The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 101 110 112
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 17 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.78% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 14
Median daily rate £475 £450 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £515 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year
- -32.57%
Infrastructure Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1991 2308 2295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.41% 93.21% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1295 1129
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 107 88
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Berkshire region.

Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Bracknell - 7 £563 -
Reading +10 5 £400 +8.47% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £500 -
Infrastructure Architect
South East

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Berkshire region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 13 (40.63%) Windows
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
4 9 (28.13%) Linux
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
5 8 (25.00%) LAN
5 8 (25.00%) WAN
6 6 (18.75%) Office 365
7 5 (15.63%) SAN
7 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
8 4 (12.50%) Retail
8 4 (12.50%) Migration
8 4 (12.50%) Middleware
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) Citrix
8 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 3 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (9.38%) SaaS
9 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.38%) FMCG
9 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco
9 3 (9.38%) IBM
9 3 (9.38%) MPLS
9 3 (9.38%) NetApp
9 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (9.38%) VoIP
9 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.38%) Solaris

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) SaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) LAN
1 8 (25.00%) WAN
2 5 (15.63%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) MPLS
3 3 (9.38%) VoIP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) LDAP
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) FMCG
2 3 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.38%) Solaris
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Migration
1 4 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
2 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
2 2 (6.25%) Network Design
2 2 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (6.25%) Threat Detection
2 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.13%) Network Management
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Operations Management
3 1 (3.13%) Programme Governance
3 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
3 1 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) VCAP
3 1 (3.13%) VCP5
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) NetApp
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) Fujitsu
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Splunk
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) F5