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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 611 605 551
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -54
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 49 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 48 40
Median daily rate £450 £361 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% +10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £265 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £468 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.43% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.12% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
-32.12% -

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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £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 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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 -36 46 £450 +24.56% 15
London +6 26 £450 +20.00% 7
South East -8 7 £465 +40.90% 4
South West +4 4 £425 +28.78%
City of London +46 3 £438 +7.62% 3
Berkshire +5 3 £490 +24.05% 1
Bristol +2 3 £413 +96.42%
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
East Midlands 0 2 £325 -16.66%
Leeds -2 2 - -
Yorkshire -3 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -4 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £375 -
Warwick - 2 £500 -
Scotland - 2 £375 -
Reading +7 1 £520 +98.09% 1
Surrey 0 1 £475 +5.55%
Manchester -9 1 - - 2
North West -15 1 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 1 - -
North East -48 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -50 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £470 -
Wigan - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £363 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - -

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 48 (43.24%) Windows
2 37 (33.33%) VMware
3 36 (32.43%) Firewall
3 36 (32.43%) Active Directory
4 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
5 27 (24.32%) Finance
6 26 (23.42%) Migration
7 25 (22.52%) Windows Server
8 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
9 22 (19.82%) SC Cleared
10 21 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (17.12%) Linux
13 18 (16.22%) ITIL
13 18 (16.22%) DNS
14 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (15.32%) IIS
14 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (13.51%) SQL
15 15 (13.51%) PowerShell
16 14 (12.61%) Cisco
16 14 (12.61%) Office 365
17 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
17 13 (11.71%) Oracle
18 12 (10.81%) MS Exchange
18 12 (10.81%) SSL
18 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (10.81%) SCCM
18 12 (10.81%) Banking
19 10 (9.01%) Citrix

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 (15.32%) IIS
2 12 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.41%) IBM Notes
4 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.80%) iPlanet
6 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.90%) Apache
7 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.80%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.61%) Office 365
3 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.80%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.80%) IaaS
5 1 (0.90%) PaaS
5 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (32.43%) Firewall
2 18 (16.22%) DNS
3 12 (10.81%) SSL
4 10 (9.01%) Internet
4 10 (9.01%) NetScaler
5 8 (7.21%) FTP
5 8 (7.21%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (6.31%) DHCP
7 6 (5.41%) SAN
8 4 (3.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.70%) LAN
9 3 (2.70%) OpenVPN
9 3 (2.70%) VPN
9 3 (2.70%) Wireless
10 2 (1.80%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.80%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.80%) SMTP
10 2 (1.80%) VLAN
10 2 (1.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.80%) DB2
3 2 (1.80%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.90%) DataStage
4 1 (0.90%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.90%) Ant
2 1 (0.90%) Gitweb
2 1 (0.90%) Gradle
2 1 (0.90%) Maven
2 1 (0.90%) Subversion
2 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (24.32%) Finance
2 12 (10.81%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) Middleware
2 2 (1.80%) J2EE
3 1 (0.90%) .NET
3 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.90%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.90%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.50%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.60%) Clustering
3 4 (3.60%) PKI
3 4 (3.60%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.80%) iSeries
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) AS400
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.90%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) Tandem
6 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.24%) Windows
2 25 (22.52%) Windows Server
3 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (17.12%) Linux
5 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.31%) Unix
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.70%) AIX
9 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.80%) Solaris
9 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.90%) Android
10 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.90%) VMS
10 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) Migration
2 18 (16.22%) ITIL
3 8 (7.21%) Data Analysis
3 8 (7.21%) ITIL V3
4 6 (5.41%) Change Management
4 6 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.50%) Information Security
6 4 (3.60%) Workflow
7 3 (2.70%) CRM
7 3 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (2.70%) High Availability
7 3 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.70%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.70%) Network Design
7 3 (2.70%) Project Management
7 3 (2.70%) Service Management
7 3 (2.70%) SIEM
7 3 (2.70%) Storage Virtualisation
7 3 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.51%) PowerShell
1 15 (13.51%) SQL
2 2 (1.80%) Java
2 2 (1.80%) Python
3 1 (0.90%) C#
3 1 (0.90%) RPG
3 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.82%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.11%) MCSE
5 4 (3.60%) CCNA
5 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.70%) MCSA
7 2 (1.80%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.80%) MCITP
7 2 (1.80%) MCP
7 2 (1.80%) MCSD
8 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.90%) CCNP
8 1 (0.90%) CISSP
8 1 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) Degree
8 1 (0.90%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.90%) VCAP
8 1 (0.90%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.01%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (8.11%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.21%) UAG
6 7 (6.31%) vSphere
7 6 (5.41%) XenApp
8 5 (4.50%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.60%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.80%) RACF
10 2 (1.80%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.80%) XenServer
11 1 (0.90%) Firmware
11 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) SCCM
2 7 (6.31%) SCOM
3 3 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.80%) Ansible
4 2 (1.80%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.90%) Graphite
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) OpenView
5 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.90%) Puppet
5 1 (0.90%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.90%) Terraform
5 1 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (33.33%) VMware
2 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.61%) Cisco
4 13 (11.71%) Oracle
5 10 (9.01%) Citrix
6 9 (8.11%) IBM
7 5 (4.50%) HP
7 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.60%) Apple
8 4 (3.60%) Dell
8 4 (3.60%) EMC
8 4 (3.60%) F5
8 4 (3.60%) SAP
8 4 (3.60%) Varonis
8 4 (3.60%) Veeam
9 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.70%) Lotus
9 3 (2.70%) NetApp
10 2 (1.80%) BEA
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