The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 66 80 73
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 21 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.69% 0.23% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 0.25% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £400 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.08 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-7.86% -17.73%
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1172 1187 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.14% 92.09% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 673 487
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £213 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 79
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Milton Keynes +8 12 £425 +6.25%
High Wycombe - 4 £480 -
Infrastructure Architect
South East

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) Service Management
4 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (21.88%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
4 7 (21.88%) Windows
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
5 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 5 (15.63%) Automotive
6 5 (15.63%) OLTP
6 5 (15.63%) Requirements Management
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) UNIX
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (15.63%) N-Tier
6 5 (15.63%) Intel
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) DWDM
7 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (12.50%) Brocade
7 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DWDM
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) FTP
3 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.63%) OLTP
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Automotive
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) N-Tier
3 3 (9.38%) Blog
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Service Management
2 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 5 (15.63%) Requirements Management
4 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.38%) Network Design
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) UML
6 3 (9.38%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
7 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco
2 7 (21.88%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Intel
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Brocade
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) SAP