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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 107 115 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 14 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.32% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.36% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
Average daily rate
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£398 £450 £503
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -10.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.80 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-47.08% -34.26%
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
2167 2250 2141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.32% 89.57% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 1090 884
Average daily rate £390 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 71 108
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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
Maidenhead - 8 £398 -
Reading +6 4 £453 -
Newbury - 2 £505 -
Infrastructure Architect
South East

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) MPLS
4 12 (60.00%) Project Management
4 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) VPN
4 12 (60.00%) DNS
4 12 (60.00%) LAN
4 12 (60.00%) WAN
4 12 (60.00%) SMTP
4 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (55.00%) HTTP
5 11 (55.00%) MS Visio
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (30.00%) MCITP
6 6 (30.00%) CCNA
7 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.00%) Data Management
8 2 (10.00%) Security Management
8 2 (10.00%) Lync
8 2 (10.00%) Office 365

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Lync
1 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) MPLS
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) VPN
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
2 12 (60.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) SMTP
3 11 (55.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) Security Management
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (30.00%) MCITP
1 6 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (5.00%) F5