The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Infrastructure Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Infrastructure Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 593 594 550
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Consultant 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.002% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
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£700 - £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £860 - £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Consultant within the UK.

Senior Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Senior Infrastructure Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Consultant within the UK.

Senior Infrastructure Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 3 £700 - 3
London - 2 £800 - 2
City of London - 2 £800 -
South East - 1 £310 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £310 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £310 -

Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Infrastructure Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Infrastructure Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Server Hardening
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) vCloud
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) GFI Software
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL

Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Infrastructure Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Infrastructure Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) vCloud
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) GFI Software
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft