The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Consultant was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Consultant
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 162 199
Rank change year-on-year -2 +37  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.061% 0.059% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.062% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £600 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.17% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £425 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £425 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £364 £389
% change year-on-year -1.09% -6.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3152 3240 5510
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.52% 95.74% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2416 2625 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 100
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Infrastructure Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Consultant in the City of London

Infrastructure Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Consultant in the City of London

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow