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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
South East / Berkshire
Rank 95 107 109
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 12 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.66% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.73% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £550 £425 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £345 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £494 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £463 £464
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
1800 2201 2391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.78% 90.61% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1126 1202
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 116 53
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Maidenhead - 3 £535 -
Reading +4 2 £625 +49.52%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
South East

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 14 (46.67%) Windows
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 9 (30.00%) LAN
5 9 (30.00%) WAN
6 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 7 (23.33%) Linux
7 7 (23.33%) Office 365
8 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Citrix
8 6 (20.00%) SAN
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco
9 5 (16.67%) Firewall
9 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 4 (13.33%) vSphere
10 4 (13.33%) Security Management
10 4 (13.33%) Middleware
10 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 4 (13.33%) Network Design
10 4 (13.33%) NetApp
10 4 (13.33%) Solaris
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle
11 3 (10.00%) SQL
11 3 (10.00%) IBM
11 3 (10.00%) Retail
11 3 (10.00%) EMC
11 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint

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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) LAN
1 9 (30.00%) WAN
2 6 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) VLAN
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) SSL
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) FMCG
2 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) Unix
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) CentOS
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Network Design
1 4 (13.33%) Security Management
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Presales
2 2 (6.67%) Project Management
2 2 (6.67%) SOA
2 2 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.33%) Content Management
3 1 (3.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security Management
3 1 (3.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (3.33%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (6.67%) vMotion
2 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (13.33%) NetApp
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.00%) EMC
6 3 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) Fujitsu
7 2 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.67%) Splunk
8 1 (3.33%) SAP