The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 47 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.65% - 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% - 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£588 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £466 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 - £42.50
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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
438 272 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.40% 95.44% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 155 235
Average daily rate £425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Infrastructure Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Architect in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Infrastructure Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CommVault
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Tripwire
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk