Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Consultant was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 545 553
Rank change year-on-year -53 +8 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 41 63 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.087% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 40
London median daily rate £438 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.39% +3.12%
10th Percentile £287 £369 £313
90th Percentile £621 £650 £590
England median daily rate £419 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -6.94% +20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Infrastructure Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +4 12 £413 -8.33% 2
East London -5 1 £475 -17.39%
South London -32 1 £463 -2.63%
Infrastructure Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
4 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
5 10 (24.39%) Finance
6 9 (21.95%) Migration
6 9 (21.95%) SAN
6 9 (21.95%) Linux
6 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.95%) Office 365
7 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
7 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
7 8 (19.51%) Firewall
7 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (17.07%) NAS
8 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
9 5 (12.20%) Front Office
9 5 (12.20%) ITIL
9 5 (12.20%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (9.76%) Hedge funds
10 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
10 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
10 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
10 4 (9.76%) MCSE
10 4 (9.76%) Cisco
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (9.76%) Back Office

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 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) nginx
2 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (21.95%) Office 365
3 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.88%) PaaS
5 1 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) SAN
2 8 (19.51%) Firewall
3 7 (17.07%) NAS
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
5 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 2 (4.88%) Network Security
5 2 (4.88%) Skype
5 2 (4.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) IPv4
6 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.44%) VoIP
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Big Data
1 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.44%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Front Office
3 4 (9.76%) Back Office
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (4.88%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Hedge funds
2 4 (9.76%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
3 4 (9.76%) Presales
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps
4 3 (7.32%) E-business
4 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) Kanban
5 2 (4.88%) Open Source
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.44%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) Go
3 2 (4.88%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) MCSE
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) CEH
2 2 (4.88%) CISM
2 2 (4.88%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
2 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Docker
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
1 3 (7.32%) Terraform
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Salt
3 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.44%) vRealize
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) VMware
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.32%) Symantec
5 2 (4.88%) EMC
5 2 (4.88%) F5
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) NetApp
5 2 (4.88%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.44%) Brocade
6 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) Juniper
6 1 (2.44%) Lumension
6 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.44%) Sophos
6 1 (2.44%) Veeam