Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 254 231
Rank change year-on-year +7 -23 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.056% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.059% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
City of London median daily rate £525 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £465 £333 £373
90th Percentile £760 £413 £448
Central London median daily rate £525 £375 £438
% change year-on-year +40.00% -14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,800 6,804 6,227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 94.67% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,368 5,399 4,938
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 92 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.58
90th Percentile £25.70 £30.75 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.05 £17.21
% change year-on-year +3.60% +4.90% -4.40%

Infrastructure Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 13 December 2018, Infrastructure Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) SaaS
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) Unified Communications
4 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 5 (55.56%) NetApp
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Skype
5 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) vSphere
7 2 (22.22%) User Experience
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
7 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (11.11%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (11.11%) vRealize
8 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365

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 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
1 5 (55.56%) SaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Unified Communications
3 4 (44.44%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Power BI
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Server Patching
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) VMware NSX
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (11.11%) vRealize
3 1 (11.11%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow