The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 25 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 7 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.55% 0.68% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 0.71% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Median daily rate £606 £481 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.97% -16.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £416 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £546 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 -
Infrastructure Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
252 280 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.64% 95.24% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 176 305
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £198 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 36 19
Median hourly rate £12.05 £37.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.86% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £14.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £50.68 £31.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Bedfordshire region.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +11 7 £606 +25.97%
Infrastructure Architect
East of England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Infrastructure Architect 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (66.67%) High Availability
2 8 (66.67%) IaaS
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (33.33%) SCCM
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) Office 365
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (25.00%) MCITP
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) CommVault

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (66.67%) IaaS
2 4 (33.33%) Office 365
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 8 (66.67%) High Availability
2 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (41.67%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCITP
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) CommVault
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) VMware