Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Consultant was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 December 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 196 175
Rank change year-on-year +15 -21 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.14% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
West Midlands median daily rate £310 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £257 £243 £388
90th Percentile £435 £499 £413
England median daily rate £413 £450 £390
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands 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 the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4568 5533 4755
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.91% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2908 3334 2697
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £214
90th Percentile £541 £541 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 227 260
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.42 £10.00 £10.33
90th Percentile £46.15 £37.85 £38.88
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year +3.89% +0.61% +8.42%

Infrastructure Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Consultant in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Consultant in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Consultant in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Birmingham -7 2 £310 -32.97% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £435 -
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) DMZ
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) NIST 800
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DMZ
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (20.00%) NIST 800
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware