4 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.40%) CCNA
6 3 (2.40%) MCSA
6 3 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.60%) CISSP
7 2 (1.60%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.60%) MCP
8 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.80%) CCIE
8 1 (0.80%) CCNP
8 1 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.80%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.80%) MCSD
8 1 (0.80%) VCAP
8 1 (0.80%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (33.60%) Active Directory
2 27 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.20%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (4.80%) vSphere
5 6 (4.80%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.00%) XenApp
7 4 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.40%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.60%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.60%) XenServer
10 1 (0.80%) Docker
10 1 (0.80%) Firmware
10 1 (0.80%) RACF
10 1 (0.80%) UAG
10 1 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) SCCM
2 8 (6.40%) SCOM
3 7 (5.60%) NetBackup
3 7 (5.60%) WSUS
4 6 (4.80%) AirWatch
5 5 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.20%) Ansible
7 3 (2.40%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (1.60%) Graphite
8 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.60%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.60%) Terraform
8 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.80%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.80%) Puppet
9 1 (0.80%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 48 (38.40%) VMware
2 30 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (17.60%) Cisco
4 13 (10.40%) Oracle
5 10 (8.00%) Citrix
5 10 (8.00%) HP
6 9 (7.20%) IBM
7 8 (6.40%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.80%) Symantec
9 5 (4.00%) MobileIron
10 4 (3.20%) Apple
10 4 (3.20%) EMC
10 4 (3.20%) F5
10 4 (3.20%) NetApp
10 4 (3.20%) SAP
10 4 (3.20%) Varonis
10 4 (3.20%) Veeam
11 3 (2.40%) Dell
11 3 (2.40%) Hyperion
11 3 (2.40%) Lotus
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