The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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.

Infrastructure Consultant
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 423 373
Rank change year-on-year +32 -50  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 17 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.087% 0.071% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.075% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 22
Median daily rate £500 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -20.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £620 £700
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 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
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 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Infrastructure Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Consultant in London

Infrastructure Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Consultant in London

Infrastructure Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Consultant in London

Infrastructure Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Consultant in London

Infrastructure Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
City of London -2 3 £435 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 -
West End of London - 1 £425 -
Infrastructure Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region featuring Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (42.00%) VMware
3 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (30.00%) Office 365
4 15 (30.00%) DNS
5 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
6 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
7 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
8 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.00%) Cisco
9 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (18.00%) Citrix
9 9 (18.00%) vSphere
10 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (16.00%) DevOps
10 8 (16.00%) SAN
10 8 (16.00%) Linux
10 8 (16.00%) CRM
10 8 (16.00%) Finance
10 8 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (16.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (14.00%) Firewall
11 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
12 6 (12.00%) SCOM
12 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (12.00%) Migration

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.00%) Confluence
4 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (30.00%) Office 365
3 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (16.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (6.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (6.00%) Heroku
5 3 (6.00%) PaaS
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) SAN
3 7 (14.00%) Firewall
4 6 (12.00%) WAN
5 5 (10.00%) DHCP
5 5 (10.00%) LAN
6 4 (8.00%) VPN
7 3 (6.00%) HTTP
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.00%) Network Security
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.00%) Internet
9 1 (2.00%) MPLS
9 1 (2.00%) NAS
9 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.00%) Skype
9 1 (2.00%) Telnet
9 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) HBase
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) Power BI
5 1 (2.00%) QlikView
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.00%) Gitweb
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Publishing
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
1 3 (6.00%) SAML
2 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.00%) REST
2 2 (4.00%) RESTful
2 2 (4.00%) Sensu
2 2 (4.00%) Swagger
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.00%) Linux
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) Unix
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) CRM
1 8 (16.00%) DevOps
2 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.00%) Migration
2 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.00%) Analytics
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL
3 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) Scrum
4 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.00%) ERP
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (4.00%) Kanban
6 2 (4.00%) Microservices
6 2 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.00%) C
3 2 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.00%) CEH
3 1 (2.00%) CISA
3 1 (2.00%) CISM
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) vSphere
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (10.00%) Docker
6 5 (10.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (6.00%) vCloud
7 3 (6.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (4.00%) XenApp
8 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.00%) Firmware
9 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCOM
2 5 (10.00%) Graphite
2 5 (10.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) SCCM
3 3 (6.00%) Cacti
3 3 (6.00%) Ganglia
3 3 (6.00%) Hyperic
3 3 (6.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (6.00%) logstash
3 3 (6.00%) Nagios
3 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.00%) Rancher
3 3 (6.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.00%) Chronos
4 2 (4.00%) Kibana
4 2 (4.00%) Marathon
4 2 (4.00%) Mesos
4 2 (4.00%) Terraform
5 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (42.00%) VMware
2 10 (20.00%) Cisco
3 9 (18.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) NetApp
4 3 (6.00%) New Relic
4 3 (6.00%) Splunk
5 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.00%) Dell
5 2 (4.00%) EMC
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.00%) Meraki
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya
6 1 (2.00%) CommVault
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper
6 1 (2.00%) Sophos
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec