The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Consultant was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Consultant
London / City of London
Rank 152 156 181
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 3 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.100% 0.060% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.063% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 12
Median daily rate £435 - £398
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 - £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 - £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £381 £438
% change year-on-year +8.85% -12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 2871 3173 4972
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.22% 95.40% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2525 3747
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.40 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) SCOM
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) SNMP
4 1 (11.11%) SSH
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Telnet
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Polycom
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow