The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Consultant was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 412 418
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 13 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.069% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.072% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 11
Median daily rate £415 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +21.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £455 £375
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 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 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 1 £625 +47.05% 1
Infrastructure Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
4 9 (29.03%) SAN
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (22.58%) Firewall
7 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
7 6 (19.35%) Citrix
7 6 (19.35%) vSphere
8 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (16.13%) Office 365
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 5 (16.13%) NAS
9 4 (12.90%) SCCM
9 4 (12.90%) SCOM
9 4 (12.90%) Migration
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
9 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (12.90%) DevOps
9 4 (12.90%) Kubernetes
9 4 (12.90%) Docker

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 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Heroku
3 2 (6.45%) PaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) SAN
2 7 (22.58%) Firewall
3 5 (16.13%) NAS
4 3 (9.68%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.45%) LAN
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) DHCP
6 1 (3.23%) IPv4
6 1 (3.23%) IPv6
6 1 (3.23%) MPLS
6 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) Skype
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.23%) VSAN
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) Power BI
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Front Office
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) SAML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) iPhone
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.13%) Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Unix
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) DevOps
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL
1 4 (12.90%) Migration
1 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
2 3 (9.68%) Analytics
2 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (9.68%) Service Management
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.45%) ERP
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
3 2 (6.45%) Scrum
3 2 (6.45%) SIEM
4 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) Network Design
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CEH
3 1 (3.23%) CISA
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) HNC
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) vSphere
3 4 (12.90%) Docker
3 4 (12.90%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) vCloud
4 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.23%) Firmware
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Kubernetes
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
1 4 (12.90%) SCOM
2 3 (9.68%) Rancher
2 3 (9.68%) vCenter Server
3 2 (6.45%) Cacti
3 2 (6.45%) Ganglia
3 2 (6.45%) Graphite
3 2 (6.45%) Hyperic
3 2 (6.45%) logstash
3 2 (6.45%) Nagios
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) VMware
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) JD Edwards
5 2 (6.45%) New Relic
5 2 (6.45%) Splunk
6 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.23%) Acronis
6 1 (3.23%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) CommVault
6 1 (3.23%) Meraki
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Sophos