Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 16 October 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.

Infrastructure Consultant
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 181 206
Rank change year-on-year -23 +25 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.065% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.069% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £435 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -5.95% +5.71%
10th Percentile £258 £267 £343
90th Percentile £488 £435 £543
England median daily rate £461 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +15.13% -11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 4,786 4,356 5,859
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 94.76% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,898 2,733 3,485
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £233 £213 £235
90th Percentile £575 £542 £540
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 203 224
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.34 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.60 £50.00 £39.28
England median hourly rate £18.35 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.87% +1.08% +4.11%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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
Birmingham - 4 £475 -
Solihull - 1 £265 -
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Server Management
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Server Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy
1 1 (25.00%) VMware