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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 596 576 557
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 47 65 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 39
Median daily rate £386 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £389 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +15.18%
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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 26 June 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 -11 44 £400 +6.66% 20
London +15 15 £413 +21.32% 10
South East -4 11 £364 +10.30% 4
South West +2 7 £400 -11.11%
Banbury - 5 £364 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £364 -
Bristol +12 4 £413 -
East Midlands +7 3 £363 -7.05%
West Midlands -18 3 £500 +5.26% 3
Scotland - 3 £375 -
City of London +42 2 £425 +36.00% 2
West Yorkshire +7 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -3 2 - - 2
Gloucestershire -4 2 £254 -43.55%
Leeds -5 2 - - 1
Manchester -14 2 £430 -4.44% 1
North West -22 2 £430 -4.44% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £500 -
West Sussex - 2 £370 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 £500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £375 -
Milton Keynes +17 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 - -
Farnborough +1 1 £500 +25.00%
Birmingham -5 1 - - 2
Hampshire -7 1 £500 +43.88% 2
Berkshire -12 1 - - 1
North East -52 1 - -

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 38 (39.18%) Windows
2 34 (35.05%) Active Directory
3 30 (30.93%) VMware
4 28 (28.87%) Firewall
4 28 (28.87%) Microsoft
5 26 (26.80%) Windows Server
6 21 (21.65%) Finance
6 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
7 20 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
7 20 (20.62%) ITIL
8 19 (19.59%) DNS
8 19 (19.59%) Migration
9 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (15.46%) IIS
11 14 (14.43%) SSL
12 13 (13.40%) PowerShell
12 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (13.40%) Office 365
13 12 (12.37%) NetScaler
13 12 (12.37%) SCCM
13 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (12.37%) MS Exchange
13 12 (12.37%) Internet
14 11 (11.34%) Cisco
14 11 (11.34%) ITIL V3
14 11 (11.34%) Data Centre
15 10 (10.31%) UAG
15 10 (10.31%) 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 15 (15.46%) IIS
2 12 (12.37%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.19%) IBM Notes
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.03%) Apache
7 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.06%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (13.40%) Office 365
2 6 (6.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.03%) PaaS
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.87%) Firewall
2 19 (19.59%) DNS
3 14 (14.43%) SSL
4 12 (12.37%) Internet
4 12 (12.37%) NetScaler
5 10 (10.31%) FTP
5 10 (10.31%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (6.19%) DHCP
6 6 (6.19%) SAN
7 4 (4.12%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.09%) LAN
8 3 (3.09%) OpenVPN
8 3 (3.09%) VPN
8 3 (3.09%) Wireless
9 2 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.06%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.06%) Network Security
9 2 (2.06%) SMTP
9 2 (2.06%) VLAN
9 2 (2.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.06%) DB2
3 2 (2.06%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) DataStage
4 1 (1.03%) QualityStage
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) Middleware
2 1 (1.03%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.03%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.15%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.12%) PKI
4 3 (3.09%) Clustering
4 3 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.06%) iSeries
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) AS400
6 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.03%) CMDB
6 1 (1.03%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (1.03%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Tandem
6 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (39.18%) Windows
2 26 (26.80%) Windows Server
3 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.28%) Linux
5 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.15%) Unix
6 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.03%) AIX
8 1 (1.03%) Android
8 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.03%) VMS
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) ITIL
2 19 (19.59%) Migration
3 11 (11.34%) ITIL V3
4 10 (10.31%) Data Analysis
5 6 (6.19%) Change Management
5 6 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.15%) Information Security
7 4 (4.12%) Project Management
7 4 (4.12%) Workflow
8 3 (3.09%) CRM
8 3 (3.09%) High Availability
8 3 (3.09%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.09%) Network Design
8 3 (3.09%) SDLC
8 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.09%) SIEM
8 3 (3.09%) Storage Virtualisation
8 3 (3.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (2.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.25%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) Python
4 1 (1.03%) RPG
4 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.28%) MCSE
5 4 (4.12%) CCNA
5 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.09%) MCSA
7 2 (2.06%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.06%) Degree
7 2 (2.06%) MCITP
7 2 (2.06%) MCSD
8 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.03%) CCNP
8 1 (1.03%) CISSP
8 1 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.03%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.03%) MCP
8 1 (1.03%) VCAP
8 1 (1.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (35.05%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.31%) UAG
4 8 (8.25%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.19%) XenApp
6 5 (5.15%) vSphere
6 5 (5.15%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.12%) VMware Server
8 3 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.06%) RACF
9 2 (2.06%) Sendmail
9 2 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.06%) XenServer
10 1 (1.03%) Firmware
10 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) SCCM
2 6 (6.19%) SCOM
3 2 (2.06%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.06%) WSUS
4 1 (1.03%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.03%) Ansible
4 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.03%) OpenView
4 1 (1.03%) Puppet
4 1 (1.03%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (30.93%) VMware
2 28 (28.87%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.34%) Cisco
4 10 (10.31%) Citrix
5 9 (9.28%) IBM
6 5 (5.15%) HP
7 4 (4.12%) Apple
7 4 (4.12%) Dell
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle
7 4 (4.12%) SAP
7 4 (4.12%) Veeam
8 3 (3.09%) EMC
8 3 (3.09%) Lotus
8 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.06%) CA
9 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.06%) F5
9 2 (2.06%) NetApp
9 2 (2.06%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.03%) Meru Networks
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