The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 106 119 114
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 14 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.43% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Average daily rate
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£503 £469 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +37.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £408 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £496 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +5.55%
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
2213 2318 2653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.18% 91.40% 88.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1101 1019 982
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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 28 August 2014.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 4 £500 +5.26%
Bracknell - 2 £463 -
Newbury - - - -
Infrastructure Architect
South East

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (31.82%) Linux
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Solaris
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 4 (18.18%) Sun
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) UNIX
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) HPUX
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) OpenVMS
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
5 3 (13.64%) Veritas
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Veritas File System
5 3 (13.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (13.64%) Retail
5 3 (13.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) DataPower
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Solaris
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) HPUX
4 3 (13.64%) OpenVMS
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) IT Governance
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
2 3 (13.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Veritas File System
2 3 (13.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Sun
2 4 (18.18%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Veritas
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 2 (9.09%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Intel