The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 62 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£394 - £480
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 West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
810 771 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.08% 92.22% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 542 288
Average daily rate £375 £368 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 36
Average hourly rate £18.82 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £12.95 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.74 £35.00 £42.50
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 Bristol

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 13 (86.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) HND
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) Clustering
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) SAN

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) VMware