Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Infrastructure Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 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.

Senior Infrastructure Consultant
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 881 834 899
Rank change year-on-year -47 +65 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Consultant 7 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.012% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.012% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - -17.48%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £364
90th Percentile £525 £543 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -22.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97,107 90,805 103,724
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.97% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,602 58,946 67,571
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,117 2,812 3,109
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.75 £10.32
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £46.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% -6.47% +11.76%

Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Consultant in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Consultant in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. 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
England -36 7 £463 +8.82% 3
London -26 4 £525 +23.53% 1
UK excluding London -21 3 £400 -3.03% 2
East of England +2 2 - -
South East -24 1 £400 +6.67%

Senior Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, Senior 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 featuring Senior Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) Secure Coding
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification

Senior Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Secure Coding
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCIE
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware